Great American Myth

Stories and sounds told live from the deck of the 1940’s Steam Tugboat Capt. Bob

Archetypes.

Constructing and deconstructing figures from the American pantheon

true stories
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Music and scores
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slam fiction
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found sound
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Video: Big Rock Candy Mountain

The UV746 Tugboat hosts the first of the Steam Folk series, live broadcasts the focus on the stories of classic folk songs. In his broadcast from September 8th, the cast and crew of the steam warship get together to sing/talk/chant/howl from the engine room to the sterndeck and port scuppers. Telling stories and singing songs inspired by The Big Rock Candy Mountain. A tale of hobo utopia ...

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A Trainhopper’s Glossary.

In our upcoming broadcast Aaron Dactyl will read from his zine Railroad Semantics about his experiences riding freight. Here’s a little glossary written by Steam Radio Syndicates own Jim Petzold Some terms of the trade:   Jungle:  A hobo camp, usually near the far end of a switch yard or railroad siding where one can watch for incoming & outgoing trains while making Hobo Stew with new ...

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Amenta Abioto Returns on the 8th.

Steam Radio Syndicate is thrilled to announce that the talented Amenta Abioto will be joining us once again on the water to do her thing and groove her groove. Abioto's soulful, and unleashed improvisation using looping vocals and percussion will rock the ship again. This time with a Candy Mountain twist. Amenta Abioto Performing at "Stories of the Waterfront"

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Songwriter, songstress, and actor, Amenta Abioto is ...

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