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Erk FM: Metal Monday

Erk FM: Metal Monday 131 – 70000 Tons Of Metal (Part 5)

Welcome to Erk FM: Metal Monday episode 131. This is the final week of Erk FM: Metal Monday’s coverage of 2014’s 70000 Tons of Metal. This week’s episode starts with The Entity by Temtris – another song off their newly released album Shallow Grave. Next on the playlist are a couple of metal bands from western Sydney who will be touring Japan in the near future. Tensions Arise (In The Eye Of Fire) were first to announce their visit followed by a more recent announcement from Not Another Sequel Just Another Prequel (What Is Love).

 

The final track of this episode was obtained onbroad 70000 Tons of Metal & was the only CD that Erk left the ship with at the end of the cruise. Erk bumped into a member of Bulletbelt while on the ship & it was great to hear a Kiwi accent. The song featured is the title track Down In The Cold Of The Grave.  […]

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Erk Pod

Erk Pod 455 – Wandering Around The American TV

Welcome to Erk Pod episode 455. Recorded in Vegas in January 2014, Erk goes for a trip around the TV like he has done previously in Mexico. There will be another episode in this style during Erk’s overseas trip early in 2014 from Japan & Singapore. Listeners to Erk To The Diary Room will also receive this episode as an Erk To The Diary Room. […]

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Erk Pod

Erk Pod 460 – Erk’s Pacamerican Circle Day 8 – Erk To The Vegas Courtesy Phone

Welcome to Erk Pod episode 460. It is time for Erk to move on from Vegas & head to one of his favourite cities in the US – San Francisco. Recorded using a mixture of iPhone & Zoom H4N audio recorder, this episode was mostly recorded at Vegas’ McCarran International Airport. Thanks to the relaxation of use of Personal Electronic Devices on most domestic US aircraft, Erk is able to bring you some audio from the departing flight. Long term Erk Pod listeners know that Erk loves recording podcast episodes at airports & listening to the various airport announcements. However in recent times, Erk has been spending more time in airport lounges rather than the concourse & gate areas.  […]

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Erk Pod

Erk Pod 459 – Erk’s Pacamerican Circle Day 7 – Post Expo Vegasing

Welcome to Erk Pod episode 459. With Erk still buzzing after New Media Expo, it is back into tourist/travel mode for Erk. It is Erk’s last full day in Vegas before heading off to San Francisco. Unlike many people Erk met over the weekend, he didn’t have to rush back home or to work. It was an enjoyable day & Erk was able to play tour guide for some fellow expo attendees. […]

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Erk FM: Australia

Erk FM: Australia 436 – Hay In The Valley

Welcome to Erk FM: Australia episode 436. On this episode, Erk features Australian rock legend Colin Hay courtesy of AirPlay Direct. Listeners who have a knowledge of Australian music in the 1980’s might know Colin as the lead singer of Australian band Men At Work. Songs on this episode are from Colin’s solo career after Men At Work.

 

Song list:

  • Into The Cornfields
  • She Keeps Me Dreaming
  • Can’t Take This Town
  • Walk Against His Ruins
  • Hold Onto My Hand
  • Keep On Walking
  • Dream On
  • Boy Boy
  • Conversation
  • Melbourne Song
  • Sometimes I Wish
  • Go Ask An Old Man

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Erk Pod

Erk Pod 458 – New Media Expo Part 3

Welcome to Erk Pod episode 458. It is the final episode recorded at New Media Expo 2014 in Vegas. On this episode, Erk finds out about the Future Of Podcasting, the State Of Podcasting. Blackberry’s latest social network, hearing live podcasts and a lot more. Erk asks about a statement “podcasting is dead” and hears some new (to him) voices that are well established in the podcasting community.

 

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Erk FM: International

Erk FM: International 435 – Reach Around Rodeo Clowns

Welcome to Erk FM: International episode 435. On this episode, Erk features the band Reach Around Rodeo Clowns courtesy of AirPlay Direct. Many musicians have serious songs about serious topics. The Reach Around Rodeo Clowns (try saying that a few times quickly!) are different. While their songs are often fun, the musicianship is top class. They have been performing together for over 20 years.

 

 

Song list:

  • King Of The Slot Car Track
  • Long Gone Daddy
  • I Got The Shakes
  • It’s Rock & Roll
  • I’m Obsessed
  • I Used To Be The One
  • Paranoid Boy
  • The Light So Bright
  • Bowling Alley Baby
  • Wild Crazy & Out Of Control
  • Cold, Cold, Cold
  • 401 Overture
  • Dark Days & Dark Nights
  • Wicked Ways
  • I Wasn’t Enough For You
  • Predator
  • Good Way To Die
  • Exit 14
  • Come On
  • Bad Dudes Too
  • My Dog Found Jesus
  • Nights Like This
  • Undead
  • Great Dictator
  • Jesus & Satan
  • Cocaine & Cadillacs
  • Light Of Day
  • Mexico

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Erk Pod

Erk Pod 457 – New Media Expo Part 2

Welcome to Erk Pod episode 457. This episode is the second of of 3 recorded on location at New Media Expo 2014 in Vegas. There was a range of new media creators including podcasters, bloggers, video & audio creators as well as people who support those creators. There were a range of sessions where attendees could learn from others, ask questions as well as network. Erk was also pleased to speak to some podcast newcomers as well, people that have spent a lot of time in Erk’s ears but he’d never met in person as well as some faces he last saw in person in 2009. 

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Erk FM: Metal Monday

Erk FM: Metal Monday 130 – 70000 Tons Of Metal (Part 4)

Welcome to episode 130 of Erk FM: Metal Monday. Prior to the start of Erk’s behind the scenes look at 70000 Tons of Metal, it’s time to play some new tunes for you. First, we’ll hear from Temtris with their song Shallow Grave which is the title track of their new album. Next is Acid Nymph – their new single Stitches will be launched in May. After Acid Nymph is Foundry Road who are preparing to launch their long awaited new EP, Machine Of Ruin. On this episode, Erk features new track BDSM.

 

The remaining part of the episode is a behind the scenes look at 70000 Tons of Metal as recorded onboard (or should Erk say, onbroad) the Majesty Of The Seas as Erk FM: Metal Monday’s coverage comes closer to a conclusion on the next episode.    […]

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Erk Pod

Erk Pod 456 – New Media Expo Part 1

Welcome to Erk Pod episode 456. This episode is the first of 3 recorded on location at New Media Expo 2014 in Vegas. There was a range of new media creators including podcasters, bloggers, video & audio creators as well as people who support those creators. There were a range of sessions where attendees could learn from others, ask questions as well as network. Erk was also pleased to speak to some podcast newcomers, two of whom he speaks with on this episode.

 

Guests:

  • Serena Travis tells Erk about establishing a new podcast database
  • Levi Halley talks about graphic design, starting a new podcast & a great solution for forgotten business cards
  • Barb Braud talks about her motivation to start a motivation podcast
  • Erk also asks Mike & Izabela from Music Radio Creative during a session about the importance of having other people’s voices on your podcast apart from your own. 

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