UnCommonCore Podcast | exploring cultural illiteracy

UnCommonCore Podcast | exploring cultural illiteracy

For Those Who Must Know The UnCommonCore Podcast is recorded live from the most ethnically diverse urban area in the world - Queens, New York. We talk to the people, profile the businesses, and cover the events that makes New York City a global center of art, culture and commerce worldwide. Some of our audience is chronically curious. Our subjects and methods change to satisfy that curiosity. Most of our listeners stumble upon us. If they don't hear anything they recognize they simply move on in search of something more familiar. But we are here for those who stay because they seek the unfamiliar. We are here for the explorers.... Show More

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January 23, 2021

We end the year with this episode from the pre-Covid Sacramento Auto Show. Tom talks to car collectors from Cars and Coffee Folsom, The Horseless Carriage Club, Euro Sunday ’s Sacramento chapter, Retro Luxe Vintage Trailers and the owner of a 1950 Chevrolet Railway Express Truck.

http://carsandcoffeefolsom.com

https://www.hcca.org

https://eurosunday.net

https://retroluxevintagetrailers.com

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Tom finishes his interviews from the 2019 California Audio Show. In this final episode he finishes his talk with Mr. Kirmuss of Kirmuss Audio Restoration Systems, and concludes the series with a discussion about sonic integrity in High-End Audio with Doug White of The Voice That is, one of Tidal Audio's premier dealers.

Music

Dubtitution. Transect. by Longzijun 

Uplifting Inspirational Synth Pop Rock Ballad by Brandon Nees Daly...

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Tom talks to the people behind the California Audio Show and the Kirmuss Audio Restoration System.

Music

Sling Shot by tubebackr | https://soundcloud.com/tubebackr

Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com

Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported (CC BY-ND 3.0)

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/3.0/

Leaving Babylon by Zep Hurme (c) copyright 2019 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccm...

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Conrad Bradford joins Tom again in this pre-Covid-19 Capsule | Cabana Show from New York City. In this final episode of our New York Fashion series Tom and Corad talk to Coevolution designer Miaoyi Shu and Child of The Universe designer Brenda Marine.

Child of the Universe NYC was founded in 2015 with the intention to create high quality and fashionable pieces that allowed customers to express themselves and their believes. Current...

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Tom starts off Season 5 with the Sacramento Auto show in Sacramento at CAL EXPO. In this episode we take a look at electric cars, lemon racers and Studebakers.

In this episode we visit the Sacramento Auto Show and learn about SMUD - the local utility district's - electric vehicle ride event and the incentives they offer to new electric car buyers, then we meet some enthusiast and racers from "25 hours of lemons" - a ...

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Conrad Bradford joins Tom once again for the Capsule | Cabana show in New York City. In this episode they speak to some designers who joined a UK fashion accelerator program. Accelerators and Incubators help get new businesses started in the industry.

Designers

Paper Machine

Tania George

Vingt Quatre

W.J.Y Studio

Music

Flow Dance by Jerico De Angelo | Pond 5

Pow by John Lyle Clinebell. Lindsay Paige Garfield | Pond 5

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Cabana S...

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Grammy nominated - Windham Hill producer, Cookie Marenco and artist Jenna Mammina talks about high-end audio and starting Blue Coast Records. | http://www.jennamammina.com | https://bluecoastrecords.com | In addition, Tom discusses the state of audio shows and women in audio with California Audio Show General Manager Vivian Lamb.

MUSIC

Pond 5 | All The Right Moves' Brandon Daily "Money Isn't Everything" and Jeff Geh...

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Tom and Conrad talk to resort wear brands Lanthroby (Felicia) and Pamut Apparel, eye catching swimwear brand La Gotta swimwear and club wear for daylight hours brand Undra Celeste New York.

Undra Celeste New York |
https://www.undracelesteny.com |
We design elevated basics; like our ultra-soft sheer turtlenecks to the eye-catching faux collar statement coat. Elements that you will find prevalent in the brand’s aesthetics are BOLDNES...

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Reference standards in digital streaming and in reel to real master tapes. In this episode Tom talks to people on both ends of the spectrum. Recorded live form the California Audio Show.

MUSIC

first girl talking to me. by Barradeen | https://soundcloud.com/barradeen

Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com

Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported

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An...

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More bold new fashions from Capsule + Cabana at Pier 42 in New York City.  In episode 32 designers are helping their communities though social outreach and leading the fashion industry in a positive new direction.

cabanashow.com

Paraphrasing their words

MERCADO GLOBAL is a Brooklyn-based women's brand that highlights Mayan hand-woven accessories made in the highlands of Guatemala.
https://www.mercadoglobal.org

BITCHSTIX is ...

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In this episode Tom talks to the creator of the show Constantine Soo, and room acoustic expert Tim Link of ASC.

https://www.caaudioshow.com

http://www.acousticsciences.com/products/tube-trap

 

Music

I can’t take my eyes out of you by Barradeen https://soundcloud.com/barradeen

Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com

Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported

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From Korean and Italian importer Kolor Showroom to a local scarf designer CJW Tom kicks off the season with a fun informal walkabout around the Cabana+Capsule showroom. Toward the end of the episode Conrad joins in as the activity in the showroom increases to talk with local hat designer Wyeth. Music by Brandon Daily

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Part two includes street artists Concrete Jungle, skateboard aficiianado Rodney Torres of Torro Skateboards, Cortes NYC, Shiro from Japan, Murrz with PJ the Pigeon, The Original J Lo and train writer Sharmin 65 and Terry Michos from the cult classic movie The Warriors.

Original Score by: D. Pierce | AP2 Music

"[The] Street Art Expo is a first of its kind convention catering to the Urban Culture – with Artists and Vendors in the...

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December 28, 2018

Bonus episode of the accidental recording of Tom and Conrad during the New York International Auto Show. See how the sausage is made.

 

Tom is testing his new recorder and microphones and accidentally pushes record instead of pause, so we get a listen behind the scenes at the New York International Auto Show. This is a fun bonus episode. Tom's mic is on his face but Conrad's is in the bag facing sown so the Audio has been p...

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In this episode Tom visits the 2018 Street Art Expo in New York City and talks to Fluid Tunes, Topaz, Flint, Mike with Jaze & Neo toys, ACRIME and Steven Cartocio of Concrete Jungle.     "[The] Street Art Expo is a first of its kind convention catering to the Urban Culture – with Artists and Vendors in the Street Art, Designer Toy and Skate Communities. Our events help bring together Street Artists, Vendors and Fans of the ...
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In this episode Volkswagon reveals their new Atlas concept, a high-end sporty sedan and discusses the beefed up Jetta.

Nissan debuts a complete rebuild of their sixth generation Altima. The new version now features all wheel drive, a variable compression turbo engine and their advanced infotainment system is now a standard feature.

Toyota is re-introducing a bolder, more capable verions of thier RAV 4 now with standard safety featu...

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Tom & Conrad visit the New York Auto Show and talk to Mini Cooper about what's new for 2018, NJ Exotic Spotters about being a photo blogger, Mazda about the new Kai concept, the RX7 and the new Miata MX5. They also speak with Jaguar about their F-Typer, visit the 2018 Karma Revero and the BMW booths.

 

Featuring

The New York International Auto Show

The Mini Cooper

Mazda

Jaguar

Karma Revero

BMW

 

 

Music

Energetic African D...

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August 20, 2018

Shoe Biz 

with Conrad Bradford

         and Alicia Walters 

As the Fashion Footwear Association of New York (FFANY) comes to visit Conrad talks to Alicia about the shoe business.

Brands discussed include:

Brian Atwood

Donald Pliner

Sorel

Geox

Kennith Cole

Steve Madden

Copper Fit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Music: "Future Bass" Item ID: 91013676 By NeoCortex. Pond 5

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In the second part of the two part series on Fly Fishing, Tom continues his conversations at the Fly Fishing Show. He talks to expert fly tier Rob Lewis, Nature Painter CD Clark, gear maker Orvis and boatmakers Maxxon Outfitters and Jones Brothers Marine.

In this episode he also speaks about Fly Fishing and the non-profit Ocean Cleanup.

Featuring

Rob Lewis (Fly Tier)

Orvis (Fly Fishing Supplies)

CD Clark (Painter)

Maxxon Outfitters...

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In our final part of the New York Audio Show we feature 2 icons of the High-End Audio world: David Cheskey and Rondi D'Agostino. It also includes two exciting new products The + Record Player and MarkAudio-Sota Loudspeakers.

Links

The New York Audio Show: https://www.chestergroup.org/newyorkaudioshow/

Chesky Records: http://www.chesky.com

Plus Audio: https://plusaudio.myshopify.com

MarkAudio-SOTA: http://markaudio-sota.us

K...

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