CHRONOLOGY: LIFE + WORK

2021-10-28
Bent By Nature: Deirdre O'Donoghue and the Lost SNAP! Archives
Co-producer of a 10-episode KCRW podcast about legendary LA DJ Deirdre O’Donoghue. Singlehandedly wrote, edited, and produced eight of ten episodes (#3-10). Guests included Michael Stipe, Henry Rollins, Julian Cope, Syd Straw, and many more. Named #8 in The Atlantic‘s 50 Best Podcasts of 2021.
2021-07-30
KCRW's Private Playlist: Walt McClements

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Walt McClements pilots an ambient excursion from Allen Toussaint to Mary Lattimore.

2021-07-26
This American Life #742: The Thing I'm Getting Over

Field producer for TAL742 segment on Chase Friedman (Prologue).

2021-07-23
KCRW's Private Playlist: Jelani Aryeh

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Jelani Aryeh recounts his lifelong musical fascinations, from Roxy Music to Childish Gambino and beyond.

2021-07-16
KCRW's Private Playlist: Gel Set

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, art-pop chanteuse Gel Set shares perfect picks for hot parties and cool winters.

2021-07-09
KCRW's Private Playlist: Lionel Boy

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Lionel Boy  constructs an elegy for his island-bound adolescence through songs by Morphine, Paula Fuga, and Thao & The Get Down Stay Down.

2021-07-02
KCRW's Private Playlist: Nick Waterhouse

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Nick Waterhouse crate-digs for his most transformative tunes.

2021-06-25
KCRW's Private Playlist: kezia

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, kezia selects songs with the most spellbinding lyrics, including Radiohead, Stevie Wonder, and Modest Mouse.

2021-06-18
KCRW's Private Playlist: The Growth Eternal

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, The Growth Eternal selects a cinematic assortment of songs which evoke landscapes and environments.

2021-06-18
KCRW's Private Playlist: Paul Cornish

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. pianist Paul Cornish picks his most transcendent, challenging, and inspiring favorites, from Joni Mitchell to Geri Allen.

2021-05-28
KCRW's Private Playlist: Bachelor

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Bachelor‘s Jay Som and Palehound chat about their springtime soundtrack, from Boards of Canada to ScHoolboy Q.

2021-05-21
KCRW's Private Playlist: Wallice

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Wallice recalls her favorite song on a teenage mixtape, spooking a sleepover with Radiohead, and coming around to Lana Del Rey.

2021-05-14
KCRW's Private Playlist: V.C.R

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, V.C.R shares the music that inspired her cinematic soul, from Ottorino Respighi to Minnie Riperton.

2021-05-07
KCRW's Private Playlist: Edith Crash

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Edith Crash selects five songs that open doors to other worlds, from Dead Can Dance to Psychic TV.

2021-04-30
KCRW's Private Playlist: Bedouine

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Bedouine selects her favorite mood-setting songs, from the rootsy funk of Bobby Charles to the swoon-inducing Chet Baker.

2021-04-23
KCRW's Private Playlist: Rosie Tucker

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Rosie Tucker recommends songs of hope, humor, and resiliency, from Pharoah Sanders to the Replacements.

2021-04-16
KCRW's Private Playlist: Ah Mer Ah Su

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Ah Mer Ah Su reps her playlist for hairbrush singing and melancholy twerking.

2021-04-09
KCRW's Private Playlist: Topaz Faerie

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Topaz Faerie traces her musical history from Geri Allen’s sublime jazz to Hiatus Kaiyote’s pop futurism.

2021-04-02
KCRW's Private Playlist: Ana Roxanne

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Ana Roxanne recommends vocalists whose music fills your head, including H.E.R. and Ethiopia’s Bezawork Asfaw.

2021-03-26
KCRW's Private Playlist: jez.who

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, jez.who speaks about empathy and affirmation through the music of Celia Cruz, A Tribe Called Quest, and more.

2021-03-19
KCRW's Private Playlist: Vinyl Williams

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Vinyl Williams spans the decades for a set of astral masterpieces including A.R. Kane, Montage, and The Peace.

2021-03-12
KCRW's Private Playlist: Sasami

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Sasami offers a selection of animal-themed songs by everyone from Linda McCartney to Moondog.

2021-03-05
KCRW's Private Playlist: Dante Elephante

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Ruben Zarate of Dante Elephante talks about Harry Nilsson’s ghost and Jeff Buckley’s funk period.

2021-02-26
KCRW's Private Playlist: The Koreatown Oddity

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, The Koreatown Oddity digs into the crates for deep cuts from Madlib, The Stranglers, Horace Silver, and more.

2021-02-19
KCRW's Private Playlist: Frankie Reyes

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Frankie Reyes highlights his favorite “techno-indigenous” composers blending old traditions with new technologies.

2021-02-19
How Arlo Parks followed her musical instincts into ‘Sunbeams’ (KCRW)

Arlo Parks is an incredible 20-year-old singer-songwriter, musician, and poet. She joined us for a conversation and an exclusive performance for Morning Becomes Eclectic. Hosted by Novena Carmel and co-produced with Anthony Valadez.

2021-02-12
KCRW's Private Playlist: Genevieve Artadi

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Genevieve Artadi shares music made by friends, loved ones, and lifelong influences, from Nancy Wilson to Pedro Martins.

2021-02-05
KCRW's Private Playlist: Gabe Goodman

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Gabe Goodman reflects on the musical masters he’s studied in quarantine, from Paul Simon to Tune-Yards.

2021-02-05
Anthony and Novena Welcome Tom Schnabel Back to MBE (KCRW)

The legendary Tom Schnabel returns to MBE for a special guest birthday set with new hosts Novena Carmel and Anthony Valadez. Co-produced with Ariana Morgenstern, Novena Carmel, and Anthony Valadez.

2021-01-29
KCRW's Private Playlist: Lady Blackbird

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Lady Blackbird honors the fearless and transcendent artistry of her influences, including Billie Holiday, Donny Hathaway, and more.

2021-01-21
KCRW's Private Playlist: Xinxin

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Xinxin‘s Janize Ablaza spins the best music for interplanetary travel, including Herbie Hancock and Cibo Matto.

2021-01-19
Late Night Consolations (1996​-​1998​)​, Vol. I

A compilation of deeply personal acoustic home recordings made from ages 19-21 during my tenure at Boston University, contemporaneous with the ideation of Science Park.

2021-01-15
KCRW's Private Playlist: Karriem Riggins

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, drummer Karriem Riggins offers a tour of the music that’s shaped his own playing, from J Dilla to Elvin Jones.

2021-01-08
KCRW's Private Playlist: Qur'an Shaheed

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Qur’an Shaheed is using music to reveal her inner truth, including Minnie Riperton and Duval Timothy.

2021-01-02
Faulty Machine Recordings Service: December 2020

Released the December 2020 edition of Faulty Machine Recordings Service, an experimental distribution service for homebrew musical projects in order to release new music in a more timely and ongoing fashion.

2021-01-01
KCRW's Private Playlist: Channel Tres

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Channel Tres reflects on the music that made him whole as an artist and a person, from Prince and Nate Dogg to D’Angelo and Pharrell.

2020-12-25
KCRW's Private Playlist: Machinedrum

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Machinedrum opens his bag to share his favorite music for self-reflection, from the ambient pop of Sam Prekop to Tigran Hamasyan’s modern/classical hybrids.

2020-12-18
KCRW's Private Playlist: Open Mike Eagle

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Open Mike Eagle shares dark purple jams from The Breeders and a musical velvet painting by DJ Jazzy Jeff.

2020-12-11
KCRW's Private Playlist: Lyric Jones

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Lyric Jones shares the music that makes her hit rewind, from early influences like Georgia Anne Muldrow to current favorites like CARRTOOONS.

2020-12-04
KCRW's Private Playlist: Maral

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Maral moves from Nico to Iranian classical music and beyond.

2020-12-03
Faulty Machine Recordings Service: November 2020

Released the November 2020 edition of Faulty Machine Recordings Service, an experimental distribution service for homebrew musical projects in order to release new music in a more timely and ongoing fashion.

2020-11-27
KCRW's Private Playlist: DUCKWRTH

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, DUCKWRTH runs the gamut from Michael Jackson to Machinedrum.

2020-11-26
KCRW's Private Playlist One-Hour Special

Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments.  Every week, we invite a local artist to share a handful of tunes they can’t stop listening to. It’s a celebration of the energy and inspiration that turns music lovers into music makers. For this special edition, Anne Litt and I chose seven of our favorite Private Playlist installments. In the spirit of KCRW, you’ll hear music that runs the gamut from vintage ambient to Delta country blues; from Anime soundtracks to Nigerian funk. And, above all, you’ll hear some amazing artists talk passionately about the music that keeps their creative hearts beating.

2020-11-20
KCRW's Private Playlist: Julianna Barwick

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Julianna Barwick chooses her favorite new music mixing emotion and experimentation, from Jónsi to Perfume Genius.

2020-11-13
KCRW's Private Playlist: Ndidi O

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Ndidi O shares her soundtrack for melancholy autumn walks, including Portishead and Sade.

2020-11-06
KCRW's Private Playlist: Mary Lattimore

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Mary Lattimore talks about her favorite quarantine listening by kindred spirits including The Cure, Harmonia, and Julianna Barwick.

2020-11-01
Faulty Machine Recordings Service: October 2020

Released the October 2020 edition of Faulty Machine Recordings Service, an experimental distribution service for homebrew musical projects in order to release new music in a more timely and ongoing fashion.

2020-10-30
KCRW's Private Playlist: Go Betty Go

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Nicolette Vilar of Go Betty Go shares her love of Mazzy Star, Dusty Springfield, Paul Simon, and more.

2020-10-01
Faulty Machine Recordings Service: September 2020

Released the September 2020 edition of Faulty Machine Recordings Service, an experimental distribution service for homebrew musical projects in order to release new music in a more timely and ongoing fashion.

2020-09-24
Lost Notes: 1980 (Season 3) (KCRW)

Senior Producer of Lost Notes: 1980: a seven-part music documentary podcast from KCRW exploring a single year: 1980 – the brilliant, awkward and sometimes heartbreaking opening to a monumental decade in popular music. Written and hosted by Hanif Abdurraqib.

2020-09-16
KCRW's Greater LA: What it’s like looking out for fires

Appeared as a guest on KCRW’s “Greater LA” to talk about my volunteer work as a fire lookout in Los Padres National Forest.

2020-09-01
Faulty Machine Recordings Service: August 2020

Released the August 2020 edition of Faulty Machine Recordings Service, an experimental distribution service for homebrew musical projects in order to release new music in a more timely and ongoing fashion.

2020-08-14
KCRW's Private Playlist: Pete Tong

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Legendary DJ Pete Tong (BBC Radio 1’s Essential Mix) brings a fresh stack of recent favorites, including SAULT, Bakar, and NEZ with ScHoolboy Q.

2020-08-01
Faulty Machine Recordings Service: July 2020

Released the July 2020 edition of Faulty Machine Recordings Service, an experimental distribution service for homebrew musical projects in order to release new music in a more timely and ongoing fashion.

2020-07-31
KCRW's Private Playlist: La Marisoul

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, La Marisoul talks about sharing stereo time with a four-year-old, living in her “sad-girl feels” with Cuco, and finding hope for the future in Mercedes Sosa.

2020-07-24
KCRW's Private Playlist: Bob Mould

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a listening session with California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Bob Mould talks about his lifelong love of the Byrds, discovering The Avalanches in NYC, and the liberating gifts of Janelle Monáe.

2020-07-17
KCRW's Private Playlist: San Cha

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a weekly listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, San Cha talks about thinking big in a shrinking world; the universal appeal of Juan Gabriel; the enduring hope of Chavela Vargas; and the reclaiming of one’s stolen culture.

2020-07-10
KCRW's Private Playlist: M. Ward

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a weekly listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, M. Ward talks about Curtis Mayfield’s early work, the beautiful grit of Manuel Galbán, and the sense of discovery in John Coltrane.

2020-07-03
KCRW's Private Playlist: Alice Bag

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a weekly listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, L.A. punk legend Alice Bag shares her favorite recent jams, including selections from her punk-rock exercise series, “Fit for the Apocalypse.”

2020-07-01
Faulty Machine Recordings Service: June 2020

Released the June 2020 edition of Faulty Machine Recordings Service, an experimental distribution service for homebrew musical projects in order to release new music in a more timely and ongoing fashion.

2020-06-26
KCRW's Private Playlist: Madame Gandhi

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a weekly listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Madame Gandhi talks Fela, feminism, and the bravery of Brian Eno and Jon Hassell.

2020-06-12
KCRW's Private Playlist: Aimee Mann

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a weekly listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Aimee Mann talks about Linda McCartney, drawing birds, and looking past the snark to appreciate Steely Dan’s craft.

2020-06-12
The Muezzins of Mali (2020 Remaster)

Reissue of my compendium of field recordings featuring calls to prayer (adhan) and prayer services (salat) recorded throughout Mali in January 2012. Re-edited and remastered from the original source recordings in June 2020. Available via Bandcamp.

2020-06-05
KCRW's Private Playlist: Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a weekly listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad talk about finding solace in Gil Scott-Heron and Marvin Gaye.

2020-06-01
Faulty Machine Recordings Service: May 2020

Released the May 2020 edition of Faulty Machine Recordings Service, an experimental distribution service for homebrew musical projects in order to release new music in a more timely and ongoing fashion.

2020-05-29
KCRW's Private Playlist: TOKiMONSTA

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a weekly listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, TOKiMONSTA talks about digging Turkish psych-rock and falling into a ‘90s dance-music black hole.

2020-05-22
KCRW's Private Playlist: Jeff Parker

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a weekly listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, guitarist Jeff Parker talks about the haunting ambience of Arthur Russell and the folklore of Howlin’ Wolf.

2020-05-15
KCRW's Private Playlist: Dorian Wood

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a weekly listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Dorian Wood talks about the joy of supporting creative friends, the importance of embracing one’s darkness, and “the Impossible Burger of songs.”

2020-05-08
KCRW's Private Playlist: Thundercat

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a weekly listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Thundercat talks about the night Jaco Pastorius changed his life, the importance of listening to albums from the beginning, and the record that helps him through strange times.

2020-05-01
KCRW's Private Playlist: Neon Indian

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a weekly listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Neon Indian talks about the pleasures of Tropicália, Peru’s answer to the Ramones, and the perfect soundtrack for thinking.

2020-05-01
Faulty Machine Recordings Service: April 2020

Released the April 2020 edition of Faulty Machine Recordings Service, an experimental distribution service for homebrew musical projects in order to release new music in a more timely and ongoing fashion.

2020-04-24
KCRW's Private Playlist: Mia Doi Todd

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a weekly listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Mia Doi Todd talks about the pleasures of introspection, the healing powers of music, and the perfect reggae tune for a trampoline.

2020-04-17
KCRW's Private Playlist: Hand Habits

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a weekly listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Hand Habits talks about about house-hunting in L.A., the perfect walking soundtrack, and embracing uncertainty.

2020-04-10
KCRW's Private Playlist: Chris Cohen

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a weekly listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this episode, Chris Cohen talks about Algerian synth-funk, clearing the mind with experimental jazz, and more far-out sounds.

2020-04-03
KCRW's Private Playlist: Inara George

KCRW’s Private Playlist is a weekly listening session with Southern California’s most notable musical figures in their private creative environments. In this inaugural episode, Inara George talks about raising music-literate kids and her own nostalgic listening under quarantine.

2020-04-01
Faulty Machine Recordings Service: March 2020

Released the March 2020 edition of Faulty Machine Recordings Service, an experimental distribution service for homebrew musical projects in order to release new music in a more timely and ongoing fashion.

2020-03-31
Faulty Machine Recordings Service

Launched an experimental distribution service for homebrew musical projects in order to release music in a more timely and ongoing fashion.

2020-02-26
Bodies (Season 2) (KCRW)

Mixing engineer for second season of Bodiesa documentary series featuring stories of medical mysteries in women’s health produced by Allison Behringer for KCRW.

2020-02-21
Pam Grier: From Blaxploitation to Black Excellence (WNYC)

Served as field producer and recordist for this New Yorker Radio Hour piece on actress Pam Grier.

2019-12-31
2019 In Radio

2019 radio/podcast clientele: Getty Museum, Inside Trader Joe’s (Sound That Brands/Emmis), Kindredcast (iHeartRadio), Manifest (NBCUniversal), Masterpiece (WGBH), Minnesota Public Radio, Money Ha Ha, Motherly, New Yorker Radio Hour (WNYC), NPR, Pop Up Magazine, This American Life, Thrive Global/Arianna Huffington (iHeartRadio).

2019-12-24
John Legend Holiday Guest DJ Set (KCRW)

Produced, engineered, and mixed a holiday Guest DJ Set by John Legend for KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic, with host Eric J. Lawrence and show producer Mary Chellamy.

2019-12-07
The National/Mike Millard (KCRW)

A news feature on legendary bootlegger Mike Millard and indie-rock band The National for KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic. Co-produced with Anne Litt, Tyler Hale, and Nick White.

2019-11-11
Recording Artists (Getty Museum)

Mixed, scored, and sound-designed Recording Artists, a podcast series for the Getty Museum exploring the lives and careers of six women artists from the 20th Century.

2019-11-01
Third Coast Int'l Audio Festival Audio Doctor

Selected as one of “six masterful practitioners of audio” in residence at the 2019 Third Coast International Audio Festival. Worked with Festival attendees on an appointment basis to dissect, troubleshoot, and (re)design their audio pieces.

2019-10-26
ShortWaveMusic «ALL NIGHT FLIGHT» #6: Chicago, IL

Performed ShortWaveMusic «ALL NIGHT FLIGHT», an eight-hour immersive nocturnal sound-art experience, at Tritriangle in Chicago, IL.

2019-09-19
Radio Is A Foreign Country #21: Radio Digs

Contributed ShortWaveMusic archival recordings to Episode #21 of Kenneth Routon’s broadcast ethnography mixtape/radio show, Radio is a Foreign Country.

2019-09-03
Burning Man 2019 Field Recordings

Attended Burning Man 2019 (Black Rock City, NV) and recorded soundscapes, sound installations, and other field audio for the ongoing Black Rock Soundscapes project.

2019-06-26
A Fiery Unrest: Why Plymouth Avenue Burned (MPR)

Mixed A Fiery Unrest: Why Plymouth Avenue Burned, a radio documentary produced for Minnesota Public Radio by Nancy Rosenbaum.

2019-04-25
Lost Notes (Season 2) (KCRW)

Returning series producer of Lost Notes: an eight-part music documentary podcast from KCRW covering “the greatest music stories never truly told”, with host and executive producer Jessica Hopper.

2019-02-18
The New School: Radio Experiments

Guest lecturer for the New School (New York, NY) for two seminars in their Radio Experiments graduate-level course, developed and taught by Joan Schuman.

2019-01-06
The Clouds Should Know Me By Now (Earlid)

Contributed The Clouds Should Know Me By Now, a long-form essay on the ShortWaveMusic project, to the Fidelity issue of sound-art journal Earlid.

2018-12-31
2018 In Radio

2018 radio/podcast clientele: The Getty Museum, iHeartRadio, In Other Words (Art Agency, Partners), Inside Trader Joe’s (Amplifi Media), L.A. Theatre Works, Manifest (NBCUniversal), Masterpiece (WGBH), Motherly, New Yorker Radio Hour (WNYC), Soho House Stories (Radio Wolfgang), Studio 360 (WNYC), This American Life, Thrive Global/Arianna Huffington (iHeartRadio), Tilted: A Lean In Podcast, The Wine Down with Ben Schwartz (Endeavor)

2018-11-10
ShortWaveMusic «ALL NIGHT FLIGHT» #5: Joshua Tree, CA

Performed ShortWaveMusic «ALL NIGHT FLIGHT», an eight-hour immersive nocturnal sound-art experience, at a secret location in Joshua Tree, CA.

2018-10-05
Science Park: Mercator

Mercator is Science Park’s fourth album, and its first since 2001. The album was recorded March-December 2017 at Mysterious Mammal Studio in Inglewood, CA, and released on October 5, 2018. The album is available on Bandcamp and elsewhere.

2018-09-28
Science Park: 1381GSS (Duck & Cover Mix)

The “Duck & Cover Mix” reimagines Science Park’s “1381GSS” as an apocalyptic dancescape in which sensuous club rhythms are married to anxiety-provoking air-raid sirens and attack warning broadcasts.

2018-09-28
Science Park: Futurama (20th Anniversary Reissue)

Futurama is Science Park’s second album, recorded in June/July 1998 and released in September 1998. This newly-expanded edition (with 10 bonus tracks) was issued on the 20th anniversary of its release. Available via Bandcamp.

2018-09-20
The Secret Life of Plants (KCRW/McSweeney's)

Produced “The Secret Life of Plants” for The Organist (KCRW/McSweeney’s) with producer Lindsay Patterson.

2018-08-17
Science Park: Dot of America (Single)

Dot of America” is the second single from Science Park’s forthcoming album, Mercator.

2018-07-20
Bryan Sandlin: States (Science Park After Dark Remix)

Remixed singer/songwriter Bryan Sandlin’s “States” single.

2018-06-05
Science Park: 1381GSS (Single)

1381GSS” is Science Park’s first new release since 2001’s Disinformation, and the project’s first-ever music video.

2018-05-09
The Wine Down with Ben Schwartz

Mixer/editor/engineer for The Wine Down by Wine Dialogues, a podcast starring actor/writer/comedian Ben Schwartz.

2018-05-01
Inside Trader Joe's

Field producer/engineer for Inside Trader Joe’s podcast. (Ongoing)

2018-04-05
Lost Notes (KCRW)

Series producer of Lost Notes, an eight-part music documentary podcast from KCRW covering “the greatest music stories never truly told.” (The series returns in 2019.)

2017-12-31
2017 In Radio

2017 radio/podcast clientele: 99% Invisible (Radiotopia), The Big Listen (WAMU), Closer Than They Appear with Carvell Wallace (Al Jazeera), Cornell Tech, Harvard Business School, In Other Words (Art Agency, Partners), Kindredcast (LionTree, LLC), New Yorker Radio Hour (WNYC), Only a Game (WBUR), Pineapple.fm, Pop Up Magazine, Public Radio International, Science Vs. (Gimlet), Short Cuts (BBC/Falling Tree Productions), Soho House Stories (Radio Wolfgang), Studio 360 (WNYC), This American Life, Thrive Global/Arianna Huffington (iHeartRadio)

2017-12-14
How To Be In Two Places At Once (KCRW/McSweeney's)

Produced “How To Be In Two Places At Once: The Firesign Theatre in the U.S. and Vietnam” for The Organist (KCRW/McSweeney’s) with author/scholar Jeremy Braddock.

2017-09-09
Burning Man 2017 Field Recordings

Attended Burning Man 2017 (Black Rock City, NV) and recorded soundscapes, sound installations, and other field audio for the ongoing Black Rock Soundscapes project.

2017-02-09
Baptism of Solitude (KCRW/The Organist)

Produced “Baptism of Solitude” for The Organist (KCRW/McSweeney’s) with author/scholar Brian T. Edwards.

2017-02-03
Socotra Soundscapes: Field Recordings from the Archipelago

A compilation album featuring field recordings made on the archipelago of Socotra (a protectorate of Yemen) in March 2013. Available via Bandcamp.

2016-12-31
2016 in Radio

2016 radio/podcast clientele: Falling Tree Productions (BBC Radio 4), FiveThirtyEight, Gimlet, Girlboss (Panoply), Latino USA, Life of the Law, Monocle, National Endowment for the Arts, Note to Self (WNYC), Now What with Ryan Duffy (Huffington Post), On the Media (WNYC), Pitch, State of the Re-Union, Studio 360 (WNYC), TED Radio Hour (NPR), Testbed (BBC Radio 4), This American Life.

2016-11-22
KCRW Investigates with Karen Foshay

Contributing producer and mixer on three investigative series with reporter Karen Foshay for KCRW: Future of Work, Troubled Waters, and Burned.

2016-10-02
ShortWaveMusic «ALL NIGHT FLIGHT» #4: Halle, Germany

Performed ShortWaveMusic «ALL NIGHT FLIGHT», an eight-hour immersive nocturnal sound-art experience, at Radio Revolten International Radio Art Festival (Halle, Germany).

2016-09-28
Off the Block (KCRW)

Composed theme and incidental music for KCRW’s investigative series Off the Block.

2016-09-24
ShortWaveMusic «ALL NIGHT FLIGHT» #3: Joshua Tree, CA

Dress rehearsal/performance for the overseas debut of ShortWaveMusic «ALL NIGHT FLIGHT», an eight-hour immersive nocturnal sound-art experience.

2016-09-12
Burning Man 2016 Field Recordings

Attended Burning Man 2016 (Black Rock City, NV) and recorded soundscapes, sound installations, and other field audio for the ongoing Black Rock Soundscapes project.

2016-07-29
PBS Masterpiece Studio

L.A. regional field producer/engineer for PBS Masterpiece Studio. (Ongoing)

2016-07-08
Mix Tapes (KCRW/UnFictional)

Produced “Mix Tapes, Mix Tapes, Mix Tapes” for KCRW’s UnFictional radio documentary series.

2016-05-30
Field Recordings from the Sespe Wilderness

Two long-form nocturnal soundscapes recorded in the Sespe Wilderness (above Ojai, CA) in May 2016. Available via Bandcamp.

2016-04-08
Radio Free (KCRW/The Organist)

Produced Radio Free for The Organist (KCRW/McSweeney’s) with writer/producer Niela Orr.

2016-04-05
The Organist (KCRW/McSweeney's)

Contributing Editor for the arts and culture podcast from KCRW and McSweeney’s. (Ongoing)

2016-03-11
Getty Museum: Art + Ideas

Mixer/post-producer for the Getty Museum’s Art + Ideas podcast. (Ongoing)

2015-11-15
At the Tone: A Little History of NIST Radio Stations WWV & WWVH

The culmination of two decades’ research, At the Tone is the first comprehensive audio survey of NIST Radio Stations WWV and WWVH: two legendary shortwave radio broadcasters whose primary purpose is the dissemination of scientifically precise time and frequency. Recordings span the period 1955-2017 (the project has been periodically updated since its release). Available via Bandcamp.

2015-09-01
Housed: Life on Skid Row (KCRW)

Contributed production, editing, and mixing to Lisa Napoli’s investigative series, Housed: Life on Skid Row for KCRW.

2015-07-15
Rescuing Soviet History (WNYC/Studio 360)

Produced “Rescuing Soviet History Before It Disappears” for WNYC’s Studio 360.

2015-06-17
Science Park: Disinformation (15th Anniversary Reissue)

Disinformation is Science Park’s third album, recorded in June/July 2000 and released in January 2001. This newly-expanded edition (with 10 bonus tracks) was issued on the 15th anniversary of its recording. Available via Bandcamp.

2015-05-22
Reza Banki (KCRW/UnFictional)

Produced “Reza Banki” for KCRW’s UnFictional radio documentary series.

2015-03-26
Is That A Fairy?

Field recording for Chris Young and Dave Skwarczek’s interactive children’s e-book, Is That A Fairy?, with original music by Book of Love.

2015-01-31
Cody Bayne / NONEXTANT (Gold Haus Gallery, L.A.)

Original, five-hour soundscape composed for a mixed-media sculpture/installation by artist Cody Bayne from original sonic materials gathered in collaboration with the artist. Presented at Gold Haus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

2015-01-21
Mike Harding Meets... (dublab)

Special guest on dublab’s Mike Harding Meets… radio program with BJ Nilsen (Hazard) and Mike Harding (Touch).

2014-11-24
Incidents in the Ether (Radio Museo Reina Sofia)

Sound art commission for Museo Reina Sofia Radio (Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain) as part of their Modernity and Transduction podcast series.

2014-10-12
Socotra: Once and Today

Contributed field recordings from Socotra Archipelago for short film Socotra: Once and Today by Story Collective and Felisa Jimenez.

2014-09-12
Burning Man 2014 Field Recordings

Attended Burning Man 2014 (Black Rock City, NV) and recorded soundscapes, sound installations, and other field audio for the ongoing Black Rock Soundscapes project.

2014-07-14
Local Radio of Socotra Archipelago (Monocle)

Produced a segment on Local Radio of Socotra Archipelago for Monocle 24’s The Monocle Culture Show.

2014-06-13
Field Recordings from Mississippi Palisades State Park

A long-form nocturnal soundscape recorded in Mississippi Palisades State Park (Savanna, IL) in June 2014. Available via Bandcamp.

2014-03-28
ShortWaveMusic «ALL NIGHT FLIGHT» #2: Los Angeles, CA

Abbreviated downtown Los Angeles performance of of ShortWaveMusic «ALL NIGHT FLIGHT», an eight-hour immersive nocturnal sound-art experience. Also featured a DJ set/performance by Mike Harding of Touch.

2014-03-22
ShortWaveMusic «ALL NIGHT FLIGHT» for Radius Sketchpad (WXGC/Wave Farm)

A reduced version of ShortWaveMusic «ALL NIGHT FLIGHT» for the Radius SKETCHPAD series, as broadcast on WXGC/Wave Farm.

2014-02-21
Myke Weiskopf: 30: A Retrospective 1976-2006 (Remaster/Reissue)

30: A Retrospective 1976-2006 (Obscure-Disk OBSCD07) was a compendium of pop music and sound-art work to date. Remastered and re-released in 2014. Available via Bandcamp.

2013-12-03
The Ghosts of Fire Island (KCRW/UnFictional)

Radio documentary for KCRW’s UnFictional chronicling the coming of AIDS/HIV to the gay mecca of Fire Island, New York in the early 1980s. Winner, First Place (Large Newsroom Documentary category) at the 2014 Public Radio News Directors awards; Second Place (Radio Documentary) at the 2014 Los Angeles Press Club Awards.

2013-10-11
Fog Signals 1980-1993

Restoration of a compendium of vintage recordings of fog horns and fog bells from the archives of U.K.-based Association of Lighthouse Keepers. (Recordings are not yet commercially available and are kept in the ALK’s private holdings.)

2013-10-04
The Muezzins of Mali

A compendium of field recordings featuring calls to prayer (adhan) and prayer services (salat) recorded throughout Mali in January 2012. Available via Bandcamp.

2013-09-21
ShortWaveMusic «ALL NIGHT FLIGHT: QUADRA» for Dubbelradio (Sweden)

Special four-channel remix/re-edit of ShortWaveMusic «ALL NIGHT FLIGHT: QUADRA» for Dubbelradio, a 24-hour radio art festival that took place at Konsthall C in Stockholm in September 2013. Two city-wide FM frequencies were used to broadcast unique radio art pieces and specially conceived performances designed to be listened to on two radios simultaneously.

2013-09-10
Ud At Samle Svampe: ShortWaveMusic (SNYK Radio)

A special ShortWaveMusic mix for Ud At Samle Svampe (“Out to Collect Mushrooms”): a podcast series from SNYK Radio (Denmark) presenting “strange, rare, interesting or inspiring music or sound” gathered by artists.

2013-07-31
ShortWaveMusic «ALL NIGHT FLIGHT» for Radius (Chicago, IL)

Special radio broadcast edit of ShortWaveMusic «ALL NIGHT FLIGHT» produced for Radius, an experimental radio broadcast platform from Chicago.

2013-07-30
framework radio #431: Socotra (framework:afield)

A broadcast collage of found sound, field recordings, and musical performances from the 2013 ShortWaveMusic expedition to Socotra Archipelago, produced for framework radio (London) for their special framework:afield subseries.

2013-07-20
ShortWaveMusic «ALL NIGHT FLIGHT» #1: Joshua Tree, CA

Inaugural performance of ShortWaveMusic «ALL NIGHT FLIGHT», an eight-hour immersive nocturnal sound-art experience, at a secret location in Joshua Tree, CA.

2013-03-23
ShortWaveMusic 2013: Socotra

ShortWaveMusic was a global sound project and documentary series which aimed to preserve the sound of regional and international broadcasting around the world. The 2010 installation was recorded throughout the archipelago of Socotra, and included additional field recordings of folkloric music, storytelling, and soundscapes in Dagub, Hadibo, Hilham, Hulaf, Khissa di Nasseeb, Qabhaten, Qalensiyah, Qasrhir, Shouab, and Wadi Dirhor. [Listen]

2012-09-06
Miss Barbie Q for Working Now

Produced a profile of Los Angeles-based drag writer, performer, actor, and entrepreneur Miss Barbie Q for the Working Now Project, an online collaborative audio project about the working lives of people today around the world.

2012-07-18
Waves of Waves (Avenue 50 Studio, L.A.)

“Waves of Waves” was an original sound art piece assembled from transmissions received at a single geographic point in L.A., produced for the Listen Up, Los Angeles! group audio art show at Avenue 50 Studio.

2012-07-08
Strangers (KCRW)

Music supervisor for Lea Thau’s Strangers podcast (then distributed by KCRW) from July 2012-April 2015.

2012-01-16
ShortWaveMusic 2012: Timbuktu

ShortWaveMusic was a global sound project and documentary series which aimed to preserve the sound of regional and international broadcasting around the world. The 2012 installation was recorded throughout Mali, and included additional field recordings made in Bamako, Diéma, San, Ségou, Sikasso, and Timbuktu. [Listen]

2011-09-05
Burning Man 2011 Field Recordings

Attended Burning Man 2011 (Black Rock City, NV) and recorded soundscapes, sound installations, and other field audio for the ongoing Black Rock Soundscapes project.

2011-06-01
ShortWaveMusic 2011: United Arab Emirates

ShortWaveMusic was a global sound project and documentary series which aimed to preserve the sound of regional and international broadcasting around the world. The 2011 installation was recorded throughout the United Arab Emirates in October 2010 and was underwritten by Soundwalk Collective for their Empty Quarter/Eternal Hell project. [Listen]

2010-12-21
The Story with Dick Gordon (WUNC)

Appeared as a guest/subject on The Story with Dick Gordon to talk about Bulgarian folk music, shortwave radio, and a chance meeting with the voice of Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares…

2010-08-15
ShortWaveMusic 2010: Bulgaria

ShortWaveMusic was a global sound project and documentary series which aimed to preserve the sound of regional and international broadcasting around the world. The 2010 installation was recorded throughout Bulgaria, and included additional field recordings of folkloric music and dance in Dolen/Satovcha, Draginovo, Kovachevtsi, and the Koprivshtitsa National Festival of Bulgarian Folklore. [Listen]

2010-05-15
Megapolis Audio Festival (Baltimore, MD)

Remote participant (via livestreaming) in David Goren’s Shortwave Shindig at the 2010 Megapolis Audio Festival (Baltimore, MD).

2010-03-19
Sib Radio Gowanus (Cabinet, NYC)

A group anthology/narrowcast of field recordings and sound art created in conjunction with the “Postcards from Gowanus” gallery show (Cabinet, Brooklyn, NYC).

2010-02-02
Obsessed by Time and Shortwave (Monitoring Times)

Autobiographical article on the formation of the IDTXA (International Time-signal DXers’ Association) and subsequent adventures in shortwave listening. Published in Monitoring Times magazine (February 2010) as part of their “First Person Radio” series.

2009-09-13
ShortWaveMusic 2009: Ibiza

ShortWaveMusic was a global sound project and documentary series which aimed to preserve the sound of regional and international broadcasting around the world. The 2009 installation was recorded in Santa Eulària des Riu, Ibiza. [Listen]

2009-03-01
2009 Winter SWL Fest

Remote participant (via livestreaming) in David Goren’s Listening Lounge at the 2009 NASWA Winter SWL Fest (Kulpsville, PA).

2008-09-18
Burning Man 2008 Field Recordings

Attended Burning Man 2008 (Black Rock City, NV) and recorded soundscapes, sound installations, and other field audio for the ongoing Black Rock Soundscapes project.

2008-03-07
2008 Winter SWL Fest

Remote participant (via livestreaming) in David Goren’s Listening Lounge at the 2008 NASWA Winter SWL Fest (Kulpsville, PA).

2008-02-16
L.A. Theatre Works

Radio Producer (2008-2011), Senior Radio Producer (2011-2015), and Consulting Radio Producer (2015-2018) for audio drama company L.A. Theatre Works.

2008-02-13
Josh Haden / Dead Sea Scrolls

Recorded the live album Nova Express Cafe 13 February 2008 for the solo project from Spain bassist Josh Haden.

2008-01-01
Boston > Los Angeles

Moved to Los Angeles from Boston. First place of residence was the former Aloha Apt-Hotel, a Spanish colonial revival style apartment building built in 1929. Noted former tenants include Bonita Granville, Beryl Mercer, and Ethel Grey Terry.

2007-08-31
Burning Man 2007 Field Recordings

Attended Burning Man 2007 (Black Rock City, NV) and recorded soundscapes, sound installations, and other field audio for the ongoing Black Rock Soundscapes project.

2007-05-06
Laurie Anderson Orgy® (WHRB)

Hosted and produced the Laurie Anderson Orgy – a two-day, 24-hour celebration of the music and sound work of Laurie Anderson – for WHRB (Cambridge, MA).

2007-01-26
Bulgarian Folklore Orgy® (WHRB)

Hosted and produced the Bulgarian Folklore Orgy – a two-day, 24-hour celebration of Bulgarian folkloric music – for WHRB (Cambridge, MA).

2007-01-01
Myke Weiskopf: 30: A Retrospective 1976-2006

30: A Retrospective 1976-2006 (Obscure-Disk OBSCD07) was a compendium of pop music and sound-art work to date.

2006-09-08
Burning Man 2006 Field Recordings

Attended Burning Man 2006 (Black Rock City, NV) and recorded soundscapes, sound installations, and other field audio for the ongoing Black Rock Soundscapes project.

2006-05-03
Umm Kulthum Orgy® (WHRB)

Hosted and produced A Voice Like Egypt: The Umm Kulthum Orgy – a two-day celebration of the music and voice of Umm Kulthum – for WHRB (Cambridge, MA).

2006-03-03
2006 Winter SWL Fest

Presented a mix of archival shortwave recordings and a presentation on the WWII-era shortwave recordings held in the U.S. National Archives. Part of David Goren’s Listening Lounge at the 2006 NASWA Winter SWL Fest (Kulpsville, PA).

2005-06-15
ShortWaveMusic (2005-2008)

ShortWaveMusic was a global sound project and documentary series which aimed to preserve the sound of regional and international broadcasting around the world. The project began on the Blogspot platform in June 2005 and continued as an irregular MP3 blog until August 2008. Recordings from this period were predominantly conducted around Boston, MA. [Listen]

2004-03-13
2004 Winter SWL Fest

Presented a mix of archival shortwave recordings and a presentation on the history of NIST Radio Stations WWV & WWVH. Part of David Goren’s Listening Lounge at the 2004 NASWA Winter SWL Fest (Kulpsville, PA).

2001-02-27
Science Park: Disinformation (Original Release)

Science Park’s third album, Disinformation, released on Obscure-Disk (OBSCD05). Reissue available via Bandcamp.

2000-06-02
Science Park: Time Out Of Joint 7"

An early 7″ vinyl précis of material from At The Tone, released by the Chicago-based experimental label Kultbox.

2000-03-23
Science Park: Ascension Island 7"

7″ single release of Science Park’s “Ascension Island” b/w “That Part of You” / “Truth Will Out”, released on Japanese indie-pop label Motorway.

1998-09-22
Science Park: Futurama (Original Release)

Science Park’s second album, Futurama, released on Obscure-Disk (OBSCD03). Reissue available via Bandcamp.

1997-09-01
Rykodisc / Slow River Records

Begins working at Rykodisc HQ in Salem, MA, under the auspices of subsidiary Slow River Records. Worked records by Josh Rouse, Sparklehorse, Chuck E. Weiss, Charlie Chesterman, Willard Grant Conspiracy, Future Bible Heroes, Fan Modine, Purple Ivy Shadows, Disque 9, and more.

1997-06-07
Science Park @ Boston Pride '97

Science Park’s live debut at Boston Pride ’97 on Boston Common.

1997-05-15
Science Park: Science Park

Science Park’s debut album, Science Park, released as a hand-pressed CD-R on Obscure-Disk (OBSCD01).

1995-08-28
Illinois > Boston

Moved to Boston, MA, to attend Boston University (BA, English Literature, CAS ‘oo).

1995-06-09
Myke Weiskopf: Collapsible Jerk (Cassette)

First commercially-available release, issued on cassette on Obscure-Disk (OBSCS01).