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The Sonic Trace map, sonictrace.org is live!
Over the past year, we’ve been documenting immigrant communities across Los Angeles. We have gathered 200 stories inside La Burbuja – our portable soundbooth, produced seven documentaries and made two short films – with a third in production. Visit sonictrace.org and click on the radio icons to hear broadcast stories. Within the pop-up window click on arrows for …
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KCRW’s Sonic Trace is part of Localore – an initiative produced by the Association of Independents in Radio (AIR). You may have heard a version of that line in all our crediting. So, what does it mean?
In short, ten producers were given the enormous task to ‘incubate’ at public radio and television stations across the country and innovate, collaborate and help take the …
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The official Sonic Trace KCRW blog is here!
We are excited to make this new blog the hub for sharing all things Sonic Trace. Here you can browse though our broadcast features, contributed stories, web goodies, photo slideshows, and all the stores we’ll be gathering around town in La Burbuja – our portable sound booth.
Sonic Trace asks LA residents:
¿Por qué te vas? Why do you …
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La Burbuja made its showcase at Guelaguetza in the Koreatown neighborhood of Los Angeles on August 9th. Though it was not completely finished, lacking its metallic silver coat, it was received with much praise, attracting both whole first-wave Oaxacan immigrant families and young KCRW hipsters alike.
Everybody was eager to step inside to take photos and converse personally among themselves. A raffle was held to …
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Sonic Trace will acquire its stories through La Burbuja, a portable sound booth submitted and built by Hugo Martinez and Christin To of Mat-ter Design.
Sonic Trace recorded the progress of La Burbuja through out its completion, the budget for its completion was $5,000 and it had to be built in two months. Martinez, To and their loyal team worked twenty hours a day to …