Podrophenia - Acoustic Special

June 8, 2017

Tonight Mondo and Piley played a selection of acoustic treats. Whom By Fire played live in the studio. Mickie D tales tales of the Sixties Southend music scene and about the upcoming Leigh Folk Festival.

Rod Stewart - Maggie May (earlier version)
Rodney Bewes - Meter Maid
KISS - Going Blind

Whom By Fire live in the Studio
Dump The Bitch
The Freedom Song

Marc Bolan - Metal Guru (acoustic)
David Bowie - Ziggy Stardust (demo)
Tir Na Nog - Come and See The Show
Gluepot - Lulu The Bear
Chas & Dave - Ain't No Pleasing You

Buddy Holly - Mailman Bring Me No More Blues
Fairport Convention - Matty Groves
Bob Dylan - Most Likely You Go Your Way And I'll Go Many
Cat Stevens - Where Do The Children Play
Ivor Cutler - Hold The Barrell Steady

Podrophenia - Thames Delta Goes Southern Delta

May 11, 2017

Tonight Mondo and Piley played songs from or inspired by the Southern States, plus live in the studio Lil' Lost Lou accompanied by Zack the Ripper. 

Leo Bud Welch - Cadillac Baby
Jerry Reed - Amos Moses
The Bee Gees - Lay It On Me
Charlie Daniels Band - Drinking My Baby Back Home
Dr John - Right Place Wrong Time
Hank Penny & JP Morgan - Fan It
Lil' Lost Lou - Boy From The City

Lil' Lost Lou ft Zack The Ripper live in the studio:
This Is The End
Heartbreak Hotel (radio edit)
One and One Makes Two
Ramblin' Woman
Til All My Kissing's Done
Too Late

Betty Harris - 12 Red Roses
Lil' Lost Lou - I Kissed Your Man (Jolene)
The Marshall Tucker Band - Fire On The Mountain
Dr Feelgood - Route 66
Dennishopperchoppers - If I Lied
Skeewiff - Delta Dawn
ZZ Top - Le Grange
Lynyrd Skynyrd - Gimme Three Steps

Podrophenia - Easter Special

April 14, 2017

Mondo and Piley present a selection-box od sweet themed tunes. Special guest Leo C played some of his new songs live. The songs played were:


She Got Me When She Got Her Dress On - Masters Of Reality
Don't Look At Me (I Dont't Like It) - Lovely Eggs
Scare Me Sweetly - DC Camplight

Leo C -live in the studio
Forget You (radio edit)

Sweet Young Thing - Chocolate Watchband
Starman - Milky Edwards

Leo C - live in the studio
Express You Anytime
The Waiting
Is That You?
Good Night Irene (duet with Rachel Clemenson)

Roll Away The Stone - Mott The Hoople
Heaven's In The Back Seat Of My Cadillac - Hot Chocolate
Windows - Invaders
Getting Closer - Wings

Revamp Town - Treatment
Easter Theatre - XTC
Nothing Lasts For Ever - Echo & The Bunnymen
Sugar Sugar - Tom Jones
I Am The Resurrection - The Stone Roses

Podrophenia - Break ups, shake up & make ups - February 2017

February 17, 2017

Mondo & Piley explore the world of band break-ups, line-up shuffles, splits and quits. Joe from The Ends was in the studio to talk about the end of The Ends - their final gig is at Chinnery's on 18th February. They spun the following tunes:

Hot for Nietzsche - Turbonegro
Sail on Sailor - The Beach Boys
Wrap It Up - Sam & Dave
What's The Deal Mama - The Blockheads
Night Train - Guns N Roses
You Bring The Summer - The Monkees
My Bridges Burn - The Cult
Make Believe - John Cooper Clarke & Hugh Cornwall
Back of My Mind - The Ends
I Got Drunk - The Ends
Paradise - Dr Feelgood
Ya Ya P*p - Sharks
Little Miss Disaster - The Damned
No Love Here - The Ends

Podrophenia - Best of 2016

January 19, 2017

Tonight's show sees Mondo and Piley look back at 2016. Exclusive interview with Paul Fleming of Baltic Fleet.

The Monte Cristos - Dirty Little Lowlife
Young Guns Silver Fox - See Me Slumber
The Lucky Strikes - Homesick
The Hummingbirds - Break Your Heart
Angel Olsen - Not Gonna Kill You
The Mutants - Vulture
Iggy Pop - American Valhalla
Baltic Fleet - Tuns and The Dear One
Professor Purblind - The Lifeless Undead


Podrophenia with West Weston and Doug Kaye

December 22, 2016

Doug and Steve picked their favourite tracks from their impeccable record collections. .

Satisfaction - Una Valley (Mondo)
Melting Pot - Booker T (Mondo)
No 9 Train - Tar Hill Slim (West West)
Flat Town - Joe Ely (Doug)
What Will Lucy - Frankie Lee Sims (West West)
Can't Explain - Love (Doug)
Casino Royale - Lin Tate & The Jets (West West)
Blues Hangover - Slim Harpo (Doug)
Something's Gotta Change - Ray Charles (Mondo)
Just A Little Bit - Jerry Butler (Doug)
Too Many Cooks - Mick Jagger (Mondo)
Love Of My Life (O Sole Mio) - Sam Butera & the Witnesses (West West)
Tell Me Daddy - Julia Lee (Doug)
Bim Bam - Sam Butera & the Witnesses (West West)
The Lonely One - Tom Jones (Mondo)
Mighty Quinn - The Brothers & Sisters (Doug)
Sugar Sweet - Muddy Waters (West West)
Tecumseh Valley - Townes Van Zandt (Doug)
Midnight Hour - Billy Preston (West West)

Podrophenia 29/09/2016 Books Edition

September 29, 2016

Piley and Mondo are joined in session by Andy J Gallagher and author Zoe Howe reading extracts from her new novel 'Shine On Marquee Moon'. They also play songs with a bookish theme.

Your Desert, My Mind - The Mutants
Thou Shalt Always Kill - Scroobius Pip
Open Book - Tahiti 80

Because We Are - Andy J Gallagher

Live Session

The Brightest Star - Andy J Gallagher
Helicopter, Dolphin Submarine - Andy J Gallagher

Green Earrings - Steely Dan 
Gotcha - Michael Elphick
Guess I'm Falling In Love - Velvet Underground

Zoe Howe's Choices

Here's Frank - The Monochrome Set
Mountains - Prince
Friction - Television
Lost Boys Theme - Cry Little Sister

1984 - David Bowie 

Podrophenia 01/09/2016 Pets with guests The Insiders

September 1, 2016

Mondo is on holiday so Piley is joined by Dave Woodcock this month. Playing live in the studio are The Insiders. This month's theme is Pets. 

Podrophenia September 1st 

Wouldn't It Be Nice - The Beach Boys (Ian
Love Cats - The Cure  (Woody)
Porpoise Song - The Monkees (Ian)

Insiders Session

New light
Sweet Refrain 

Rabbit - Chas and Dave (Woody) 
Sheena's Big Night Out - Andy J Gallagher (Ian) 
Bones - Angel and the Melodyhorns (Woddy) 
Stray Cat Strut - Stray Cats (Mark)
Fixtures and Fittings - David Woodcock (Woody) 
American Girl - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (Ian Birch) 
Barbara H - Fountains Of Wayne (Ian Birch) 

Eight Miles High - The Byrds (Ian) 
I Love My Dog - Cat Stevens (Woody)
More Fool Me - The Insiders (Ian B and James) 

Podrophenia 04/08/2016 Solo Artist Special with Jillian Winter

August 4, 2016

Piley and Mondo are joined in session by Jillian Winter. 

Wah Wah - George Harrison 
Holiday Inn Blues - Neil Diamond
Higher Ground - Stevie Wonder

Live session 

Lonely Traveller - Jillian Winter
I'll Brave - Jillian Winter
Crazy Over You - Jillian Winter
Liar - Jillian Winter 

Worship Me Now - Marc Almond 
Isn't Something - Franne Gold
January Jones - Miss Hope Springs
Songbird - Enne 
La Foule - Edith Piaf
Lover Come Back To Me - Barbra Striesand 
Unforgettable - Nat King Cole 
Little Girl Blue - Janis Joplin and the Holding Company

Podrophenia 07/07/2016 Post Punk Special

July 7, 2016

Join Piley and Mondo for a post-punk special with Southend post punkers Treatment in session, Russell Lee from the Pink Toothbrush in for a chat and the legend that is Barry Cain on the phone chatting about Blondie and a Stranglers Japanese tour. Warning: Contains explicit language.