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May 28, 2016

five hundred


dear friends,

 

i'm very happy to present the celebratory 500th episode of the podcast. it's just me + a few songs + some thoughts inspired by 500 weeks of being here.

 

within and beyond it all, are my sincere thanks to you for being here with me.

 

i hope you'll listen.

 

love,

russell

May 21, 2016

brompton oratory


dear friends,

 

episode 499 is about a song by nick cave.

 

this is - the song

and this is - the place

 

i hope you'll listen.

 

love,

russell

May 14, 2016

the iguana


friends,

 

this week brings us to road-cast #5, a.k.a. episode 498. it's me, a few more demo songs, and some thoughts about the 1964 john huston film the night of the iguana.

 

see - the trailer

more on - tennessee williams

 

i hope you'll listen!

 

love,

russell

May 08, 2016

up and up


friends,

 

episode 497 finds me in flux, and feeling quite blessed for the ability to post here amidst everything. this week features a few old(er) demo songs from me, mixed with some thoughts about the evolution of life and hope. and this pop song.

 

i hope you'll listen.

 

love,

russell

April 30, 2016

rewinding


friends,

 

i'm very happy to present episode 496 - road-cast #3!

 

this week finds me connecting the dots between prince, david bowie, and yoko ono.

 

here're links:

 

this is - song exploder

 

see - when dove's cry

see - let's dance, and modern love

 

this is - blackstar, and lazarus

and the album - diamond dogs (which i should've mentioned!)

 

trailer for - merry christmas mr. lawrence

trailer for - lost highway

trailer for - twin peaks: fire walk with me

 

the film - imagine: john lennon

yoko/john's - meeting story

 

this is - cut piece

the book - grapefruit

 

this is - marina abramović

 

i truly hope you'll listen.

 

love,

russell

April 23, 2016

torch songs


friends,

 

episode 495 has landed. it's podcast #2 from the road, featuring some songs from me, and some thoughts influenced by the recents passing of prince and david bowie.

 

the podcast - song exploder

tonight's songs are also at - simplemuzik.com

 

i hope you'll listen

 

love,

russell

April 16, 2016

road test


friends,

 

i'm out and about, but happily able to present episode 494 from the road. it's a limited test podcast in many ways - but here, for you, all the same... :)

 

if you have time, i hope you'll listen

 

love,

russell