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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.

Dec 27, 2015

DFB, through a mixture of blackmail and downright pleading, gets the director of the recent finale to Series 9 of 'Doctor Who' to sit down during her hectic schedule to answer some questions from The Massive and the Interweb.

- is the instant damning or praise from social media a good\bad thing?

- what are fan...

Dec 25, 2015

 In the GLKLondon Studios DFB and Spencer link hands with Drakeygirl and Dr Volume to discuss whether we have reached "peak vinyl" in the album boom times.

- is it just for those Hoxton hipsters?

- two men remember the lyrics to 'Brown Sauce's hit only too clearly

- are da kidz down wiv what we are jiving, daddio?


Nov 21, 2015

Twang, Dog Faced Boy, Ruby Blue and visitor Pip discuss the “Amy” movie, her albums and legacy.  The team vary in their affection for the records, but agree that the film perfectly captures her tragic decline and the almost universal lack of care which was on offer when she really needed it.  They explore the best...

Nov 10, 2015

The Huggy Bear Hair Bunch - DFB, station announcer Jo, Musician, DJ and radio presenter Juliet Harris* and music scribbler, Joe Ripcord try and bring some balance to the BBC's recent Indie Season on BBC4.

- It's all about context and telling a story properly

- Men are influenced, women are plagiarists: Oasis...

Nov 6, 2015

Twang discusses the imminent re-release of the "Too old to rock 'n' roll: too young to die!" album with Jethro Tull supremo Ian Anderson.

Ian is as complete of answer as ever and at one point your correspondent actually gets a word in edgewise, daring to disagree with the great man about something.

In part 2,...