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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.

Sep 7, 2017

Marking the passing of Steely Dan’s Walter Becker, Twang, Tiggerlion, Nick Duvet and Feedback File convene in the pod to reflect on topics such as what did Walter bring to the Dan, was he his own man or simply one half of a greater whole, how did the boys work together and a quick skim over Walter’s many finest...

Apr 21, 2017

The lonely souls DFB and RubyBlue meet to discuss mental health again and specifically
if - like the late great Bob Hoskins claimed - it's good to talk

Whether it's you, your friends, loved ones etc it's hard to know what's best to do.
We perhaps don't have any answers but perhaps our own experiences can help...

Apr 9, 2017

Twang hands the chair over to Retropath 2 to interview Fairport Convention founder Simon Nicol.  In a wide ranging interview Retro manages to avoid all the usual tiresome questions ("what was Sandy like?", 'I bet Richard is a right laugh on a pub crawl" etc) and covers Simon's 50 year career and many other bands as well...

Apr 2, 2017

Twang, Tiggerlion, Mike_H and El Hombre Malo convene in the pod to discuss the work of jazz colossus John Coltrane.  From sheets of sound, Coltrane changes, spiritual dimensions to heroin and being scared to go beyond certain points in the man’s canon, much ground is covered.  And Tig has to admit there is an album...

Mar 25, 2017

Where were we?

DFB, Steven C, Nigel T and the non alliterative DoctorJ continue wih The Beatles chat - which is what they do even if the tapes aren't running to discuss the new publishing wheeze of releasing albums with pamphlets attached that they humorously call a magazine.

We talk about the tacky, wacky or canny...