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Sound Sausage is a show about the art of audio storytelling. Each episode features a piece by an independent producer, followed by a discussion of how it all came together. A project of the Canadian Sound & Story Workshop, Sound Sausage is hosted by JP Davidson, Kelly Hardcastle Jones, and Sean Rasmussen. To have your piece featured on the show, drop us a line: firstname.lastname@example.org.
||Explicit9: Getting Grants and Making Braids||Radio and podcasting aren’t the only venues for creative audio storytelling. Veronica Simmonds tells us how she successfully combined a partnership with Halifax Public Libraries and a grant from Arts Nova Scotia to produce Stack Stories, a [...]||11/14/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit8: Sound, Story, and Place||Chris Brookes got into radio to make a little grocery money, something his theater background wasn’t really providing at the time. In the decades since then he’s become one of Canada’s most prolific and award winning independent documentary [...]||4/11/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit7: Canadaland||After years producing shows for CBC Radio and TVO, Jesse Brown has turned his unique voice, sense of humour, and journalism chops to independent podcasting. His show, Canadaland, takes a critical look at the Canadian media industry, and explores [...]||3/5/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean6: Buck, Naked||This episode of Sound Sausage features a piece about a male nude model named Buck. Hosts Kelly Jones and Sean Rasmussen speak with guest producer Andrew Norton about the making of the piece, and about his experience at the Transom Story Workshop in [...||1/13/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit5: Puke Quits Trainriding||In this episode of Sound Sausage we speak with Jeff Emtman about his piece Puke Quits Trainriding. Jeff brought his recorder along with him on an extended hitchhiking trip across the U.S.. He met many characters along the way. This is the story [...]||12/9/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4: Sound Design||Episode 4 features a discussion with guest producer Brian Cauley, on the subject of designing the perfect intro for a podcast or radio show. Brian also shares his thoughts on the choices that are involved in creating sound-rich pieces. In [...]||10/28/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit3. the Fifty Shades Caper||Episode three features a story by Sean Rasmussen. We talk about music choices, interviewing your friends, recording two people telling the same story…but separately, and surprise endings. “The Fifty Shades Caper” is the story of two friends [...]||9/24/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit2: Vape on the Lake||Episode 2 features producer JP Davidson’s radio doc Vape on the Lake, about a Toronto lounge that lets customers smoke marijuana semi-legally. The City of Toronto is now home to seven “vapor lounges” – places that charge admission to [...]||9/3/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit1: Uncle Hardy Goes to the Moon||This week we hear and discuss a piece by Sound Sausage host Kelly Hardcastle Jones. Kelly’s great-uncle Hardy devoted his life to the space program, working for years to ensure that nothing exploded on the Saturn V rockets (that wasn’t supposed [...||8/14/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
How the Sausage is made
Great listen for those who want a peek behind the curtain on good radio
Great podcast if you're interested in the art of audio and radio storytelling. If you like Transom, you'll definitely love Sound Sausage
Listen and Learn
A Podcast for audio makers old and new. This open discussion on creating audio pieces is great. It focuses on an existing work so listeners know the finished product already and now get to understand how that thing was made. Very insightful and entertaining.