Evolution of the New School Dinning

There have been many changes to The New School over the years. In this piece, we explore how the staff, prices, and food quality have changed in the cafeterias, and what our community thinks about these changes.

This piece is brought to you by Lauren Kleinfeld, Hannah Kraskow, Christina Mancuso, Roxana Santana, and JD Stephenson.
Sound credit from youtube Ice Age 2: The Meltdown


In this piece, I reflected on the sound of cadence. Cadences encourage members of the military to complete their mission.

Brought to you by JD Stephenson.
Sound credit from youtube *C-130 Rolling Down The Strip


Oona Murphy talks about her superstition surrounding Stevie Wonder songs and how it is representative of many good things that have happened throughout her life.

Featuring the following songs by Stevie Wonder: 
Superstition (Number 1's: Stevie Wonder, 2007 Motown Records, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.)
I Just Called to Say I Love You (Number 1's: Stevie Wonder, 2007 Motown Records, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.)
Higher Ground (Number 1's: Stevie Wonder, 2007 Motown Records, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.)
Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours) (Number 1's: Stevie Wonder, 2007 Motown Records, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.)
Image courtesy of Nationaal Archief, the dutch National Archives and Spaarnestad Photo.

wnsrsuperstitionOona Murphy

Event Profile: SoFar Sounds

On December 7th Oona Murphy attends a concert held by the organization SoFar Sounds with all of the musicians kept a secret until the start of the show.
The music in this piece is recorded at the event and is by Zuli, Lindsey Luft, and Quiet Luke.
Event hosted by SoFar Sounds NYC, more information and events can be found on their websitewww.sofarsounds.com
Photo taken at the event by Oona Murphy

Professor Lydia Matthews

"I'm talking to Lydia Matthews, a professor at Parsons who teaches a course with the interesting title "Walking Practice." She will tell you about a walk as an art form where she encouraging the experience of “getting lost” in an age of GPS, among other things.

Brought to you by JD Stephenson.
Sound credit from youtube *Andre Chez Lewis plays Theme Song from Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood

Do You Remember Dial Up?

Do you remember dial up? Andy Egelhoff takes a moment to reflect on this lost audio bite, and those sounds of the contemporary technological age which are slowly fading from our collective consciousness. You can check out a whole host of antique sounds at savethesounds.info

Dream: Talking

[Photograph by Brett Lindell]

Meet Dream. She is a Brooklyn party producer and activist, advocating and building safe spaces in service of trans-identifying and gender-nonconforming individuals and collectives. She is the co-founder of the influential Brooklyn event production company The Culture Whore, whose weekly newsletters showcase selected queer events and nightlife. In this interview with producer Andrew Egelhoff, Dream discusses the history of The Culture Whore and the current state of Brooklyn nightlife.

Check them out on the web at theculturewhore.com/ (Please note, some content may be NSFW).

Headphones And The Streets

Walking in the streets in New York City late at night is just scary in general, but what are some ways where we make it seem save! This piece explores how travelers distract their minds while traveling late at night.

Clint Eastwood by Gorillaz
Jungle by Drake

Inscription Of Hope

Inscription of Hope is a moving text that was written on a cellar wall during World War II. It was written by prisoners while hiding from the Nazis. The piece is being performed by Saint Dominic Academy Women's Chamber Choir the Dominos, and explores how the hope for peace still continues to live on (even in an all-girls school in Jersey City).

Music by:
Inscription of Hope by Z. Randal Stoope

Hot Cross Buns

For musicians, there is always that one song that brings them back to where it all began. They are reminded of the first time they picked up that instrument or microphone. In this segment, Danielle Davis describes where it all began for her with learning the song "Hot Cross Buns" for the first time on the violin.

Beets Me

Ever since she was a baby, producer Elle Brosh has wanted to eat the world. For a young girl with a sophisticated palate and a tendency to overeat, the grocery store was paradise. In this short feature, Elle recalls shopping for groceries with her mom, a weekly ritual with an unusual twist she will always cherish.

Psychics of New York

The occult is fascinating, and psychics are a visible manifestation of this hidden side of New York City . We see them offering readings when we walk down streets, and glance at ads for them in storefront windows, but we don't really know much about the psychics themselves, their community, and their relationship to their practice. Where is the line between entertainment and occult power? This New School Radio feature explores this highly visible, but mysterious profession.