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Famous Microphones and a Taste of 'Braincandy'

Megan Sukys/Dave Beck
12/13/2007

Kearney Barton's 50 year old studio microphones still set the standard for recording in the 21st century. Today, we find out why Kearney never turns the mics off. We also get a taste of "Braincandy" and hear the story of a familiar song you didn't know you knew so well.



At 2:08 p.m. – Sound Reflections: Vintage Instruments, Timeless Sounds
Kearney Barton's 50 year old studio microphones have been used to record music from the Sonics to the Seattle Symphony. Today, Barton's equipment is considered vintage and rare – but Kearney says the old equipment still sets the standard for recording in the 21st century.

asterisk (1K) Slideshow of Kearney's studio



At 2:20 p.m. – Pasado's Safe Haven (Archive from 9/21/07)
Susan Michaels never thought of herself as an animal crusader. Then she read a story in the paper about a donkey who'd been tortured and killed by some boys in Bellevue. She says she wanted to make sure that never happened again. Jeannie Yandel visits Susan in Monroe at the animal haven she founded.

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At 2:40 p.m. – Sounds Familiar
Amanda Wilde, host of KUOW's The Swing Years and Beyond, shares another familiar tune we didn't know we knew so well.

At 2:50 p.m. – Braincandy Kids
Seattle–based video producer Sam Reich–Dagnen shares how her childrens' different learning styles inspired her to create a new education series tailored to real world knowledge.

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