We play some never-released tape from the vault, and reveal a bit about what techniques we used to try and make it sing.
Jad and cellist Zoe Keating discuss the physics (if not metaphysics) of looping sound, and how to use a 17th century instrument to make avant-garde electronic music.
This week, a piece from one of our favorite radio-makers, Jonathan Mitchell. 'City X' is a history of the modern shopping mall through perspectives of people living in a real, yet unnamed, city.
Ever wonder how Jad and Robert met? They tell their tale on stage at Oberlin College, and talk about how they started tinkering around with tape to come up with the Radiolab you know today.
Jad plays one of his favorite pieces of all time, 'IF' by Sherre DeLys.
What a fascinating story! I found it interesting as some aspects of it reminded me of the conflict in Gaza ...
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