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Audiomatic

India’s first podcast network

Audiomatic is a platform for high-quality podcasts, the first of its kind in India. As narrative audio content consumption grows the world over, Audiomatic is attempting to create audio that appeals to digital consumers with a line-up of talent featuring the most credible experts.

India loves stories. And Audiomatic is reviving the art of storytelling through its podcasts by choosing the most fascinating audio stories and featuring the best story-tellers to tell them. Starting with a line-up on science, current affairs, humour and food, Audiomatic plans to cover a wide variety of topics and offer something for every curious mind.

Our shows

• ‘Ask Aakar Anything’ is a weekly podcast in which columnist Aakar Patel answers questions primarily on current affairs but does not hesitate to share his views on just about everything under the sun including his favourite Bollywood actress and his preferred tipple.

• ‘The Intersection’ is a fortnightly feature, offers stories on science, culture and history by Padmaparna Ghosh and Samanth Subramanian presented in a riveting fashion, going behind the scenes and talking to experts, researchers and ordinary folk with extraordinary experiences.

• ‘Our Last Week’ is a fortnightly humour podcast that brings together faux neuro-scientest Anuvab Pal and world-renowned quasi-philosopher Kunaal Roy Kapur, who magnify their unique human life theories for your entertainment.

• ‘The Real Food Podcast’, a fortnightly show, features renowned food writer Vikram Doctor and his sincere love for an incredible in-depth knowledge of food, that travels through ancestral kitchens, gourmet restaurants, exotic vegetable farms, modern agriculturists and heirloom aficionados.
Podcast: Are We Heading To A Future In Which We Can Survive On Less

Podcast: Are We Heading To A Future In Which We Can Survive On Less Sleep?

For anyone who leads a hectic, urban life, the sheer lack of time is a common complaint. Meeting deadlines at work, everyday commuting and domestic chores often take a toll on our social lives and interests. "If only I had a few more hours in a day," is a sentiment that most of us can identify with. And some of us, who really ponder about how we can add more hours to our day, may start to wonder whether it's really worth spending a huge chunk of our day on sleep. This episode of The Intersection investigates that very idea - <strong>is it possible for us to sleep less <em>and </em>well?</strong>
07/09/2015 8:16 AM IST
Podcast: The Story Of The Greatest Tea In The

Podcast: The Story Of The Greatest Tea In The World

That we love tea is not something that needs to be underlined. Then why do we ignore the finer offerings of tea plantations in Darjeeling? Vikram Doctor investigates in this episode of The Real Food Podcast.
26/08/2015 8:22 AM IST
Podcast: How The Parsi Community Can Help Find A Cure For

Podcast: How The Parsi Community Can Help Find A Cure For Migraines

These recurring headaches, which are usually accompanied by nausea and disturbed vision, can be debilitating and while there's no cure for them right now, a solution might just be around the corner. Samanth Subramanian and Padmaparna Gosh find out more in this episode of The Intersection.
19/08/2015 7:59 AM IST
Podcast: How A Postage Stamp Inspired The Journey To

Podcast: How A Postage Stamp Inspired The Journey To Pluto

On 15 July 2015, New Horizons, a spacecraft built by the Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) at John Hopkins University, flew past Pluto. As the New Horizons science team erupted in proud cheers, there were two other scientists who were probably feeling just as proud.
03/08/2015 8:27 AM IST
Podcast: Vikram Doctor On The Endangered Indigenous Banana Varieties Of

Podcast: Vikram Doctor On The Endangered Indigenous Banana Varieties Of India

The reason that the indigenous varieties of India are disappearing from the market is purely commercial. With the help of Dan Koeppel, a columnist and the author of <em>Banana: The Fate of the Fruit That Changed the World</em>, Vikram traces the evolution of the banana from a simple tropical fruit to an industrial product in the West, and finds out how this may help understand what is happening in India.
29/07/2015 8:18 AM IST
Notes On The Intersection:

Notes On The Intersection: Neutrinos

Physics works in a strange manner. In order to understand the mysteries and complexities of our vast universe, you often have to enter tiny underground holes to study matter. This is exactly what a group of scientists aim to do with the Indian-based Neutrino Observatory (INO). The observatory, first proposed in 2001, aims to study neutrinos, which are fundamental particles that we have a lot to find out about.
27/07/2015 12:09 AM IST
Podcast: Vikram Doctor On Indian Muslim

Podcast: Vikram Doctor On Indian Muslim Cuisine

Almost every Indian city has a neighbourhood devoted to Muslim cuisine, which most of us think begins and ends at biryani, kebabs and baida rotis. But, in this episode of The Real Food Podcast, Vikram Doctor puts it perfectly - "There's a lot more to Muslim food than this greasy, heavy, spicy food."
24/07/2015 11:09 PM IST