It's a new world of complex relationships in this cutting edge piece from down under. Winner of Australian Broadcasting's "My Tribe" audio competition. Producer Robbie McEwan was a student at the time, and now produces radio and video documentaries in Australia and New Zealand.
Playtime: 10 minutes 30 seconds
One of American public radio's most distinct voices has a landmark birthday today – so in the week he made his Radiolab debut, we dig out an item he made noting the reactions of people above thirty to a certain signature tune. It's Sean Cole – Darth Vader Impersonator Impersonator.
Playtime: 10 minutes 43 seconds
Wax Equations is a gem from Resonance FM in London. Aleks Kolkowski uses some of the oldest recording technology, wax cylinders, to make new recordings of speech and music and crazy stuff today. He presents programmes of them on Resonance FM in London. These aren't available to listen to on-demand, so you can dive into the livestream for a serendipituous earfull of the programme, or you can admire the individual recordings and photos of their production on his own website, phonographies.