This year’s SoundCloud Community Fellows have been busy kicking off their projects, so we wanted to share a recap of what some of them have been cooking up so far this week. Stay tuned for future recaps every Friday, and join the group to hear of ongoing track updates!
Here Be Monsters
Jeff Emtman’s podcast is all about facing the fears and demons that hide in the corners of our mind. Read more of how his podcast came to be in this Boulder Weekly feature here. His latest episodes range from exploring “entopic phenomena” to uncovering the historical reactions to the unknown.
Road to the Royal Mile
Hayden Cohen shares the stories and interviews with folks along the Royal Mile at the largest arts and culture festival in the world: Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Have a listen to his first interviews below.
Traveling by Greyhound bus in the US, Jack Kennedy shares his latest adventures in Nashville, TN and Asheville, NC. Want him to visit? Send him a sound and he might come to record you! Want more? Read his feature on Wired here.
The Appreciation Engine
The Appreciation Engine website is in the works but you can sign up to be notified when it’s live here. Drop a timed comment below and share with Stephanie Dub how sharing appreciation has an effect on others’ lives and your own.
Life Advice Radio
Jake De Grazia’s audio life advice column this week is about advising how to “fix” quite a distinct laugh. Want to hear it and the solution? Listen below.
From Hear to There
Nadia Wilson is “the lady on the NY subway with the big glasses and a microphone.” Hear the latest from her audio ethnography of the NYC Subway: a symphony and “the worst feeling in the world.”
Jonathan Mitchell shares passages from Machine Man, a novel about a man who slowly transform himself into a machine, along with a conversation with an amputee who is building mechanical body parts.
Laura’s first submissions were from a Berklee College of Music professor who shared how sped up polyrhythms create harmonics.
Give the rest of her recap a read and a listen here.