Matt Bigelow

music, podcasts, and recordings from tokyo

the matty b sides -- experimental tri-lingual folk

Wild Thumbprints (Bandcamp) (CD Baby) (iTunes) -- Tri-lingual outsider country-folk-rock album by The Matty B Sides

the dead sea dropouts -- Tokyo's premier Klezmer Group (YouTube)

Matty B Files (iTunes) (Podbean) -- Podcast about music and living in Tokyo

MBF 61 - JamCast with Nikolas Faranuga

MBF 62 - Nik Faraguna

Nikolas Faraguna is a professional guitarist and model in Tokyo. He creates his own pedals and hacks guitars to make his own sound. He shreds, picks, and navigates his way through pretty much any genre you throw his way. We both played as backing members in the Mana Hardcore Band

We set up a jamcast. At the 30 minute mark (or thereabouts) we get into the JamCast. 

What is a JamCast? Well, it's when Nikolas Faranuga and I set up our drum and guitar equipment, plug in some recording equipment, and have a musical conversation. 

A JamCast is an impromptu recording, where you, the listener, hears the sausage being made. This is not a sugar-pop experience for pre-teens. It's for those of us that know how the sausage is made, yet we still eat it anyways, with relish.

Are humans being digitally replicated? Has the first digital virus struck humans?  These well-intended questions are devled into on this week's introduction. Think about it -- our pockets are filled with digital patterns of ourselves on social platforms via our smart tech. And now that data is being amalgamated to be put to use. But to what use? These questions I answer on my own behalf. 

Nikolas Faranuga (Freelance Model Page) (Twitter)

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This podcast was written, produced, edited, hosted, and uploaded by Matt Bigelow.