RSR PC 018 Rich Martin – Telegraph Recording Company

On this episode we talk to Rich Martin. Rich has been involved in the music and arts of the southeastern corner (Mystic, New London & Old Lyme specifically) of Connecticut since his youth.

Rich Martin / The Telegraph Logo

Rich opened a store, The Telegraph (TelegraphNL on social media),   as an extension of his record label in 2010 in New London. He also currently helps run a jazz club and basically has many burners going with many projects in the works.  We talk about all we can within a reasonable time!

Tracklist for episode

Opening song :
The Hempsteady’s “Still Life with Woodpecker” Seance! Seance! (The Telegraph Recording Company)

Rick’s Listening:
O/H “Poverty Line” Market Values (L.I.E.S.)
Space Camp “Gender Reveal Party” Force Femmed (Howling Frequency)
Kamaal Williams “Snitches Brew” New Heights / Snitches Brew (Black Focus Records)
New Order “Ceremony” Total (From Joy Division to New Order) (Rhino/Warner)

Josh’s Listening:
Mansur Brown “Shiroi” Shiroi (Black Focus Records)
Mdou Moctar “Kamane Tarhanin” Blue Stage Sessions (Third Man Records)
Tamikrest “Tisnant an Chatma” Chatma (Glitterbeat)
Laurie Spiegel “Passage” Unseen Worlds (Unseen Worlds)
Forn “Cosmic Desolation” Rites of Despair (Gilead Media)

Rich Martin’s music bed:
Low “Dancing and Blood” Double Negative (Sub Pop)

Transitional song:
XTC “The Mayor Of Simpleton” Oranges & Lemons (Virgin/Geffen)

Closing song:
Violent Mae “Kid” Kid (The Telegraph Recording Company)

The Redscroll Podcast is a monthly show (new episodes on the first of the month) that works as a companion to what we do at Redscroll Records in Wallingford, CT USA. We are a record store that has a heavy emphasis on the left of center / underground music of the world. Whether it be underappreciated or just has a niche audience, marginalized or just off the radar it’s all of interest to us. With the show we’ll generally have a localized focus. We’ll discuss what is in our personal rotation at the moment. We’ll talk to guests who have to do with all of the above. And we’ll talk about specific dealings with the store. If you have input you’re welcome to contact us through email ( Oh, and please do subscribe! New episodes on the first of every month! (Subscribe on Android)(Subscribe elsewhere just by searching for us please!)