Here's the official website for the Earth's Mixtape podcast!
We review every song, picture, etc included on the Voyager Golden Record.
Hosted by Mike Dunlavy, Roby Austin, & Hannah Ehler and produced at Saint Mary's University in beautiful Halifax, NS!
Listen here or wherever you listen to podcasts! Links on the sidebar for Apple Podcasts.
Thanks for listening!
Episode 0 - First's MixTape
We begin our trip through the Voyager Golden Record!
Episode 1 - Mirth's MixTape
We start digging into the music and pictures in close detail!
Episode 2 - Girth's MixTape
Music from Senegal and the Mbuti people. Pictures attempting to describe our Solar System to aliens!
Episode 3 - Immersed MixTape
Music from Australia and Mexico. Pictures attempting to describe how earth DNA works! Controversies! Theories about Sagan's hair!
Episode 4 - Smurf's MixTape
Music from the US and Papua New Guinea! Pictures showing the insides of people! A song everyone already knows! Song sequels! Pokemon!
Episode 5 - Birth's MixTape
Music from Japan and Germany! Pictures showing human reproduction! A 1970s take on human sexuality! A woman's place in the birthing process! Oh my good lord!
Episode 6 - Hearth's MixTape
Music from Austria and Georgia! Pictures showing families! A vocal performance that maybe misrepresents what humans actually sound like? Sword-pistols! Time travelling hosts!
Episode 7 - Surf's MixTape
Music from Peru and the USA! Pictures showing geology and geography! A creature that's half-horse, half-centaur! Dog Watch! Giant Celestial Hands!
Episode 8 - Turf's MixTape
Music from Azerbaijan and Europe! Pictures showing the plants of earth! Blatant errors by NASA! Rakes! Death Dances! Questioning the entire UFO segment!
Episode 9 - AstroTurf's MixTape
Classical music from Western Europe! Pictures showing the animals of earth! Peeing dolphins! 70s condescension! Snarky old dudes! Finishing the Bach Trifecta!
Episode 10 - Serf's MixTape
Music from Bulgaria and the Navajo Nation! Pictures showing people from around the world! Jane Goodall! Bulgarian Robin Hood! Navajo Healing ceremonies!
Episode 11 - Wurst's MixTape
Music from Elizabethan England and the Soloman Islands! Pictures showing how and what we eat! Time-travelling UFOS! Ice Cream Cones! The Life and Death of Seafood! Plague Times 'n Fish Business!
Episode 12 - Berth's MixTape
Music from Peru and China! Pictures showing what we build and where we live! Marriages! 70s vibes! Frog and Pig Puppets! Opera houses!
Episode 13 - Nerf's MixTape
Music from India and the US! Pictures showing modern technology from the 1970s! Pirates! Swingsters! Arctic explorers almost dying (hilariously)! WE ARE ALMOST DONE!
Episode 14 - Final MixTape
Final Episode! Beethoven! Some photos! Weddings! Playlists! Sad goodbyes!
Special #1 - The Mixtape Interviews - Dr. David Simpson
We talk to Dr. David Simpson, the geophysicist who recorded the earthquake sounds that were included on the Voyager Golden Record "Sounds of Earth" montage.
Special #2 -Greetings from Earth Special
We talk about the greetings to the OSPs from the people of earth, recorded in 55 different languages! And then we play a silly game of Google Translate whenein we highlight the depths of our own linguistic ignorance!
Special #3 - Sounds of Earth Special
We talk about the Sounds of Earth montage, a 12-minute collection of terrestial noises that the Voyager Golden Record folks out together in order for the OSPs to get an idea of what the Earth sounds like (I guess?).