Listening Lounge

There ought to be a place on the radio for surprises. The Listening Lounge tries to be that delightful, and sometimes disturbing, place. When we air newsy documentaries, you won't hear experts droning on. You'll hear vibrant stories about real people. And when we air shorter audio experiences, we get out of the way and let sound tell the story.

The Listening Lounge: Hearing is Believing.

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Recent Playlists

7/16/2014 Listening Lounge

THE HOSPITAL ALWAYS WINS
Laura Starecheski unravels one artist’s Sisyphean struggle to escape life-long institutionalization.

7/9/2014 Listening Lounge

THE WALKER
Arguments for preserving the time and space in which to walk in our ever more accelerated world.

7/2/2014 Listening Lounge

BOGART’S BOLD VENTURE
The adventure of the Kuan Yin Statue from Humphrey Bogart’s cult-classic radio serial.

6/25/2014 Listening Lounge

NOISE POLLUTION
Colonists & Shutting In from Noise: A Human History of Sound and Listening

6/18/2014 Listening Lounge

MYSTERY MEN
Soundart from Sarah Boothroyd, audio drama from The Truth, and storytelling from Bring Your Own

6/11/2014 Listening Lounge

THE ART OF LISTENING
Stories from producers Delaney Hall, Sam Greenspan, and Paolo Pietropaolo.

6/4/2014 Listening Lounge

THREE RECORDS FROM SUNDOWN
Producer Joe Boyd remembers musician Nick Drake in documentary by Charles Maynes.

5/28/2014 Listening Lounge

IN GOOD HANDS
Gripping audio drama from Jonathan Mitchell’s The Truth

5/21/2014 Listening Lounge

OH COQUI!
Vociferous frogs and their deafening chorus from Puerto Rico invade Hawaii.

5/14/2014 Listening Lounge

NOISE CANCELLING
Carnival & Restraint from Noise: A Human History of Sound and Listening