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The Afterword Podcast

This is GLK London calling the audio companion to

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.

Jul 25, 2019

Twang is joined in a pod basking in summer heat and thick with the sweet smell of sinsemilla to discuss reggae from its ska roots, a groove mutated by Caribbean musicians playing covers of American R&B, through the rock steady hits of the 60s which ran for over 20 years into the 70s global stardom of Bob Marley, The...

Jul 17, 2019

Twang welcomes Feedback File to the pod for a ramble through his musical past and other life stories.  Unusually the boys are together in person, so Skype has no opportunity to introduce technical excitement this time.  We cover teenage boy prog appeal, yuppies, classic pop, 80s work culture, writing music, books,...

Jun 24, 2019

Twang is joined by Dai, Blue Boy and newbie Bogart to discuss Bruce Springsteen, AKA The Boss.  From his earliest beginnings they consider the three phases of Bruce (an absurdly reductive concept inflicted on the team by ringmaster Twang), the monumental live performances and what they want him to do next. Much fun...

Jun 12, 2019

At the suggestion of Paws For Thought, Twang welcomes Malc, Dr Volume, Fenton Steve and Paws to the pod to discuss the band and their brilliant strain of indy punk folk and the superb hilarious and often deep and affecting lyrics.  Much laughter transpires and HMHB newbie Twang becomes a fan for life.

Jun 1, 2019

Twang welcomes Steve T to the pod for a natter taking in his journey through music and life via the Everglades and Midlands metal to the Word and the comforts of a folkier vibe.


To accept the comfy chair and a grilling from Twang don’t be coy and fire off a PM forthwith!