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Jan 27, 2015

An exploration into the Aeolian tones of field recording, an art which uses contact microphones to summon alien compositions from the depths of seemingly benign ponds, bridges, and fence-posts.

Produced by Lawrence Dunn.

Jan 20, 2015

The Baltimore-based electronic duo Matmos break down the process behind a song from their last record, revealing cut-up ping-pong blindfolds, looped handcuffs, isolation chambers, and telepathic Ganzfeld experiments. Plus Jenn Wasner, from the band Wye Oak.

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Jan 13, 2015

Photo: Makkos Collection


David Weinberg brings us the story of Joseph Makkos, who made a once-in-a-lifetime discovery trolling Craigslist for free stuff.

Produced by David Weinberg

City on Shoulders
New Orleans DNA

Mardi Gras, 1925
New Orleans DNA

Mardi Gras, 1927
New Orleans DNA

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Jan 6, 2015

This week, The Organist premieres Funeral for Everyone I Knew, a new radio play by novelist Jesse Ball (The Curfew, Silence Once Begun, etc.) Starring Greta Gerwig (Frances Ha) and Whip Hubley (Top Gun), the play follows the dark machinations of a dying man, and his elaborate plans for his own funeral.

Photo: Joe...