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Making the Hippo Dance

Tuesday, September 09, 2008

We play some never-released tape from the vault, and reveal a bit about what techniques we used to try and make it sing.

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Quantum Cello

Monday, August 25, 2008

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.

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The (Multi) Universe(s)

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Robert and Brian Greene discuss what's beyond the horizon of our universe, what you might wear in infinite universes with finite pairs of designer shoes, and why the Universe and swis...
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Tell Me A Story

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Robert Krulwich's commencement speech at California Institute of Technology gets at the heart of what we do here at Radiolab. It's a treat to hear his passion. We enjoyed it. And we t...
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City X

Tuesday, July 01, 2008

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.

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Tuesday, June 17, 2008

First, we asked you to tell us what song gets stuck in your head. Then, we asked you how you got it out. Finally, we made a podcast. Thank you to everyone who called in, shared their ...
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Wordless Music

Tuesday, June 03, 2008

An excerpt from Wordless Music on WNYC, a 4-part music program hosted by Jad, exploring the boundaries between classical and pop music. Jad waxes googly-eyed fan when he gets to talk ...
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Open Outcry

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Jad presents a piece by one of his favorite producers: Ben Rubin. This audio portrait, called 'Open Outcry,' visits the trading floor of the New York Mercantile Exchange, with its hun...
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Jad and Robert: The Early Years

Tuesday, May 06, 2008

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.

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Our Podcast comes in all shapes and sizes

Monday, February 11, 2008

Jad plays one of his favorite pieces of all time, 'IF' by Sherre DeLys.

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Salle Des Departs

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Imagine that you're a composer. Imagine getting the commission to write a song that will allow family members to face the death of a loved one. David Lang had to do just that when a h...
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Making Radiolab

Friday, November 09, 2007

In spring of 2006, Jad and Robert took the stage at the SoHo Apple Store to talk about the making of Radiolab. Jad geeks out on digital sound editing, and Robert raises editorial ques...
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