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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 30, 2018

In a bumper year end review, Twang, Tiggerlion, El Hombre Malo and Leedsboy gather under the stern watchful gaze of Head Boy Ainsley.  The team cover their personal take on the year, music, books, TV, sport, Brexit, podcasts, the Blog itself….all is contained here.

Nov 27, 2018

Twang, Ganglesprocket, Feedback File and Salwarpe gather in the pod to have a hard hitting, narrow eyed look at the life, work and legacy of Nick Drake.  Preconceptions are put aside and cold objectivity deployed.  After some debate, all agree that it's all pretty much perfect other than the odd track which is...

Nov 15, 2018

Twang, Tiggerlion, Nigel T and Steve C with special guest and Beatles lifer Simon convene in the pod to discuss the Beatles album “The Beatles” aka The White Album.  Like its subject, the pod is possibly too long, a bit all over the place, somewhat chaotic and at any time one of the fab four is left wondering what...

Nov 1, 2018

Twang, Skirky, Bartleby, Askwith and El Hombre Malo convene in the pod to discuss the nobel practice of being in a band - forming, storming, norming, falling apart, making a row and having FUN.  Hoary anecdotes are told, bad gigs ruefully recounted and occasional triumphs celebrated.  Tips are available on the tricky...

Oct 17, 2018

Twang, Ganglesprocket, Feedback File, TK Magic Words and Tiggerlion assemble in the pod, adopt “The Thinker” posture and get deep and philosophical on the weighty topic of whether music matters?  Did it ever?  Has the age of music being central to everything gone?  Was John Miles right?  Listen and find...