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

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138 | Japan, Month in Review (Matt Bigelow and Max von Schuler-Kobayashi

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Max von Schuler and Matt Bigelow discuss the ongoing Korean-Japan trade war, with tensions mounting mostly on one side. We also discuss the elderly as the emerging criminal classin Japan, and the reasons behind it. In the middle Matt plays a Bamboo Star song, to stand in solidarity withHong Kongersin their protest against the implementation of potential draconian laws. 

Click the links, and save humanity. 

Bamboo StarYouTube video (it's hilarious): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5S_w-wEBA4

Max's Bloghttp://tokyomaxtalks.blogspot.com

Max on Twitterhttps://twitter.com/maxvschuler?lang=en

MBF Podast Official Websites: https://mattybfiles.podbean.com / http://www.matthewpmbigelow.com/matty-blog /
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This podcast was hosted, produced, edited, written, engineered, and subdued by Matt Bigelow

 

131 | Japan Month in Review (January 2019)

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Author Max von Schuler-Kobayashi and Matt Bigelow discuss military scandals and surveillance technology 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

127 | Japan, Month in Review, November/December 2018

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 
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This podcast was hosted, produced, edited, written, engineered, and subdued by Matt Bigelow

 

 

#JunpeiYasuda #SouthKorea #NorthKorea #UnitedKorea #JapanChina #AI #Tsukiji #HotAirBalloon

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106 Japan, Month in Review (May, 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 /


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

Japan, Month in Review (March, 2018)

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Author and blogger Max von Schuler joins the podcast to summarize events in Japan for March, 2018.

Topics include: Japan Immigration, Japanese Cults, Being a Spy, and Cherry Blossom Festivals.

Max's blog: http://tokyomaxtalks.blogspot.jp/
Author of The Truth About Americans, and The Upcoming American Civil War

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

86 : I Hate the Mainstream Media w/ Max von Schuler-Kobayashi

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I hate the mainstream media. I really do. The MSM is financed by so many conflicting entities they end up saying nothing about everything. Or point accusations at places that offer details by portraying anything that doesn't purport the same narrative as being far right, or by slandering individuals with terminology like Nazi, Facist, or Sexual Predator. I have had enough. Details are not racist -- details are uncomfortable, because they burn social narrative schemes like sunlight on mist. People are not plastic icons with clear definitions -- we are complex, selfish, and present faces that might not actually reflect our inner truths.
In this podcast, Max Von Schuler-Kobayashi and I try to unravel some of the recent socio-political activities coming into Japan via the American Mainstream News Apparatus.  We also do some Japanese News Media Deconstruction.

Max von Schuler-Kobayashi (Facebook)

Podcast Official Sites: https://mattybfiles.podbean.com/ & http://www.matthewpmbigelow.com/matty-blog/
RSS Feeds:
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This podcast was written, produced, researched, edited, engineered, hosted and uploaded by Matt Bigelow.


Sources from the Introduction
https://japantoday.com/category/politics/san-francisco-mayor-agrees-to-accept-comfort-women-statue

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rose_Pak

http://www.sfchronicle.com/politics/article/SF-speculates-on-successor-to-Chinatown-9233128.php

https://www.pressreader.com/thailand/the-nation/20171119/281745564684471

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_San_Francisco

66 - Max von Schuler Kobayashi RETURNS

Max making an appearance at the Gamuso Open Mic

Max making an appearance at the Gamuso Open Mic

Max von Schuler-Kobayashi is an ex-spy who hunted communists in post WWII Japan. He has recently been publishing books about the relationships between Japan, America, and the Korean Peninsula. 

One of the goals of today's podcast is to discuss how the social relationships between Japan, America, and the Korean Peninsula are playing a major role in geo-politics.  We also talk about protest culture, and how a lack of of protest culture is giving Japanese youth a global edge. 

Max von Schuler-Kobayashi (Blog Japanese & English)

This podcast was hosted, produced, recorded, edited, audio-exported and uploaded by Matt Bigelow. 

Matty B Files 55 -- Sunset Drive (Alastair Rogers & Tosh)

On this episode of the MBF, Alistair Rogers & Tosh sit with me in Second Drip Recording's Lounge (great recording studio, check 'em out here). Mike Hannah pops in for a bit with a plastic bag. Alistair & Tosh & Mike are putting a show at Zher za Zoo on April 28, 2017. Facebook Event Page here.  Co-Producer Credit goes out to Masa.

Alistair and Tosh founded the band Sunset Drive (YouTube Vid), where they recorded, toured & played countless shows. 
Alistair is back in town recording with Tosh for Sunset Drive. In the podcast we talk about changes in the music industry, touring, magnets that talk, and why Led Zepplin stole all those songs -- and why that's perfectly awesome.

Max von Schuler-Kobayashi finishes off the show with indepth analysis about why we shouldn't care about North Korea's nuclear threats.  Max is an ex-marine, former spy, published author, and researches the historical relationship between Japan and Korea.

 In the intro I play Patriotic North Korean Music. Topics include:

This is a JAM PACKED episode.  Especially made to go with driving, walking, or drinking alone. 


This show was hosted, recorded, edited, engineered, uploaded, written and produced by Matt Bigelow

 

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