Re:sound #92: The Water Show

This hour: a disappearing lake, a luxury liner on the Adriatic Sea, and more.

2008 / TCF / WBEZ 91.5, USA


This hour: a disappearing lake, a luxury liner on the Adriatic Sea, and more.

Swimming in Snafu
by Meagan Perry (Re:sound premiere, 2008)
You know, we could try to describe just how hilarious and joyful this audio postcard is. But really, you should just listen to it.

The Good Ship Jadran
by Mladen Ovadija (Outfront, CBC, 2003)
In Toronto, there's a floating eatery on the edge of Lake Ontario called Captain John's Seafood Restaurant. But at its bow, the boat still bears its original name: Jadran. And on its chimney, there's a Yugoslav red star. For Mladen Ovadija, who came to Canada in '72 from Sarajevo, it's a dreamboat remembered from his childhood: a luxury liner that once sailed as the pride of the Adriatic sea. Then, it seemed huge. Now, it seems so small.

Heard At Once: Bell Buoys
by Rob Rosenthal (WMPG, 2002)
An audio composition featuring bell buoys recorded while kayaking in Portland Harbor.

The Runaway Lake
by Cally Carswell (WMPG, 2006)
The residents of Newcastle, Maine, woke up one morning to discover that the enormous lake near the town had simply disappeared.

Mirror, Mirror
by Nina Perry (Falling Tree Productions, 2007)
Nina Perry explores the intimate relationship we have with our own reflections, featuring the thoughts of a submariner, a dentist, a mirror maze designer, and an art curator.

This episode of Re:sound was produced by Delaney Hall.

produced by

Mladen Ovadija

Mladen Ovadija is a dramaturge, university lecturer, and independent researcher. A former producer for Radio Sarajevo, he lives in Toronto.

Rob Rosenthal

Rob Rosenthal (@howsoundtweets) is the lead instructor at the Transom Story Workshop, an eight-week, audio storytelling intensive on Cape Cod.

Cally Carswell

Cally Carswell is a writer, editor and radio producer that mostly covers science and the environment.

Nina Perry

Nina Perry is an independent radio producer, composer, and sound designer from London.


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