11-20-2017 Episode: Astral

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It was a joy to play around in Inspiradoville, with guests Namon Sherriel and Craig Spivek on Inspirado Projecto, in the KCHUNG 1630AM Studios of Chinatown, Los Angeles! Some of you may remember hearing Author/Comedian/Improvisor Extraordinaire, Craig, from some past episodes (I dare you to search for his name in the Official Inspirado Projecto WordPress Searchbar)? This is the first time we’ve interviewed Musician of Enchantment, Namon, on the show. We played audio selections from an album he’s cobbling together of dreamlike/fantasy music. It was fun to give him our thoughts and ideas that blipped our antennae, while listening to the particular songscapes. He wrote down ideas into a notebook too. Keep your ears open for a startling story about astral projection and a near-death experience!

We also had an opportunity to play some new Fun Facts by Henry D. Horse, a new Celebrity Afterlife Report Podcast from everyone’s favourite Celebrity Medium, and an unexpected guest showed up later with some of his own music, named Bobbie Deerfield.

Some of you who’ve listened to the show know we’ve encountered ‘technical abnormalities’ on several instances in the past. Sometimes the sound is very quiet, sometimes it sounds like we’re blasting it, sometimes it jarbles in and out, sometimes the entire control panel melts and we have to Frankenstein it back together with aluminum foil and paper clips. Opening arms and improvising brains, we plod forth doing the best we can with what we’ve got and somehow make it work. Its all a sound experiment and a scientific study in the art of ‘artistic process unfolding and the human behaviour associated with it.’ Having said that, this episode sounds like we’re speaking through Dixie cups and strings at times, and other times, is crispy and clear.

We also missed not having the Captain of our ship here, Nicholas Phillips. This might be part of the reason why the broadcast has its unique peaks and valleys.

Check out the EPISODE RIGHT HERE!

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Twin Peaks’ Jay Aaseng On Inspirado Projecto Radio 11-6-2017 !!!

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Jay Aaseng from “Twin Peaks: The Return”, stops by KCHUNG 1630am Studios for an interview on Inspirado Projecto Radio! Dori and CEC barrage Jay with stacks of questions about Twin Peaks and his times collaborating with David Lynch!

You can watch our Periscope archive of Inspirado Projecto HERE.

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Jeff Finn from “Before The End” calls in via Star Trek communicator and asks Jay some questions. One of which, involves Jay replaying the scene with his “Drunk” man character on “Twin Peaks: The Return”…

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We play a few songs from the new “Twin Peaks: The Return” soundtracks, talk about how Jay met David Lynch and his short film “Beer Pong Girls”.

KaPow Intergalactic Film Festival, which ran November 9-15 at NoHo7 Laemmle in North Hollywood, screened “Beer Pong Girls” during a short film block on November 15th. It was an honour to see his film projected onto the Silver Screen and meet so many extraordinary filmmakers! We look forward to seeing more of his creations at KaPow IFF 2018, in addition to collaborating with him on future Inspirado Projecto episodes!

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If you’d like to hear the entire Inspirado Projecto audio episode, you can click here to  PLAY THE ARCHIVE!

This episode is in memory of Nicholas’s Father, who died a few days before this broadcast. Dr. Tom Phillips had two doctorate degrees, and a masters. He was a virologist.

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Floral arrangement created by Nicholas Phillips.

 

10-16-2017 “Lisa At Large”

Alec Smart and Sherman Sitter from “Don’t Feed The Animals” once again co-hosted Inspirado Projecto on 10-16!

Their cosmic hour spanned everything from bicycles to quantum physics! PLUS they had the ever-talented Captain Nicholas piloting the ship, some new episodes of “That’s That,” and a secret QUEEN song played!

Robert Werner, Andrew Mandapat, Jared Boghosian and Fue Naiuli Johnson from “Lisa At Large” joined them to talk about their new series and the thrill of collaborating with encouraging and pleasant teammates!

You can listen to this magnificent audio collaboration HERE!

10-2-2017 Episode: KAABOO

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This episode happened synchronistically with news of Tom Petty’s passing. Two weeks prior, I had just seen Petty perform for the first time ever, at the KAABOO Festival, for what could have possibly been his last live performance. He was a thrilling energy to be in the midst of. Soo many memories through the decades of hearing his songs on the radio and in music videos showed up all at once. I didn’t realize until seeing him live, just how many hits he’s created, that we’re all familiar with, so many soundtracks for so many moments in our lives. It felt great to hear mobs of music-goers spanning so many generations, all singing along to his melodies, along with my family and friends. This “KAABOO” episode shares the audio of one of Petty’s timeless classics, recorded that monumental night!

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There was an abundance of amazing art, comedians, arcade games, hybrid humanimal creatures, music and performance art happening in various places about KAABOO. If you took photos of some sculptures with your flash, a hidden designs appeared!

In addition to Petty, some notable musicians I got a chance to see, were Jane’s Addiction, Pete Yorn, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Michael McDonald, Muse, Pink, Eric Burdon from The Animals, Fishbone and others (some of which are played during this episode).

In addition to broadcasting audio on Chinatown’s 1630AM KCHUNG Radio, and streaming live on their website, this 10-2 episode also simultaneously motion-pictured itself in a digital visual format through Periscope. Another intriguing synchronicity happened with this episode. I had recently come across Robert Moss, a Shaman who talks about traveling through dreams and also contacting those who have passed. I planned to play his stuff during the broadcast, long before I heard about Tom Petty.  As you know, the Celebrity Afterlife Report Podcast with the Celebrity Medium, is a staple of Inspirado Projecto. The information braided together quite uniquely. As you know we are always enthused to play music/spoken word that is suggested to us through Twitter, our email, on the bus, etc. We played a wonderful collaboration between A.J. and Tara, a cover of a Roy Orbison classic by Katie Shorey (phenomenal singer/songwriter and the frontwoman for Twisted Gypsy the Fleetwood Mac Tribute), an astounding experimental sound collage by one of PQ Ribber‘s many projects: Boys Nitroglycerine Pep Club, information about the upcoming Yachtley Crew show at Borderline Bar & Grill November 3rd, new Fun Facts by our Resident Trivia Expert and Traveler Henry D. Horse, and a wholesome song by the Cactus Blossoms from Twin Peaks: The Return. There are of course, many other surprises as well!

(Alec Smart/Sherman Sitter and Captain Nicholas did an outstanding job steering the KCHUNG Ship across the Galaxywaves, 9-18, in their melodic episode: “Know Your Dragons”  as well as their stream-of-orchestration: “After Thoughts“. A piece of that episode is found in this episode.)

If you’d like to strap on headphones and take a gander at the 10-2-2017 audio broadcast of Inspirado Projecto, “KABOO”, please CLICK HERE TO LISTEN.

 

 

Know Your Dragons – 9/18/2017

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Alec Smart and his Co-Host Sherman Sitter from Educational Collective,  “Don’t Feed The Animals” , sat in for the 9-18-2017 Inspirado Projecto Show on 1630AM KCHUNG Radio in Chinatown Los Angeles.

As normally on par with the course, they spent the hour providing wisdom about bicycles, absurdity, the Golden Rule, and how to most ideally collaborate.

You can experience the amazing broadcast HERE!

They enlisted Station Manager, Captain Nicholas, to add his astounding improvisation collaboration, which can be enjoyed HERE!

If you are a Queen fan, make sure to tune in and check out the episode!

Episode: Karma Karma 9-4-2017

This episode of Inspirado Projecto features lots of interesting surprises, most notably, a yrev very RARE song by Robert Forman with Andy Kaufman called “Karma Karma” (introduced to us by @AndyKaufmanLove from Twitter!

In addition to broadcasting on the KCHUNG 1630AM radiowaves, we also presented the show in a visual format on Periscope, the archive of which can be viewed HERE. During the hour, we played a funtastic Gordon Cole sound collage, a new instrumental by musician Jason D. Karr, a boxing favourite by 80k (a project by Lawrence August and Edo Plasschaert), a very rare Monkees song with a celebrity endorsement by Micky Dolenz, a fun commercial by our sponsor MEAT Clown Industries, an extraordinary piece by Dismemberment Plan, some Fun Facts by our resident research expert Henry D. Horse, a very special message from the Chicago Bears, new ghost gossip by the Celebrity Afterlife Report Podcast, some surprising news about Yacht Rock band Yachtley Crew, a commercial by our other sponsor PSY-CORP, an enchanting piece by Aria Knight, and a previously unreleased tone by filmmaker Nicholas Caesar (check out his webisode “Fishbowl”) which was scientifically extracted from this photo of Twin Peaks‘ favourite Dougie Jones:

Also…if you’d like to listen to the entire audio broadcast of Inspirado Projecto from 9-4-2017, you can HEAR IT HERE!

Episode: Eclipse 8-21-2017

3amigosThis episode coincided with a marvelous event….an eclipse!!!! It’s a common habit with Inspirado Projecto episodes happening on cosmic days. In addition to it being a rare day in the history of life as we know it, we also had some colourful guests in the KCHUNG Studios! A couple of which, are producers of the educational program known as “Don’t Feed The Animals” (Alec Smart and Sherman Sitter).ShermanThe broadcast happened live in visual form on Periscope too, which can be viewed HERE!

We play a great Fun Fact by Henry D. Horse, feature a mischievous ditty by Joe McGaha’s band Bukett, monkee around with The Monkees, spotlight a wonderfully bizarre soundscape by Boys Nitroglycerin Pep Club, get a deceased celebrity question answered on the new Celebrity Afterlife Report, celebrate a Bonnie Tyler song, spin a mysterious indie classic by Ali Beletic, play TWO Queen songs,  in addition to covering lots of unique information!

I had the pleasure of attending the Micky Dolenz concert, 8-19, in Arizona, which we also speak about on the show. Here he is having a lot of fun onstage with his Sister, Coco!MickyCococroppedIt was an honour to visit the backstage meet-n-greet with Micky, and he was kind enough to do a promo for Inspirado Projecto, as well as autographing the back of my KCHUNG Radio press pass! CurtMickypresspass2croppedDori and I got to meet Coco Dolenz backstage as well. Coco and I shared a fun discussion about art and Amelia Earhart. CurtDoriCococroppedMonkeespicOh yes, and if you’d like to listen to the full broadcast of Inspirado Projecto in the KCHUNG Studios, you can LISTEN HERE!

 

Episode: Rocket 8-7-2017

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On this KCHUNG Radio episode of Inspirado Projecto, “Rocket”, Captain Nicholas and Curt Clendenin investigate Druids, Wizards and Sorcerers. They broadcast LIVE on Periscope, the archive of which can be seen HERE.

Also discussed/featured: files from looong ago of Prairie Light Review recently uploaded to Archive.org by College of DuPage, an insightful spoken word by William Shatner, Fun Facts by Henry D. Horse, a mysterious song by Jimmy Scott created for “Fire Walk With Me“, an extraordinary cover of a Del Shannon classic by Kitchen Karaoke King @GourmetSimple, a punkly-rocked serenade by Beelzebullies, a soft melodic ditty by Thomas Gardner, a wonderfully curious selection by Junebug, a surreal spoken word by Boys Nitroglycerine Pep Club, an inspirational electronic/rock message by Calling All Astronauts, a helpful promo about The Human System, and…an extraordinary collaboration with Yachtley Crew and Peter Beckett (the voice of Player) at The Canyon Club 8-5-2017!

More than 500 Yachtrockers!

The official archive of Inspirado Projecto is heard when you CLICK HERE!!!

Also, here’s the official flyer for The YachtleyCrew Yacht Rock Dream Cruise, August 12th at Bombay Bar & Grill!

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7-10-2017 Oceanic (Rabbits)

Two ideas for this theme are “Oceanic” and “Rabbits.” The latest unique mystery lies in the most recently-discovered ” #runtherabbit ” and ” #outofhandtv “, both of which are imperative as the functioning engine of this sound collage. Yrev very reflective images emerge in various familiar masks during this KCHUNG Radio Hour of Inspirado Projecto.

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Captain Nicholas, master of Sound Engineering, joins CEC in the Audio Co-Pilot Arena. It was also simultaneously recorded LIVE for viewing possibilities on Periscope. We discuss Twin Peaks Season 3 nuggets, release a live audio delicacy of smooth yacht rock sensation “Yachtley Crew” during their first performance at The World Famous Viper Room 6-23-2017,  played a promo for the wonderful Documystery™ (term coined by Jeff Finn) “Strange Septembers,” dug up a rockin’ Sebadoh jam, released a Fun Fact by Henry D. Horse, debuted a spacey fave by Sailors of Neptune, spilled the gossip-beans by The Celebrity Afterlife Report, blasted a mashup betwixt Kurt Schwitters‘ jibberish and Moondog‘s composure “Bird’s Lament”, then introduced a wonderful tribute song by Little Wendy Polland at Andy Kaufman’s Memorial!


We also discuss a yrev very cosmic Lynchian event that occurred. Back in May (a week or so before Twin Peaks Season 3 was released) 2017, I created a fun “AstroCoop” image of Dale Cooper dressed as an Astronaut floating through the Red Room. I was thinking about how he reminded me of David Bowie’s “…ground control to Major Tom…”, with Coop out there fused between dimensions trying to find his way back to Twin Peaks, traversing the curtains like heatwaves on Mars. At that point I had no idea the new season would focus on dopplegangers…

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After watching each part I hop on the interwebs to see what kinds of new revelations have beamed onto Peakers’ antennae. On July 9th, immediately after watching Part 9, I opened up Twitter to see if other folks caught Easter Eggs that flew past me and/or that I might have also caught. On the Twitter feed I found a photograph that VERY YREV MUCH echoed similarities of my AstroCoop! I immediately sent it to Lawrence August and he artistically blended them together side-by-side:

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This astounding accidental ‘prophecy’ was a gift all on its own….now to be able to archive it for my Futureself to look back on, as a strong example of how a series of antennae operating on similar broadcast signals can emerge from the stream-of-consciousness with similar fish!

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Oh YES! If you’d like to hear the full AUDIO ARCHIVE of Inspirado Projecto, you can CLICK HERE and it will transfer you THERE like a time portal!

Also, if you’re in the Ventura County area, check out Yachtley Crew at the Bombay Bar & Grill, July 15th, 9:30pm. You’re invited to wear your favourite yacht attire.

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Afterlife Episode 6-12-2017

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HelloooooOOOOOooooo! This episode is powerpacked with lots of intriguing giblets and vittles!

A great speech by Dr. Amp from the new Twin Peaks Season 3, is played at the top of the broadcast. My little niece Ella and my Brother Josh, contribute some fantastic found poetry.  Two various sound experiments by Nitroglycerin Pep Club (PQ Ribber‘s side project), a couple Fun Facts by Henry D. Horse, mysterious spoken word by Samantha Light, plant music called “Sounds From The Soil“, a cosmic song by Broods, a conversation with my Grandma, body-rockin percussion from Bobbie Deerfield, an adrenaline-filled song by Beelzebullies, new insight from The Celebrity Afterlife Report Podcast, a laid-back folk piece by Skychief, a philosophical selection by Little Lynnie Legend (Lynne Margulies), a song written by Lawrence August, and other surprises are all presented in crispy stereophonics!

This episode is dedicated to my Grandma Gladys Clendenin, who passed away last weekend. Her voice is featured at the beginning and ending of each Inspirado Projecto episode. Thank you Grandma, for your inspiration and encouragement through the years/forever.

This is the link to the show in case you’d like to HEAR IT NOW!