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The Rex-A-Vision podcast lets music scene photo/video-journalist Rex Thomson share the wild and wonderful people he knows, from onstage, back stage and beyond.

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The Rex-A-Vision podcast lets music scene photo/video-journalist Rex Thomson share the wild and wonderful people he knows, from onstage, back stage and beyond.

    Rex-A-Vision EP:71 Ben Kaufmann of Yonder Mountain String Band

    Rex-A-Vision EP:71 Ben Kaufmann of Yonder Mountain String Band

    For our "Season 3" debut bassist Ben Kauffman of Yonder Mountain String Band and I celebrate our tenth interview over the last decade with a wide ranging discussion covering everything from new mandolin player Nick Piccininni, (Formerly of Floodwood) The role of musicians and live music events in politics, the upcoming gathering of stars at the always gorgeous Northwest String Summit and the perils of hundred year old sewage drains. And I say some goofy stuff because that is what I do! So glad to be back!

    • 1 hr 16 min
    The Backstage Supercast Issue 23 DC Slate

    The Backstage Supercast Issue 23 DC Slate

    This week our hosts Freekbass and Rex-A-Vision run through the impressive slate of DC films scheduled over the next three years. From Birds Of Prey to Wonder Woman, The Batman, Suicide Squad 2, Black Adam, Shazam 2 and The Flash we'll talk about the excellent live action agenda they have put together, as well as some of their animated offerings. Dig it!

    • 1 hr 18 min
    The Backstage Supercast Issue 22 Trailer-Assic Park

    The Backstage Supercast Issue 22 Trailer-Assic Park

    This week our hosts dive deep into the trio of awesome trailers that dropped for Gal Gadot's incredible looking Wonder Woman 1984, Amazon Prime's returning series of super hero scumbaggery The Boys and a creepy looking return for the Ghostbusters franchise with the always likable Paul Rudd! Our resident comic geek Rex-A-Vision breaks down who some of the characters in the WW trailer are, with some predictions on story direction. Freekbass gives well earned props to Todd Phillips and the Joker movie Golden Globes nods. All that and a discussion of whether we are in a golden age of story telling (Spoiler alert: We are!) Dig it!

    • 1 hr 11 min
    The Backstage Supercast EP 21 Black Widow speculation & Watchmen

    The Backstage Supercast EP 21 Black Widow speculation & Watchmen

    This week our hosts Freekbass and Rex-A-Vision deep dive into the new Marvel Cinematic Universe Scarlett Johansson Black Widow trailer as Rex goes full comic geek to discuss some potential plot points suggested by the characters in the clip, they discuss the Watchmen HBO show's controversial episode from Sunday, laugh at Robert Pattinson's thoughts on whether Batman is a super hero, Henry Cavill's Superman future and more! Dig it!

    • 1 hr 8 min
    The Backstage Supercast Issue 20: Disney + & The Madalorian

    The Backstage Supercast Issue 20: Disney + & The Madalorian

    This week we look at the launch of Disney+, the new Star Wars universe based series The Mandalorian, The Rock announcing the new Black Adam movie and their hopes for that franchise, Henry Caville saying he has more Superman left in him and more!

    • 55 min
    Rex-A-Vision EP:70 Hilary Gleason of Backline

    Rex-A-Vision EP:70 Hilary Gleason of Backline

    Today's guest is the inspiring Hilary Gleason! She and the other co-founders of Backline decided to take her sadness from recent tragedies in the music scene and channel it into Backline.cares. Backline is an initiative aimed at helping touring musicians, road crews, tour managers and their respective families deal with the stress of life on the road while dealing with mental health issues. Joined by co-founders Kendall Deflin Corso and Tory Pitarelli she called together an all-star team of music industry workers to act as a brain trust in launching this new initiative. It was my distinct pleasure to talk with her about Backline and I hope you find our chat as inspiring as I did!You can reach Backline at their site, https://backline.care/Please...if you are having trouble dealing with any issues and are fighting despair reach out to them or any of the public health lines like the Suicide Prevention Hotline. You are loved and needed.Call 1-800-273-8255Available 24 hours everyday

    • 50 min

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