Audiophiles http://kalw.org en Audiophiles: Music for the heart at the Chapel of the Chimes http://kalw.org/post/audiophiles-music-heart-chapel-chimes <p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">This story is part of <a href="http://www.kalw.org/term/audiophiles">The Audiophiles</a> series, our award-winning series of conversations with the most creative people working with sound around the Bay.</em></p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 23:46:40 +0000 Martina Castro & Seth Samuel 23165 at http://kalw.org Audiophiles: Music for the heart at the Chapel of the Chimes Entering the soundscape with Bernie Krause http://kalw.org/post/entering-soundscape-bernie-krause <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In this episode of </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Crosscurrents,</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> we go on a sonic tour of sounds from everyday life, led by </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">bioacoustician</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and </span>soundscape<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> ecologist Bernie Krause.</span></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Part I.</strong></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Bernie Krause says if we really listen, we’ll hear an animal orchestra out there and we need to protect it.</span></p> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 00:47:11 +0000 Martina Castro & Julie Caine 24777 at http://kalw.org Entering the soundscape with Bernie Krause Audiophiles: Cellist Zoe Keating Takes to the Woods http://kalw.org/post/audiophiles-cellist-zoe-keating-takes-woods <p><em>Zoe Keating's unique style of music has gotten her to the top of the iTunes classical and electronic music charts, and all the while she's remained an independent artist. KALW's Martina Castro went to talk with her at her home studio about how she experiments with the sound of her instrument.</em></p><p><em>All the music in this story was performed live during this interview. And it was all performed by just one woman, her cello, and her laptop.</em></p><p>Zoe Keating is walking me around her house. We're looking for woodpeckers.</p> Thu, 20 Sep 2012 22:56:23 +0000 Martina Castro 16952 at http://kalw.org Audiophiles: Cellist Zoe Keating Takes to the Woods The Audiophiles: Finding music in the sounds of Antarctica http://kalw.org/post/audiophiles-finding-music-sounds-antarctica <p>Antarctica is officially the coldest, windiest, and driest continent on Earth. At almost one and a half times the size of the United States, 98% of it is covered with thick sheets of ice. With a landscape like that, it seems like it would be a pretty quiet, lifeless place, right? Well it’s not.</p> Wed, 05 Sep 2012 23:00:00 +0000 Martina Castro 16228 at http://kalw.org The Audiophiles: Finding music in the sounds of Antarctica The Audiophiles: Take a "listen" to the world around you at the Exploratorium http://kalw.org/post/audiophiles-take-listen-world-around-you-exploratorium <p>So far in KALW News&rsquo; series of conversations about sound, we&rsquo;ve taken you to the planetarium of the&nbsp;California Academy of Sciences, and to the unique San Francisco sound theater called Audium.</p><p>For this segment of &ldquo;Audiophiles,&ldquo; where we talk with the most creative minds working in sound, we want you to close your eyes and imagine you&#39;ve walked into a diner&hellip;</p><p>MARTINA CASTRO: You go up to the jukebox, throw in your quarter and pick a random song. It sounds like a pretty cool song, but listen closely&hellip;</p> Wed, 16 May 2012 23:30:00 +0000 Martina Castro 3025 at http://kalw.org The Audiophiles: Take a "listen" to the world around you at the Exploratorium