The Net
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by BBC Radio 4
3w ago
Word spirits, back rooms and a reply all-pocalypse - Josie Long presents short documentaries that emerge from the internet. Word Spirits With thanks to Caroline Hesse, Donovan McGrath, Mary Dolejsi, Nicole Reinsch, Nalini Kumari, Zen Priest & Buddhist Scholar John Stevens (for permission to include his Classical Aikido Kototama Chant), and Critical Sound Explorer & Artist Matt Parker (for permission to include excerpts from The People's Cloud / Field Recordings of Internet Data Centres): https://www.earthkeptwarm.com Additional mixing by Maitreya Produced by HJ Radia The Back Rooms Pro ..read more
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Roots
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by BBC Radio 4
1M ago
Josie Long presents short documentaries that go back to the start. The musician Lucinda Chua traces the journey of a rose, a connection is forged between a young woman now and a trapeze artist on New Year's Eve 1942, and a touching personal archive illuminates the journey of a word. Muscles and Mysteries Produced by Teresa Kristoffersson First Words Produced by Kalli Anderson Featuring the voices of Kalli's parents, Kathy Hunt and Lance Anderson, as well as Kalli's husband, Zack Finkelstein, and their two children, aged 12 and 8. Reclaiming The Rose Produced, narrated and music by Lucinda Chua ..read more
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In Dreams
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by BBC Radio 4
1M ago
A couple looks for each other in their dreams, a research facility delves into the otherworldly, and a philosopher imagines a flow of time set to the rhythm of our rivers - Josie Long presents short documentaries that emerge from the dreams of others. River Time Featuring Jonathon Keats Produced by Nadia Mehdi Haunted Featuring Linda Fleishman Produced by Elizabeth Friend Darling, Are You Dreaming? Featuring Jules and Vital Produced by Eloise Stevens Curated by Axel Kacoutié, Eleanor McDowall and Andrea Rangecroft Series Producer: Eleanor McDowall A Falling Tree production for BBC Radio 4 ..read more
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Instructions
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by BBC Radio 4
1M ago
A pamphlet from the 1980s illuminates the world we live in now, a musical invitation for your domestic space, and some dazzling canine choreography for your ears. Josie Long presents short documentaries based around instructions. How to Listen... including How Not To, How You Ought To, and How You Won't (Extract) Written by Stephen Potter and Joyce Grenfell Produced by Stephen Potter Originally broadcast on BBC Third Programme in 1946 Hot Dogs! Presented by Alan Smith Produced by Steve Urquhart Originally broadcast on Alan Smith's Mid Morning Show, BBC Radio Cumbria in 1999 Hell Rubs and Sobs ..read more
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Minis
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by BBC Radio 4
1M ago
The moment of time before a camera shutter closes, a symphony of ums reveals a partner's untruths, and two women linked by a phantom thread reflect on their changing bodies. Josie Long presents even shorter short documentaries. Is This An Image? Produced by Jon Tjhia Death from Above Written and read by Joe Dunthorne Body of Work Featuring the voices of writer Marleen Kruithof and cinematographer Babette Mangolte Music by Nicola Mecca Produced by Georgia Walker What's in an Um? Produced by Talia Augustidis Charon Composed, produced and performed by Jamie Payne Curated by Axel Kacoutié, Eleanor ..read more
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Archival Imaginings
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by BBC Radio 4
3M ago
Liminal prose and cryptic hotlines. Josie Long presents short documentaries and audio adventures navigating our relationship and imaginations to history collecting. The Flight of Sankofa Produced by Weyland Mckenzie-Witter Featuring Lisa Anderson, the Director of the Black Cultural Archives, Dr Etienne Jospeh of Decolonising the Archive and Christopher West the inaugural curator for the Black diaspora, John Hay Library, Brown University, who recently curated an exhibition using Brown University’s Mumia Abu-Jamal collection. Xenoglossia Produced by Kamikaze Jones Fish & Chips (best listened ..read more
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Heart's Desire
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by BBC Radio 4
4M ago
Getting lost in childhood longings, the search for the home we carry inside ourselves and exploring true sexual desire in a world shaped by media and societal pressures. Josie Long presents short documentaries and audio adventures that explore our desires. American Glove Cafe Featuring Conor O’Toole and Fán Written and produced by Conor O’Toole Are We There Yet? Featuring Angeliki Androutsopoulos, Garth Davis, Amira and Danita, plus recordings by Mary Hufford for The Library of Congress. Produced by Jaye Kranz Original commissioned and produced for Constellations podcast Desire Shapes Featurin ..read more
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Creature Features
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by BBC Radio 4
4M ago
From a creature that leaps in the darkness of your basement to a fish that drains the life force of its partner - Josie Long presents creature features and creepy crawly short documentaries for Halloween. In Spirit Featuring James Maclaine, Senior Curator of Fish, at the Natural History Museum, London Produced and sound designed by Meera Kumar The Seventh Sense Thanks to Emma Rathbone, Gaye Williams, Ben Pagac, Mary Jane Epps, and everybody who shared a camel cricket story Music by Cue Shop, Big Lazy, and Blue Dot Sessions Produced by Jesse Dukes For the Pigeons Produced by John Luke Roberts S ..read more
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Into the World
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by BBC Radio 4
4M ago
Visions and out of body experiences during birth and a name that stretches back through time - Josie Long presents short documentaries and audio adventures about the experience of coming into the world. Transition Produced by Kalli Anderson and apè Aliermo Featuring excerpts from SIMULA, an 8.2-channel sound installation by apè Aliermo and mixed and mastered by Rose Bolton. This composition includes sound recorded during three anonymous births and electromagnetic sound recorded in a hospital during one of the births. The voices you hear are Redzi Bernard, Becky Kenna, Amy Macfarlane and Andrea ..read more
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Meeting Myself Coming Back
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by BBC Radio 4
5M ago
Notes to Self and Sonic Symmetry. Josie Long presents short documentaries and audio adventures exploring what it looks like coming back to yourself. The News Produced by Jess Shane Featuring Jennifer Mills Drawn Onward Produced by Alan Goffinski and Sarita Bhatt Music, Mix and Sound Design by Alan Goffinski Man to Boy Produced by Christina Hardinge and Jack Miguel Featuring Jacob Kelly Music by Samuel Mumford Produced by Axel Kacoutié Curated by Axel Kacoutié, Eleanor McDowall and Andrea Rangecroft A Falling Tree production for BBC Radio 4 ..read more
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