Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Podrophenia - Lucky Dipping with guest Levent Basharan

 Up for DL at SFOB @shipfullofbombs the early May Podrophenia - with Levent Basharan in for chats and picking fave tracks. We've got newbie tunes from Billy Reeves and Holly Hannigan The history of the Rocky Theme and a Pod Quiz - USA or US EH? Crazy American/international laws. Dig in below

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Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Podrophenia - Once Upon a Time in Basildon


The latest Podrophenia rewinds to Bas-Vegas during the summer of punk, captured in the pages of Strange Stories fanzine - featuring The Vicars, The Machines, Grinder and Mik Bostik - a scene that led to Depeche Mode, Yazoo and links with The Cure.. 

Also London squat-life and sleeping in Sid Vicious' bedroom - through to Adrian's Records in the 80s. 

We bring you a world exclusive from Fitz & Sons from Dave Fitzgerald and Mick Nixon - a glam off by way of Pantherman from Steven Hastings - and a fanzine or fake-zine quiz.. Dig in DL below

Podrophenia - Once Upon a Time in Basildon

Monday, February 12, 2024

Podrophenia - Art Pop


Dial up and dig in - the latest Podrophenia is up for DL.. Andy Downes and Stacie Smith join Ian Pile. Steven Hastings and m'self for chats and tunes. Creative scenes, music, gigs and sing-a-longs on sea, art puns- it's all contained herein


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Saturday, January 13, 2024

Podrophenia - Unwrapped! Finds From 2023

Free from dodgy bots, wacky algorithms and AI supplied playlists, Podrophenia unwraps and reveals our fave finds of 2023. With Ian Pile Steven Hastings and the other one, hand-picking treats from tracks, albums and gigs... 

Plus two Pod quizzes: Madley or Partridge? And curious connections! What links David Bowie with Smokey and The Bandit. And Southend United with The A Team?