The Overnightscape Underground

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Rubenerd Show 399: The smokeless Melbourne epsiode (12/11/19)

28:40 – Bushfires have engulfed Sydney for more than a week now, so it was a relief and joy to wander around back in Melbourne on a business trip with blue skies, even if only for a couple of days! Talking about the inevitable comparisons between Sydney and Melbourne, Stanley Kubrick-inspired data centres, health nonsense about Kombucha, tree-lined streets, and wishing for a Ricoh GR III pocket camera. Creative Commons music by Chris Jurgenson.

Recorded in Melbourne, Australia. Licence for this track: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0. Attribution: Ruben Schade.

Released December 2019 on Rubenerd and The Overnightscape Underground, an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and fascinating hosts; this one notwithstanding.

posted by Ruben at 1:01 am filed in Dec19,Ruben  

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Rubenerd Show 398: The KLCC again episode (10/26/19)

24:32 – The Rubenerd Show returns to Kuala Lumpur after thirteen years! Playing a retrospective clip from episode 103 in June 2006, then back to October 2019 with Clara wandering around the Petronas Twin Towers and Jalan Ampang. I never thought I’d be doing this again!

Recorded in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Licence for this track: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0. Attribution: Ruben Schade.

Released October 2019 on Rubenerd and The Overnightscape Underground, an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and fascinating hosts; this one notwithstanding.

posted by Ruben at 1:30 am filed in Clara,Oct19,Ruben  

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Rubenerd Show 397: The Marina Square episode (9/25/19)

54:03 – Returning to the birthplace and spiritual home of the Rubenerd Show in Singapore, and where I first heard The Overnightscape. Wandering around Marina Square with Clara making random observations about life here compared to the 1990s and 2000s, with sounds of the Singapore F1 Grand Prix in the background. Then jumping on the MRT back to Novena, and walking in the late evening. It’s a remote-working holiday, but I’ll take it!

Recorded in Marina Bay, Singapore. Licence for this track: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0. Attribution: Ruben Schade.

Released September 2019 on Rubenerd and The Overnightscape Underground, an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and fascinating hosts; this one notwithstanding.

posted by Ruben at 12:08 am filed in Ruben,Sep19  

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Rubenerd Show 396: The Brisbane Perth episode (9/17/19)

42:30 – Join Ruben as he discusses himself in the third person, and his business trip adventures to two Australian cities on the exact opposite sides of the country for added convenience; the former of which he hadn’t been to since he lived there in the 1990s! Then some nostalgia for coffee chains, specifically the giant Dômes in Singapore. Recorded early September 2019.

Recorded in Sydney, Australia. Licence for this track: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0. Attribution: Ruben Schade.

Released September 2019 on Rubenerd and The Overnightscape Underground, an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and fascinating hosts; this one notwithstanding.

posted by Ruben at 12:05 am filed in Ruben,Sep19  

Saturday, June 29, 2019

Rubenerd Show 395: The corned mindfulness episode (6/29/19)

51:02 – Join Ruben as he takes a somewhat narcissistic view of work, life in one’s thirties, mindfulness or lack thereof, charities, the events in Hong Kong, the ergonomic considerations behind corn chips, wandering around Artarmon thinking the same things, and a classic clip from Flight of the Conchords. You want to sit down but you sold you chair, so you… you just stand there. Recorded over a few weeks in June 2019.

Recorded in Sydney, Australia. Licence for this track: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0. Attribution: Ruben Schade.

Released June 2019 on Rubenerd and The Overnightscape Underground, an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and fascinating hosts; this one notwithstanding.

posted by Ruben at 4:01 am filed in Jun19,Ruben  

Monday, April 15, 2019

Rubenerd Show 394: The hierarchical coffee episode (4/15/19)

43:59 – Join Ruben in a soulful, bronchital state; a word that almost certainly doesn’t exist. Topics include Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, secret apartment doors, Apple keyboards really are that bad, stabbing myself in the eye with a poster, Australia’s obsessive coffee culture, Arashiyama in Kyoto, and accidental beverages. Break song by the delightful Good Mythical Morning gents who trained a predictive text bot.

Recorded in Sydney, Australia. Licence for this track: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0. Attribution: Ruben Schade.

Released April 2019 on Rubenerd and The Overnightscape Underground, an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and fascinating hosts; this one notwithstanding.

posted by Ruben at 12:31 am filed in Apr19,Ruben  

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Rubenerd Show 393: The Ikebukuro episode (20/3/19)

01:10:35 – Join Clara and I on our second day back in Japan! Today wandering around the lights and sounds of Ikebukuro, including pretty anime boys, a Family Mart snack convenience store snack tour, then taking a couple of Tokyo Metro trains back to Kudanshita, complete with those legendary Departing Melodies.

Recorded in Tokyo, Japan. Licence for this track: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0. Attribution: Ruben Schade.

Released March 2019 on Rubenerd and The Overnightscape Underground, an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and fascinating hosts; this one notwithstanding.

posted by Ruben at 7:04 am filed in Clara,Mar19,Ruben  

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Rubenerd Show 392: The Otemachi episode (3/19/19)

55:03 – Join Clara and I on our first day back in Japan! Wandering around Otemachi in Tokyo looking for an ATM for a sinister card that refused to work, travelling from Narita, egg sandwiches from convenience stores, and too much more to write notes on when we should be sleeping!

Recorded in Tokyo, Japan. Licence for this track: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0. Attribution: Ruben Schade.

Released March 2019 on Rubenerd and The Overnightscape Underground, an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and fascinating hosts; this one notwithstanding.

posted by Ruben at 11:52 pm filed in Clara,Mar19,Ruben  

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Rubenerd Show 391: The lemon grove episode (3/16/19)

01:12:50 – It’s another Rubenerd Squish, where I stick a few unrelated episodes into one! Part one discusses the most bizarre advertisement I’ve ever seen, in an audio journey through a 1970s era shopping centre that has barely changed. Part two discusses fabric couches, fun with spirometry, the Clipboard Mafia, and certain frustrating podcast ads. Part three discusses duopolistic allegiances, and fun with reverb-berb-reverb. Recorded February-March 2019.

Recorded in Sydney, Australia. Licence for this track: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0. Attribution: Ruben Schade.

Released March 2019 on Rubenerd and The Overnightscape Underground, an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and fascinating hosts; this one notwithstanding.

posted by Ruben at 12:40 am filed in Mar19,Ruben  

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Rubenerd Show 390: The Overnightscape Pegasus episode (2/17/19)

01:23:35 – A tribute to the last few episodes of The Overnightscape. Topics include wood veneer dishwashers and TVs, moving to Chatswood, when I started listening to The Overnightscape, Lunar New Year, abandoned cityscapes in the real world and in simulations, nostalgia for space, gift giving, Gateway 2000, gaming business models, Fate/Grand Order, and the Carlton Branch… plus Side B (at 01:03:56)… opening production credits for A Chinese Ghost Story (1987)[VCD], The Computer Chronicles – Windows 3.0 (1990)[Archive.org], Hypothetical Institute theme (2019)[Podcast], Clark and Dawe, The Front Fell Off (1991)[YouTube], Cantonese Golden Harvest bumper (1986)[VCD], Digital Flotsam episode 54, baseballs and music (2004)[Archive.org], tech5 episode 38 on early Microsoft magazines (2007)[Podcast], Prospects by Chris Juergensen (2005)[Archive.org, Creative Commons 2.5 Attribution], Rising Bubbles sound loop from Apple Logic (2007), introduction to construction of the Sydney Harbour Tunnel (1992)[YouTube], and my first MadPlayer recording (2005)[Archive.org].

Recorded in Sydney, Australia. Licence for this track: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0. Attribution: Ruben Schade.

Released February 2019 on Rubenerd and The Overnightscape Underground, an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and fascinating hosts; this one notwithstanding.

posted by Ruben at 4:58 pm filed in Feb19,Ruben  
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