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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.

Jun 24, 2014

We turn our attention to the vast and constantly evolving world of folk/rock.  Exploring its  origins, the key players, festivals, dancing and the overbearing presence of Fairport amongst many other themes,

Twang, Pencilsqueezer, Retropath2 and The Cheshire Cat explore the music which can be accurately traced to a...

Jun 17, 2014

Due to overwhelming public demand our crack team of XTC experts (DFB, Skylarkingmatt, Dr Volume & Softdog) explain all about the band's newly buffed up masterpiece 'Skylarking' and lots more besides

- What 'reversed polarity' actually means outside the head of Terrance Dicks (we still don't get it)
- Andy Partridge's...

Jun 10, 2014

And on we go

- Hannah's aunt has a message for Mark
- a marriage proposal
- a date with Lucinda Williams
- do you suffer from groovy forehead?
- WORD memories
- going on a book tour
- what happens next?

There are there strange people in there, they keep asking Mark all these questions.

Again we thank Mr Ellen for being...

Jun 8, 2014

It was perhaps inevitable that former Word magazine head honcho Mark Ellen was doing a book tour that he's arrive at The Afterword Podcast station.

Topics discussed in this first half include

- Stitching up Don Henley
- Smash Hits
- Adam Ant in words n pics
- The grey days of the NME
- Sir Berno Of Cribbs
- Byron...