Esoteric is described as of special, rare, or unusual interest.
Esoterica the Podcast is discussions and reviews of the obscure, offbeat and unusual. Music, movies, board games, books, hobbies… anything that strikes our fancy!
For our latest episode, we take a listen to one of my all time favorite musicians, the one and only Jim White. Jim’s a bit of an enigma. Categorized as Americana or alt country, Jim has a unique sound that defies an easy label. Once a professional model, for a time a New York City … More S2E15 Wrong-Eyed Jesus (The Mysterious Tale of How I Shouted)
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Called “The Beatles of Comedy” by The Library of Congress, the four-man Firesign Theatre wrote and performed together for over forty years, but their early studio work (1968-1975) for Columbia Records remains their best known and most influential. Innumerable phrases from their albums have entered the English lexicon: What’s all this brouhaha? More Sugar! What you … More S2E14 Dope Humor of the Seventies (w/ David Ossman)
And now for something truly esoteric. Musique pour Supermarché (English title: Music for Supermarkets) is the sixth studio album by electronic musician and composer Jean-Michel Jarre. Only a single copy was pressed and distributed, and its master plates were deliberately destroyed. In 1983, Jean-Michel Jarre was asked to compose the background music for the supermarket-themed art exhibition Orrimbe show. Jarre agreed, recording Musique pour Supermarché (English: Music for … More S2E13 Musique pour Supermarché
Our main focus here at Esoterica the Podcast is shining a light on the obscure, offbeat and unusual. That focus tends to be on music, whether it be a local indie band or an established, non mainstream act. Co-host Aaron Christian is a musician, and he has a new single out. So we’re taking a … More Aaron has a new single out!
We’re back with another album from LA based Dead Poet Society, and this time vocalist/guitarist Jack Underkofler joins us for the discussion! Release in July of 2015, Axiom is their first EP. Jack joins us to discuss the formation of the band and we break down all the tracks from Axiom. DPS was recently signed … More S2E12 Axiom (w/ Jack Underkofler)
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