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The intersection of mental health and record collecting

Record Collector Confessions dgmono

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The intersection of mental health and record collecting

    #7 A Conversation with Bestie/Musician/Collector Mike Capritta

    #7 A Conversation with Bestie/Musician/Collector Mike Capritta

    Rich has a conversation with an old best friend, Mike Capritta (@magicmikeypickles). Mike is 45 years of age, living in the Tampa area currently and from Schenectady, NY originally. Mike is a musician, bartender, NES nerd, '80s buff, and record collector. Rich and Mike discuss a bit of their history, collecting, music, recording, and OCD, amongst other topics.



    Mike's IG: https://www.instagram.com/magicmikeypickles

    Severe Severe, "Beyond the Pink" Album: https://badarcher.bandcamp.com/album/beyond-the-pink

    Listener confession form: https://dgmono.com/confession

    Email: richdgmono@gmail.com

    • 1 hr 16 min
    #6 Reselling / Jealousy / Overthinking / "The VC"

    #6 Reselling / Jealousy / Overthinking / "The VC"

    Rich shares his ideas on how to handle the money from reselling records when on a budget. Rich publicly responds to an Instagram DM about jealousy and overthinking. Rich also waxes pseudo-intellectual about "The VC".



    Listener confession form: https://dgmono.com/confession

    Email: richdgmono@gmail.com

    • 1 hr 2 min
    #5 A Conversation with Blue Note/RVG/Tube Nerd @retrohifiguy

    #5 A Conversation with Blue Note/RVG/Tube Nerd @retrohifiguy

    Rich has a conversation with Instagram's @retrohifiguy a.k.a. Jay, a 28 year-old music teacher and band leader from Georgia. Jay shares Rich's passion for Blue Note and Rudy Van Gelder, and also loves to nerd out about tubes and vintage audio equipment. Jay also opens up about therapy, performance anxiety, and feelings of jealousy towards "heavyweight" collectors.



    @retrohifiguy IG: https://www.instagram.com/retrohifiguy

    Listener confession form: https://dgmono.com/confession

    Email: richdgmono@gmail.com

    • 1 hr 40 min
    #4 Budgeting / The Definition of Jazz / Negativity Online

    #4 Budgeting / The Definition of Jazz / Negativity Online

    Rich gives an update on his budgeting. Rich reads the second ever listener confessional. Rich talks about Jackie McLean's "Right Now" album, a Christian McBride interview on YouTube, and negativity online in the context of an exchange with the Jazz Bums on their Discord server.



    Listener confession form: https://dgmono.com/confession

    Email: richdgmono@gmail.com

    Christian McBride interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJIJitbtUs0&t=2706s

    • 1 hr 2 min
    #3 Our first listener confession! / FOMO / Joys of collecting / PTSD / Equipment

    #3 Our first listener confession! / FOMO / Joys of collecting / PTSD / Equipment

    Rich gives an update on sticking to a budget and the future challenges facing him while on vacation in Toronto. Rich shares the podcast's first ever listener confession! Rich replies to an Instagram comment on air. Rich also opens up about past recreational drug use and PTSD, and gives an update on his hunt for new gear.



    Email: richdgmono@gmail.com

    Listener confessions: https://dgmono.com/confession

    • 1 hr
    #2 Casting Call! / The Record Gods / Mania / Taking a Break

    #2 Casting Call! / The Record Gods / Mania / Taking a Break

    Rich makes a call for listeners to volunteer to be guests on the podcast and/or submit their own confession via email to be read on air. Rich talks about how "the Record Gods" have looked down upon him with favor recently. Rich also talks a little about his fear of mania and also manufacturing downtime for better mental health.



    Email: richdgmono@gmail.com

    Listener confessions: https://dgmono.com/confession

    Einzelgänger video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XlRlWuEyt8E&t=1s

    • 55 min

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