July 31, 2020

Barry Farber

Dedicated to the memory of Barry Farber. The pioneering radio talk jock recalls an unforgettable interview with Alfred Hitchcock.

July 30, 2020

Saving Organs – One Pipe at a Time

Can chemistry keep some of the world’s oldest organs from turning to dust?

July 29, 2020

Fifty Shades of Infrastructure

It’s alive!

July 28, 2020

Urban Ecology

More than half the people on the planet live in cities.

July 27, 2020

Casa de la Trova

Every day of the week, you can get a taste of Santiago Cuba’s folk tradition at the Casa de la Trova

July 24, 2020

Fazenda Dawn

Headphone listening recommended – early morning at a ranch in Brazil’s Pantanal region.

July 23, 2020

Turtles Targeted

Prior to Holy Week in South America, red-footed tortoises best make themselves scarce. This archival program is part of our 30th anniversary celebration.

July 22, 2020

The Turtle’s Dilemma

A turtle’s long life span is turning out to be a disadvantage for its survival.

July 21, 2020

Carousel Organs

Painted ponies and pipe organ music from paper scrolls have delighted carousel enthusiasts since the 1800’s.

July 20, 2020

Over the Hill Gang

Reminiscing on the Golden Days of Boxing in San Francisco.

July 17, 2020


A four ton 72 foot tower is carried and danced through the streets of Williamsburg Brooklyn by one hundred men.

July 16, 2020

Cantometrics – Culture and Music

Developed by sound recordist Alan Lomax in the 1950s, Cantometrics is a measure of music in relation to the culture from which it stems.

July 15, 2020

Controlling Mosquitos in Cities

The simplest way to protect yourself from mosquitos at home?

July 14, 2020

Urban Mosquitos

Guess who is their prime target?

July 13, 2020

Chinese Fishing Nets

Net fisherman’s chant in Kerala, India.

July 10, 2020


Headphones on for the songs of Brazilian Cowboys.

July 9, 2020

Glowing Spirits

Glowing spirits visit the Bayaka’s nighttime ceremonies.

July 8, 2020

The Bayaka’s Boyobi

Before embarking on a hunt, the Bayaka must first convene with the spirits of the forest.

July 7, 2020

Net Hunt

The Bayaka, hunter-gatherers living in the rainforest of Central Africa, prepare for a community hunt.

July 6, 2020


African spiritism blends with Catholic ritual on a saint’s day in Salvador, Bahia, in Brazil.

July 3, 2020

Natural Mix

Music of the Birds and the Bees – headphones on!

July 2, 2020

Untold Stories

Celebrating significant unheralded lives.

July 1, 2020

Hidden History

The stories of everyday people form an important and overlooked part of our history.