Ears Racing (Jennifer Stoever)

May 10, 2018 | 00:54:37

This episode, we talk with Jennifer Lynn Stoever–editor of the influential sound studies blog Sounding Out!–about her new book, The Sonic Color Line: Race and the Cultural Politics of Listening (NYU Press, 2016). We tend to think of race and racism … Continue reading

Dirty Rat (Brian House)

April 9, 2018 | 00:35:06

This time we talk with a fascinating sound artist and composer Mack met at a recent meeting of the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts. As his website puts it, “Brian House is an artist who explores the interdependent … Continue reading

City of Voices (Shannon Mattern)

March 26, 2018 | 00:31:08

This episode we have a single longform interview with a media scholar of note–The New School’s Shannon Mattern. We have teamed up with Mediapolis, a journal that places urban studies and media studies into conversation with one another, to interview … Continue reading

Dead Air (John Biguenet and Rodrigo Toscano)

March 12, 2018 | 00:36:35

On our first episode of Phantom Power, we ponder those moments when the air remains unmoved. Whether fostered by design or meteorological conditions or technological glitch, the absence of sound sometimes affects us more profoundly than the audible. We begin with author … Continue reading