The Roaming Ear

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The Roaming Ear

Around the World with a Mike – most people travel with a camera .. Victoria travels with her microphone too. With over 20 years as a radio producer and field recording tech, her ears are well tuned to hear the world in a surprising ways. She doesn’t just present the sound as she hears them. She turns them into documentaries, sound poems and audio portraits of a world alive with sound.

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Oct 21, 2011
Around the World with a Microphone

The Roaming Ear, episode 10: Street Music Manifesto

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Street Music Manifesto is about creating streetscapes that we like... full of life and music. With accordian stylings by Katie Romain of Windsor and sounds of Prague by Andrea Dancer.
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Dec 7, 2009

Episode 7 - Portraits of Appalachia

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You Can't Miss It - For a newcomer, it is very difficult to navigate the Appalachian mountains of Kentucky. A circular audio tour that brings listeners to surprising places.
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Aug 23, 2009

Episode 6 - Two from South Asia

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Victoria Fenner revisits her trip to India, Nepal and Sri Lanka in 2006 and plays two of her favourite documentaries. Originally aired on The Green Planet Monitor.
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Jul 26, 2009

Episode 5 - Meeting Place - Parliament Hill

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At the turn of the century, Victoria spent the summer recording the sounds of Ottawa and turning them into documentary poems. This is her slightly irreverent take on Parliament Hill.
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Jun 18, 2009

Episode 4 - Soundwalking

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Doing a soundwalk focusses your attention on the sounds you hear around you. Victoria talks about what a soundwalk is for her, and how you can do one yourself.
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May 24, 2009

Episode 3 - Three Squares on the Tundra

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Victoria Fenner explores the challenges of finding exciting, fresh and inexpensive food north of the Arctic Circle, and finds Pizza Hut, muktuk and $39.00 burgers and fries.