The Audio Orchard http://nhpr.org en 7.03.14: Megan Abbott, The Audio Orchard, And HitchBOT http://nhpr.org/post/70314-megan-abbott-audio-orchard-and-hitchbot <p>Looking for a gripping summer read? How about <em>The Crucible</em>, with text messaging? Writer Megan Abbott discusses her new novel <em>The Fever</em>, which is based on a true story of mass hysteria among high school girls. And then, rebellious teens take note: hitchhiking is ill-advised…but what if you’re a machine? We’ll chat with the developers of Hitchbot, a robot that is set to hitch rides across Canada. &nbsp;Plus, we visit the Audio Orchard to select to pluck the month’s best new songs.</p><p>Listen to the full show and click <strong>Read more</strong> for individual segments.</p><p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 18:46:57 +0000 Word of Mouth 51278 at http://nhpr.org 7.03.14: Megan Abbott, The Audio Orchard, And HitchBOT The Audio Orchard: A Playlist Of June's Best Songs http://nhpr.org/post/audio-orchard-playlist-junes-best-songs <p>Every month producer Zach Nugent picks a fresh bushel of new music for The Audio Orchard Playlist. Check it out below.</p><p><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="0" height="380" src="https://embed.spotify.com/?uri=spotify:user:126466336:playlist:22B3tSqWzKI30EljJX0FZq" width="250"></iframe></p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 16:02:04 +0000 Zach Nugent 51287 at http://nhpr.org The Audio Orchard: A Playlist Of June's Best Songs 5.29.14: Movie Musicals And David Kontak, Live From Studio D http://nhpr.org/post/52914-movie-musicals-and-david-kontak-live-studio-d <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Love ‘em or hate ‘em, there’s nothing quite as divisive as the movie musical. We go behind the glimmering </span>façades<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and dance numbers to examine how movie musicals reflect American culture. Then, a conversation and in-studio performance from David </span>Kontak<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, a New Hampshire musician who makes instruments out of found objects. Plus, Sean Hurley shares the story of a band that deliberately created the world's most endangered song.</span></p><p>Listen to the full show and click <strong>Read more </strong>for individual segments.</p><p> Thu, 29 May 2014 16:20:31 +0000 Word of Mouth 49370 at http://nhpr.org 5.29.14: Movie Musicals And David Kontak, Live From Studio D The Audio Orchard: A Playlist Of May's Best Songs http://nhpr.org/post/audio-orchard-playlist-mays-best-songs <p>Every month producer Zach Nugent picks a fresh bushel of new music for The Audio Orchard Playlist. Check it out below.</p><p><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="0" height="380" src="https://embed.spotify.com/?uri=spotify:user:126466336:playlist:22B3tSqWzKI30EljJX0FZq" width="250"></iframe> Thu, 29 May 2014 15:22:39 +0000 Zach Nugent 49374 at http://nhpr.org The Audio Orchard: A Playlist Of May's Best Songs The Audio Orchard For April http://nhpr.org/post/audio-orchard-april <p>Each month producer Zach Nugent handpicks his favorite new songs for a playlist called 'The Audio Orchard'.</p><p><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="0" height="380" src="https://embed.spotify.com/?uri=spotify:user:126466336:playlist:22B3tSqWzKI30EljJX0FZq" width="250"></iframe></p><p> Thu, 01 May 2014 18:22:10 +0000 Zach Nugent & Word of Mouth 47738 at http://nhpr.org The Audio Orchard For April The Audio Orchard For March http://nhpr.org/post/audio-orchard-march <p>Each month producer Zach Nugent handpicks his favorite new songs for a playlist called 'The Audio Orchard'.</p><p><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="0" height="380" src="https://embed.spotify.com/?uri=spotify:user:126466336:playlist:22B3tSqWzKI30EljJX0FZq" width="250"></iframe></p><p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:09:36 +0000 Zach Nugent & Word of Mouth 45917 at http://nhpr.org The Audio Orchard For March The Audio Orchard For August http://nhpr.org/post/audio-orchard-august <p><iframe src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F104577171" frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" width="100%"></iframe></p><p>1.<a href="http://www.drdogmusic.com/"> <strong>Dr. Dog</strong></a> “Heavy Light”</p><p>August 9, <a href="http://kahbang.com">KahBang Festival</a>, Bangor, ME</p><p></p><p>2. <strong><a href="http://www.abigailwashburn.com/">Abigail Washburn</a></strong> “City of Refuge”</p><p>August 20, <a href="http://www.themusichall.org">The Music Hall</a>, Portsmouth, NH with Bela Fleck</p><p></p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 18:49:56 +0000 Zach Nugent 32826 at http://nhpr.org The Audio Orchard For July (Portsmouth Edition) http://nhpr.org/post/audio-orchard-july-portsmouth-edition <p><iframe src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F99519029&amp;color=ff6600&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" width="100%"></iframe></p><p>1.<a href="http://www.therelativesgospel.com"><strong>The Relatives</strong></a>, It’s Coming Up Again</p><p>July 14<sup>, </sup><a href="http://www.themusichall.org">The Music Hall</a>, Portsmouth, NH</p><p></p><p>2.<a href="http://thedefibulators.com"><strong>The Defibulators</strong></a>, Let Me See That Ponytail Run</p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 14:46:12 +0000 Zach Nugent 30620 at http://nhpr.org The Audio Orchard For June http://nhpr.org/post/audio-orchard-june <p><iframe src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Fplaylists%2F2748434&amp;color=ff6600&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" frameborder="no" height="450" scrolling="no" width="100%"></iframe></p><p>1.<strong><a href="http://postalservicemusic.net">Postal Service</a>,</strong> Brand New Colony</p><p>June 12, <a href="http://www.bankofamericapavilion.net/">Bank of America Pavilion</a>, Boston, MA</p><p>2.<strong><a href="http://lovethisgiant.com/">David Byrne &amp; St. Vincent</a></strong>, I Should Watch TV</p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 17:22:51 +0000 Zach Nugent 28784 at http://nhpr.org The Audio Orchard for May http://nhpr.org/post/audio-orchard-may <p><iframe src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F89616256&amp;color=ff6600&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" width="100%"></iframe></p><p></p><p>1.<strong><a href="http://www.vampireweekend.com/">Vampire Weekend</a></strong>, Diane Young</p><p>New Album: Modern Vampires of the City</p><p>May 15, <a href="http://www.agganisarena.com/">Agganis Arena</a>, Boston, MA</p><p></p><p>2.<strong><a href="http://www.ironandwine.com">Iron and Wine</a></strong>, Grace for Saints and Ramblers</p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 17:43:18 +0000 Zach Nugent 26367 at http://nhpr.org The Audio Orchard Podcast for April http://nhpr.org/post/audio-orchard-podcast-april <p><iframe src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F85974060" frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" width="100%"></iframe></p><p>1.<strong> <a href="http://generationals.com/shows">Generationals</a></strong>, Ten-Twenty-Ten</p><p>April 24, <a href="http://www.statetheatreportland.com/">State Theatre</a>, Portland, ME</p><p></p><p>2. <strong><a href="http://www.alicesmith.com/">Alice Smith</a></strong>, Fool For You</p><p>April 9, <a href="http://www.brightonmusichall.com/">Brighton Music Hall</a>, Allston, MA</p><p></p> Tue, 02 Apr 2013 00:48:02 +0000 Zach Nugent 24763 at http://nhpr.org The Audio Orchard Podcast for March http://nhpr.org/post/audio-orchard-podcast-march <p><iframe src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F81396574&amp;color=ff6600&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" width="100%"></iframe></p><p>1. <a href="http://thaoandthegetdownstaydown.com/">Thao &amp; The Get Down Stay Down</a>, We The Common (For Valerie Bolden)</p><p>March 24, <a href="http://www.sinclaircambridge.com/listing/">The Sinclair</a>, Cambridge, MA</p><p>2. <a href="http://unknownmortalorchestra.com/">Unknown Mortal Orchestra</a>, So Good At Being In Trouble</p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 21:03:48 +0000 Zach Nugent 22932 at http://nhpr.org The Audio Orchard Podcast for February http://nhpr.org/post/audio-orchard-podcast-february <p><iframe src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F77842438&amp;color=0043ff&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" width="100%"></iframe></p><p> Mon, 04 Feb 2013 22:08:14 +0000 Zach Nugent 21333 at http://nhpr.org The Audio Orchard Podcast for January http://nhpr.org/post/audio-orchard-podcast-january <p></p><p><strong>If you want an email notification ONCE A MONTH when a new podcast is out <a href="http://www.wordofmouthradio.org/content/audio-orchard-email-subscription#overlay-context=content/audio-orchard-email-subscription">you can sign up here</a>, and&nbsp; you'll never miss it! Thanks!</strong> Tue, 01 Jan 2013 22:01:50 +0000 Zach Nugent 19396 at http://nhpr.org The Audio Orchard Podcast for January The Audio Orchard for December http://nhpr.org/post/audio-orchard-december <p></p><p><em>The Audio Orchard</em> explores music being made right here in New England, and introduces you to artists that find their way here while on tour. Each month, we hand pick a variety of songs to sample. <a href="http://soundcloud.com/nhpr/sets/the-audio-orchard-podcast">Click HERE to listen and download on Soundcloud</a>, or click the "Podcast" link on the right of this page for iTunes. Happy Listening!</p><p>UPDATE: I'm not a big fan of email subscriptions because they usually end up spamming your inbox, but if you want me to email you ONCE A MONTH when my new podcast is out <a href="http://www.wordofmouthradio.org/content/audio-orchard-email-subscription#overlay-context=content/audio-orchard-email-subscription">you can sign up here</a>, and that way you'll never miss it! Thanks! Thu, 29 Nov 2012 19:02:07 +0000 Zach Nugent 17625 at http://nhpr.org The Audio Orchard for December