Tracing Neighborhoods in the Sky: Pirate Radio in New York City

October 28, 2019

David Goren is a radio producer and audio archivist based in Brooklyn. He has created programming for the BBC, Jazz at Lincoln Center Radio, The Wall Street Journal Magazine, and NPR’s Lost and Found Sound series, as well as audio-based installations for Proteus Gowanus and the Ethnographic Terminalia Collective. In 2016, he was an artist-in residence at Wave Farm, a center for the transmission arts. After several years researching New York City’s pirate radio community, he recently released “New York City’s Pirates of the Air” for the BBC World Service, “Outlaws of the Airwaves: The Rise of Pirate Radio Station WBAD” for KCRW’s Lost Notes podcast, and the Brooklyn Pirate Radio Sound Map which was featured in The New Yorker.