(((Sound Affects)))

Hosts Jim and Keven examine how "music makes the world go around" (and vice-versa), exploring and discussing relevant history, science, culture and more through the prism of music. 

Past Episodes

  • The Moon! Aired: Tuesday, July 20, 2021

    What do Cab Calloway, Neil Armstrong, Brittish Colonialism and urophiles all have in common? Find out!

  • Royalty! Aired: Tuesday, June 22, 2021

    Ever wish you were a member of Royalty? You may want to think again,

  • In and Out! (2020 Redux) Aired: Tuesday, June 15, 2021

    It's June! It's Pride month, and the Weather is Great!

  • Danger! Aired: Tuesday, June 1, 2021

    Is society becoming more dangerous? Just how "Wild" was the "Wild West"? Join Sound Affects for a special episode on the history of dueling, gun control and 1980s buddy films--and risk hearing a dangerous song, or two.

  • Birds! Aired: Tuesday, May 4, 2021

    Birds are so damn cool! Need I say more?

  • Rain! Aired: Tuesday, April 20, 2021

    Did you know, that smell that after a Spring shower actually has a name? Everybody Loves the Sunshine but there's nothing like  laughter in the rain. Join Sound Affects for a celebration of Spring's Showers and the power of Rain. 

  • Marijuana! Aired: Tuesday, April 6, 2021

    New York has officially legalized the use of recreational marijuana and I am celebrating! Maybe I will get profiled a little less. Pulled over a little less. Harassed, stopped and searched a little less. And I don’t even smoke the stuff… Imagine how pot smokers feel! This is a tribute to one of the world’s most popular, versatile, and notorious plants… wait, what was I just talking about?

  • Up & Down Aired: Tuesday, March 23, 2021
    It's the birthday of the 19th century inventor, industrialist and father of the modern elevator, Elisha Otis. Every 3 days, the equivalent of the world's population rides in an elevator. It is in honor of Elisha Otis, and his improvement to vertical movement, that we bring you an episode almost entirely dedicated to dance--an episode that we hope will make you wanna get... "Up and Down."
  • Flying! Aired: Tuesday, March 9, 2021
    Which superhero power would you rather have? X-ray vision, superhuman strength, invisibility, laser shooting eyes, regeneration, super speed, telepathy, telekinesis, gills for breathing under water, super human patience for sitting in traffic ? If I had the choice, I know which super power I’d like to be doing right now—Flying! (preferably to someplace warm )
  • Streets & Roads (March 3, 2020 Redux) Aired: Wednesday, March 3, 2021