Tag Archives: podcasting

Worth A Listen: Top Audio Tracks for July 23, 2016 – Personal/Family History Edition!

Photo courtesy of Pixabay. It’s been quite a while since I posted a roundup of podcasts and this is the first time I’ve focused upon personal and family history programs. But there’s a vast trove of audio to enjoy if you like hearing life stories, and here are some of the best programs I’ve discovered […]

Rock the Mic: 10 things I’ve learned from producing a podcast

Photo courtesy of Nicolas Solop via Flickr. September 30 is International Podcast Day, and since here at Listen Closely Productions, we celebrate the power of sound to change lives, I thought I would observe the occasion by sharing some observations from my six-plus years of podcasting. I became interested in podcasting in the summer of […]

Worth A Listen: Top Audio Tracks for October 2014

This month, I found one new piece and two “classic” audio tracks to present for your listening pleasure. I have to credit downloading the PRX Remix app for locating the older tracks … It’s a great source for discovering amazing things to listen to that aren’t currently making the rounds on NPR or at the […]

All Ears, All The Time: An Interview With The Creators of “Everything Sounds”

Today we have a real treat – an interview with the creators of one of the most intriguing new podcasts I’ve run across in a long, long time. Craig Shank and George Drake, Jr., creators of “Everything Sounds,” have found a way to explore the open-ended world of sound in a creative way. Whether they’re […]

Worth a Listen: Top Audio Tracks for June 8, 2013

Photo courtesy SXC. In this post, I highlight four tracks that show different aspects of excellence in audio storytelling – a side-splitting personal recollection, a masterful consideration of the underlying elements of our society, a life review of what drives an interesting woman’s passion for connecting with people, and a brilliant description of a visual […]

Worth A Listen: Top Audio Tracks for May 26, 2013

Photo courtesy SXC. There’s a great big world of sound out there these days: according to recent research on podcasting, a recent Edison Research Study on the Podcast Consumer demonstrated that awareness of the medium has grown 105 percent since 2006, from 22 percent in 2006 to 45 percent in 2012. Likewise, the percentage of […]

Why Audio?

Photo courtesy of SXC. Clearly, with a name like Listen Closely Productions, sound is at the forefront of what we do. But as I begin updating the blog portion of this site more frequently, I thought it was appropriate to make the case for the magnificence of audio, and advocate for adding the dimension of […]