Animals

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 Man,... 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

The Administration's Push for Deregulation

Airs at: Thu, 09/28/2017 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
On Monday, the President will deliver a speech on deregulation. Whether it will be a serious policy proposal or another collection of applause points is anyone’s guess, but the president’s favorable view of deregulation is no secret. His administration has focused on disma... 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

Winona LaDuke: FIRST DAUGHTER AND THE BLACK SNAKE

Airs at: Wed, 09/27/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
Paul Roland is joined by Winona LaDuke and filmmaker Keri Pickett to discuss the new film First Daughter and the Black Snake, screening on Thursday, Sept 28th at 7:00 pm at the Hollywood Theatre. The “Prophecy of the 7th Fire” says a “black snake” will bring destruction to... Read more

Threshold Shift Long-Play Special: Space-Time

Airs at: Wed, 10/18/2017 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Threshold Shift
This is our second and final long-play special. Our first Long Play focused on the Dawn Chorus, tracking how soundscapes evolve over time and give a deeper sense of place based on what they contain. In this special, we'll be tracking time on a global scale, starting with ni... Read more

Threshold Shift Long-Play Special: The Dawn Chorus

Airs at: Wed, 10/04/2017 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Threshold Shift
Airs Wednesday, Oct 4 at 12 AM. This is the first of our two long-play specials. We devised these shows specifically to be a little more experimental in nature, which lets us push the limits of how long we can keep humans off the air. It also gives our lengthy submissions ... Read more

Afterglow

Airs at: Thu, 10/26/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  “What is a dog if not god? In Afterglow, Eileen Myles steps up to the challenge for writers to function as prophets. Ghostwritten in part by deceased pit bull Rosie, this ‘dog memoir’ explores—among other things—geometry, gender, mortality, evil, aging, and plaids. Myles... Read more

The Oregon Episode: Big Summit Prairie--Eclipse Fest, Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, White River Wilderness

Airs at: Fri, 09/08/2017 at 10:00am - 10:15am
Produced for Threshold Shift
  Welcome back to Threshold Shift, a Resident Sound Artist Series on KBOO 90.7 FM. The recordings on Threshold Shift are collected and contributed by sound professionals, scientists, and student-citizens in the field. We have attempted to leave these field recordings as ra... Read more