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For years, Michael Page has struggled to work out his troubles through art, creating a catalog of dark and strange music.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN

  • Added: Jun 03, 2016
  • Length: 04:55
  • Purchases: 1
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An arts student wanted to capture an honest picture of his grandparents. So he chose to betray their trust.

  • Added: Feb 15, 2016
  • Length: 17:32
Caption: The view looking west down Wisconsin Ave. in Tieton, WA. , Credit: Photo by Phoebe Flanigan
How a detour, a patch of goathead thorns, and a flat tire changed one guy's life, and brought an economic boost to a sleepy, little town in rural W...

Bought by WMMT, KALW, and XRAY.fm

  • Added: Jun 23, 2015
  • Length: 20:03
  • Purchases: 3
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Noa Guy was a promising Israeli composer. When she came to New York twenty-one years ago to rehearse for a concert at Carnegie Hall, she never imag...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2015
  • Length: 14:09
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Bringing wolves back to the West has tested the legal system’s tolerance for restoring wild places ­­ Especially when humans live nearby. This year...

Bought by PRX Remix and KALW

  • Added: Nov 07, 2014
  • Length: 16:25
  • Purchases: 2

  • Added: Oct 23, 2014
  • Length: 28:35
Caption: Shoe Corner — St John, IN, Credit: Dennis Funk
Solving the mystery of Shoe Corner — St John, Indiana.

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Oct 23, 2014
  • Length: 04:38
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jimmy Cox in his shop in Topsham, ME , Credit: Keith Ludden
Profile of banjo maker Jimmy Cox, from Topsham, ME. Cox was born in Williamsburg, KY and makes world class banjos in his shop there. This profile i...

  • Added: Feb 14, 2014
  • Length: 06:20
Caption: The members of Catfish Courtesy, circa 2002.
Mindless Chanting is a documentary tracing the DIY history of an obscure and unheard band called Catfish Courtesy.

  • Added: Jan 26, 2014
  • Length: 36:04
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From Paradise City to Death Valley, Lisa Lipton drummed her way around North America in search of the Impossible Blue Rose

  • Added: Dec 11, 2013
  • Length: 06:59
Caption: Fenwood Ranch, Credit: Minnie Sagar
This feature looks at the greening of Prather Ranch, a sustainable cattle hay and farming operation in Northern California. Through a partnership ...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2013
  • Length: 10:25
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From the red eyes of a periodical cicada looking out: a bug's first person rendition from emergence til death.

Bought by KSJD, WCAI / WNAN, WTIP, Radio Newark, WNPR and more

  • Added: Jun 19, 2013
  • Length: 07:42
  • Purchases: 8
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News and features on global conflict.

  • Added: May 23, 2013
  • Length: 07:39
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You never know who will pin you at an arm wrestling, or pulling, tournament.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix

  • Added: Apr 01, 2013
  • Length: 05:16
  • Purchases: 2
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In June of 1880, a series of extraordinary events began to unfold that sent a man most of the country agreed was completely unqualified to be presi...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2012
  • Length: 15:33
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When sea creatures get sick, there's one way to find out what's wrong: perform a necropsy.

Bought by WAMC

  • Added: Dec 10, 2012
  • Length: 07:04
  • Purchases: 1
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Greg Auger's life was forever changed when he met the bat researching legend Don Griffin. This is the story of the two men, a pond, and what happen...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2012
  • Length: 08:05
Caption: Margaret and Mohammed discuss how Americans marginalize their religions. , Credit: Jesse Ellis
Islam and Mormonism — not exactly a perfect pair? Actually, these two religions have a striking similarity: both are marginalized in American socie...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2012
  • Length: 13:10
Caption: 2011 NYC Pride Parade, Credit: Cassidy Lerman
While walking with the Israeli delegation in the 2011 NYC Pride Parade I captured reactions from the crowd and others in the march about why they a...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2012
  • Length: 08:32
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It's a dreamlike visit to the U.S. Postal Service mail recovery center. Producer Samara Freemark finds her way there after she loses a package in t...

Bought by Vocalo.org and PRX Remix

  • Added: Mar 13, 2012
  • Length: 14:06
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Jeff's first day out
Jeff's reputation as a bully was something of a legend in the coastal town where he grew up. Eight years later, and with a chance to start over ag...

Bought by PRX Remix, Listenwise, KUOW, and Vocalo.org

  • Added: Mar 12, 2012
  • Length: 09:34
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: The 25th St. House owned by Portland Collective Housing, Credit: Portland Collective Housing (PCH)
What happens when a group of friends get together to buy a house? That's what some people did in Portland, Oregon in 2003. The house is still owned...

Bought by Louisville Public Media

  • Added: Sep 01, 2011
  • Length: 08:51
  • Purchases: 1
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Guided by science and science fiction, All In Time traverses the timeless mystery of time itself.

Bought by KRZA, Talking Information Center, KMXT, WTJU, Spokane Public Radio and more

  • Added: Jul 21, 2011
  • Length: 25:01
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Library of Dust, Canister 1454, Credit: David Maisel, photographer
Photographer David Maisel's project "Library of Dust" proves there is life after death, in vivid color.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, PRX Remix, and KUOW

  • Added: Jul 18, 2011
  • Length: 06:51
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Praying Hands at Oral Roberts University
In this controversial piece, attorney Gary Richardson recounts a run-in with the famous televangelist that has left him questioning ever since.

  • Added: Jan 13, 2010
  • Length: 06:58