Thursday, July 31, 2014

The Cardinals Dodo Improv

Recorded: Sandymount, 15th July, 2014


Photo by: Liam Geraghty

Culture File and the longform comedy improvisation troupe, The Cardinals, have recorded one of the Cardinal's completely un-scripted, made-up-on-the spot comedy shows specially for RTE Lyric FM listeners. And they've recorded it binaurally.

If you've never tried listening to a binaural recording, it's quite a special experience that pretty miraculously puts your ears right in the middle of the company as they perform. To hear it at work, all you have to do is download the file above (see that little downwards pointing arrow, top right?) and listen to it on headphones. 

Obviously, you can just play the file right here and now. But, to hear the full binaural glory, you defo need to click that little downwards pointing arrow and grab the large wav version, then use earphones to listen. It's a big file, so broadband it, y'all.

PS: The Cardinals are currently doing it live every Wednesday evening in The Workman's Club, Dublin, in The No. 9 Bar, 8.30pm. Twitter: @cardinalsimprov. Big thanks to: Kevin Brew for the ears. 

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Soundsdoable's Culture Culture File
Now On Soundcloud

We've always put the Xtras for Culture File on Soundcloud. It's a great place to find all those juicy bits that simply couldn't be squeezed into Culture File each day on RTE Lyric FM, Monday-Friday, 5.40pm.

But now, everything Culture File be available on Soundcloud: the podcasts and the Xtras, daily. You'll still be able to find Culture File in the places you're used to finding it - on tumblrwordpress and even good ole blogger. But now, you'll also be able to choose to listen or download from that great Soundcloud interface.

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Soundsdoable Shortlisted for PPI Award for Best Documentary


The Soundsdoable production, Why London Cannot Keep Its Fools At Home, has been shortlisted in the PPI annual radio awards in the Documentary category.

Why London Cannot Keep Its Fools At Home, produced by Luke Clancy and Regan Hutchins tells the three century long history of Smock Alley theatre in Dublin, and its resurrection in 2012 as a working theatre. 

The program was commissioned by RTELyricFM for its Lyric Feature strand.


Sunday, April 22, 2012

Culture File is 400! And on Tumblr!

A lot of people say to us "I've really tried and tried to figure out how to get the Culture File podcast on iTunes and on loads of other podcasting apps, and I don't know if I'm thick of something, or if I'm just getting old, hell, I'm not even sure if this spot was here yesterday, actually, I'm pretty sure it wasn't now that you mention it...but where was I? Oh ,yes, the podcast thing, it never really works the way I want. I'm always missing stuff, which makes me incredibly sad. Is there anything you can suggest to help me, or to treat the spot?" This, by the way, is an indicative question, rather than a real one, but you get the idea.

And, there is an answer. At least to keeping up to date on the Culture File podcast. (All we can say about the spot is don't stress, but see a doctor maybe.) You can follow us on Twitter - that'll be @CultureFilePod. Or, you may indeed visit at any time, day or night, our Culture File Tumblr page, on which you will find details and a link to every podcast of the program as soon as it is available. And as we have just passed our 400th episode, there may be, ahem, one or two for you to catch up on.

http://culturefilepod.tumblr.com/

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Skelligs Calling!

The documentary collaboration between Kevin Brew, Luke Clancy and Chris Watson on the soundworld of Skellig Michael, was broadcast on RTE on Monday, 31st October, is now available via the RTE Player.

You can listen to it here:
And grab the podcast here:

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

@CultureFilePod for all your Culture File podcast updates!

For those who've been looking to hear when a new podcast episode from the Soundsdoable production, CultureFile (broadcast weeknights at 6.40pm on RTE Lyric FM) is available, the answer is nigh. Or at least, near. Just use your favourite Twitter machine to follow:


And then you'll receive updates about the latest files on the RTE Lyric FM Culture File podcast feed:



Simples!

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

In Praise of Darkness


The RTE Radio 1 drama, In Praise of Darkness, written by Luke Clancy and produced by Kevin Brew has been shortlisted for the 2010 Prix Europa.

The prize is awarded each year to the best European "radio fiction".

The production has also been nominated in Ireland for this year's PPI award, in the Drama category. Yikes.