Environment/Sound Art


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Episode 238: Erik's Castaways: A Three-Hour Tour

Airs at: Sun, 10/22/2017 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Back To The Egg
Music nerddom has many levels. Erik is the boss at the end of one of these levels. Erik was listening to noise back before you were old enough to consider noise a musical genre. Erik brought in a large storage tub of compact discs to work 3 days ago. Christian and I were ... Read more

Sounds Unsound late Oct 2017

Airs at: Sun, 10/29/2017 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Sounds Unsound
Music, noise, and sound.. Late night trawling through creative music releases mixed with other sounds...  Read more

Sounds Unsound early Oct 2017

Airs at: Sun, 10/15/2017 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Sounds Unsound
Music, noise and sounds..  Lot's of new stuff and a late night anything-goes vibe..  Read more

Radio Lost & Found: live guests Paul Metzger & John Saint-Pelvin

Airs at: Thu, 10/12/2017 at 10:00pm - Fri, 10/13/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for Radio Lost and Found
This week on Radio Lost & Found, we're joined by PAUL METZGER, celebrated virtuoso of the 23 string banjo, along with JOHN SAINT-PELVYN, avant-folk guitarist & thereminist of the Minneapolis underground. Both artists are touring the West Coast and appearing on Friday, the 1... Read more

Sound Documentation, Preservation and Advocacy

Airs at: Fri, 10/13/2017 at 10:00am - 10:15am
Produced for Threshold Shift
  "What did I have to offer a world that was forgetting? My memory! How could my memory help? By offering comparisons! By telling the young what once was. By considering our losses! I found the more I remembered, the more I could remember! Millions of things." --The Old M... Read more

News from the Boo Interview

Airs at: Wed, 10/04/2017 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
On Wednesday, October 4, 2017 Mic Crenshaw, KBOO's station co-manager, was kind enough to interview me for the weekly News from the BOO feature that he curates along with Delphine Criscenzo. Stay tuned for the transcript.  Read more

CAUGHT at Artists Repertory Theatre with Director Shawn Lee

Airs at: Tue, 10/10/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Host James Dixon talks with Shawn Lee - the director for Caught which is being produced at Artist's Repertory Theatre. Caught is a show centered around a Chinese dissident artist that combines visual art and live theatre installations. Caught is presented in partnership wit... Read more

Sound Ecology: Won't You Be My Neighbor?

Airs at: Fri, 10/06/2017 at 10:00am - 10:15am
Produced for Threshold Shift
One of the major threads of this project is an attempt to connect us as listeners to our ears and our lives a little bit more. A literal threshold shift is when your hearing perception changes while moving between environments with drastically different volume levels. Most ... Read more

Thresholds of Hearing: The world beyond our senses

Airs at: Fri, 09/29/2017 at 10:00am - 10:15am
Produced for Threshold Shift
Today we are actually going to explore our own thresholds of hearing, more specifically, we have an opportunity to experience what we usually CAN'T hear. The average human can perceive sounds between 20 Hz and 20 kHz, everything below that range is, for us, infrasound—this ... Read more

Bonus Episode: Sounds of Endangered Species and Human Activity

Airs at: Tue, 09/26/2017 at 9:00pm - 9:15pm
Produced for Threshold Shift
So indeed listners, I promised you some bonus material. To get you ready for Epsidode 3 this Friday I'm sharing a little spectrograph compliments of bioacoustican, Ashakur Rahaman, at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. For full disclosure, I participated in the Cornell Lab or ... Read more