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We’re celebrating music’s power to transport us with KUSC’s Great Escape!

We all have a favorite piece of music we lean on to help us travel vicariously to a favorite place, to relive a cherished memory, or simply to escape from the rapid pace of the day we might be having.

Tell us what that piece is, and where it takes you. Share your story by Friday, May 7th then, join us for KUSC’s Great Escape starting Friday, May 21th.

To share your story, call 1-213-225-7540 — or send a recording to [email protected]. Start with your name and the city where you’re calling from, then share your message. If you prefer, you can also fill out the form below with your Great Escape story. Sending us your message implies consent to use on the radio or our social media channels.

KUSC's Great Escape

  • Tell Us About Yourself

  • Tell Us About Your Great Escape

Some helpful tips, instructions, and examples below:

Tips when calling or recording yourself:

If possible, use earbuds with a microphone when calling or recording yourself (the audio quality is much better).

Try to speak clearly and enunciate.

Above all, be yourself!

How to send the file:

If you’re using an Apple device (iPhone, iPad, Macbook, or iMac), open the “Voice Memos” app and hit the big red record button to start. Once you’re done recording, hit “done”. Then hit the share button and send the file to [email protected] If you’d like more detailed instructions, you can find them here.

If you’re using an Android, the instructions vary depending on your specific device. You can find a detailed list with instructions based on your particular phone here.

If you’re using a PC, feel free to use any microphone/audio recording software you like. Many computers have one pre-installed but if you need one, there are plenty of free options available from your preferred app store.