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The Kitchen Sisters Present
The Kitchen Sisters Present… Stories from the b-side of history. Lost recordings, hidden worlds, people possessed by a sound, a vision, a mission. The episodes tell deeply layered stories, lush with interviews, field recordings and music. From powerhouse NPR producers The Kitchen Sisters (The Keepers, Hidden Kitchens, The Hidden World of Girls, The Sonic Memorial Project, Lost & Found Sound, and Fugitive Waves). "The Kitchen Sisters have done some of best radio stories ever broadcast" —Ira Glass. The...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.5 stars from 1,455 ratings
Nothing else like this
Always something you would not hear about anywhere else. The Kitchen Sisters don’t disappoint in providing extra interesting topics and people who you will want to research further . I often think how have I never heard about this person after an episode.
eg portland via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/03/24
One of my favorites
Excellent storytelling, editing, and interviews. Radiolab first introduced me to the audio tapestries that are possible on radio / podcast. Kitchen Sisters transports you to hidden kitchens and other oral histories. My favorite episodes are the Sam Phillips episode about Sun Records, and the one...Read full review »
Austinnnnnnnnnnnnnn via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/30/23
Thank you!
I’m absolutely living for the Hip-hop archive in Harvard. I also really enjoy the diversity of the show in general. From women of different ethnic backgrounds, occupations, history really, coming together and giving them the platform to speak their truth. Keep the diversity going and flowing.
Dgh005 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/15/23
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