Arts & Culture

5:50pm

Thu March 21, 2013
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: March 21, 2013

A Special "Audiographiles" Edition of Crosscurrents:

Entering the soundscape with Bernie Krause; BoomTown Sounds: San Francisco's sonic history; This bus in an F: the music of everyday life; a conversation with Julie Caine about KALW's Audiograph; and this week's Audiograph sound revealed!

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5:47pm

Thu March 21, 2013
Arts & Culture

Entering the soundscape with Bernie Krause

In this episode of Crosscurrents, we go on a sonic tour of sounds from everyday life, led by bioacoustician and soundscape ecologist Bernie Krause.

Part I.

Bernie Krause says if we really listen, we’ll hear an animal orchestra out there and we need to protect it.

“Fully 50 percent of the habitats I’ve recorded are now quiet. It tells us about so many things about ourselves and how we’re doing in relationship to the rest of the living world around us,” says Krause.

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5:38pm

Thu March 21, 2013
Arts & Culture

Audiograph's Sound of the Week: The Wave Organ

Maya de Paula Hanika

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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4:02pm

Thu March 21, 2013
Arts & Culture

Arts/Culture/Weekend: Prince and Bob Dylan's sonic baby, Khmer psych-pop, and American roots music

Dengue Fever
Lauren Dukoff

These first few days of spring sure look fruitful. If you haven't filled out a bracket or are looking to get away from the madness of it all, then you have options, people! You can crowd surf with college students, groove to Cambodian rock, take a musical journey from Berkeley to Lake Wobegon, and more.

This is your Arts/Culture/Weekend:

THURSDAY

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2:41pm

Thu March 21, 2013
Arts & Culture

Radio Ambulante's English-language special

Radio Ambulante is the new Spanish-language podcast produced at KALW showcasing compelling human stories from around Latin America and the U.S.  Now you can hear the program's first English-language special, including the story of a young Honduran living through the 2009 coup in his country and the true tale of the fictional character behind the controversial phrase "self-deportatio

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