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Podcast #133 – Preserving Brooklyn Pirate Radio

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 16:38

There are more unlicensed pirate radio stations in New York City than licensed stations. The borough of Brooklyn is a particular hotspot. Producer and journalist David Goren has been researching and recording these stations so that their ephemeral nature isn’t lost to history. To help preserve this legacy and make it accessible to a wider […]

College Radio Watch: Stereotyping Sound, Podcast Honors Women and More News

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 08:30

Yesterday was International Women’s Day and in light of that, this week’s Radio Survivor Podcast raises important issues about how we listen: not only to women, but also to people who come from different backgrounds from our own. Our guest, Jennifer Stoever, is the editor-in-chief of the Sounding Out! blog, which focuses on sound studies […]

Podcast #132 – Sounding Out on the Cultural Politics of Sound & Listening

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 00:20

How often do you think about how you listen? What assumptions do you make about a person’s voice, their pitch or accent? What sound is desirable, and what’s rejected as noise? Prof. Jennifer Stoever thinks about these questions, a lot. And so do a growing number of scholars working in a field called Sound Studies. […]