Delirious Nomads: The Blacklight Media Podcast

Delirious Nomads: The Blacklight Media Podcast

The Delirious Nomads podcast features celebrity chef Chris Santos of Chopped (He hates when you call him that) and underground metal connoisseur Matt Bacon (He loves when you call him that) talking about all things heavy metal, as well as providing "breakdowns" of your favorite combat sports, and "riffing" on some food talk every week with VERY special guests from across the globe.


November 30, 2022 40 min

Thomas Haywood of Redefining Darkness talks backstory, death metal and more. This is a really interesting one as Redefining Darkness are one of the premier underground labels going right now and it's a blast to really sink your teeth into what they've done. Hearing how he got here and then what he thinks of the modern death metal scene that's popping off was really cool!

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Matt interviews Mike Hill of Tombs on the podcast this week where they talk USBM and more! This was a really interesting one because Mike is someone who really lived the deep US black metal experience. We have a long conversation about the history and what defines USBM as well as of course his own band, Tombs.

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On this episode of the podcast Ryan Garney festival booker and burgeoning scene elder shares wisdom of booking and more! This is a really interesting one that delves deep and unveils a few really valuable layers of how to engage with the underground!

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Matt leads the charge again this time with music industry luminary Jason Lekberg of Lekberg Enterprises who comes on on the podcast this week to talk about his work with a variety of awesome bands including Steel Panther, GWAR and Dope. Jason has literally been reshaping how a lot of metal records are marketed and what the infrastructure looks like for a band on this level, os if you're interested in the industry at all, you de...

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Eyal Levi talks URM Academy, and the impact it has had on the world of metal for this episode of the podcast! It was really interesting to go deep with him on this one as to what URM has done for the scene, the role it's played in growing the careers of producers and so much more. It's also always interesting to hear how Eyal views his career growth and why the arc of his life turned towards URM!

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Circular Wave Co-Founder Mathias Blühdorn joins the podcast this week to talk music marketing, his label and more! This was a really interesting one because of Mathias's long history in the genre and his deep insight into the world of music marketing, metal and promotion. This is a guy who is neck deep in it, and fighting every day!

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Chris Drapeau (Thy Will Be Done, Aggressive Dogs, The Weapon) comes on to discuss punk rock, Japan, audio engineering and much more! One of my favorite people in the NYC metal scene always has something to share and benefiting from his wisdom on this episode was a delight!

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Jesse Cannon comes on to discuss why rock music is declining. Jesse is one of the worlds foremost music marketing nerds, political podcaster and much more. He has some deep knowledge that I think will intrigue listeners as he and Matt go back and forth on the fading star of heavy music.

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This week Grammy winning producer Marc Urselli joins the podcast! He and Matt talk about his amazing new project Steppendoom, plus why you need a mixing engineer and producer if you want a record that really takes your project to the next level. This was a really interesting one as Marc is one of the premier minds in music with lots of wisdom to share.

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Gaff from Gozu comes on the show this week to talk about the bands new record, upcoming touring and so much more. It's a lot of fun to talk to someone who creates some truly great stoner rock with a perspective that originates totally outside the genre. We get deep into the magic of the riff, what it's like writing during the pandemic and so much more!

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We are super stoked about this episode of the podcast because it features one of Chris's favorite bands! That's right - Rivers Of Nihil Guitarist Brody Uttley came on to talk the new record, touring and more! We got deep with Brody on what it's like to perform an album in full, the creative process behind this record, the evolution of the band and of course saxophone!

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Caity talks about her background in the industry and her work at Sirius XM on this episode of the podcast! It was really cool to hear her evolution from a girl in Vancouver to one of the most influential radio hosts in heavy metal today. We talked butt rock, the state of music journalism and much more!

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Tyler Harper sits down with Matt Bacon to talk what's next for Capra plus his weird new job! This is a really interesting one with a lot of layers, Tyler is very kind though in breaking down the realities of life in Capra, and the wild world of his job doing rip n' ships for Pokemon and Metazoo!

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Matt sits down with Si from RXPTRS on this episode of the podcast to talk reaching the next level! It's so much fun to talk to a band who are finally starting to break through and reach a bold new level. Hearing the stories of their amazing new tour and all that's coming up for this band was a blast. There's so much to be enamored with here - so if you're not on the bandwagon you had better hop on!

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We sit down with hot sauce entrepreneur and record label impresario Steve Seabury! This is a really fun episode as we get to hear all sort of stories about Steve's work both in the world of hot sauce with his company High River Sauces as well as his work with MNRK and Metal Alliance. Getting deep with a guy whose been living it for so long is always exciting. This is definitely a fun episode to sink your teeth into!

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Slayer's longtime tour manager Mike Latronico gets deep with us once more about his time with Slayer with stories from the road and so much more. It's really fascinating to hear him get deep on all this stuff and to hear all he has to share. This is one of the most interesting ones we've done yet!

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Slayer's longtime tour manager Mike Latronico takes us behind the scenes on this episode of the podcast! This was a really interesting one where we learned a lot as Michael kind of broke down his history i nthe music biz and how he worked for everyone from Megadeth to Snoop Dogg before eventually getting the gig with Slayer! There will be a part 2 next week where we dive even deeper!

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July 20, 2022 35 min

On this episode of the podcast we sit down with elite producer Jay Ruston to talk music and more! This was a really interesting one to get in deep into the minds of one of the premier musical geniuses in metal today!

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We are back and thrilled to have our old friend metal legend John LaMacchia talking about his new solo record and more! He gets really honest in this one and it's really a pleasure to hear him delve so deep into this amazing new piece of music that he created with some amazing collaborators for us to enjoy.

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We go deep on NFT's, the new album and so much more with Johnny Christ on this episode! Matt has been a huge A7X nerd since he was 9 years old so there's a lot of deep questions here too. This is definitely a really fun, weird and interesting episode where Johnny Christ lays out some really interesting and forward thinking ideas.

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