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New Rock Show: August ’21

November 2nd, 2021

The Rockhounds: Mark and Rich Deep Dive Spotify New Rock and break it all down for ya! Iron Maiden/Seether/The Wild Feathers/Tape Toy/Waves/Troi Irons/Broken Baby/Tennis System/Parti!/Hype Lights/The Cold Stares/A Place to Bury Strangers/Prince of Lilies/Liz Lawrence/Girl Afraid/Witch Fever/Royal Blood/Mammoth WVH/Wolf Alice/Amyl and the Sniffers Make sure to catch his show:Check out Rich's Access Indie Show here! Rich's e-mail For any mental wellness questions.

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The More Things Change…

May 18th, 2021

Ok so here we are about a year and change after Covid 19 started and Taiwan who had done really well since the onset is now getting a spike of cases. well a number that is alarming by local standards about 500 people in the last 3 days. One of my neighbors-a local man looked at me and said,"aren't you afraid of what's going on here?' I answered him saying,"nah it;s still pretty good compared to many other places. Besides, I feel the reason the government is finding a higher number of cases is like when you turn on the light at night and finding more cockroaches. If you don't turn on the light you don't see them and assume you don't have any..." He smiled at me and said,"Ahh you understand how government's work."

I think much data and even science is over-rated and anecdotal at best. So that leaves common sense as a rule of thumb. In Taiwan and Asia people are already more conditioned and accepting of wearing masks. So we never really got away from that. Now with current state of heightened alert just wear them more often, go out less and maybe take public transit less to be safe. The stock market took a hit with FUD produced by this kind of situation and is to be expected. It will rebound in a day or 2 particularly if the new incidences start to taper off.

Meanwhile I'm working hard on developing some new clients for local market representation, music podcasting and playing my guitar more than ever and enjoying all of those efforts. Hope you're well and staying safe where you are.

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Tripping Over My Daisies Music Blast Cast

May 9th, 2021

I share a poem by Pablo Neruda: The House of Odes. Offer some Mother's Day wishes and blab about Elon Musk's SNL appearance.

The Claypool Lennon  Delirium-Boomerang Baby

Steven Wilson-King Ghost

Wire-I Should Have Known Better

Porcupine Tree-Blackest Eyes

Wire-The 15th

The Stranglers-Skin Deep

Julian Cope-Sunspots

Pink Floyd-See Emily Play

The Moody Blues-Ride My See-Saw

Echo & The Bunnymen-Lips Like Sugar

XTC-Season Cycle

The Beta band-Dry The Rain

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Not All German Music Blast Cast

May 7th, 2021

We delve into some German and German influenced electronic music. They are known to be the pioneers in the field. mention upcoming guest co-host for a music themed show tba: Indy Podcaster: Darrin Snider

Tangerine Dream-Search

Kraftwerk-The Robots

Kraftwerk-Autobahn

The Normal-Warm Leatherette

The Normal-T.V.O.D.

Gary Numan-Cars

Tubeway Army-Are Friends Electrric

NEU!-Hallogallo

NEU!-ISI

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross-How The West Was Won

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross-Nun With A MF Gun

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross-In Motion

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Music For $500 Please…

May 3rd, 2021

Can't believe it's taken me about 15 years since my start as a podcaster in 2006 to get to be able to do full on music podcasts with commercially recorded/published music legally via Spotify. That being said, it's a blast. It's an easy way for me to get meaningful shows out that I know offer the listener something of value-yes mileage may vary since everyone has different musical tastes. This system also allows me to do some creative podcasts with musical guests. In the meantime I'm coming up with different eclectic themes and lists offering discovery to listeners and a refresher course to me on much of the music since it spans dozens of years before and through my lifetime.

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