Audiograph's Sound of the Week: Bethel Island | KALW

Audiograph's Sound of the Week: Bethel Island

Apr 27, 2017

We played you this sound, and asked you to guess what exactly it is and where exactly in the Bay Area we recorded it.

This auditory guessing game is part of Audiograph, a crowd-sourced collaborative radio project mapping the sonic signature of each of the Bay Area’s nine counties. By using the sounds of voices, nature, industry, and music, Audiograph tells the story of where you live, and the people who live there with you. Every Thursday, we reveal the origins of that week's sound on Crosscurrents, and here in weekly blog posts.

Listen above for the full answer...


CARL KRIGBAUM: This is East Bay, they call it. It's just about the furthest you can get on East Contra Costa County.

We'll have a new sound for you to guess and another chance to win next week. 

In the meantime, is there a sound from your life that should be featured on Audiograph? Call at 415-264-7106 and tell us about the sound of where you live.

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This story originally aired in February of 2014.