2013

5:00pm

Thu April 17, 2014
Arts & Culture

Audiograph Special

Graphic design by Rich Black

Welcome to Audiograph – the Bay Area’s sonic signature. Each week, we play you a sound recorded somewhere in the Bay Area, and ask you to tell us what it is, and where we recorded it.  We reveal the story behind our mystery sounds every Thursday on Crosscurrents.

This week, we’re doing something a little different – a special half-hour edition of Audiograph that brings together some of our favorite sounds, stories, and listener voicemails from the first half of 2013.

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5:20pm

Thu March 6, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

Audiograph's Sound of the Week: Sonoma County Pruning Competition

Julie Caine

All week long we've been playing this sound, and asking you to guess what exactly it is and where exactly in the Bay Area we recorded it.

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10:28am

Thu January 2, 2014
Arts & Culture

Audiograph 2013 Special - Part II

Poster designed by R Black

Welcome to Audiograph – the Bay Area’s sonic signature. Each week, we play you a sound recorded somewhere in the Bay Area, and ask you to tell us what it is, and where we recorded it.  We reveal the story behind our mystery sounds every Thursday on Crosscurrents.

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10:00pm

Wed December 11, 2013
Arts & Culture

San Francisco's own brand of Northern Soul: An hour-long special

DJ Lucky Siegle at Nightbeat happening at The Knockout in San Francisco
Elias Perez

Click the "play" button above to listen to the entire show.

40 years ago, in small town bars across the U.K., you could find party goers spinning, twirling and pumping their legs to the fast sounds of American soul music. But, it wasn’t the top 40 Motown sound you’d usually hear, in fact, by that time in the 1970’s, Funk and Disco had already taken over the charts. These kids craved Soul they hadn’t heard yet--rare B sides, and small label releases that were overlooked in the surplus of American-produced Soul music in the 1960’s. DJs in the U.K. began collecting Soul records that were off the beaten track, and often impossible to find again. That specific sound of Soul, and the night-life culture that erupted around it, was branded "Northern Soul."

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10:43pm

Tue December 10, 2013

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