News & Events

Updates and announcements about APM’s work, both local and national. Includes press links, special events, and other activities that have been keeping us busy.

JB_FEATURED-720x396 New Comment: 10 Signs Of A Daring Public Radio Station

PRX’s Chief Content Officer is the ever-energetic John Barth, who kindly has taken the time to share some of his observations with Transom. In Jay Allison’s introduction to the feature he says, “Twice a year, the Transom Story Workshop class makes a pilgrimage from Woods Hole to Boston to see a Moth show, drop by[…..]

Bianca-BIO-500x500 New Show: Two Years With Franz

Bianca Giaever spent two years listening to 46 tapes recorded by the Pulitzer-winning poet Franz Wright before his death. Think about that for just two minutes. Then she started talking to Jay Allison about what to do with them. Then she came to Woods Hole and she and Jay worked together to make something of[…..]

JonathanMitchell_FEATURED2-720x396 (1) New Sound Design: Jonathan Mitchell

Transom’s new series on Sound Design is from Jonathan Mitchell, the creator and producer of Radiotopia’s podcast, The Truth. Jonathan says, “I think everyone involved in audio production should think of him or herself as a sound designer. Good sound design is not decorative, and it’s not afterthought; it exists as an integral element of[…..]

HaleyShaw_FEATURED-720x396 New Sound Design: Haley Shaw

Transom expands its new series on sound design with a new entry from Haley Shaw, whose work can be sampled on The Habitat, a recent Gimlet podcast. Haley says, “At its best, sound design bridges understanding, enhances the impact of the story, immerses the audience, and explores new ways of communicating. But even when going for goosebumps,[…..]

MixPre-10T-1-720x396 New Tools: Sound Devices MixPre User’s Guide

Last year our Tools guru, Jeff Towne, waxed enthusiastic about the release of new Sound Devices recorders, the MixPre3 and the MixPre6. Strong sound quality, relatively low cost, and flexibility all figured into his positive review. Since then, more MixPre models have been added. In this post,Jeff gives us a tour of the new MixPre10T and MixPre10M. Details[…..]