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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.

Aug 11, 2014

A truly continent spanning 'cast this time, with Twang (Herts), Nick Duvet (Hong Kong, Junior Wells (Australia) and Asquith (Hampshire) looking at cult 70s band Little Feat.

Pondering the magic of the early albums, they dig into the frustrating loss of momentum when main man Lowell George rendered himself increasingly (and terminally) unfit for duty and the remaining Feats scattered, only to regroup decades later with an opinion dividing renaissance.

Finally the team consider the band's legacy. Does anyone still play country with a boogie beat? Listen and find out. The boys get misty eyed about vinyl and the prehistoric days when bands actually played together in a room with soul, a groove and a dash of funk.

"The last of the analogue bands", one of our panel wistfully remarks....