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Premiere: “Against the Storm Episode 1” by Dawn Golden and Rosy Cross

A Modern Take on The Golden Age of Radio

Oct 12, 2011 Dawn Golden Bookmark and Share

This is cool. Today, Dawn Golden and Rosy Cross mastermind Dexter Tortoriello sent over the first in a haunting series he’s calling, “Against the Storm.” As Tortoriello explains it:

“I’ve been interested by the radio for quite a long time. Not so much as a means to distribute music, but more as a form of communication. Specifically early 1920’s ‘Golden Age of Radio’ broadcasting, where you could tune in and hear a mix of music, stories, news, etcetera. I’ve always found a certain loneliness in the drifting signals; someone broadcasting into your home or car from a distant location, sharing things with complete strangers in hopes of someone listening.

Against the Storm is just this. An attempt to materialize a world that I’ve created in my subconscious and share it with whoever is listening. Each episode will be a collection of music, sounds, and voices all telling a part of a bigger story, taking place somewhere you’ve never seen, in a time you never lived. For now, the episodes will be posted online and archived, but I hope soon to build a small shortwave setup and broadcast live onto open air.”

Check out our exclusive premiere of the project below, or pick up a copy of our latest issue to see our “Pleased to Meet You” feature with Dawn Golden and Rosy Cross.

Against The Storm Episode 1 by Dawn Golden & Rosy Cross


Cliff Martinez: “He Had a Good Time”*

The Paris Sisters: “I Love How You Love Me”*

Skeeter Davis: “The End of the World”*

The Caretaker: “Mental Caverns Without Sunshine*

Dawn Golden and Rosy Cross: “Colorblind” (Counting Crows Cover)

Gregor Samsa: “Makeshift Shelters”*

*Edited and generally repurposed by Dawn Golden and Rosy Cross




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October 13th 2011

this is a great idea, and i love it.

tom green
November 28th 2014

i do agree with you ,althow you wrote some controversial stuff. green card lottery .