Even without a profound understanding of what’s happening: It is an easy episode to follow, but the big ideas make it a podcast you have to focus on.
Equal parts travel guide and spoken word poem, Sound of Our Town takes listeners on a bird’s eye tour of a city each week. Through the veins of the music each locale has cultivated, we are taken from the hole-in-the-wall bar to the stadiums, and given a tiny bit of history along the way.
We are led through the tragedy with kindness and care, yet there is an obvious underpinning of rage. Not only was this enraging for the immigrant community, but also for Ireland as a nation.
A podcast can be specific in its audience, and Courtney is over here nailing the concept she had laid at our feet.