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Help us gather the world's sounds and bring them to public radio. We're making public airwaves a little weirder and more full of sound.
Help us gather the world's sounds and bring them to public radio. We're making public airwaves a little weirder and more full of sound.
233 backers pledged $12,256 to help bring this project to life.
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The World According to Sound: a 90-second podcast

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    Laptop or Bike Sticker

    A laptop or bike sticker with our logo drawn by the inimitable Cal Tabuena-Frolli. Free shipping worldwide.

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    Pocket Notebooks

    The sticker plus a little pocket notebook

    Keep track of all your favorite sounds!

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    Mud Pot Greeting Card

    The sticker plus a mud pot greeting card.

    When you open this card it will have text from the episode and play the actual sound of mud pots. Mail someone some mud! It will brighten up their day. Free shipping worldwide.

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    The Tote!

    Sticker plus a tote bag featuring our world logo drawn by the tremendous Cal Tabuena-Frolli.

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    Make Your Own Waveform

    We’ll turn any sound/recording of your choice into a colorful waveform like the ones in the video.

    You could use this to send someone an audio/visual note or their favorite song turned into a mesmerizing wave. Sing them happy birthday! (Add 30 dollars to any gift level and we'll throw this in along with whatever else you're getting!)

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    World T-shirt

    A t-shirt featuring our world logo drawn by the formidable Cal Tabuena-Frolli.

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    The Fan Pack

    NOT A FANNY PACK. T-shirt, tote, mud pots sound card, and sticker.

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    We Will Mix You a Personalized Episode

    Fan pack, plus we will put together your very own episode with a sound and narration of your choice.

    Record a sound you love and add voiceover. Or compose a letter to someone with a meaningful song bedded underneath. More details below.*

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    Be a WATS Producer for a Day

    Fan pack, plus come be a producer with us for a day!

    Sit in at the studio as we produce new episodes of the show. Bring some sounds and we’ll work through an episode together. We’ll help you narrate your own episode and let you take home a recording. More details below.*

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    Radio Consultation

    Fan pack plus 4-hour consultation with Chris and Sam on a radio project.

    We can help with audio editing, voicing, podcast conception, or any other aspect of radio creation or distribution. (No project too big or too small!)

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