Posts Tagged “travel”

30:06 – A Christmas special coming to you from a Sydney Boxing Day in the heat of summer! Topics include a winter trip in Germany and Ireland, yuletide family traditions, how others celebrate or don’t, the best holiday foods from the UK and Germany, music, and a somewhat minor personal inconvenience! Also retiring the Rubenerd Annexe, self-titled Blogging Experts, a shoutout to Radio Free Shambles and The Midnight Citizen, and best wishes for the season.

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

Released December 2018 on Rubenerd and The Overnightscape Underground, an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and fascinating hosts.

31:36 – An homage to The Overnightscape episode Mother’s New Mineral Dream. Talking about white walls everywhere in new buildings, 1970s era shopping malls, struggles with junk, Staten Island, and personally generated media. Because you can’t take it with you. Cover art of the Metropolitan Museum of Art taken from Clara’s and my trip to NYC in 2016.

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

Released December 2018 on Rubenerd and The Overnightscape Underground, an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and fascinating hosts.

30:11 – Recording on a terrible mic, so taking the opportunity to produce at a ludicrously low bitrate for some nostalgic fun. Topics include Zip drives, work phones, mobiles without cameras, inadvertent box smashing, eschewing (gesundheit) plastic, middle class life qualms needing perspective, Nespresso, regions of Sydney and Los Angeles, difficulty photographing anime figures, nostalgia for my 2004 job while listening to The Overnightscape and Whole Wheat Radio, the fate of internet communities, and coffee shop sounds. Special guest appearance by 1990s Iomega.

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

Released November 2018 on Rubenerd and The Overnightscape Underground, an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and fascinating hosts.

31:11 – Recognising two distinct trends on the programme of late, obsessive spreadsheeting, resenting new computer hardware, more thoughts around working from coffee shops instead of home/work, the computer dock and concept pioneered by the late OQO, and some speaking in between the coughs! Feedback from Chad Bowers and Dave on Onsug.com.

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

Released November 2018 on Rubenerd and The Overnightscape Underground, an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and fascinating hosts.

36:37 – Another trip down to Melbourne, so coming to you from the airport! Topics include authentic Melbourne/Seattle weather, growing up here, coffee shops versus desks, Stone and Wood, David Letterman, forex, loud friggen buses, some brief anime reviews (Gintama, Kakuriyo, Holmes of Kyoto, Isekaya Nobu, Frankenstein Family, Harukana Receive), puns, and other things unrelated to Melbourne. Prefaced back in Sydney with listener feedback from Chad Bowers. Recorded 9th October 2018.

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

Released October 2018 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.

17:29 – Taking a business day trip to Melbourne, and realising it looks more and more like Sydney. Also primate cities, taking the tram, evening strolls, and other observations. More California audio coming soon, just popping in for a hello!

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

Released October 2018 on Rubenerd and The Overnightscape Underground, an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and fascinating hosts.

27:51 – Join Ruben and Clara as they explore around Mission Bay in lieu of taking the Muni Metro T line, then across to explore the grounds of the Transamerica Pyramid, then over to a very foggy crossing of the Golden Gate Bridge. Intro news clip from KPIX5 CBS.

Recorded in San Francisco, California. Licence for this track: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0. Attribution: Ruben Schade.

Released July 2018 on Rubenerd and The Overnightscape Underground, an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and fascinating hosts.

41:36 – I’m in Tokyo for AsiaBSDCon 2018 and annual leave. Too much audio to process! So for now, have this clip of Clara and I talking about our day trip to Odawara. Topics include the Train Simulator route of yore that inspired the trip, the Odakyu Luxury Super Express, walking past restaurants, Clara cat spotting, dango balloons, Odawara Castle, Ito En milk coffee, Denny’s, ikiben, shiba inu dogs, Foursquare/Swarm, and getting back to Kudanshita.

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

Released March 2018 on Rubenerd and The Overnightscape Underground, an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and fascinating hosts.

20:44 – Quick report from a business trip to Canberra, with unreality, Australia’s worst Thai food, evil vending machines, cashew bags, flight delays, and other fun. Then back to Sydney for an apology to Jimbo and fascinating, though dusty, construction sites. Recorded 30th August and 25th September 2017.

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

Released September 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.