Seth Samuel

Producer & Engineer

Though Seth Samuel was born in Georgia, he does not have a southern accent. (He wishes he did).  Seth received a degree in music composition from Oberlin Conservatory ('07) and a Masters in Scoring for Film from New York University ('09).  He  joined KALW's Crosscurrents team in January 2010 and KALW's VoiceBox team in January 2011.  According to Facebook, Seth likes 56 things.

Here are three of his favorite radio creations:

Film Fatale

Who needs a guitar to be a rock star?

Don’t Let Your Ears Deceive You: On the art of ventriloquism




Thu February 16, 2012

Crosscurrents: February 16, 2012

Science versus the sacred: studying native remains at UC Berkeley; what lies beneath Emeryville’s Bay Street shopping mall; one hundred years with Ishi, the "last wild Indian" of North America; and local band Zodiac Death Valley ("the loudest folk band in the world").


Wed February 15, 2012

Crosscurrents: February 15, 2012

The neighborhood that doubles as an industrial center; UC Berkeley sex soliciting; The Musical Art Quintet; "Killing the Messenger": an investigation into the death of Chauncey Bailey; and Bay Area band Alma Desnuda.


Thu February 9, 2012

Crosscurrents: February 9, 2012

Rebuilding community, one family at a time in Bayview Hunters Point; What should be done with youth prisons?: An interview with James Bell; and local singer Dana Carmel.


Wed February 8, 2012

Crosscurrents: February 8, 2012

Community project helps incarcerated and those affected, bounce back; taking BART to rural California; a century-old ballet is still pushing boundaries; and local singer Zoe Boekbinder.


Thu February 2, 2012

Crosscurrents: February 2, 2012

Laughter Against the Machine: Comedy with a purpose;  How will redevelopment cuts affect Oakland?;  Imprisoned for Life: The case for rehabilitation; and San Francisco's Foolproof Four.