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Episode 11: Is Photography for Tourists? (ft. Steve H.)
November 11, 2022 4:00pm

 

Neon Shrines
Episode 11: Is Photography for Tourists? (ft. Steve H.)
How does photography undermine the authentic travel experience? How can it help access deeper dimensions of the road? To answer these questions & more we turn to our friends in the Order of St. George's Horse, Steve H. & Jesse U.-O.

Episode 10: Camino Brews (ft. Allen & Nathan of Camino Brewing)
November 4, 2022 4:00pm

 

Neon Shrines
Episode 10: Camino Brews (ft. Allen & Nathan of Camino Brewing)
This episode we are joined by Allen + Nathan of San Jose's Camino Brewing Co. to discuss the importance of good drinks + good cheer on the road. We also explore sacred geography and how the past and present collide on pilgrimage.

Episode 9: Halloween Birthday Madness (ft. Erik Davis, Crom the troll, & Mac)
October 28, 2022 4:00pm

 

Neon Shrines
Episode 9: Halloween Birthday Madness (ft. Erik Davis, Crom the troll, & Mac)
A rogues' gallery of guest joined us live, at the studio, to gab about pleasure gardens, Emperor Norton, & the cryptocreatures that inhabit San Francisco. Music is all Halloween themed & spooky.

Episode 8: OSGH Travel Tales ft. Steve H. & Tasha D.
October 21, 2022 4:00pm

 

Neon Shrines
Episode 8: OSGH Travel Tales ft. Steve H. & Tasha D.
Initially, we intended on discussing the book, "100 Places to Visit Before You Die." However, our attention was swiftly diverted by other topics related to pilgrimage. We had two guests too, Steve Hwang (talking about his recent trip to Northern Pakistan) and Tasha Dawson (talking about her trip to Paris). Both members of the OSGH.

Episode 7: Evil STEM
October 14, 2022 4:00pm

 

Neon Shrines
Episode 7: Evil STEM
This week we discuss choices, big and small, and the inner and outer guides that one can tune in to as they make such decisions. Inspired by bouncy 90s house music, we also discuss the true wisdom of supervillains when it comes to trying to end the world.

Episode 6: Alone but not Lonely (ft. Sarah H.)
October 7, 2022 4:00pm

 

Neon Shrines
Episode 6: Alone but not Lonely (ft. Sarah H.)
This week Stella muses on whether pilgrimages are by nature religious, and then is joined by special guest Sarah H. to discuss the weirdo world of traveling alone, office jobs in outer space, and the guidebook scam.

Songs:

Kate Bush - Cloudbusting
Velvet Underground - Venus in Furs
Psychedelic Furs - Love My Way
Q Lazzarus - Goodbye Horses
Blink-182 - Dammit
Sally Oldfield - Mandala
John Martyn - Please Fall in Love with Me

Episode 5: Reflections on Monuments, Disasters, and Hurricane Ian (ft. a few callers)
September 30, 2022 4:00pm

 

Neon Shrines
Episode 5: Reflections on Monuments, Disasters, and Hurricane Ian (ft. a few callers)
Built on a solid foundation of roots reggae tunes, this episode features a brief discussion of religious monuments and exotic drinks, as well as a longer trialogue with a series of callers from Florida, offering their insights into the Floridian perspective on Hurricane Ian, and violent storms in general.

Songs:

Madness- One Step Beyond
Toots and the Maytals- 54 46 Was My Number
Eek-a-Mouse - Ganja Smuggling
Peter Tosh - Legalize It
Peter Tosh - Johnny B Goode
Mad Cobra - Flex
Shabba Ranks - Mr Loverman



Episode 4: Powerspots Unbounded ft. Brendan Barrett
September 23, 2022 4:00pm

 

Neon Shrines
Episode 4: Powerspots Unbounded ft. Brendan Barrett
Each metropolis has its own identity. In this episode, we discuss the way in which these identities can be monstrous, or angelic. Our discussion drifts to why it is bad practice to "gatekeep" the location of powerspots, before turning towards some of our favorite powerspots across the globe. A special guest called in to regale us his own account of climbing Half Dome.

Songs:

Hank & Dad - This Charming Man
Matt Barry - Take my Hand
John Sinclair - Ain't Nobody's Business
Big Wave - Emotional Prism
Doktors for "Bob" - Hhueh

Episode 3: Ozymandias at the Mall
September 16, 2022 4:00pm

 

Neon Shrines
Episode 3: Ozymandias at the Mall
Fear not! The weird buzzing noise only lasts through the first nine minutes of the program. Once the audio issue is resolved, we jump into a free-wheeling conversation about medieval calendar reformation until finally settling into an in-depth convo about the Situationists' theory of the "dérive" and malls as the new ruins. A caller called, too. Keywords: drifting, abandoned malls, The Nature Company, The Sharper Image, & Plasma Orbs.

Songs:
The Smiths - This Charming Man
Fugazi - No Surprise
Pixies - Wave of Mutilation
New York Dolls - Personality Crisis
The Kinks - Lola
Danzig - Father (*in-studio karaoke version*)
The Misfits - Making Mischief
The Misfits - Winning is Everything
Deep Forests - Sweet Lullaby

Episode 2: The Vernacular View (ft. Jeb Interlandi)
September 9, 2022 4:00pm

 

Neon Shrines
Episode 2: The Vernacular View (ft. Jeb Interlandi)
We talk about the worst types of travel photography, the high-art of graffiti, and swap stories with OSGH member, Jeb Interlandi.


Track list:

Born Slippy- Underworld
The Specials- Ghost Town
Hepcat- Dance with me
Teddy Bears (ft. Iggy Pop)- Punk rocker
Enigma- Return to Innocence
Yung Bae (ft. Macross 82-99)- Welcome to the Disco


Episode 1: Back on the Road
September 2, 2022 4:00pm

 

Neon Shrines
Episode 1: Back on the Road
In this episode, Stella & Jojo reflect on the typology of pilgrimages, the art of story-telling, the good ol’ days of Couchsurfing, & being back on Radio Valencia after more than ten years.

We talk a lot, but here's the music we played:

Alice Coltrane - Journey in Satchidanana
Mort Garson - Deja Vu
KLF - Chill Out [album]
Engima - Sadeness
Hildegard von Bingen - Spiritus Sanctus vivificans vite
Kenji Kawai - Making of Cyborg [Ghost in the Shell soundtrack]
Geinoh Yamashirogumi - Kaneda [Akira soundtrack]
Dj Dado - X-Files Theme


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