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The Future of Music – Roland’s Rabble podcast, Show 6

Roland Tanglao, Roland's Rabble podcast
Roland Tanglao, Roland’s Rabble podcast, photo by KK on Flickr

Note: This episode of Roland’s Rabble podcast show (by Roland Tanglao) is re-posted here for posterity as it discusses advances in what was then-sorta-know-as “Web 2.0” in a nascent state and pre-sages many technologies and practices which came to fruition in coming years.

Specifically this episode discusses music culture changes in light of emerging distribution channels, creation methods and evolving cultural norms, plus Yahoo’s acquisition of delicious and other related topics. I (DaveO) appear briefly towards end). Backdated to original recording date for archival context. The show is also archived at Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine.

Listen to: Roland’s Rabble podcast, Show 6 – The Future of Music (25MB, mp3, 50:33) recorded Friday December 9, 2005

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Snowy Nighttime Porch with Raccoons – Postcard #19

Postcards from Gravelly Beach - Greece Post Office

From a snowy porch with raccoons chirping nearby, Dave reads from Richard Brautigan, Phillip Whalen, ee cummings, Walt Whitman plus his original free verse while enjoying Pernod and ginger-ale.

Don a toque for: Snowy Nighttime Porch with Raccoons – Postcard #19 (14MB, 15:23, .mp3)

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A Wabi-Sabi, Foggy Morning – Postcard #18

On a foggy morning with Osmanthus tea, Dave reads tales by professor Larry Harper – “The Man Who Loved Provo,” and his own “Right (as in Correctly)” plus a snippet from Natsume Soseki’s very wabi-sabi classic “Kokoro.”

Be beautiful in decay for: A Wabi-Sabi, Foggy Morning – Postcard #18 (18:22, 17MB, .mp3)

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Robert Burns on Remembrance Day – Postcard #17

With a head full of cold medicine, Dave reads a haibun poem for Remembrance day and then enjoys John Cairney reading from Robert Burns’ exploits and indiscretions in Edinburgh in a mighty brogue.

Dof yer cap for: Robert Burns on Remembrance Day – Postcard #17 (17:04, 17MB, .mp3)
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Rainy Day with Letters and Tolling Bells – Postcard #16

On a rainy day in North Van, Dave – with strong coffee – reads two more “Letters from Russia” plus a breathy bit of Hemingway’s “For Whom the Bell Tolls.”

Ring the bell for: Rainy Day with Letters and Tolling Bells – Postcard #16 (14:06, 13MB, .mp3)
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Flock, Web 2.0 Backlash, BitTorrent – Roland’s Rabble podcast, Show 1

Roland's Rabble podcast, show 1
Roland’s Rabble podcast, show 1, photo by KK via Flickr

Note: This inaugural episode of Roland’s Rabble podcast show (by Roland Tanglao) is re-posted here for posterity as it discusses advances in what was then-sorta-know-as “Web 2.0” in a nascent state and pre-sages many technologies and practices which came to fruition in coming years.

Specifically discusses Bit torrent, Flock social web browser, Now Public “citizen journalism” project and more with noted characters in the erstwhile Vancouver tech community. Backdated to original recording date for archival context. The show is also archived at Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine.

Listen to: Roland’s Rabble Show 1 – Flock, Web 2.0 Backlash, BitTorrent (23MB, mp3, 39:34) recorded Friday October 28, 2005

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Writing Project Ideas – Feasthouse (2005)

Snacks from the Feasthouse- Writing Project Ideas

In my blitzkrieg of personal socialized publishing catchup, i came across a recording spontaneously spieled while riding the bus from North Van to Surrey in Oct. 2005 shortly after relocating to my beloved harbours, trees and parks. I talk about three big writing projects which are moving verrryyyy slowly but are moving (a couple of them anyhow).

Pencils ready for: DaveO Writing Project Ideas (.mp3, 12:17, 18MB)

Specifically the ideas are:

* a collection of short stories about quitting jobs (many) in rather creative ways and heading out on adventures – tentatively called “Quitting Jobs” – i often recollect new ones i had forgot about too …

* a novel “Elsewhere” being a first-person narrative about finding a place and meaning for a generation between the cracks in the early 90’s – (loosely based on notes and scribblings from a summer on Dead tour including a hostage incident in New Mexico)

* “The Diamond Merchant” – a (funny) screenplay about the double-life of a owner of a chain of mall jewelry stores and his dubious, international exploits running both ends against the middle – add hoodwinked Nigerian spammers and Russian roulette in Thailand (wait hasn’t that been used?) and chaos ensues.

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Ice Skates and Vancouver Writers – Postcard #15

Dave – on a couch with red wine – reads short story snippets by Gordon Cavenaile and himself, plus a poem by John Barta and part of Hans Brinker to celebrate his new hockey skates.

Lace ’em up for: Ice Skates and Vancouver Writers – Postcard #15 (.mp3, 16:46, 15MB)

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Streaming Consciousness with Joyce from a North Shore Porch – Postcard #14

Postcards from Gravelly Beach - Vatican Balcony

Dave – from a porch in Vancouver’s North Shore – dedicates his favourite part of James Joyce’s “Ulysses” to a friend, plus reads some of his own short story called “About Being Stabbed in the Forehead.”

Open your head for: Streaming Consciousness from a North Shore Porch – Postcard #14 (.mp3, 9:32, 11MB)
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