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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

136 | Mamoru Satoh (Music & Travel)

4/20/2019
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Mamoru spent a couple of years travelling around the world playing music wherever he could. He talks about music, travel, and growth on this episode of the Matty B Files. Learn more about Mamoru: https://ms8music.com/en/

Duration:01:29:08

135 | Angry McFinn and the Old Yank

4/7/2019
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Folk-Celtic-Rock at its finest! Angry McFinn and the Old Yank join the podcast to talk about style, weddings, and Hip-Hop Country. Angry McFinn and the Old Yanks available here: https://store.cdbaby.com/artist/AngryMcFinntheOldYank 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:01:11:34

134 | Japan Month in Review, March 2019 w/ Max Von Schuler-Kobayashi

3/30/2019
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Max von Schuler-Kobayashi joins the podcast to discuss weird Korean activism, artificial intelligence fails, and creepy liberal gaijins. Question authority. Kill Your TV. The revolution will be podcasted. Max's Blog: http://tokyomaxtalks.blogspot.com Max on Twitter: https://twitter.com/maxvschuler?lang=en MBF Podast Official Websites: https://mattybfiles.podbean.com / http://www.matthewpmbigelow.com/matty-blog / RSS Feeds:...

Duration:01:26:47

133 | LifeGarden, Live from Koenji

3/11/2019
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The episode begins with a rant at the adults who make life boring, the curse of paper, soft people, and how to make a better future for mankind. The second half features a live recording of LifeGarden, an acoustic jewel by any standard. This recording is from the "Live From Koenji" Acoustic Special put on by Charlie's Place, Off Beat Photography, and this podcast. Links: LifeGarden | Charlie's Place | Off Beat Photography

Duration:00:49:50

132 | Music Markets 2019 (Petteri & Ume)

2/8/2019
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Petteri and Ume join the podcast to discuss Music Trends for 2019. Blockchain, AI, music scene, hype... where is this all going? Tune and Find OUT! Takashi Umemiya: https://www.takashiumemiya.net 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:00:43:09

131 | Japan Month in Review (January 2019)

2/1/2019
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Author Max von Schuler-Kobayashi and Matt Bigelow discuss military scandals and surveillance capitalism on the Asian front. 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 Bigelow #Korea #Radar...

Duration:01:09:50

130 | Takashi Umemiya & the Comrades (Ume and Petteri) Part 1

1/25/2019
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Takashi Umemiya and the Comrades is a Roots Rock Reggae group. Their new album is being released Feb. 3, 2019. Petteri and I begin the podcast by talking about podcasts, phones, conspiracy theories, then Ume arrives to talk about recording music, writing songs, and pariahs in the music scene. http://www.takashiumemiya.net MBF Podast Official Websites: https://mattybfiles.podbean.com / http://www.matthewpmbigelow.com/matty-blog / RSS Feeds:...

Duration:01:11:02

129 RedBedRock

1/18/2019
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RedBedRock is a multicultural rock band based in Tokyo, Japan. Their sounds combine influences such as Hard Rock, world music, and Latin, inspiring them to develop their own unique sound. https://www.redbedrock.com Photo Credit: Rie Shiina This Podcast was Produced, Engineered, Edited, Recorded, and Uploaded by Matt Bigelow

Duration:00:55:35

128 | Charlie's Shimbashi Offbeat Place

1/11/2019
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Charlie the Australian mushroom farmer of "Charlie's Place" fame, his brother George AND Andrew Holtby from Off Beat Photography join the podcast. We talk about travel in Japan, mushroom farming, and the father's that give, and take away, and then give back -- our dreams. Jan 12 2019 -- Come to Our Show: LINK http://www.matthewpmbigelow.com/events/2019/1/12/tokyo-acoustic-special-live-from-koenji

Duration:00:58:11

127 | Japan, Month in Review

12/8/2018
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Author Max von Schuler Kobayashi joins the podcast to discuss the top trends and news in Japan for November/December 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 Matt...

Duration:01:20:08

126 | R.U.M.P. in the Shibuya Van

12/1/2018
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Cliff and Buddha, hosts of the Raw Urban Mobile Podcast (RUMP), let me into their mobile studio (van) in Shibuya (chick-town). We talk about words, Urban Culture in Japan, and where we don’t wanna die. In the intro (18mins long) I respond to one of my accusers. And talk about festivals. Listen to RUMP: https://rump.podbean.com | RUMP on Twitter: @RUMPtokyo MBF Podast Official Websites: https://mattybfiles.podbean.com / http://www.matthewpmbigelow.com/matty-blog / RSS Feeds:...

Duration:01:48:53

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...

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