A sound art podcast exploring form and drama

Quick Rising
May 8, 2019 • 13 min
a memory from the Great Flood of 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana from Rachel Shiff-Arnold**************Audio Production/Sound Design: Alexander Charles AdamsConsulting Editors: Margaret Laurena Kemp & Laine FarberSpecial Thanks: Eleanor…
into the main~frame!
May 1, 2019 • 5 min
i made this in 11th grade and i totally stand by it… well sit by it… on the floor. —Xander****************”Produced” by Alexander Charles AdamsConsulting Editors: Margaret Laurena Kemp & Laine…
A Cave Carol
Apr 24, 2019 • 9 min
A Cave Carol comes from a two-minute audio clip Lainey sent Xander after a date with her ex about two years ago. With words and distance, it’s become much more. Written with words scratched out and re-written to make sure it’s *exactly* what it…
It’s a Commitment
Apr 17, 2019 • 23 min
“It’s a Commitment: A Dance Dialogue” is an audio story composed of dialogue between Drs. Brenda Dixon Gottschild and Halifu Osumare recorded in 2015 at University of California, Davis by theater professor Margaret Laurena Kemp.It is a rare dialogue…
Coming… Time Capsule
Apr 10, 2019 • 5 min
today we announce a special returna little radio series on pieces from our junk drawers and dusty boxesfirst new ep released on Apr 17,
La Fumée Fatale
Oct 1, 2018 • 3 min
A young woman who has never had a cigarette fights the self-destructive urge to pick up the first cigarette. Along the way, she finds out what she’s really craving.Produced by Monique LaBorde (Transom 2018)Prompt Third Coast Short Audio Doc 2016…
Sep 17, 2018 • 5 min
Produced by Alexander Charles AdamsInterview Magic by Laine // smashcutthepodcast.comIn New Orleans, the Sewage and Water Board has left roads in extreme disrepair. Potholes are seemingly permanent fixtures, practically…
rags and birds
Aug 29, 2018 • 4 min
Producer: Alexander Charles AdamsWords from the Producer:This piece was made in reverse. I found this guitar lying on the gold couch in the Ragdale house living room. All of us got so used to leaving our possessions out because we felt so trusting, but…
building the house
Jun 3, 2018 • 1 min
we promise we’re working ~ life just makes that hard
[Aside] - The Valentine’s Show
Feb 14, 2018 • 8 min
While at the Hearsay International Audio Festival, our producer made this little audio present for their partner. We wanted to share it in the spirit of Valentine’s Day if you’re into that :)Produced by Alexander Charles AdamsSpecial Thanks to Veronica…
Keep Going
Jan 31, 2018 • 6 min
Trying to make work, in whatever form, when you can’t see what path to follow is difficult. Debilitating might be a better word. So, should we support a culture telling you what path to take or give you the freedom to choose?Producer: Alexander Charles…
Hi *From* Mattie
Dec 18, 2017 • 17 min
Last year, we created a piece called Hi, I’m Mattie which delved into the abuse Matthew Cavan received after going public with his HIV status in Northern Ireland. The creation of the piece was slow and difficult over the course of three months while our…
Come On In
Nov 27, 2017 • 9 min
Come On In - Independently Produced by Alexander Charles Adams & Laine FarberHear our favourite Radio Racer piece Kinky Kiki Music Featured by Apache Tomcat & Chris ZabriskieFind us…
You Just Missed Me
May 1, 2017 • 8 min
Call Me When You Get This, Love You.Audio Production/Conception: Alexander Charles AdamsSpecial Thanks: Those who left voicemails for us to work with.Over the course of four years, our creator Alexander saved all their voicemails knowing one day there…
Table #4
Apr 17, 2017 • 18 min
Audio Production & Sound Design: Alexander Charles AdamsWords: Mallory OsigianVoices:Aline Stokes as JordanTrey Tycer as Taylor Visit us on the web at and follow us on twitter, facebook, tumblr, and instagram with the handle…
The SoundBlot Test (Redux)
Apr 3, 2017 • 8 min
Production & Sound Design: Alexander Charles AdamsVoice Actors: Trey Tycer, LeeAnn Hernandez, and Tessa LeFleurOriginally released in February of last year, The SoundBlot Test was our first unconventional piece, which set a precedent for our experimental…
Paper Doll
Mar 20, 2017 • 3 min
“They Couldn’t Hear Each Other Either”Production and Sound Design: Alexander Charles AdamsWords: Mallory OsigianVoices: Alex Abney (Girl) / Joe Carleton (Boy)
Mar 6, 2017 • 22 min
A Piece with the After Orlando International Theatre Action Audio Production: Alexander Charles Adams with assistant producer Trey TycerPieces:AFTER by Caridad Svich of NoPassport theatre alliance & press featuring the voices of Tessa LaFleur, Tony…
98.1 WMXN
Feb 6, 2017 • 38 min
A Fictional Talk Radio HourFrom the radio waves of Greater Lake Downes in Louisiana is 98.1 WMXN, a public radio station currently suffering budget cuts. With callers, coverage of the march, and interviews of protestors, 98.1 brings you the Women’s March…
Digital Kissing Booth 2.0
Jan 23, 2017 • 14 min
Last year, we heard about Lainey’s first, good kiss. But what about the other side? Who is “Ryan Burkman”? Was the kiss really that good? Finally, did Lainey really tear her ACL or is she a big phoney? Well, in Smash/Cut’s Season 2 premiere, all questions…
The Coast (or A Cósta)
Dec 26, 2016 • 6 min
I Belong Here… Or I Could. Production: Alexander Charles AdamsWords: Mallory OsigianTranslation and Vocals: Moya Ní Dhúagáin Find us on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and Instagram @SmashCutCastAnd consider becoming a Patron of the podcast at…
Hi, I’m Mattie (or HIM)
Nov 28, 2016 • 34 min
A Verbatim Audiotheatre PieceI don’t know if it’s because we’re positive that people think they can say whatever they want Content Warning: Profane and Suggestive Language, Depictions of Violence, Sexual Themes, and Cyberbullying Sound Design and…
Hutton Dressed As Lamb
Oct 24, 2016 • 34 min
For the 2016 Belfast Pride, comedienne Gemma Hutton performed a one-woman comedy show in response to recent political and personal revelations concerning her queer identity and how she fits in her community. This piece was Hutton’s second one-woman show,…
Aug 14, 2016 • 5 min
An Announcement of Our Timeline! Find out more on our social
Chemical X
May 16, 2016 • 18 min
Raw Files in Trio for Future Fiction ”Dean French House”Recorded by Alexander Charles Adams in an Old HouseFeaturing: Alexander Charles Adams & Lexi DiMario ”A Quarter Magician”Recorded by Alexander Charles Adams in Public Space ”Prince Eric”Recorded by…
A Visual Piece & Roundtable w/Producers
May 3, 2016 • 13 min
A Visual Piece by Zach Eubanks ALSO BIG ANNOUNCEMENTS AFTER THE SHORT PIECE! Stick Around ;)
Dental Dependency
Apr 18, 2016 • 16 min
Written by Mallory OsigianSound Design and Production: Alexander Charles AdamsVoice ActorsSamantha KennedyJoe Carleton
Apr 4, 2016 • 26 min
“Yes and Please Sit With Us”Sound Design, Concept, and Production by Alexander Charles Adams Voice ActorsLaine Farber as PollyMeg Grey as PatSarah Fruge as Annie MayCaitlin Brimer as Mary Ann
Mar 7, 2016 • 18 min
Written by Alexander Charles Adams & Mallory OsigianProduced by Alexander Charles AdamsSound Design by Zach Eubanks Voice ActorsLaine Farber as ElizabethLee Ann Hernandez as PaulaJoshua Overbay as GeneFola Afolayan as Carol Smash/Cut is a new radio drama…
The SoundBlot Test
Feb 22, 2016 • 9 min
An audio drama created through a sound and response capture concept.Producer/Concept/Sound Design: Alexander Charles AdamsVoice Actors: Lee Ann Hernandez; Trey Tycer; Tessa LaFleurTheme Music: Brandon Turner Smash/Cut is a new radio drama podcast that…
Marksman PROMO
Feb 5, 2016 • 0 min
“It’s all over the news and no one’s stating the obvious.”Smash/Cut is a new radio drama podcast that releases a new radio play every two-weeks (when in season).
Digital Kissing Booth - A Smash/Cut Preview
Jan 25, 2016 • 7 min
A young woman has her first GOOD kiss and must tell the world. A preview episode to our new radio series.An interview turned into drama by improv’d alteration of key details in the narrative and non-chronological editing.Producer: Alexander Charles…