Saturday, December 21, 2019

The Podrophenic Advent Calendar

The Podrophenic Advent Calendar from Piley, self and Popeapedia and is eady for unwrapping

Loaded with a selection box of pop quizzes, bad present tales, panto antics, the story of one of the rarest annuals ever (Willy the Kid 3), plus Christmas hits in 8 bits - and a fantasticus live set from Kate West.. Grab it, bag it and DL it here....

Podrophenia Advent Calendar



Monday, November 18, 2019

Podrophenia - Lucky Dip / Vinyl Special

In what's possibly our most eclectic selection we do lucky dips into the Podrophonic crates.. plucking and playing all vinyl finds Tom Robinson to Tom Jones, the Fall Guy to Nola Funk, disco reggae to The Damned and Superhero rappers to Substitutes

Dial D for Podro and dip 'a' disc below

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Sunday, October 27, 2019

Podrophenia - the letter X

X marks the spot Pod Pals as we run out a playlist of x related bands/songs and X film related chat with a live session from Millsy of power-pop rockers Vix 20

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Podrophenia Disco Especial

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While Piley's away on his American trips and travels, and Popeadpedia is bed-ridden with the Disco Fever. Mixmaster Marmite assists on the decks while we strut our funky stuffs for a disco spectacular....

Nu-disco, vintage hits, forgotten floor-fillers, influencers and samplers - it's all here

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Sunday, September 1, 2019

Podrophenia No Theme with Rob Glazebrook and Pete Zear

There was so much to load into this month's Podrophenia - rock, roll, punk, blues, dodgy disco and perfect pop we didn't even have the space to squeeze in a theme....

Rob Glazebrook gives us the news on his R 'n' R festival taking place at The Railway in September - spins in a freshly pressed Broadkasters single - and DJs some crackers from his own record collection

Kev Daintree and Pete Zear swing in to give us the info and spin in Pete's '79 single Tomorrow's World (featuring The Ruts on rhythm section, Alf and Susan Ryder Paget on backing vox) produced by Rat Scabies - which has now been rerecord by tranarchist glam-punks T Bitch

Not-so-Tiny Piley brings us up to speed with his summer travels, train tips and takes over the decks for a couple of recommended records Ian Piley and I pitch in with a disco refit of Pink Floyd, and a cut from the new David Woodcock album Fill up your listening lugs below


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Monday, August 5, 2019

Podrophenia - Vinyl Finds and Lucky Dips

July's Podrophenia is a broadcast of two halves. In act 1 Mondo plays all new (to him) vinyl finds, while special guest Luke Mersey is laying down some digital goodies.

Then it's half time change ends while Luke gets to double decking, and Mond' presses playon the laptop.

And there's a niche don't judge a song by it's sleeve. Mayfair Train of Love in this case... ..

Style-wise it's a giddy mix of yacht rock, funky covers, nu-disco, nu-blues, urban grooves, NY Punk revisited and protest funk.. 

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Monday, July 8, 2019

News at Ten - Years of Podrophenia

Celebrating an entire decade of Podrophenia (the UK'S longest running podcast) Piley, Popeapedia and self gathered together with a glowing gang of pals for our 10th birthday special...

T Bitches Kev Daintree and Stevie Steevs bring us new and tunes from the TBHQ..

Ross McGrane gives us the info on the Southend comedy Festival and the dos and don'ts of stand up Phil and Angela Hubbard MC the event with live jingles

And, there's a fantasticus live set from David Woodcock with Kev, Stevie and Martin Cutmore on BVs...

We've also got a pop quiz and a cameo from Barry Cain on how Flexipop, bananas and dead bodies put Dave Gahan on the road to ruin Grab your slice of our Podrophonic birthday cake hereabouts
Grab your slice of our Podrophonic birthday cake hereabouts
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Sunday, June 9, 2019

Podrophenia - Charidee

Bag a bargain - the latest Podrophenia is up for download.

 A charity shop special - loaded with upcycled songs: a medley that hops from Georgie Fame to Led Zep, Anthony Newley's version of Goldfinger, the funkiest fizzy-pop song ever, Mud getting on the good foot (rather than the Tiger Foot) and a track from the fifth most expensive record sold on Discogs (value is no indicator of quality)... All here and all free..



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Monday, May 13, 2019

Soundr: Bankr Holiday special.. 25th May

For just over a year now. I've been running a bi-monthly night of disco doings - Soundr.

Wherein we spin in tracks and tunes from Daft Punk to Dolly Parton, Tom Jones to Grace Jones and Cher to Chic.. The next run-out is 25th May - at Soundr HQ or Peggy Sue's to give it it's official title..

Should you fancy sampling the vibe of the night - dig in to Snaps 'n' claps a freshly pressed mix swishy disco and deep cut remixes..

Event deets and dates are hereabouts..

Friday, May 10, 2019

Podrophenia Numbers

May's Podrophenia is a numbers game, were we run out acts, tracks, and tunes with a numeric motif.. ranging from one to millions..

There's two pop quizzes. Can you guess the value of putting on bands for a 1969 university gig?
 And which songs are now more famous than the films they're taken from.. All here and all free...

Podrophenia Numbers

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Friday, April 12, 2019

Podrophenia Hits 150 with a Blow Up Special

Buckle up Pod-pals as we bring you a fully loaded 150th edition of Podrophenia.. We've a trio of exclusives (David Woodcock Leo Leo and Steve Hooker). Special guests Joe and James Michael Clarke from Stackfest Central about the due soon gig And Paul Tunkin from Blow Up, bringing us the background on tracks from the label's catalogue..and the Blow Up Easter Special at The Railway 20th April..

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And feel free to  go full stream ahead

Friday, February 15, 2019

Podrophenia Love and Pride

Podrophenia the Love and Pride edition is up for download with  special guest Dan Turpin talking Southend Pride - plus we've a playlist of Kings, Queens, Sisters, Cells and Phoenemenal Women.

And Piley brings us a book of bizarre love stories

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Monday, January 21, 2019

Podrophenia double whammy download - Best of 2018 and....

The latest Podrophenia is up for download wherein we run through our our fave finds of 2018.. Leo C is live in session AND closes out the show with a Hip Hop primer for newbies - picking, playing and splaining which tracks and acts to check out..

There's two pop quizzes: Top Forty/Faulty how many of the best selling singles or artists from last year do you know?

And Bird or Band? - can you tell which is which...

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Additionally there's our advent edition from December (free of Christmas songs) with Jay Laker live,  which includes my vinyl finds of the year, while Piley does lucky dip on from his record crates..

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