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Episodes

Ep. 38: Monica Wrobel

1/8/2019
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On this episode of the BWOMS Podcast we welcome Monica Wrobel into the studio. Monica joins us from Buffalo, NY post-graduation doing a fellowship with Latinitas and working on the Southern border. We discuss her foray into songwriting as well as her concept album centered around the pied-piper archetype and what we can learn from those themes. Intro: “The Man” - Monica Wrobel Outro: “That Guy” - Monica Wrobel Hosted by Richie David Marrufo, project director of The Barbed Wire Open Mic...

Duration:00:17:06

Podcast Update - January 2018

1/7/2019
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The podcast lives! We apologize for a delay in output as things got hectic toward the end of 2018. We're sitting on four exciting episodes and a full year ahead of artist interviews and showcases. Be on the lookout for more episodes in 2019! As always, we appreciate your feedback. Send us an e-mail with any comments/suggestions: bwoms915@gmail.com Hosted by Richie David Marrufo, project director of The Barbed Wire Open Mic Series. Presented by Power at the Pass El Paso, TX 2019

Duration:00:03:10

Ep. 37: Adrian Loya

8/25/2018
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Episode 37 of The BWOMS Podcast! On this episode, we welcome musician and lyricist, Adrian Loya into the studio. With guitalele in hand, we discuss a range of topics including growing up into music, space, Riboflavin days, creating for the market versus artistic exploration, "moontalk," agricultural aspirations, writing with intention and indulgence, plus making choices. All music in the episode was recorded live during the interview with just Adrian and his guitalele. Hosted by Richie David...

Duration:01:06:01

Ep. 36: Robertha

7/31/2018
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Episode 36 of The BWOMS Podcast! We welcome singer-songwriter, Robertha Sepulveda into the studio and reminisce on her music career over a bottle of wine. We touch on subjects like open mics, early music stories, finding content for songwriting, family, and much more. We also get samples of two of her tracks, "Love Junky" and "Up In Flames." Follow and keep up to date with Robertha: FB - https://www.facebook.com/Robertha-207276233365500/ IG - https://www.instagram.com/roberthasepulveda/...

Duration:00:54:30

Ep. 35: Rubí Orozco Santos

7/6/2018
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On this episode, we welcome Rubí Orozco Santos into the studio. We discuss her book of poetry Inventos Mios(2018) which was supported through a grant from the City of El Paso's Museums and Cultural Affairs Department(MCAD), through its Artist Incubator Program (AIP). She discusses the interviews, observations, and research that went into writing the book, plus all the people who put in time and work into the final product. We also discuss her work in ancestral health, community building, Son...

Duration:01:11:19

Ep. 34: Soul Parade

7/2/2018
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Welcome to Episode 34 of The BWOMS Podcast - a show dedicated to showcasing the many artists, writers, musicians, bands, and entrepreneurs of the El Paso, TX region (and beyond)! On this episode we welcome indie pop / synth rock band, Soul Parade, into the studio. We discuss their latest EP, Phantasm Romance (2018), band history, philosophy on music production, shows, the music scene, and all sorts of fun along the way. Tune in and share with your friends! Hosted by Richie David Marrufo,...

Duration:01:01:27

Ep. 33: Pilots of Venus

6/8/2018
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On this episode, we welcome dynamic El Paso band, Pilots of Venus featuring: Joel Chavez, Stephen Razo, Maribel Hernandez, and Samuel Pedroza. We discuss their time performing at Neon Desert Festival 2018, the music scene, working with Matthew Torres of Siren Sound Production, and their album, "Lady Astronaut." Hosted by Richie David Marrufo, Project Director of The Barbed Wire Open Mic Series (A BorderSenses Event) Follow Pilots of Venus online: Facebook:...

Duration:00:58:21

Ep. 32: Myrlin Hepworth

6/3/2018
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On this episode, we welcome our good friend, Myrlin Hepworth into the studio. We discuss the worlds of poetry, education, music production, being a traveling artist, podcasting, video production, and his newly released album, "Remember Why." Hosted by Richie David Marrufo, Project Director of The Barbed Wire Open Mic Series (A BorderSenses Event) Follow Myrlin online: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/myrlin.hepworth Instagram: @myrlindo Web: https://www.myrlindo.com/ Podcast:...

Duration:01:07:07

Ep. 31: Naughty A. Mouse

5/25/2018
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On this episode, we welcome Jordan Bubin a.k.a. Naughty A Mouse. He is a poet and teacher from Phoenix, Arizona. He hops on the microphone as Naughty Mouse to educate, as well as entertain. As a graduate of both Princeton and USC Law, he never let his schooling get in the way of his education, and his passion is making knowledge accessible and exciting to everyone. We caught him on his "Fine White Powders" tour where he mixes slams from his new illustrated zine with storytelling from the...

Duration:00:44:51

Ep. 30: C'bs Alife Allah

5/7/2018
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On this episode, we welcome C’bs Alife Allah into the studio, co-author of the Hood Health Handbook Vol. 1 & 2, Knowledge of Self, and Science of Self. He was in El Paso as part of his D.O.P.E. (Decolonization of People Everywhere) conference tour as well as a featured speaker spot in EPCC’s Spring Arts Festival where he discussed radical self care. On this episode we dive into the Hood Health network, looking at health through the lens of hip hop, living a plant-based diet, the importance...

Duration:01:23:16

Ep. 29: Rebel Agnostic

4/7/2018
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On this episode, we welcome lyricist and spoken word performer, Jesus Gomez Jr. a.k.a. Rebel Agnostic. We talk about his early days performing, Ribo Flavin', collaborations, upcoming projects, martial arts, listen to some a capella , and his upcoming EP. Hosted by Richie David Marrufo, project director of The Barbed Wire Open Mic Series. Follow Rebel Agnostic online: https://www.facebook.com/rebelagnostic https://soundcloud.com/rebel-agnostic Opening track: "Children of the Sun" by Ribo...

Duration:01:04:43

Ep. 28: Sleepwalker's Station

3/25/2018
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On this episode, we welcome Daniel del Valle(Sleepwalker’s Station) on his tour all the way from Berlin Germany. He was the BWOMS featured artist on Tuesday, March 20th at The Black Orchid Lounge and performed all week in the EP/LC area as part of the Sonnenaufgang Tour. With a live studio audience in attendance, we discuss Daniel's upcoming album, "Lorca" and inquire about many aspects of life as a traveling musician. At the end of the episode, we share a BWOMS exclusive sneak peek at a...

Duration:01:01:10

Ep. 27: Tafari Nugent

3/17/2018
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Episode 27 of The BWOMS Podcast presented by Power at the Pass Hosted by Richie David Marrufo and Roberto Santos, we welcome our good friend, Tafari Nugent, UTEP Creative Writing MFA and Professor. We dive deep into a variety of subjects including chess, kung-fu films, hip-hop, Brooklyn, New York stories, moving to El Paso after 9/11, creative writing, photography, and much more. Tune in! Follow Tafari online: IG: @taemn7 Twitter: @NugentTafari Opening Track: “Baby” by Gambol Music Closing...

Duration:00:59:16

Ep. 26: Phobia The Prophet

3/9/2018
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On this episode, we welcome El Paso rapper and lyricist, Phobia The Prophet. We discuss his early forays into music and eventual emergence into the local hip hop scene, collaborating with other artists, developing his writing craft, and projects on the horizon. He also spits a new piece acapella and give plenty of shoutouts throughout the interview. Give it a listen! Hosted by Richie David Marrufo, project director for The Barbed Wire Open Mic Series. Find more of Phobia online: Facebook -...

Duration:01:01:17

Ep. 25: Christopher J Serrano

2/27/2018
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On this episode, we welcome good friend to the show, El Paso's drummer, Christopher Serrano. We discuss his philosophy on rhythm/percussion, Monk drums, performing and recording, practicing, and plans for the future. Lots of shoutouts in this one. We also jam a little bit. Hosted by Richie David Marrufo, project director for The Barbed Wire Open Mic Series. Contact Chris for Bookings/Lessons: 915-346-9738 christopherjdrums@gmail.com Find more of Chris Online: IG/FB/Soundcloud: @...

Duration:01:00:51

Ep. 24: Damian Gray

2/23/2018
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On this episode, we welcome El Paso singer-songwriter, Damian Gray. We discuss playing Bass for Foxy Mojo, his songwriting, busking, open mics, and the music scene. We also talk about The Gray Area Blog and his Quixotic Sunrise Series. Lots of shoutouts in this episode, so listen up! Hosted by Richie David Marrufo, project director for The Barbed Wire Open Mic Series. Find more of Damian Online: The Gray Area (FB/IG) grayareablog.weebly.com Opening Track: “One Million Roads” by Damian Gray...

Duration:00:48:51

Ep. 23: Roberto Santos a.k.a. RAS

1/23/2018
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On this episode, we welcome lover of life, people, and music, BWOMS legend, Roberto Santos. We talk a little about the history of The Barbed Wire Open Mic Series including the significance of the name, his experiences in running the open mics, hosting shows, supporting the community, the art of freestyling, running the Universoul Cypher, Hip-Hop club, and so much more! Hosted by Richie David Marrufo, the “great expander” of The Barbed Wire Open Mic Series Opening Track: "Baby" by Gambol...

Duration:01:06:46

Ep. 22: Las Peregrinas

1/19/2018
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On this episode, we welcome Las Peregrinas, California poets on tour of the Southwest: Marisol Baca, Yaccaira Salvatierra, Vanessa Angélica Villarreal, and Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo. We discuss the creation of the tour, traveling and reading along border communities, each of their recent publications, and we turn the set into an open mic and each reads a selection of their work. Hosted by Richie David Marrufo, project director of The Barbed Wire Open Mic Series, in studio at Power at the Pass...

Duration:00:35:11

Ep. 21: Frank Luna and Gabe Fernandez (thChrch)

1/4/2018
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On this episode, we welcome Frank Luna and Gabe Fernandez into the studio. We discuss a variety of topics including their work with thChrch, entrepreneurship, and creating systems of support for success through collaboration. Check it out! Find them online: http://www.thchrch.com/ https://www.youtube.com/thChrch Intro/Outro: "Bits & Pieces" by blackstacie Presented by Power at the Pass El Paso, TX 2018

Duration:01:10:14

Ep. 20: Elsa Moreck

12/1/2017
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On this episode, we welcome Elsa Moreck, author of "Eliminate, Meditate, Create: Declutter Your Life, and Reprogram Yourself for Greatness." We discuss mental and physical decluttering, the art of saying no, cultivating better habits, intentional change, and so much more. Find her online: https://www.elsamoreck.com/ https://www.facebook.com/elsamoreckwriter/ https://twitter.com/elsamoreckreal Opening Track: "Keep it Cosmic (Instrumental)" - Richie David Marrufo, recorded by Luis Camberos...

Duration:00:40:57