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My podcast is about people being honest about what they do, and asking them where current cultural trends are going. There is a lot of underground information about Tokyo and Japan that cannot be found elsewhere.

My podcast is about people being honest about what they do, and asking them where current cultural trends are going. There is a lot of underground information about Tokyo and Japan that cannot be found elsewhere.
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Location:

Japan

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My podcast is about people being honest about what they do, and asking them where current cultural trends are going. There is a lot of underground information about Tokyo and Japan that cannot be found elsewhere.

Twitter:

@MRBigelow

Language:

English

Contact:

080-3546-5579


Episodes

125 | MemoryHole MixTape Vol 2 (2017 prt 1)

11/11/2018
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I review the top indie acts from around the world who have appeared as guests on my podcast from the first half of 2017. Featuring acts from Romania, the Philippines, Italy, Hawaii, California, Boston, etc. It's a MemoryHole PlayList like no other! 2017 Year in Review (Part 1) Ep. 43 - Takashi Umemiya - Rebel's Revenge (I'm Still Alive) Ep. 45 - Cameron Lee - The River Ep. 50 - Jay Ken - Midnight Snakes - Sister Novacaine Ep. 55 - Al & Tosh -- Sunset Drive - It's all You Ep. 56 -...

Duration:01:12:16

124 | Japan, Month in Review (October 2018) w/ Max von Schuler-Kobayashi

11/1/2018
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Novelist Max von Schuler-Kobayashi and AI School Creator Matt Bigelow discuss and expand upon: for this month's JAPAN, MONTH IN REVIEW, OCTOBER 2018! Max's Blog: http://tokyomaxtalks.blogspot.com MBF Podast Official Websites: https://mattybfiles.podbean.com / http://www.matthewpmbigelow.com/matty-blog / RSS Feeds: http://www.matthewpmbigelow.com/matty-blog?format=rss https://mattybfiles.podbean.com/feed/ This podcast was hosted, produced, edited, written, engineered, and subdued by...

Duration:01:19:16

123 | MemoryHole MixTape Vol. 1

10/20/2018
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Friends, plenty of musicians have graced the podcast with their presence. I review a handcrafted selection of tunes from around the world and revisit my history with the music and the people. A lot of greats, some neutrals, and a few gone sour. Strap in for a mixtape and let your ears ride on the sonic highways peppered with insider gossip. Track List PodCast in Review -- 123 (Memory Hole Mixtape Vol. 1) Android Beach Party “Happy Snail” (episode 3 / 2016 april 10) Sam Bennett “I Used to...

Duration:01:09:34

MBF 122 | JamCast 14 "Cage Wrattlin'"

10/6/2018
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A JamCast is when Nikolas Faraguna and I mic up a drum kit, a guitar, hit the record button, and record music. We upload the musical conversation, warts and all. Reach out to us and tell us what you think. Like, share, comment, and subscribe! Recorded in Tokyo, Japan. Guitar: Nikolas Faraguna (@nikolasfaraguna) | Drums: Matt Bigelow MBF Podast Official Websites: https://mattybfiles.podbean.com / http://www.matthewpmbigelow.com/matty-blog / RSS Feeds:...

Duration:00:22:36

121 | Falling Doves (They Came from Hollywood)

9/28/2018
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Falling Doves are back in Tokyo on their Japan Tour. Falling Doves is a rock band from Hollywood that sounds like a Gutter Whiskey Slide built by Border-Line Degenerates on a Tuesday Afternoon After Waking up Hungover 5-Years in-a-Row. It’s great driving music. www.fallingdoves.com Co-Producer: Apryl Peredo (InterIdoru for your Band’s Japan Tour) MBF Podast Official Websites: https://mattybfiles.podbean.com / http://www.matthewpmbigelow.com/matty-blog / RSS Feeds:...

Duration:01:18:24

119 | Bamboo Star (The Akiba Hong Out)

9/24/2018
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(BAMBOO STAR) Bamboo Star from Hong Kong joins the podcast to talk about the Hong Kong Music Scene, Touring Japan, and the Social Credit System. www.bamboostarhk.com | "It's Just Business video" is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=486rDVFmTME Co-Producer: InterIdoru (Booking for Bands Wanting to Tour Japan) MBF Podast Official Websites: https://mattybfiles.podbean.com / http://www.matthewpmbigelow.com/matty-blog / RSS Feeds:...

Duration:00:50:01

120 | Fuad (Kyoto Protocol)

9/15/2018
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Fuad, frontman for the band Kyoto Protocol from Malaysia, is in Tokyo on tour. We talk about the music scene in Malaysia, Malaysian politics, and the pros and cons of the current state of music. You can also hear Kyoto Protocol’s new single “Delta Wing”, available on digital platforms worldwide. Music By: Kyoto Protocol, “Delta Wing” Check out Kyoto Protocol here: https://www.kyotoband.com MBF Podast Official Websites: https://mattybfiles.podbean.com /...

Duration:01:19:43

118 | JamCast 13 "Lickin' 'em 'n Pickin' 'em"

9/7/2018
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On this episode of the Matty B Files Podcast, Nikoas on Guitar and Matt on Drums mic up a studio, hit the record button, and invent live music. Balls out, no regrets. Full on groove. Solos and melodies that will only ever be played once. It's all adlibbed, bruv. Strap in music lovers, and blast off into the JamCast. Youtube: https://youtu.be/1UaQjJjNV-c Reach out to Nikolas on Facebook MBF Podast Official Websites: https://mattybfiles.podbean.com /...

Duration:00:44:29

117 | Japan Month in Review August 2018

9/2/2018
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What if North and South Korea united and waged war on Japan? On this episode of the MBF Podcast, Max von Schuler-Kobayashi spitballs some war games. Max's Blog: http://tokyomaxtalks.blogspot.com MBF Podast Official Websites: https://mattybfiles.podbean.com / http://www.matthewpmbigelow.com/matty-blog / RSS Feeds: http://www.matthewpmbigelow.com/matty-blog?format=rss https://mattybfiles.podbean.com/feed/ This podcast was hosted, produced, edited, written, engineered, and subdued by Matt...

Duration:01:10:23

MBF 116 | The Jim You Know

8/25/2018
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Thank you for listening in. In this episode we delve into the internal struggles of Jim from the perspective of a dystopian parralel dimension. Guitar by: Matt Bigelow / Tokyo Noodler MBF Podast Official Websites: https://mattybfiles.podbean.com / http://www.matthewpmbigelow.com/matty-blog / RSS Feeds: http://www.matthewpmbigelow.com/matty-blog?format=rss https://mattybfiles.podbean.com/feed/ This podcast was hosted, produced, edited, written, engineered, and subdued by Matt Bigelow

Duration:00:14:51

115 | Tomas Ballada (Japanese Tradition)

8/18/2018
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Tomas Ballada (Tokyo Calligraphy Education) is a Czech-Polish EarthMan who moved to Japan to pursue Japanese Traditional Crafts. We talk about his life in the Czech Republic,why he chose to pursue Japanese Traditions including: swordsmanship, tea ceremony, calligraphy and more. We also discuss existentialism and whether or not it has a place in Japanese Traditional Pursuits. https://www.shogeigaku.com In the intro I rant about internet censorship, Japanese hot springs & travel, fostering...

Duration:02:05:17

114 | DABWM (The People Who No)

8/11/2018
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DABWM means -- Drink A Beer With Me. Topics include: oBon, Censorship, Technology, Social Credit, and Automating Useless Tasks.

Duration:00:33:49

113 | Andrew Holtby (Off Beat Photography)

8/4/2018
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Andrew came over to the Higashi-Shinjuku Studio to talk about photography in Japan, organising shows, the importance of gear, finding inspiration and keeping motivated. Andrew's Page is HERE MBF Podast Official Websites: https://mattybfiles.podbean.com / http://www.matthewpmbigelow.com/matty-blog / RSS Feeds: http://www.matthewpmbigelow.com/matty-blog?format=rss https://mattybfiles.podbean.com/feed/ This podcast was hosted, produced, edited, written, engineered, and subdued by Matt...

Duration:00:59:19

MBF 112 | Japan Month in Review (July 2018)

7/28/2018
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Author Max von Schuler-Kobayashi (BLOG) and Matt Bigelow break down Japan's events in July 2018. Topics covered: Bloomberg Editor attacks Matt Bigelow, calling him one of the "racist morons", Killer Heat Wave, Japan's new immigration policy, Friends Don't Give Friends Homework, Cult Executions, and more! MBF Podast Official Websites: https://mattybfiles.podbean.com / http://www.matthewpmbigelow.com/matty-blog / RSS Feeds:...

Duration:01:10:39

111 | JamCast 12 w/ Nikolas Faraguna (the fingers within)

7/21/2018
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A JamCast is when Nikolas and I mic up a drumset, a guitar, hit the record button, and GO. We cover a variety of styles right off the dome. It's a groove and a musical conversation at the same time. Reach out to Nikolas on Facebook MBF Podast Official Websites: https://mattybfiles.podbean.com / http://www.matthewpmbigelow.com/matty-blog / RSS Feeds: http://www.matthewpmbigelow.com/matty-blog?format=rss https://mattybfiles.podbean.com/feed/ This podcast was hosted, produced, edited,...

Duration:00:23:00

110 | Mickey Acorn (Zombie Musical)

7/14/2018
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Mickey talks about his new Zombie Musical. Click THIS for more information about the Zombie Musical being hosted by What the Dickens, in Ebisu, Tokyo. MBF Podast Official Websites: https://mattybfiles.podbean.com / http://www.matthewpmbigelow.com/matty-blog / RSS Feeds: http://www.matthewpmbigelow.com/matty-blog?format=rss https://mattybfiles.podbean.com/feed/ This podcast was hosted, produced, edited, written, engineered, and subdued by Matt Bigelow

Duration:01:14:25

109 | Mike and Jude (the Mootekkis)

7/7/2018
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The Mootekkis have been gigging consistently for the past 500 years. The Photophone ejected them to us via Sonar Light via the Angelic Vampires of Ratchnon IV. The Mootekkis teleport into the Aural Sphere to talk about beer, rock, music, sweat, and the upcoming space war against the once pacifist demons of Phrentoohl Ox-Lyn! Mootekkis Official Site HERE MBF Podast Official Websites: https://mattybfiles.podbean.com / http://www.matthewpmbigelow.com/matty-blog / RSS Feeds:...

Duration:01:19:48

MBF 108 || Mike Navarro (Guitar Chef)

6/28/2018
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Mike Navarro is a chef and a guitarist and guitar collector. He joins the podcast to talk about cooking and guitars. Contact Mike HERE MBF Podast Official Websites: https://mattybfiles.podbean.com / http://www.matthewpmbigelow.com/matty-blog / RSS Feeds: http://www.matthewpmbigelow.com/matty-blog?format=rss https://mattybfiles.podbean.com/feed/ This podcast was hosted, produced, edited, written, engineered, and subdued by Matt B

Duration:01:13:03

MBF 107 | Tom Melesky Takashi Umemiya (The Beach House)

6/15/2018
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Co-host of The Beach House Tom Melesky (@boringgaijin) joins the podcast to talk about his show with singer-songwriter and The Beach House (FB) host Takashi Umemiya. Other topics include "Integration" "Education" "Where's the Music" "Surveillance Capitalism, "Asian Math" and "Asian-Americans in America and Asia". Uncensored and uncut. MBF Podast Official Websites: https://mattybfiles.podbean.com / http://www.matthewpmbigelow.com/matty-blog / RSS Feeds:...

Duration:02:06:55

106 Japan Month in Review, May 2018 w/ Max von Schuler-Kobayashi

6/2/2018
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Max von Schuler-Kobayashi (Official Blog) and I summarize and share our information of Japan. Politics, culture, media, and art. Uncensored and unique perspectives from long-time foreign residents in Tokyo. MBF Podast Official Websites: https://mattybfiles.podbean.com / http://www.matthewpmbigelow.com/matty-blog / RSS Feeds: http://www.matthewpmbigelow.com/matty-blog?format=rss https://mattybfiles.podbean.com/feed/ This podcast was hosted, produced, edited, written, engineered, and...

Duration:01:32:32