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The Afterword Podcast

This is GLK London calling the world...an audio companion to theafterword.co.uk

The sound of the waifs and strays of the Word magazine blog (RIP), musing along the byways of popular culture. We blather, you listen — that’s the deal.

Feb 22, 2020

Twang welcomes Mousey to the pod for a 121 natter.  We discover growing up in New Zealand, being a nerdy piano kid, seeing ELP at Wembley and writing songs for Play School.  In a long career as a successful musician our guest is remains refreshingly keen and still got a kick out of walking across the Abbey Road crossing...


Feb 12, 2020

In our 100th episode Twang welcomes Skirky, FentonSteve and Mr. Pee to the pod to discuss how music is recorded.  Partly a history lesson, partly a set of opinions strongly held and fiercely defended, the team can agree (more or less) that it's never been easier to make and consume music and that this must be a...


Jan 16, 2020

After one abortive attempt and significant re-education in modern technology Twang welcomes ColinH to the pod.  We discover Colin's story covering his favourites, writing, making music, Van Morrison and, shock spoiler, he likes the Mahavishnu Orchestra.


Dec 21, 2019

Twang welcomes FeedbackFile, Tiggerlion and Steve T to the pod for a review of the cultural year, taking in music, TV, film, Twang's ennui, old Hawkwind albums and Jenny Lewis's strangely symmetrical mole.  There is genuinely something for everyone in this bumper cast.  Have great Christmas pod listeners.


Nov 25, 2019

Twang welcomes Blue Boy, Chiz and Eddie G to the pod for a ramble around the world of criticism, taking in masters of the genre such as CSM, Nick Kent and Ian McDonald through  Word mag, Q, Amazon reviews, Afterword reviews and where the team have been on the receiving end (or otherwise) of the attentions of...