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February 20th, 2006

“The Bombing of Babylon”: interview with Natalie Stanchfield

Posted to Podcasts, interviews, Bamboo and Motorbikes

Podcast number two. I talk with Natalie Stanchfield, a Long Island University student at the Friends World Program in Kyoto, Japan, about her recently published paper: “The Bombing of Babylon” which can be seen on  We discuss graffiti in Japan its beginnings and its blossoming.
The music used in this interview is:
Car Wash by Rose […]


February 7th, 2006

International Man of Mystery

Posted to Podcasts, interviews, Behind the Mask, Music, blues, Bamboo and Motorbikes

“Mistakes, I’ve made a few, but then again…”

At last the first podcast of Bamboo and Motorbikes has been completed. It is an interview with Delmark recording artist Sho Komiya, who played bass all over Chicago for 12 years and is currently living in Tokyo. I knew alot about Sho before I did the interview, and […]


February 5th, 2006

Wow editing is a **?*#!

Posted to Podcasts, interviews, Music, blues, Bamboo and Motorbikes

Finnally I have completed my first podcast in the series Bamboo and Motorbikes: an exploration of sound an music in Japan.I found the editing process to be very challenging,I could have continued editing until next year sometime but I decided I had better just get it out there, learn from my mistakes and do better the next time. The […]

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January 30th, 2006

podcasting interviews

Posted to interviews, Behind the Mask, blues

I have succesfully completed my first interview with Shohei Komiya a blues bassplayerwho was born in Japan and later worked in Chicago as a sideman. It will be officially posted just as soon as I figure out how to do that. Interviewing, I have found is much like taking photos. It is important to get […]

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