Nearly all of the 60+ episodes of the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce’s Always Andersonville podcast have been recorded and edited by Andy Miles in Studio C, with a long roster of guests that has included Chicago aldermen Harry Osterman and Patrick O’Connor; Amy Giordano, owner of Gus Giordano Dance School; Terry Opalek, founder of Terry’s Toffee; Simon’s and SVEA owner Scott Martin; Chicago Filmmakers’ Brenda Webb; Sarah Hollenbeck and Lynn Mooney of Women & Children First; Scout’s Larry Vodak; Joey Cranford of Chicago Magic Lounge, and members of Steep, Raven, and Rivendell theater companies. “These are our stories, and we are #AlwaysAndersonville.”
Also available: Always Andersonville Monthly, a podcast produced by the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce with Transistor Radio; it brings together the month's interviews from the weekly Always Andersonville podcast.
“They've finally been released! For the first time since radio station AM 1066 was seized by the Federal Government for tax evasion, their historic recordings (entered as evidence) are available to the public! Why let the federal government tell you what to think? YOU decide what really happened!”
AM 1066, a historical satire podcast, features the local radio station's broadcasts from the small town of Queen City, USA. Episodes take place in different years throughout the 1900s, with absurdist takes on radio shows, commercials, and historical events from each episode’s year. The first season is 6 episodes, and episodes are about 25 minutes.
Episodes are recorded in Studio C.
Eager to Know is a weekly podcast hosted by Chicago artist Ricky McEachern exploring how using the creative aspects of our brains can shift outcomes in exciting ways. Each episode offers listeners specific suggestions on how to engage creativity when moving things forward. Guests include artists as well as others in life roles not traditionally considered creative. Visit the Eager to Know web page. All but a handful of episodes of this podcast have been recorded by Andy Miles in Studio C; he’s edited every episode.
Join consultant, filmmaker, and activist Mary F. Morten as she delves into what it’s like to operate within and outside of the nonprofit industrial landscape; her new podcast is Gathering Ground. Along with her special guests, Mary answers questions from listeners and covers topics including racial and gender equity, and the experiences of people of color in leadership development and the nonprofit workforce. All episodes have been recorded in Studio C; with episode #5, Andy Miles took over recording, editing, and transcribing duties. We also distribute the show to iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and Radio Public.
The Gene Pool Show is a podcast tour of the artistic talent of Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood (and beyond). Guests have included Uptown Poetry Slam founder Marc Kelly Smith and drummer-trombonist Ty Hanson, whose credits include backing James Brown, Frank Sinatra, The Jackson 5, and B.B. King. In other episodes Gene has told his own story. He was a guest on “The Tonight Show” with Johnny Carson, and soon after had a cameo in David Byrne’s movie “True Stories.” He colorfully reminisces about the work he did assisting Rolling Stone cover photographer Mark Seliger on photo shoots of Beck, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Drew Barrymore. Studio C records, edits, and hosts the show on this website, and distributes it to iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, SoundCloud, and Stitcher.
On Into The Gap: Unfiltered hosts Mike Shereck and Bob Pontarelli explore the connections between the personal and the universal. Through causal analysis, critical-thinking and self-examination, they go into the current topics of the day in depth, fleshing out how what we do as individuals can have a much broader impact than we ever thought possible. Into The Gap: Unfiltered is an outgrowth of Into The Gap the radio show, which airs every Saturday at 1:00 p.m. Central Time on WCGO AM and FM. Studio C records and edits the show, and distributes it to iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, SoundCloud, and Stitcher.
MISSD (the Medication-Induced Suicide Prevention and Education Foundation in Memory of Stewart Dolin) is a unique nonprofit organization dedicated to honoring the memory of Stewart and other victims of akathisia by raising awareness and educating the public about the dangers of akathisia. MISSD aims to ensure that people suffering from akathisia's symptoms are accurately diagnosed so that needless deaths are prevented. A website, the creation of educational materials, and support of conferences such as Selling Sickness help to raise awareness and knowledge of akathisia and medication-induced suicides. The foundation advocates truth in disclosure, honesty in reporting, and legitimate drug trials. For more, please visit missd.co.
Founder Wendy Dolin has hired Studio C’s Andy Miles to produce, record, edit, and host Akathisia Stories, a podcast series that features interviews and news. Studio C also hosts the Akathisia Stories web page and distributes the podcast to iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, SoundCloud, and Stitcher.
Through her own experience completing over 100 marathons and transforming hundreds of first-timers into many-time marathoners, Coach Denise Sauriol equates training for a marathon to taking a class. “When you sign up for a class, you get a syllabus (training plan), you do your homework (training runs), and then you take your final (run the marathon), right? Training for a marathon is as methodical as taking a class. You just have to add heart!” This book is all you need for running your first marathon. The chapters are laid out into 26 miles and kick off with a personal story of inspiration from a first-timer that Denise has coached. She has coached runners from 18 to 82 years old, and she can help you too! Within each chapter, or “mile,” she shares her tips, tricks, and lessons learned from competing in over 250 races across six continents. Following these insightful and inspirational miles, you will find your syllabus for Marathoning 101.
Transistor Radio is the webcast of Transistor. Tune in to hear programs featuring indie & archival rock, Americana, electronica, house, disco, funk and soul, tracks from our live performance archive, original sound pieces specially made for Transistor Radio, interview and discussion programs, and more.
Andy Miles (pictured) hosts Depth of Field, a mix of news, music and conversation concerning things Transistor and beyond, Bring Your Own Beat, Dead Flowers, Emotional Rescue, and 15 Songs. He also engineers and edits talk shows Always Andersonville Monthly and The White City Cinema Radio Hour, and previously handled those duties for Cine-Cast, The Silent K, The Roundtable, and Culturetopia.
Studio C also recently recorded the commentary track for the upcoming Blu-ray release of the excellent film Mercury in Retrograde. Director Michael Smith, producer Kevin Wright and producer-co-star Shane Simmons provided the commentary. [See them in action]