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Power at the Pass presents: The BWOMS Podcast

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English

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915-996-2141


Episodes

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


Ep.19: Liz Tina

11/27/2017
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On this episode, we welcome our good friend and talented singer-songwriter, Liz Tina, into the studio. We discuss a variety of topics including getting into music, her songwriting process, music memories, working on her solo EP, collaborations, corny jokes and much more. We also preview her tracks "Your Time" and "Parasite." Hosted by Richie David Marrufo, project director of The Barbed Wire Open Mic Series. Find Liz Tina online: FB - https://www.facebook.com/LizTinamusic/ Bandcamp -...

Duration: 00:47:55


Ep. 18: Pancho Villa's Skull

11/10/2017
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On this episode, we welcome Tino and Rolando Ybarra, who make up the Mariachi punk band, Pancho Villa's Skull. We were lucky to run into them one night on their tour through El Paso. We invited them into the studio for an impromptu interview where we dive into their music, touring, and their EP "The Mariachi Punk EP." Hosted by Richie David Marrufo, project director of The Barbed Wire Open Mic Series. Today's guest host: Valentin Sandoval Find Pancho Villa's Skull online: Facebook -...

Duration: 00:41:48


Ep. 17 - Steve The Love Beat

11/10/2017
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On this episode, we welcome beatboxer extraordinaire Esteban Avila a.k.a. Steve The Love Beat. We discuss a variety of topics including: his venture into the world of beatboxing (vocal percussion / orchestration), the importance of listening to as many things as possible, his synesthesia, performing with the EPCC Hip Hop Club and at the Barbed Wire Open Mic Series, hip hop culture, and many live demonstrations. Hosted by Richie David Marrufo, project director of The Barbed Wire Open Mic...

Duration: 00:40:35


Ep. 16: Calista

11/3/2017
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On this episode, we happily welcome the soul/blues/indie/pop singer/songwriter Calista(Livingston, MT)into the studio to discuss a variety of topics including: pursuing a life of music, the writing process, traveling, finding her voice, finding inspiration (and letting it find you), and much more. We also listen to a live track of her song "Tuesday" recorded in the studio and close out with her song, "Windowless Mind." Hosted by Richie David Marrufo and special guest, Diana Ramos. Find...

Duration: 00:36:50


Ep. 15: Def-i, J-Scribe, and Watzreal

9/10/2017
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On this episode, we welcome Def-I, J Scribe, and Watzreal into the studio – right on the El Paso leg of their "Third Eye Wide" Tour. Def-I is a an emcee, producer, and hip-hop practitioner out of Albuquerque, NM. He talks about growing up Diné and the relevancy of the cultural base number of 4 within indigenous culture and in hip hop. J-Scribe out of Oakland, CA shares his love for language, getting into the culture, and aspirations for finding resources for entrepreneurs. Watzreal out of...

Duration: 00:43:59


Ep. 14: A Billi Free

8/28/2017
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On this episode, we welcome A Billi Free into the studio! We discuss cultures, communities, and scenery of the Southwest (and how they inspire her), what she listens to on the road, her evolving sound, stage presence, performing at the Barbed Wire Open Mic, "putting it together for yourself," love for El Paso and more. We also listen to her songs "Refresh" (beat by Dario X) and "Chains/Change"with Def-i and DJ Beeso. Follow her online: www.abillifree.com Presented by Power at the Pass,...

Duration: 00:46:47


Ep. 13: The Deep Shadows

8/2/2017
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On this episode of the BWOMS Podcast we welcome The Deep Shadows, a cosmic soul band from El Paso, TX. Mike, Marcos, Joaquin, and Eric discuss their upcoming EP release, recording, touring, the music scene, ideal venues, and their definitions of success. We also get to preview their track "A Deceptive Calm" Follow them online and on fb/ig @ The Deep Shadows Presented by Power at the Pass, 2017 Hosted by Richie David Marrufo, project director of the Barbed Wire Open Mic Series (BWOMS)...

Duration: 00:52:09


Ep. 12: Sara Rebecca

7/19/2017
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On this episode of the BWOMS Podcast we welcome singer-songwriter Sara Rebecca into the studio. We discuss the open mics at the Black Orchid Lounge, being featured with her sister Anna(as Kaleidoscope Souls), starting on guitar, her musical influences, linking up with Rosie Varela to record, the music scene, and so much more! We also share her track, "Time and Space" recorded at Power that Pass. Follow her on soundcloud: @sararebecca Presented by Power at the Pass, 2017 Hosted by Richie...

Duration: 00:35:43


Episode 11 - Grandmothers of America (Johnny Hanson and Joey Schultz)

6/25/2017
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On this episode we invite Johnny Hanson and Joey Schultz into the studio to discuss their ongoing project titled, Grandmothers of America. The two are traveling throughout the United States doing archival work centered on documenting stories and photographing the many Grandmothers they encounter along the way. We were joined by filmmakers Valentin Sandoval and Laura Bustillos Jáquez as we discuss the project, working through the medium, earning trust and following through with integrity...

Duration: 00:56:43


Episode 10: Lux Mermista

6/15/2017
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On this episode of The BWOMS Podcast we welcome Lux Mermista, a progressive pop band from El Paso, TX. Cera Bee joined us in the studio while we had Luis Camberos call in from South Korea. We discuss their debut EP, "The Actress," the beginnings of the band, livejournal, open mics, DIY style recording and producing, expanding the band, finishing the EP from two different continents, musical influences and the way we listen to music. We also sample "Forbidden Planet" and "Tripping Stars"...

Duration: 00:48:58


Episode 9: Zyme One

6/1/2017
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On this episode of The BWOMS Podcast we welcome the homie, Zyme One, a rapper from El Paso, TX. We discuss Zyme's media appearances, first performances, the evolution of the music scene, collaborations, fixing up guitars, the cholo monkey, new work, and debut his brand new track, "Selena Gomez." Hosted by Richie David Marrufo, project director of the Barbed Wire Open Mic Series (BWOMS) Presented by Power at the Pass, 2017 Opening track: "Metaphorical Muze(sic)" by Endangered Language...

Duration: 00:43:40


Episode 8: Dr. Lydia French

5/28/2017
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On this episode of The BWOMS Podcast we welcome Dr. Lydia French into the studio. Dr. French is Director for Catch The Next (CTN) Peer Mentoring Program: Teaching and Learning for Student Success, Manager/Editor for CTN's Journal of Ideas and Pedagogy, and Professor of English and Mexican American Latino Studies at Houston Community College. We discuss her work with Catch the Next, educational podcasting, Sound and Listening, teaching stories, and more! Find out more about Catch The Next @...

Duration: 00:30:57


The BWOMS Podcast - Episode 007 - Rex Owen Waide

5/14/2017
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On this episode of The BWOMS Podcast we welcome our good friend Rex Owen Waide into the studio. We discuss his latest publication "Dream of Chaos in Silence" (Bleak Ink Press, 2017), his influences and style, working in other mediums, and so much more. Pick up a copy of Rex's book at www.bleakinkpress.com Hosted by Richie David Marrufo, project director of the Barbed Wire Open Mic Series (BWOMS) Presented by Power at the Pass, 2017 Opening track: "Metaphorical Muze(sic)" by Endangered...

Duration: 01:18:01


The BWOMS Podcast - Episode 006 - Farbeon, A. Billi Free, and Wise Weapon

5/9/2017
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On this episode of The BWOMS Podcast we welcome a dream team collaboration of Farbeon, A. Billi Free, and Wise Weapon. We talk about Hip-Hop, beatmaking, the concept of "Sankofa," and their collaboration on a new track "L.B.M.F. (Looking Back Moving Forward)." We recorded live at The Black Orchid Lounge right before one of our open mic nights. Of course, we listen to L.B.M.F at the end of the episode. Give it a listen! Hosted by Richie David Marrufo, project director of the Barbed Wire...

Duration: 00:23:58


The BWOMS Podcast - Episode 005 - Coyote Blue

3/30/2017
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On this episode of The BWOMS Podcast we welcome indie folk-rock duo, and our good friends, Coyote Blue. We discuss open mics, choosing their sound, busking, people that have inspired and supported them, plus more! We also listen to their song, "Scars." Hosted by Richie David Marrufo, project director of the Barbed Wire Open Mic Series (BWOMS) Presented by Power at the Pass, 2017 Opening track: "Metaphorical Muze(sic)" by Endangered Language Closing track: "Scars" by Coyote Blue, produced...

Duration: 01:13:15


The BWOMS Podcast - Episode 004 - Sarah Walker

3/11/2017
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On this episode of The BWOMS Podcast we welcome Sarah Walker, founder of Frontera Poetry Slam. We discuss her experience with starting and running the poetry slam, using poetry to translate emotion, finding stories to relate to through various mediums, erasure poetry, latrinalia, her goals for the future, and so much more! Sarah also reads her pieces, "Fractures" and "Superpowers." Hosted by Richie David Marrufo, project director of the Barbed Wire Open Mic Series (BWOMS) Theme song...

Duration: 00:49:35


The BWOMS Podcast - Episode 003 - Rachel Marie

2/27/2017
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On this episode of The BWOMS Podcast we welcome 2016 Frontera Poetry Slam Champion, Rachel Marie. We discuss her writing, DIY as an act of resistance, her chapbook "Resistance, Persistence, & Love Sickness," her CD "Enemies at the Door," the poetry scene, and more! Hosted by Richie David Marrufo, project director of the Barbed Wire Open Mic Series (BWOMS) Presented by Power at the Pass, 2017

Duration: 00:54:05