Spellbound

  On today’s episode we’re talking electronic music…and the importance of a thorough resume.   You’re on the Sound Beat.   Miklos Rosza had long considered using electronic music in ...


You Can’t Go Back to Constantinople

Here’s a succinct history lesson. “Istanbul was Constantinople. Now it’s Istanbul, not Constantinople.”


Let’s Call The Whole Thing Off

Tomato, to-mah-to, potato-po-tah-to…no matter how you say it, you’re on the Sound Beat. Most married couples admit to occasional, let’s say…differences of opinion. Seldom are those…again, just differences of opinion, ...


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In the Still of the Night

Nighttime is often the right time for thoughtful reflection..especially when one is ...

Snickelfritz!

Freddie Fisher and "America's most unsophisticated band".

Band of Gideon

The Fisk Jubilee Singers with Band of Gideon, a cylinder recording from ...

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On the Beat with Dr. Story Musgrave

Dr. Story Musgrave has been to space 6 different times. In his spare time he moonlighted as a trauma surgeon. And that’s just scratching the surface. Remarkable man indeed. The following interview was conducted on July 10th, 2019 by Brett Barry. Story Musgrave on “his little sweetie”, the Hubble Space Telescope. The Challenger disaster and […]

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On the Beat with Sean O’Keefe

The following excerpts are from an interview with former NASA Administrator and current SU professor Sean O’Keefe, conducted by Brett Barry on June 28, 2019. The Wright Brothers’ daring achievement and how it got us to Mars: Those overachieving Mars rovers and the argument for a base on the Moon: The Columbia tragedy and the end […]

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Old King Tut

Today’s Beat: the discovery of King Tutankhamen’s tomb by Howard Carter and company, set to the music of “Old King Tut” by The Happiness Boys, recorded in 1923. http://soundbeat.org/episode/old-king-tut/ And just for fun…Steve Martin’s hilarious “King Tut” http://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live/video/king-tut/n8663

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