A cabinet of auditory wonders for the 21st century.
Perfect Pitch

My brother-in-law Matthew has perfect pitch. So we spent a day going around the house looking for objects that make sounds and determining their pitch.

Direct download: RT_Podcast-Perfect_Pitch.mp3
Category:Sound -- posted at: 9:23pm EDT
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Signed, Sealed, Delivered

Election night 2008 at Sydney's Saloon in New Orleans.

Direct download: RT_Podcast-Sydneys_Saloon.mp3
Category:Sound -- posted at: 3:21am EDT
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After Life

This is what the world may sound like after the Apocaplypse.

Direct download: RT_Podcast-After_Life.mp3
Category:Sound -- posted at: 5:54pm EDT
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Accidental Music

Architect, 1 percenter and desert hobo David Doge didn't intend to design a musical staricase in his magnificant home on the outskirts of Phoenix.

The song in this episode is My Xylophones Love me by Melodium

Direct download: RT_Podcast-Accidental_Music2.mp3
Category:Sound -- posted at: 4:44pm EDT
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Stingo Bingo

We talked about it.

Direct download: RT_Podcast-Stingo_Bingo.mp3
Category:Sound -- posted at: 2:33am EDT
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English as an Unknown Language

This is what english sounds like to someone who doesn't speak it?

Direct download: RT_Podcast-ESL.mp3
Category:Sound -- posted at: 3:35am EDT
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Robot Compliments

Welcome to Florida. You look great!

Direct download: RT_Podcast-Robot_Compliments.mp3
Category:Sound -- posted at: 2:02pm EDT
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Cold Cold Wine Coolers

One of the great things about New Orleans is that you can set up a card table and sell booze in the street. This is what it sounds like.

Direct download: RT_Podcast-Cold_Cold_Wine_Coolers.mp3
Category:Sound -- posted at: 4:00pm EDT
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Chewie's Apnea

The Sound of Suffocation.

Direct download: RT_Podcast-Chewies_Apnea.mp3
Category:Sound -- posted at: 7:28pm EDT
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A recording of a tornado siren in a park in St. Louis, MO.

Direct download: RT_Podcast-Tornado_Siren.mp3
Category:Sound -- posted at: 12:59am EDT
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Train Station Thingy

I’m not exactly sure what the purpose of this device is but it makes cool sounds. It was attached to the outside of a train station in a small town in northern Italy.

Direct download: RT-Italian_Train_Station_Bell.mp3
Category:Sound -- posted at: 8:06pm EDT
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Mississippi River Barge

This is the song of the barge, bobbing on the river near Hopeville.

Direct download: RT-Miss_River_Barge.mp3
Category:Sound -- posted at: 5:48pm EDT
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Clown Doll

When I was a kid I had this clown doll that would laugh when you pushed a button in its chest. It was terrifying. It's more the cackle of a chain-smoking maniac than the laughter of a clown but then again some clowns are heavy smokers.

Direct download: RT_Podcast-Clown_Doll_Final.mp3
Category:Sound -- posted at: 12:10am EDT
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Jackpot

This is the sound of hundreds of electronic slot machines on the floor of Lumiere Casino in downtown St. Louis.

Direct download: RT-Podcast-Lumiere_Casino_Sounds.mp3
Category:Sound -- posted at: 6:16pm EDT
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BrailleNote Apex

This is the sound of Matthew Shifrin using his BrailleNote—a computer for the blind that pushes plastic nodes through tiny holes to display text in braille.

Direct download: RT9-Braille_Note_Apex.mp3
Category:Sound -- posted at: 3:17pm EDT
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Faisdodo's Stomach

I was reading in bed one night when I heard a strange sound coming from the foot of my bed...

Direct download: RT1-Faisdodos_Stomach.mp3
Category:Sound -- posted at: 5:35pm EDT
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