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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

Description:

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

MBF 107 | Tom Molesky 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 “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: http://www.matthewpmbigelow.com/matty-blog?format=rss [...]

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

105 JamCast 11 (Tokyo Psychedelika)

5/26/2018
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Tokyo Psychedelika is here for you. Welcome to the future of your past. It’s been waiting here for you. We are JamCast 11, with Matt Bigelow on Drums, and Nikolas Faraguna on Guitar. We record a jam, then upload it. No rehearsal, no preparation, pure groove. Pure music. Audio for your ears. Don’t forget to check out our previous Jamcasts. Just scroll and look for the word JAMCAST. Also, don’t forget to like and subscribe. Word of Mouth is best kind of help. So thank you for that! Co-Host...

Duration:00:31:28

104 - BlipPilot

5/20/2018
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BlipPilot (Official YouTube) is a music creator and interviewer, and he joins the podcast to talk about music in many of its forms. There is an intro rant. Ready, set… 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:01:30:09

103 : 5 Things To Do In Tokyo (DABWM 15)

5/13/2018
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5 Things To Do In Tokyo. Challenges vs Safety. Groups vs. the Individual. Fire vs. Play it Safe. In this podcast, I rant about what it takes to have a successful Tokyo experience. Pull your boots straps up, check your themometer, and prepare for launch!

Duration:00:55:28

MBF 102 JamCast 10 [FISTS OF MUSIC] with Nikolas Faraguna

5/4/2018
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A JamCast is when Nikolas and I mic up a drum set, a guitar, hit the record button AND GO! We play a variety of styles of music with no preparation, no rehearsal. All of it is pulled from the ether. We are painting time with music, friends. If you like Zappa, Phish, Hendrix, Ray Charles, Johnny Cash, etc. Then look no farther. Click the Play Button, and let the JamCast begin. Styles covered: Psychadelic Funk, Sludge Rock, Guitar Solo: Psychadelic Adventure, Jangly Folk,...

Duration:00:25:00

101 - Japan, Month in Review (April, 2018) w/ Max Von Schuler-Kobayashi

4/27/2018
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Max von Schuler-Kobayashi and I sit down and float around the ups and downs of Japan in April, 2018. Non-PC, Non-Linear Tangents, Risking Thoughts. Max publishes books about Japan and American influence. You can read his blog here: http://tokyomaxtalks.blogspot.jp/ Author of The Truth About Americans, and The Upcoming American Civil War MBF Podast Official Websites: https://mattybfiles.podbean.com / http://www.matthewpmbigelow.com/matty-blog / RSS...

Duration:01:35:57

100 : It’s Called KOENJI, BITCHES! (w/ Koenji Shawn and Ponzi)

4/22/2018
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Ponzi and Shawn join the podcast to talk about Koenji. Koenji, the birthplace of Tokyo punk, is now surging with alternative restaurants, and a burgeoning craft beer scene. Koenji, it’s the place to be. If you aren’t in Koenji, then it’s “too bad for you!” Ponzi has recently opened a restaurant in Koenji and Shawn does beer tours in Koenji. Strap in for a fantastic way to celebrate 100 episodes! I haven’t done 100 of anything in EONS! Ponzi Instagram Koenji Shawn on AirBnB...

Duration:01:27:11

Tokyo Field Report 97 - Immigration Unit (from Switzerland in Japan)

3/18/2018
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Immigration Unit, from Switzerland, is in Tokyo for their Japan tour. We talk about music, immigration and consider how musicians can benefit from the next technological revolution. Immigration Unit Japan Tour Dates: 3月19日(月)立川Babel (Tachikawa) http://www.babel-rocktower.net/ 3月21日(水)新宿Live Freak (Shinjuku) www.live-freak.com/ 3月22日(木)中野Melodia (Nakano)

Duration:01:45:13

96 : DABWM 14 (Congrats — You Have Social Credit!)

3/4/2018
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Social Credit is being rolled out. And while on paper it may seem like a really good idea, your Social Credit Monitors are not who you think they are. This is an honest exploration of Social Credit Systems, as well as a compare and contrast spoken essay between 2 very different types of Social Credit Systems — The West, and That of China. I research tech, and I present my research in this episode. Please remember to like, share and subscribe to the podcast. MBF Podast Official Websites:...

Duration:01:27:46

MBF 95 : JamCast 8 : the Return from Living Hell (Nikolas Faraguna)

2/17/2018
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Nikolas Faraguna (contact) and I mic up a drumset, a guitar, hit the record button, and record a jam. Genres covered: Listen and find out, freeloader! Co-Writer, Co-Producer, Co-Host: Nikolas Faraguna 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...

Duration:00:28:02

MBF - 62 - Jun! Yoyogi Caribbean Festival & Rum Importer

2/14/2018
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Jun is the organisor for the Yoyogi Caribbean Festival, which attracts between 10 to 20 thousand people a year. Wow! He is also an importer of guavaberry rum. Jun explains the product, and its story in this podcast. We also talk about a very mysterious truck. Link to Caribbean Yoyogi Festa! Intro topics include: Expensive, delicious beer // media imput vs reality // bi-alternative universes EXPLAINED! I am selling an album in English, French, and Japanese. You can check it out...

Duration:01:17:04

39 - Stephen Deg …returns! (Astrology)

2/14/2018
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Stephen Deg knows a lot about astrology. Musical Guest: Mickey Acorn (Reverbnation) Stephen Deg (Reverbnation) (BandCamp) (Facebook) Matt Bigelow (CDBaby) (iTunes) (FaceBook) (Official Website)

Duration:02:41:07

94: AI Musical Weapon Chairs (DABWM 13)

2/10/2018
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Musicians need to weaponize their music with artificial intelligence. Why? Because AI programs are being prepared to weaponize their music. On which end do you want to be on?

Duration:00:32:04

MBF 93 : TempoMental (the Golden Bicycle)

2/3/2018
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TEMPOMENTAL is a London, Ontario based rapper. We talk about his Japan tour, sampling beats for hip-hop, numbers games, and Japanese BMX pioneers. TEMPOMENTAL: Official Site / YouTube Executive-Producer: InterIdoru (Plan your Music Tour of Japan 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. [...]

Duration:01:29:43

MBF 92:: Internet of Thingamajigs w/ Cameron Lee

1/27/2018
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In this part 2/2 Episode featuring Cameron Lee, we focus on the dichotomy of the Internet of Things. Goofy consumer products vs. multi-billion dollar investments into all aspets of our infrastructure. Topics include: IoToothbrush, MMA, Credit Cards, Neural Translators, and Bluetooth Basketballs. Like and Subscribe! https://www.cameronleeworldwide.com/ MBF Podast Official Websites: https://mattybfiles.podbean.com/ & http://www.matthewpmbigelow.com/matty-blog/ RSS Feeds:...

Duration:00:54:49

MBF 90 : Cameron Lee (Bitcoin Bonker Boners)

1/14/2018
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Until 2017, Bitcoin was a forbidden topic in Japan — almost no one took it seriously. Wracked by scandals and a seemingly unwelcome currency, Bitcoin was shunned by the mainstream Japanese culture. But in 2017, that all changed when the Bank of Japan officially recognized Bitcoin not only as a legitimate currency, but also permissioned Bitcoin Exchanges in Japan. Since then, Bitcoin has been all the rage. Cameron Lee runs an online store and was taking Bitcoin as a payment option. Since...

Duration:01:02:28

MBF 89 : K.C. Hingley and Vogue Villains

1/3/2018
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KC Hingley runs the Open Mic at the Flying Canoe in Courtenay B.C. We talk about music on Vancouver Island. Campbell River band Vogue Villains joins the podcast and we relive the horror of what happens when you put all your CDs on the roof of your car. Check out KC Hingley’s recorded works at: https://menagainstthesea.bandcamp.com/album/10-more-songs-about-movies Contact for the Flying Canoe Open Mic at: https://www.facebook.com/canoeopenmic/ Co-Producers: KC Hingley, Jack Long...

Duration:01:35:59

88 : DABWM 12 : Crypto Zombie Diners

12/10/2017
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I gossip about Baird Beer, review the Top 3 Tokyo Diner Chains, divide Tokyo smartphone zombies into their appropriate categories, ponder culture vs language, and review some tech news. PREPARE!!! Featured Beer: Suruga IPA by Baird Beer Music Guest: The Jinglers 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...

Duration:00:37:17

87 - Gravy Train (From Darwin, Australia)

12/3/2017
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Gravy Train, from Darwin, Australia and Japan, talks about their 70 show, 3-month-long Tokyo tour, the Australian music scene, writing music, and share some road stories. In the introduction I talk about exporting blood, harvesting space rocks, next level convenience stores, and first-world problems (the best kind of problems!). Guest: Gravy Train (Facebook) Co-Producer: Inter Idoru (Facebook — organise your Japan Tour for musicians) Podast Official Websites:...

Duration:01:36:47