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Re:sound #71: The Lefty Show

This hour: left-handed creativity and innovation.

2007 / TCF / WBEZ 91.5, USA


This hour: left-handed creativity and innovation.

On the Other Hand
by Robin Ravlich and Russell Stapleton (Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 2008)
Life is often a raw deal for left-handed folks: they're at a loss for a decent pair of scissors, their hands get inky from having to drag across a wet page of writing. But great art is borne of struggle, and lefty musicians in particular have made a striking impact on music, displaying great virtuosity and creative adaptations to their instruments which were designed in a right thinking, right handed world.

The New Pleasant Revolution
by Tony Mendoza and Michael Slaboch (The TCF ShortDocs: Dollar Storeys, 2007)
A bike messenger provides alternatives to horrible traffic horns.

This episode of Re:sound was produced by Roman Mars.

produced by

Robyn Ravlich

Robyn Ravlich (@RobynRavlich) is the executive producer of the Radiophonic Unit of ABC Radio National, and a feature maker with a distinctive sound signature.

Russell Stapleton

Russell Stapleton is a sound engineer, producer and composer working for ABC Radio National.

Roman Mars

Roman Mars (@romanmars) is the creator of 99% Invisible , a short radio show about design and architecture.


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