When you think about NPR’s ‘All Things Considered’, I bet the first thoughts that come to mind are probably not about experimental soundscapes, protesters talking about acid, and keyboard-sampled synthesizer music. But that is what ‘All Things Considered’ sounded like at its inception in 1971. Panelist Susan Schardt played a few minutes of the early days of ‘All Things Considered’ because, as she said, “To know where we are and where we’re headed, we have to have a little bit of understanding of where we’re coming from.” The ‘Audio in the 21st Century’ session was held Saturday afternoon in a... read more
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