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Phantom Power
Phantom Power
Mack Hagood

A podcast on sound art, sound studies, and the sonic humanities

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Ep. 29: R. Murray Schafer (1933-2021) Pt.1

R. Murray Schafer recently passed away on August 14th 2021. If you’re someone who works with sound or enjoys sound art... more

28 Sep 2021 · 34 minutes
Ep. 28: “On Listening In” ft. Lawrence English (Re-cast)

Today, in honor of World Listening Day, we rebroadcast our story on renowned Australian sound composer, media artist and curator... more

13 Jul 2021 · 36 minutes
Ep. 27: Emotional Rescue (Mack Hagood)

What can sound technologies tell us about our relationship to media as a whole? This is one of the central... more

14 Jun 2021 · 32 minutes
Ep. 26: Lightning Birds (Jacob Smith)

Today we present the first episode of Jacob Smith’s new eco-critical audiobook, Lightning Birds: An Aeroecology of the Airwaves. In... more

11 May 2021 · 38 minutes
Ep. 25: For Some Odd Reason (Kate Carr)

Today’s guest, Kate Carr, is an accomplished sound artist and field recordist whose recent work grapples with issues of communication... more

13 Apr 2021 · 35 minutes
Ep. 24: Voice of Yoko (Amy Skjerseth on Yoko Ono)

Phantom Power's Amy Skjerseth brings us the story of perhaps the most famous vocal performance artist and avant-garde musician whose... more

09 Mar 2021 · 34 minutes
Ep. 23: Forest Listening Rooms (Brian Harnetty)

What would happen if you took red state rural voters on a walk into the woods with left-wing environmental activists... more

09 Feb 2021 · 37 minutes
Ep. 22: HEY, ROBOT! (Frank Lantz)

The Hey Robot board game Today, we’re playing with voice assistants and thinking about the role of voices in gaming with... more

08 Jan 2021 · 25 minutes
A Life Based on an Experiment (Siavash Amini)

Episode 21 presents a portrait of Iranian experimental composer Siavash Amini. His music, which moves seamlessly between contemplative ambience, menacing... more

03 Sep 2020 · 47 minutes
Ep. 20: What is Radio Art (Colin Black)

What is radio art? It’s a rather unfamiliar term in the United States, but in other countries, it’s a something... more

13 Mar 2020 · 40 minutes
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