Roman Anton Podcast #41

TOM CROWLEY

Tom Crowley returns to the Roman Anton Podcast Studio to follow up his Podcast #23 appearance.  This time, Roman and Tom discuss Tom’s pending novel, the next Matt Chance Thriller,Opium Dreams.  In the process, Tom talks about the process of writing and reads of section from his prior workBangkok Pool Blues.  Tom also discusses his non-fiction workStillwell’s Long Retreat:  Burma 1942.  

Roman Anton Podcast #42

JASON POCHAPSKY

Jason Pochapsky is a musician, tailor, fashion designer, modular synthesizer builder and performer, based in Bangkok, Thailand. Roman and Jason discuss his early years in Canada and Jason’s eventual moves overseas and into new areas of proficiency and expertise. Roman and Jason listen to some of Jason’s modular synthesizer songs (on Euro rack configuration) on SoundCloud and YouTube, like Drowz and Take a Bath with Plastic. He also performs under the names of Tractor JP and Mr. Svarshik. Jason shows several of his jackets, some with names, like Sugar Baby. Pork Chop, Mr. Stampede and The Bushmeat Jacket. Jason, Roman and the crew head to the Wongwian Yai part of Bangkok, where Jason offers a tour of his favorite fashion supply stores and the two sit and talk in café/fashion school called MHA and the Kafe.

Roman Anton Podcast #43

KOSUM BOY

Kosum Boy is a Thailand born and raised musician based in Bangkok.  Roman and Kosum Boy discuss his early years in and around the Bangkok area and how he developed his sound. The two discuss the songs Alone, Wen Ya Round, Mama’s Boy, Rock N’ Love N’ Sound, Under Flower, Pup Pa Dub, Duab Duab Danceand more, which can be found on SoundCloud and YouTube. They also discuss his time in the Maison of Artists recording studio and hitting the charts on Cat Radio. Kosum Boy, Roman and the crew head to the recently opened Blueprint Live House in the A Square complex on Sukhumvit Soi 26, on the Rama IV end of the street, just next to the Flow House, where Kosum Boy plays a live show to a full house, where he introduces the new song Moon Ride.

Roman Anton Podcast #44

NATHAN LYNCH

Nathan Lynch is a musician and philosopher living and working in Bangkok, Thailand. Roman and Nathan discuss Nathan’s early years in Cleveland, Ohio, the Pacific Northwest, Hawaii and elsewhere and his involvement with two bands, Skycheck and Irreality. Nathan goes on to discuss his move back into education where he studied to be an emergency medical technician and, later, obtained a degree in philosophy. Nathan then found himself in Bangkok, Thailand, teaching philosophy and playing a new style of solo music. In this podcast Nathan plays three songs, This is the Life Blood, The H Word and Friends. Nathan, Roman and the team leave the studio and go to The Siam Society on Asoke Montri Road, right near the Asoke and Sukhumvit trains stops. They check out the performance space and then look at the Kamthieng House, which is a mid-19th century Lanna style exhibit (currently undergoing some modification).