Re:sound #71: The Lefty Show

This hour: left-handed creativity and innovation.

2007 / TCF / WBEZ 91.5, USA

This hour: left-handed creativity and innovation.

On the Other Hand
by Robin Ravlich and Russell Stapleton (Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 2008)
Life is often a raw deal for left-handed folks: they're at a loss for a decent pair of scissors, their hands get inky from having to drag across a wet page of writing. But great art is borne of struggle, and lefty musicians in particular have made a striking impact on music, displaying great virtuosity and creative adaptations to their instruments which were designed in a right thinking, right handed world.

The New Pleasant Revolution
by Tony Mendoza and Michael Slaboch (The TCF ShortDocs: Dollar Storeys, 2007)
A bike messenger provides alternatives to horrible traffic horns.

This episode of Re:sound was produced by Roman Mars.

produced by

Robyn Ravlich

Robyn Ravlich (@RobynRavlich) is the executive producer of the Radiophonic Unit of ABC Radio National, and a feature maker with a distinctive sound signature.

Russell Stapleton

Russell Stapleton is a sound engineer, producer and composer working for ABC Radio National.

Roman Mars

Roman Mars (@romanmars) is the creator of 99% Invisible , a short radio show about design and architecture.

Subscribe to the Podcast

Hosted by Re:sound producer Dennis Funk, the weekly Third Coast Podcast features episodes of Re:sound (a radiophonic remix of audio goodness) and occasional audio treats, like recent faves from our library spotlight and debuts of more experimental work.

You can subscribe through iTunes (where we hope you'll consider writing a review) or Feedburner, or listen via SoundCloud.