Tag Archives: history

The Treasure Chest in Your Attic

Earlier this month, my partner and I began organizing our garage, a task that for us is part interior design and part archaeological dig. While she and I know for the most part what we’ll find when we sort, unpack and arrange our belongings, every once in awhile we uncover a delightful surprise and it’s […]

Worth A Listen: Top Audio Tracks for March 2014

Harriet Quimby. Harriet Quimby | The Memory Palace Nate DiMeo provides a really compelling mini-portrait of Quimby, the first American woman to obtain an airplane pilot’s license. As ever, he takes historical people and events that have faded from popular view and imbues their stories with depth, character and adventure. Message in A Bottle/Re:Sound #185 […]

Archival Sound Roundup for Aug. 20, 2013

Photo courtesy of SXC. Today we start a new feature on Listen Closely Productions. The Archival Sound Roundup scours the Web for the best old-time tracks from the early years of recorded audio, or more contemporary tracks that nonetheless have a historical significance to them now. All of these sites are amazing. Check them out! […]