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March 11, 2019

The second part of our deep dive into contemporary "sound singing" or extranormal singing or whatever we're calling it these days with Dr. Chris Tonelli with Gabriel Dharmoo, Ute Wassermann, David Moss and Tomomi Adachi.

Sound installation (under intro and outro):

February 2, 2019

This week we surf the sound waves of improvised vocal performance, through the practice of five diverse improvisers from all over the world. Introducing his soon-to-be published research, Dr. Chris Tonelli introduces the topic of “extranormal” singing, and together wit...

January 7, 2019

This week we take our curious listeners on a little tour through and underappreciated moment in musical history:  “space-age” music, or lounge music, or whatever term floats your boat.  We trace the relationships between this “exotic” moment in musical history, and Jaz...

December 15, 2018

This week we take a deep dive into the long dark night to find music inspired by dreaming.  Featuring composer/sound artists Michael Reiley McDermott James Perley, and a bit by yours truly, we celebrate dreams and dreaming and all that they have to share in our waking...

December 11, 2018

Field recordings (intro): All from Radio Aporee, www.aporee.org

Natalia Borissova “Alexanderplatz, Tunnel under the s-bahn tracks.” 
David Rogers “Alexanderplatz.”
udo noll “Berlin Ostkreuz: station ambience, steps on stairs.”

“John Henry goes to Mali” by Arko Mukhaerjee...

April 21, 2017

Recorded on April 6th, but late to the feed! This week we take a sound walk through the archives over at The British Library, celebrating the vanishing sounds of the natural world. We were led there through a blog interview with the curator of Wildlife & Environmental...

March 29, 2017

This week we explore the spaces of sound talking about convolution reverberation and how it can recreate the sound of real spaces. From La Scala in Milan to underground cisterns in Washington state, we dive deep to listen to space, and find that the space shapes more o...

March 9, 2017

Welcome back to the new season of Sounds Curious: the podcast that gets curiouser and curiouser... In this pilot for season 2 we listen with our whole bodies to and remix sounds of the natural world around us - listening to life under the Antarctic ice shelf, water bub...

December 22, 2016

Organized around the locations we visited while on tour, this week we discuss analogue studios, vintage electronic instruments and contemporary Swedish electronica.

November 4, 2016

A look at the unique and genre-bending work of Hayvanlar Alemi, a psychedelic free-improvisation rock band and musical phenomenon.

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