Podcasts, audio books & music

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The CBC series ‘How to think about science’ interviews some of the most interesting thinkers on science of our times. You can also download the podcasts here.

Orion Magazine hosts some excellent live web discussions. Maybe start out with Paul Kingsnorth, David Abram and Lierre Keith’s discussion about environmentalism.

Under Byen’s dramatic soundscapes are beautiful and terrifying at the same time. Lars Dideriksen’s site about the band is the place to go for music, lyrics and discography.

The Audio Archive at over at the Internet Archive has a collection of more than 200,000 free recordings of music, concerts, poetry readings, and radio shows.

Audio Anarchy is a project that provides anarchist books as podcasts.

When I listened to I Got You On Tape’s first album it was like my world shifted slightly. Now I’ve discovered they’ve done couple of albums since then. You can listen to their myspace here.

Radio Indymedia is a network of global grassroots radio projects.

Alan Watts - “The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance”. His Out of Your Mind talks really rocked my world at a time when it needed rocking. You’ll find some his talks here on castroller.

PodcastDirectory.com is a good place for finding talks of all kinds.

Radiolab is one of my favourite radio programmes. Perhaps start out with The Bad Show or Oops. Great radio!

Krishnamurti was one of the greatest minds of the 20th century. You’ll find a large online audio archive with talks and interviews here.

I Will Furnish Your Sunday Mornings’ has one of the most interesting sounds coming out of Denmark in recent years. You can also find them on Soundcloud.

This interview with economic hitman John Perkins is a must-hear if you want to understand the nature of empire and the logic underlying US foreign policy since the Second world war.

Mouritz/Hørslev projektet is a collaboration between singer-songwriter Mads Mouritz and poet Lone Hørslev.

You can find great music and DJs on mixcloud for free. I’ve uploaded some playlists here.

Keen Talks features a bunch if wide range of interesting discussions, interviews, lectures and presentations.