Episode 8 – Talking politics in our PJs

This episode we discuss Chris’ casual approach to child adoption, discover the world’s most savage frontwoman and will Danny preserve his genitalia in a glass jar for future listeners? This episode’s albums Joni Mitchell, Blue (2:39) Billy Bragg, Talking with the taxman about poetry (24:42) PJ Harvey, Dry (38:14) Yeah, yeah yeah…we’re great! Did youContinue reading “Episode 8 – Talking politics in our PJs”

Talking with the taxman about poetry

Barking’s most famous son, Billy Bragg is a singer/songwriter is somewhere between Bob Dylan, a Doc Marten boot and an Alan Bennett novel. Talking with the Taxman about Poetry is Bragg’s 3rd album and the one that launched him into the hearts of lefties everywhere, The Socialist Worker and most people gathering round a fireContinue reading “Talking with the taxman about poetry”

Episode 7 A podc…WAIT WAIT WAIT KANYE IS HERE!

This episode the college dropout drops in. Yes, we examine the all-seeing, all-powerful, all-mega juggernaut that is Kanye West. Yes we are. We are. Kanye made us put this paragraph first. We also look at the sensational 60s starlet Dusty Springfield and what happens when aloof posh schoolboys don’t want other more rowdy boys tryingContinue reading “Episode 7 A podc…WAIT WAIT WAIT KANYE IS HERE!”

Episode 6 Killing Queen

This week we look at how many have confusing feelings for facial hair, totally balls up reviewing a metal album and review our first (and probably only) dance album. This episode we deep dive into the following: Queen, A night at the opera (2:08) Sepultura Roo…No wait, Arise (20:48) Mylo, Destroy Rock n’ Roll (42:08)Continue reading “Episode 6 Killing Queen”

Episode 5 While my podcast gently weeps

In this episode we discuss whether rioting should have a catchy soundtrack and wife swapping amongst bands. Oh, and albums… The White Album, The Beatles (1:25) What’s going on?, Marvin Gaye (16:30) Rage against the machine, RATM (37:45) Obviously you were impressed by this episode (Smug mode). Why not get on a roll and listenContinue reading “Episode 5 While my podcast gently weeps”

Episode 4 Don’t you shiiiiverrrrrrrrr-hoooowlllll!

There’s a time in every podcaster’s life where you have to just roll up your sleeves, put on your posh wellies and go and see Coldplay. At Wimbledon. In a gilet. Listen on for our entirely unbiased and fair review! How can a howling dog be wrong?! Also we discuss what music sounds like ifContinue reading “Episode 4 Don’t you shiiiiverrrrrrrrr-hoooowlllll!”

Episode 3 What’s brewing, bitches?

In Episode 3 we (Chris) explode the podcast, we get a visit from God, have our minds opened to jazz club (mmmmmmmmm…..niiiice) and read from the Bible. We deep dive into: The mis-education of Lauryn Hill, Lauryn Hill (1:45) Bitches Brew, Miles Davis (17:05) Aqualung, Jethro Tull (30:30) Depressed? Bored? Simple? You need podcasts! AndContinue reading “Episode 3 What’s brewing, bitches?”

A brief history of music

Obviously, the album peaked in 1971, but what happened in the rest of history…? 1955 Teenagers exist, they eat burgers, buy vinyl and everyone has good hair. Boy scouting becomes less fashionable. 1963 A lot more people started taking a lot more drugs. People wear pointy footwear. 1964 Americans discover British music. Which was actuallyContinue reading “A brief history of music”