the memory palace

by Nate DiMeo

the memory palace

  

Latest Episodes

Episode 118 (On the Shores of Assawompset)

The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows.

Music

  • Musica Seqenza play Schreza Infida
  • Frederico Durand plas Lluvia de Estrellas
  • The Martin Hayes Quintet plays The Boy in the Gap
  • East Forest by Provenance
  • There's a bit of Madame Ovary from Bensi and Jurriaans and Christine
  • It finishes on Three Dances: II. Pavane from Chromo Tuba Quartet

Notes


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Posted on 20 November 2017 | 5:12 am


Episode 117 (Elizabeth)

The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows.

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Posted on 7 November 2017 | 3:28 am


Episode 116 (Hoover)

The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows.

Music

Notes

  • Some sources for this one were The Glory and the Dream by William Manchester.
  • Herbert Hoover: A Life by Glen Jeansonne
  • Herbert Hoover in the White House: The Ordeal of The Presidency, by Charles Rappleye
  • The Life of Herbert Hoover, Humanitarian, by George H. Nash


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Posted on 23 October 2017 | 3:20 am


Episode 115 (A Brief Eulogy for a Commercial Radio Station)

The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows.

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Posted on 4 October 2017 | 9:01 pm


Sometimes the Rain Just Doesn't Stop

The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows.

SPOILERS AHEAD

Music

Notes

  • By far the most comprehensive resource I found was Florida's Hurricane History by Jay Barnes. If you're looking to learn more, I'd definitely start there.


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Posted on 15 September 2017 | 7:51 pm


Two Small Sculptures (The Met Residency Episode 8)

Show Notes

Nate DiMeo was the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Artist in Residence for 2016/2017. He produced 8 episodes inspired by the collection and by the museum itself. This is the eigth episode of that residency.

This residency is made possible by the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Chester Dale Fund.

This episode is written and produced and stuff by Nate DiMeo with engineering assistance from Elizabeth Aubert. Its Executive Producer is Limor Tomer, General Manager Live Arts, The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Artwork Discussed

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Posted on 5 September 2017 | 3:00 pm


Orbes Cintilantes - A special summer episode

In lieu of your standard end-of-summer re-run, here is a very special re-run. No! Wait! I mean it. It's pretty cool. Here's the thing: Todavia, a new literary publisher in Brazil has just put out a book of Memory Palace stories translated into Brazilian Portuguese. (Purchasable world-wide through this site, if you happen to be interested),

This very special re-run has all sorts of Brazil-related bonus content, including a full episode of Helen Zaltzman's, The Allusionist. Subscribe to that fine podcast, here.


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Posted on 21 August 2017 | 7:00 am


"Relics": A Special Bonus Episode

This special, bonus episode was commissioned by Freepoint Hotel in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It's intended to be listened to while walking around Fresh Pond, across the street from the hotel, though it can be enjoyed anywhere. 


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Posted on 9 August 2017 | 3:00 pm


A Scavenger Hunt (The Met Residency Episode 7)

Show Notes

Nate DiMeo was the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Artist in Residence for 2016/2017. He produced eight pieces inspired by the collection and by the museum itself. This is the eighth episode of that residency.

This residency is made possible by the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Chester Dale Fund.

This episode is written and produced and stuff by Nate DiMeo with engineering assistance from Elizabeth Aubert. Its Executive Producer is Limor Tomer, General Manager Live Arts, The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

This episode was produced in collaboration with composer, Mary Lattimore.

Artwork Discussed

Music

  • The music in this piece was composed and performed by Mary Lattimore.


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Posted on 7 August 2017 | 3:00 pm