Archive for the Clara Category

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.

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.

35:20 – A compendium of random recordings Ruben did with Clara over the last month. Topics include a modern moose, fabric couch advocacy, comparing Fate Grand Order addiction to Hearthstone and Pokémon, a tiny North Sydney park at night, Clara cosplaying Shielder, getting holiday beverages from an Aussie bottle-o, frustrating support questions, and Jimbo ♡. Proper Jimbo show coming up next. Recorded November and December 2017.

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

Released December 2017 on Rubénerd and The Overnightscape Underground, an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and fascinating hosts.

01:01:03 – Join Ruben as he wanders through Osaka to Namba Parks, where he procures a vending machine beverage and groks millions of Japanese train lines, ICOCA, the largest Japanese electronics chain, weebs and otaku, A4 clear files with anime and trains, roof–top landscapes, and Boss coffee. Then to Clara and Ruben on the tiny Nakanoshima island in the middle of Osaka talking about white people in Japanese ads, Yaoi, Royal Milk Tea can instrumentation, lit up bridges across the Dōjima River, Japanese department stores, learning languages, and a final wander through the middle of Osaka before we leave back for Hong Kong. Thank you Kansai ♡. Recorded 31st July 2017.

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

Released August 2017 on Rubénerd and The Overnightscape Underground, an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and fascinating hosts.

01:01:11 – Ruben wanders back from Namba to their Airbnb in Osaka, rambling about visually impaired assistance, political posters, Japanese curry, police, pachinko, lack of street names, complicated bathrooms, and Mashu/Shielder from Fate/Grand Order. Then Clara and Ruben wander around Ninna-ji in Kyoto chatting about the Rurouni Kenshin films, anime flashback episodes, and mushrooms. Then over to Arashiyama talking about soba and Kyoto tofu, beautiful scenery around the Katura River, Kyoto trolley trains, bamboo forests, rickshaws, late-opening shops, and the Togetsukyo bridge. Recorded 29–30th July 2017. Sounds from the Osaka and Kyoto subways, and some spontaneous street music.

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

Released August 2017 on Rubénerd and The Overnightscape Underground, an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and fascinating hosts.

45:18 – With apologies to Michael Franks, we didn’t spend Christmas in Kyoto, but we did explore the hallowed grounds of the Kyoto Animation gift shop and studios (the greatest anime production house ever, obviously), then down to the market that inspired Tamako Market, the Imperial Palace, and an equally impressive convenience store. Other topics include railfans at JR crossings, cicadas, fog and monsoons, Disney, pretty anime boys, Yahoo and Infoseek, and getting lost at Kyoto station. Sounds from the Osaka-Kyoto Shinkansen, and the Kyoto Municipal Subway.

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

Released July 2017 on Rubénerd and The Overnightscape Underground, an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and fascinating hosts.

01:03:56 – Join Ruben as he ventures through the otaku and tech mecca of the Kansai region in Den Den Town (でんでんタウン), then with Ruben and Clara during the Tenjin Matsuri (天神祭) by the Okawa, intersperced with the sounds of the Osaka subway. Topics include Japanese cicadas, travel, ubiquitous speakers, vending machines, cute mascots, anime, summer festival food, and much more! Recorded Tuesday 25th July 2017. More to come.

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

Released July 2017 on Rubénerd and The Overnightscape Underground, an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and fascinating hosts.

24:21 – Join Ruben and Clara on the tarmac of the old Kai Tak Airport as they discuss their current trip to Hong Kong! Topics include the Kowloon Walled City, comparing Hong Kong to Singapore and New York, the view from Victoria Peak, monsoon rains, lemons, and other topics discussed in the first person. We ran out of time, so the next episode will be from Osaka. 唔該.

Recorded in Kowloon, Hong Kong. Licence for this track: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0. Attribution: Ruben Schade.

Released July 2017 on Rubénerd and The Overnightscape Underground, an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and fascinating hosts.

unnamed (32:41) Tupp returns from the North Pole – that is… with the North Pole. This creates havoc is more ways than is immediately tangible to the residents of Hometownville.

contents
North Pole Tour (Brazen Gestures and Shambles Constant) .. Petrie Tries to Become Familiar With Dating (PQ Ribber) .. Marine Biologist Sheridan (Clara Tse, Eddie Murray, Frank Nora, Ribber, Chad Bowers, Constant, Marc Rose) .. Carl Cornshaver Goes to the Dogs (performed, written and produced by Marc Rose) .. Pole Shift (Murray and Constant) .. P.O.’ed (Bowers, Jimbo) .. Shifted (Jeff Pollard, Jimbo) .. Chimney (Mike Boody, Bowers)

All stuff written and produced by Jimbo unless otherwise noted.

Attribution: by Jimbo, Brazen Gestures, Clara Tse, Frank Nora, Eddie Murray, PQ Ribber, Chad Bowers, Shambles Constant, Jeff “Pollard (thanks to Pollard Design for the logo!), Mike Boody.

[ Everything you need to know about the background of Hometownville, it’s shops, the people, the surrounding areas and more can be found at the OFFICIAL HOMETOWNVILLE WEB SITE. ] (updated sometime this week)

(A very super special thanks to Marc Rose for his time, his talent, his studio!!!)

Hometownville Theme by Jimbo; all other music was ripped from guitar effect processor and synthesizer patch demo videos, except “Money For Nothing” [edit] (written by Mark Knopfler and Sting) and performed by UnTechWHV (youtube) and “White Eagle” (written by Tangerine Dream) and performed by Known As KneToNatoR (youtube)

2:01:55 – Frank and his wife Denice meet Ruben and Clara from Australia at the Japanese mall Mitsuwa Marketplace in Edgewater NJ… plus the Other Side (at 1:21:33)… PRES. NIXON DEFENDS HIS OFFICE ON WATERGATE CHARGES (excerpt) [FedFlix, public domain], Modal Blues by Rushus [FreeMusicArchive, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0], The Jim Henson Hour – InnerTube Pilot (Restored Version) (excerpt) [YouTube], Reactor (Gottlieb, 1982) [MAME], CBS preview – Logan’s Run (1977) [YouTube], Sign Maintenance and Installation (1996) (excerpt) [FedFlix, public domain], The Fobidden Name (Hopeku Remix) by Ph0ne [Archive.org, CC BY-NC 3.0], THE ELECTRONIC CULTURE (1991) [FedFlix, public domain], Cigarette TV Ads – Minor Brands – Spring [Archive.org], Saturday Night by Windpearl [Jamendo, CC BY-SA 3.0].

License for this track: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/). Attribution: by Frank Edward Nora – more info at TheOvernightscape.com