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Podrophenia - A Trip To The Country - March 2022

Podrophenia - A Trip To The Country - March 2022

March 12, 2022

Saddle up tonight as we take a Podrophonic chug-a-bug for a trip around the highways, byways and backroads of country music. From Glam Country to Funky Country and outlaw acoustics. From bluegrass banjo to flat-pickin' and fiddling. Tune in for the hayride and hee-haw!


Rocky Top – Lynn Anderson
Have Mercy – Loretta Lynn
Country Boy – Heads Hands and Feet
Louisiana Swing – Bud Hobbs
Ain’t No Easy Way – Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Turn To Hate – Orville Peck
The Rope and The Colt -Scott Walker
The Way It Goes – Gillian Welch
Through The Morning, Through The Night – Dillard & Clark
Sin City – The Flying Burrito Brothers
Big Jet Plane – Primal Scream
Black Mountain Boy – Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Diggy Diggy Lo – Doug Kershaw
Going Up The Country – Kitty, Daisy & Lewis
John Deere Tractor – Larry Sparks
Lung – Townes Van Zandt
Teenage Drug Queen – Phillious Williams
Choopee River Bottom Band – Larr Jon Wilson
Sermon – Bobbie Gentry
Poor Boy A Long Way From Home – The Black Keys

Podrophenia - Ego plus Live Session from Andy J Gallagher - Feb 2022

Podrophenia - Ego plus Live Session from Andy J Gallagher - Feb 2022

February 12, 2022
February Podrophenia and the theme is EGO!
Our first live session of the year, and what a way to start with Andy J Gallagher performing in the studio playing stripped down acoustic versions of tracks from his new album Ego...


Psychotherapy - The Ramones
Open My Eyes - Nazz
Because We Are - Andy J Gallagher (Live)
Sheena's Big Night Out - Andy J Gallagher (Live)
Coney Island Baby - Lou Reed
Coney Island Ray - Andy J Gallagher (Live)
Problem Child - AC/DC
Suspicious Mind (Take 6) - Elvis Presley
King Of Kings - Desmond Dekker/The Specials
Blowing Up In My Mind - The Lucifers
Anyone Who Knows What Love Is (Will Understand) - Samantha Whates
May I? - Kevin Ayers
Quaker - Ussleman
I Am The Resurrection - The Stone Roses
Nothing's Ever Gonna Be Good Enough - Miles Kane (feat. Corrine Bailey Rae)
Prisoner of Love - Davey Jones & The Tin Machine
I Don't Wanna Be Like You - Andy J Gallagher
Bragging Rights - The Amps


EGO by Andy J Gallagher available from HOTWERKS

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Vapour Trails episode 34

Vapour Trails episode 34

January 18, 2022

Welcome to the Vapour Trails episode 34!

Come with us and you’ll see……

Produced by the multi award winning Mr Mark Herbert.

Image by Dan Kitchener


Ep.34  Playlist

Gene Wilder – Pure Imagination (excerpt from Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory OST)

Adam & The Ants – Dog Eat Dog

Yard Act – The Overload

Self Esteem – I Do This All The Time

Crack Cloud – Philosopher’s Calling

Dry Cleaning – Scratchcard Lanyard

The Associates – Party Fears Two

Ghostpoet – I Grow Tired But Dare Not Fall Asleep

LUMP (Laura Marling & Mike Lindsay) – Curse of The Contemporary

ANDRRA - Paline

Roxy Music - Ladytron

Jane Weaver - Heartlow

The Smiths – How Soon is Now?

Richard Dawson & Circle – Lily

Billy Bragg – A New England

Judy Blank – Karaoke

Gruff Rhys – Mausoleum of My Former Self

The Specials – Listening Wind

Echo & The Bunnymen – Higher Hell

J.J. Cale – Don’t Go To Strangers

Spiritualized – Why Don’t You Smile Now?

David Bowie – The Bewlay Brothers

Scott Walker – Farmer in The City

Podrophenia - Illness - Jan 2022

Podrophenia - Illness - Jan 2022

January 13, 2022
Mondo & Piley are opening our first Podrophenia casebook of the year with a medical theme: illness, wellness and general ailments - so we gather together a list of fictional doctors, nurses and professors after (fictional) scientific professionals you wouldn't want to be under the care of...
Dr Octopus, Doc from Reggie Perrin, Professor Van Helsing, Dr Emmet Brown. Professor Pat Pending.....
Plus tales from A & E and prescribe a playlist of booster-tunes....



The Fixer - the Bug Club

Time To Get Ill - Beastie Boys

Mr Pharmacist - The OtherHalf

Little Yellow Pills - Jackie Lomax

Bikini Girls With Machine Guns - The Cramps

St James Infirmary - Billy Lee Riley

You Give Me Worms - Turbonegro

Down With The Sickness - Richard Cheese

Rest Cure - Arthur Brown

I'm Gonna Make It Alright - Paul Penna

Kinky Afro - Happy Mondays

Down At The Doctors - Dr Feelgood

Happy Feeling - Bohannon

I Wanna Be Sedated - The Ramones

Calling Dr Love - Kiss

Sick Of You - Lou Reed

Waitin' Around To Die - Townes Van Zandt

Badhead - Blur










Podrophenia Bring Out the Old - Bring In the New

Podrophenia Bring Out the Old - Bring In the New

December 16, 2021


Piley, Mondo and Lord Hastings dig through their collective crates to bring you Podrophenia's fave finds of 2021 (a mix of new and newly discovered). There's a Seasonal Quiz - and contributions from Podro-pals on perfect partner bands...

Black Widow Spider – Parquet Courts
Easy To Love – Sam Evian
Black Night/Blockbuster/Jean Genie – The Loveless
Let The Good Times Roll – Bunny Sigler
Old Town – David Woodcock
Slidin’ – Paul McCartney
Midnight Movies – MG Boulter
Wolfman Jack – Todd Rundgren
Can’t Help Thinking About Me – David Bowie
Actual Size – Apex Manner
Chase It Down – Bobby Gillespie & Jenny Beth
Interior People – King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
Little Piggies – Whitey
White Elephant – Nick Cave & Warren Ellis
La Vielle Ville – David Woodcock
I Like It - Mike & Bernie Winters

Podrophenia - Luck Dipping - Nov 2021

Podrophenia - Luck Dipping - Nov 2021

November 19, 2021

In a last minute switcheroo Piley, Mondo and Lord Hastings dip into their collective grab bag of goodies for an improv playlist gathering together new tunes, old faves, and some alt.covers.


Wet Dream – Wet Leg
Homo Sapien – Parquet Courts
We Don’t Need Room For Lovin’ – The Bug Club
Sea Cruise – Chas & Dave
Memories of Professor Longhair – Dr John
Almeda Apartments – Neal Francis
Whole Lotta Rosie – The King
The Rubettes – The Auteurs
Loan Your Loneliness – Gruff Rhys
Living In The Heart Of Love - The Rolling Stones
Yachtify – BUSKR
Typical American – The GOATS
Un Jour Un L’Autre – Juniore
Aline – Jarvis Cocker
Hit – Wannadies
Pink Ice Cream – The Surfing Magazines
Everybody Knows – The Specials
The Art Of Falling Apart – Soft Cell
Mr Experience – Donny Benet

Podrophenia - BEARD SPECIAL with Oct 2021

Podrophenia - BEARD SPECIAL with Oct 2021

October 22, 2021

Hirsute You Sir: two fuzztastic guests joining us for Tonight's Podrobeardia.. David Dade - President of The British Beard Club, and Charlie Saville of The Essex Beardsmen.

We'll have tracks by beardy bands, tunes chosen by the guests - and some insider info on being a Peel sound engineer for sessions including - Joy Division, The Undertones, The Birthday Party and John Martyn..

Plus exclusive & new tunes from T-Bitch, The Invaders, Vix 20 and Cult With No Name


Beardman Ska - The Skatalites

Drive By Lover - ZZ Top

Moustache - Sparks

Diamond Hoo Ha Man - Supergrass

All My Friends Are Bearded – Marty Ray Project

If Your Dad Doesn't Have B beard, You've Got Two Mums - The Beards

Stone Cold Lover – Humble Pie

Tucked In  - T-Bitch

Superficial Lying Machine - Invaders

Orla The Octopus - Vix 20

Frontera - Phil Manzanera

After The Storm - Cult With No Name

El Beardo – The Bongolian



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Podrophenia Damned Special with Morgan Brown 09/21

Podrophenia Damned Special with Morgan Brown 09/21

September 24, 2021

Mondo and Piley are joined by special guest Morgan Brown - author of brand new book The Damned: Every Album, Every Song.

Expect two hours of Damned chat, memories and of course music!


Waiting For The Blackout - BBC Peel Session

I Just Can't Be Happy Today



See Her Tonight

Love Song

Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

Under The Floor Again


Shadow Evocation

Jet Boy, Jet Girl - Captain Sensible

Spider & The Fly

Since I Met You 



'The Damned On Track - Every Album Every Song' by Morgan Brown

Sonicbond Publishing, 2021

Available from all good bookshops




Podrophenia - Summer Special 26 08 2021

Podrophenia - Summer Special 26 08 2021

August 31, 2021

Our monthly dollop of Podrophenia comes your way with our Summer Spesh on Ship Full Of Bombs Thames Delta Independent Music Radio Station.

We have knotted hankies and deckchairs at the ready for our summer themed show. Tunes, quiz, old waffle, tribute tracks to Charlie Watts plus Piley has a bone to pick with Mondo.

Have a listen to find out what....


You Bring The Summer - The Monkees

Airport Bar - Martin Courtney

Goodnight - Hot Hot Heat

Behind The Sun (Outtake) - The Faces

Domino - Roy Orbison

Where It All Began - Bo Diddley

Hurry On Sundown - Hawkwind

Can You Hear Me Knockin' - Rolling Stones

I'm Going Down - Rolling Stones

She's A Rainbow - Rolling Stones

Bitch - Rolling Stones

Miss Amanda Jones - Rolling Stones

Shake Your Hips - Rolling Stones

All Summer Long - The Beach Boys

Deep Blue Sea - Art Lown

(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - Sandie Shaw

Summer People - The Webb Brothers

Bring Me Sunshine ('Naked' Version) - Willie Nelson











Podrophenia - Anniversary pt 2 - with Billy Reeves

Podrophenia - Anniversary pt 2 - with Billy Reeves

July 30, 2021



Buckle up and behold as Billy Reeves day-trips to Rossi's in Southend for a seaside meet with Piley and Mondo, wherein he tries a out-size custard tart - and relays inspirational tales of how his latest project The Helicopter of the Holy Ghost came to be. An incredible story of an amazing album of beautiful songs..


Along the way we learn about the early days of The Darkness, how Billy hooked up with Sophie Ellis-Bextor, why did the Primals move to Brighton - which band made him a coma tape - how many times is he in the Guinness Book of Hit Singles - and why the parakeets on TheHOTHG album cover?


Musically we spin in a playlist of Brother Reeves' greatest hits, highlights and THOTHG tracks 


1. Better Than Wages – Thee Faction

2. Steve – 8 Rounds Rapid

3. Slow Down – The Helicopter of The Holy Ghost

4. I Will Never Hurt - The Helicopter of The Holy Ghost

5. Tony Got A Car - The Helicopter of The Holy Ghost

6. His Hands – Sugar Coat

7. Good For Me – Blow-Up

8. I Shouldn’t But I Do – The Grooveyard

9. 2 Much 2 Do 2 Day – Yours

10. So, You Think You Can Dance? – Friends of The Bride

11. Union Man, Proletarian Man – Thee Faction

12. Beautiful Friend – The Undertones

13. Into The Garden – Artery

14. I Didn’t/Hangar Lane Gyratory System, 4.44am – The Helicopter of The Holy Ghost

15. Helicopter of The Holy Ghost - Microdisney

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