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Podrophenia -  Vinyl Finds and Lucky Dips - 1st August 2019

Podrophenia - Vinyl Finds and Lucky Dips - 1st August 2019

August 1, 2019

Tonight, in the absence of Piley, special guest Luke Mersey and Mondo played an eclectic selection of tracks. The playlist was - 

The Explorers Club - Together
The Budos Band - Old Engine Oil
Mayfair - Train of Love
King Gizzard & the Wizard Lizard - Boogie Man Sam
Leroy Van Dyke - It's All Over Now Baby Blue
The Village Callers - Hector
The Young Hearts - Wake Up and Start Standing
Mojo Preachers - Tattooed Heart
Ibibio Sound Machine - I Need You To Be Sweet As Sugar
Crazy P - Jolene
Alan Shelley - Party Freaks
Durand Jones & The Indications - Morning in America
Amber Mark - Mixer
Badbad Not Good - Time Moves Slow
Sunflower Bean - Come For Me
Prince - Jungle Love
Chromeo - Just Friends
ESG - Dance
Lenny Fontana & Shirley Lites - Fire (Dr Packer remix)

Podrophenia - Ten Years - 04.07.19

Podrophenia - Ten Years - 04.07.19

July 5, 2019

Tonight, Podrophenia breaks the double-figure barrier as we hit our 10th birthday edition. Mondo and Piley celebrated a decade of Podrophonical doings with rare recordings, pop quizzes and special guests Ross McGrane, Steve Ramjet and Kev Daintree

Live music from Dave Woodcock - And actual in-the-room 3D jingles by way of a royal visit from Phil and Angela Hubbard

All wrapped around a themed playlist of Southenders -

Cleo Laine - Southend on Sea
Robin Trower - Little Bit of Sympathy
T Bitch - Riots Not Diets
Usselman - Dry
The Vicars - Radio Roy

Ross McGrane & David Woodcock - Sunny Afternoon

The Records - Starry Eyes

David Woodcock - sings live in the studio
If You Ever Get Out of your Bedroom
Normal Life

Barry Caine - Depeche Mode story
Depeche Mode - Sometimes I Wish I Was Dead (FlexiPop version)
David Woodcock - Fixtures and Fittings

David Woodcock - sings live in the studio
Factory Settings

Podrophenia - All Things Charity - 6th June 2019

Podrophenia - All Things Charity - 6th June 2019

June 6, 2019

On the show this evening, Mondo and Piley played a selection of charity related tracks. The playlist was:

Andrew Gold - How Can This Be Love
Glen Campbell - Times Like These 
Mud - Shake It Down
County Line - Heroes
Tucky Buzzard - Run in The Mornin'

Denny Wright and the Hustlers - Shout About Pepsi/Teqila
The Poets - Fun Buggy/Strike Cola
The Les Humphreys - Resurrection Shuffle/Rosetta/Immigrant Song
The Ferris Wheel - Mermaid

Pulp - Bad Cover Version (video version)
Pulp - Bad Cover Version
Def Leppard - Photograph

Starland Vocal Band - Afternoon Delight
The Shadows - Scotch on the Socks
Anthony Newley - Goldfinger
Curved Air - Back Street Luv
A Tribe Called Quest - Can I Kick It?

Podrophenia -  Numbers - 09.05.19

Podrophenia - Numbers - 09.05.19

May 9, 2019

Tonight Mondo and Piley play a selection of numeric tunes. The playlist was:

The Stooges - 1969
Kings Go Forth - One Day
My Life Story - 12 Reasons Why I Love Her
Lowell Fulsome - Two Way Wishing
Blur - Song 2
Robert Plant - 29 Palms
Triple Rhythm Stick - GHP
Lene Lovich - Lucky Number
Duckworth Lewis Method - 3rd Man
Steve West Weston - 36 -24-38
Legend - 5 Years
Electric Six - We Were Witchy Witchy White Women
Blondie - Detroit 442
Magic Michael - Millionaire
Professionals - 123
Yin Yan - I Feel Fine

Podrophenia - 150th Show/Blow Up Special - 11.04.2019

Podrophenia - 150th Show/Blow Up Special - 11.04.2019

April 11, 2019

On their 150th show, Mondo and Piley introduced Paul Tunkin head honcho of Blow Up Records and Club - ahead of the Blow Up Easter special at the Railway Hotel. The playlist included the main artists from the Blow Up roster, including an exclusive first play of David Woodcock's new single. James and Joe from Stackfest gave us the lowdown on this year's festival lineup. The playlist featured:

Alfa 9 - When The Lights Go Out
Carla Thomas & Otis Redding - Tramp
David Woodcock - Same Thing
Leo C - Nothing Nothing

Bernard Estardy - Vertigo Leitmotif
Bobbie Gentry - Big Boss Man
Stereo Total - Everybody In The Discoteque (I Hate)
Animal Magnet - Welcome To The Monkey House

David Woodcock - Fixtures & Fittings
Usselman - Wolf
Steve Hooker - The Old Testament of Love

The Bongolian - Boudica Rides Again
Big Boss Man - Sea Groove
Eight Rounds Rapid - Britain's Got Talent (live)
Baltic Fleet - Headless Heroes
Alfa 9 - Movida Theme

Podrophenia - Light and Shade - 14 03 2019

Podrophenia - Light and Shade - 14 03 2019

March 14, 2019

On the show tonight, Mondo and Piley played songs on the theme of light and shade. The Lightscopes played live in the studio. The playlist includes:

Barry St John - Turn On Your Light

The Specials - Black Skin Blue Eyed Boys
Hugo Strasser - Black Night
Usselman - Wolf
The Professionals - White Light, White Heat

The Lightscopes - live in the studio
Trouble Man

Eight Rounds Rapid - I Like It

The Lightscopes - live in the studio
Sweet Sinner

Rod Stewart - Cigarettes And Alcohol
George Harrison - Beware of Darkness
The Electric Stars - Sunshine
The Senate - I Can't Stop

The Dirty Mac - Yer Blues
Supergrass - Richard iii
Strypes - Mystery Man
The Verve - Lucky Man
Wolf Alice - Fluffy
Oasis - My Big Mouth

Podrophenia - Love and Pride - February 2019

Podrophenia - Love and Pride - February 2019

February 15, 2019

On the show tonight, Mondo and Piley played a selection of special songs for Valentine's Day. Studio guest Dan Turpin talked
about the Southend on Sea Pride Festival 2019. The playlist was:

King - Love & Pride
Christine & The Queens - Girlfriend
Lulu - Love Loves to Love, Love
Sister Sledge - Somebody To Love
Moloko - The Time Is Now
Love - Seven & Seven Is
Georgie Fame - Somebody Stole My Thunder
The 1975 - Tootimetootimetootime
Phenomenal Handclap Band - Judge Not (Ray Mang Disco Mix)
Soft Cell - Paranoid
The Colourfield - Can't Get Enough of You Baby
Laura Mvula - Phenomenal Woman
Roosevelt - Teardrops

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Podrophenia - Best of 2018 - 17.01.19

Podrophenia - Best of 2018 - 17.01.19

January 17, 2019

On the show tonight, Mondo and Piley played their top tunes from 2018. Special guest Leo C performed songs from his latest EP and gave us a Hip Hop masterclass. The playlist was:-

William Palmer Trust - Blood Wedding
Turbonegro - Rock 'N' Roll Machine

Leo C live in the studio
We Age
Space and Lines

Soft Cell - You're Guilty (Cos I Say You Are)
Alfa 9 - When The Lights Go Out
Angel & The Melodyhorns - Middle Class Cowboys
Sugar Coat - Naked

Leo C live in the studio
Blue Song

Greta Van Fleet - When The Curtains Fall
Glen Campbell - Anyone Can Play
Wu Tang Clan - Protect Ya Neck
OutKast - So Fresh, So Clean
Kanye West - Jesus Walks (Version 2)
Kendrick Lamar - King Kunta
West Weston - 36 24 38


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Podrophenia - Advent Calender - 20.12.18

Podrophenia - Advent Calender - 20.12.18

December 20, 2018

On the show tonight Mondo and Piley played a mix of music along with poetry read live by Jay Laker.

Harvey K-Tel - Boops Apocalyspe
Bing Crosby - What We Do With The World
Daytoner - I Get By
Pulp - Misshapes

Jay Laker reads his poems in the studio;
Of Same Sentiment
Never Too Far Away, Only A Dream Away

Johnny Guitar Watson - I Need It

Jay Laker reads his poems:
Conscientious Objector
We Have The Capacity
Peace Be Within

Matt Munro - We're Gonna Change The World
Aretha Franklin - Eleanor Rigby
The Primitives - All The Way Down
Dave Livings - Jasmine
Dave Livings - Stray Dog
Johnny Thorpe - People People
Johnny Thorpe - Air of Freedom
Neil & Liam Finn - Where's My Room

Podrophenia - Every Record Tells A Story - 22.11.18

Podrophenia - Every Record Tells A Story - 22.11.18

November 22, 2018

On the show tonight Mondo and Piley introduced their guests Levent & Taylor (who played live in the studio), Owen Williams and Steve Carr. Chat, tunes and a world exclusive of the new Rollin Machine EP.

The playlist was:
Mickey Jupp - Chequebook
James and the Ultrasounds - Lover Man

Levent & Taylor live in the studio:
Car Chase In Miami

Rollin Machine - Off The Clock
Michael Chapman - Soulful Lady
Nick Drake - River Man
Elton John - Take Me To The Pilot

Owen Williams
There Will Be Blood

Ramones - Spiderman
KISS - God of Thunder
Teenage Fanclub - Broken
Bob Dylan - You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go
Junior Parker - Taxman

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