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Songs From a Padded Envelope is a music and culture podcast which unearths lost demo tapes and the hears the stories of the people behind them.

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Songs From a Padded Envelope is a music and culture podcast which unearths lost demo tapes and the hears the stories of the people behind them.

    Episode #58: Bobby Matador / Onieda (Brooklyn, USA)

    Episode #58: Bobby Matador / Onieda (Brooklyn, USA)

    Welcome to the second of our two episodes featuring members of the fantastic Oneida, whose new album, Success, is about to be released.
    Founder member Bobby Matador is a guest par excellence! So giving with his time insights and enthusiasm for the podcast and we are hugely grateful. The resulting episode is a corker!
    Check out the brilliant, Success by Oneida (and we highly recommend a delve into their previous works too)!
    Love and thanks
    Steve and Ben xx
    https://www.joyfulnoiserecordings.com/products/success
    https://oneida.bandcamp.com/music

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Episode #57: John Colpitts aka Kid Millions / Oneida (Brooklyn, USA)

    Episode #57: John Colpitts aka Kid Millions / Oneida (Brooklyn, USA)

    Hello and welcome to episode #57 of Songs From a Padded Envelope.
    We're joined from Brooklyn by the supremely talented and prolific, John Colpitts aka Kid Millions who joined us to talk about his work with Oneida, his solo projects and many collaborations.
    So much to enjoy in the one and in exploring John's catalogue of stunning work.
    Love and thanks
    Steve and Ben xx
    https://johncolpitts.bandcamp.com/album/music-from-the-accident
    https://thequietus.com/articles/31209-john-colpitts-kid-millions-interview
    https://www.talkhouse.com/artist/john-colpitts/

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Episode #56: Rudolf Buitendach and Jacques Womarans / Gargoyle Yawn/Haunted Sofa (Pretoria, South Africa)

    Episode #56: Rudolf Buitendach and Jacques Womarans / Gargoyle Yawn/Haunted Sofa (Pretoria, South Africa)

    Welcome to episode #56 of the podcast and another unique and hugely enjoyable conversation with Rudolf Buitendach and Jacques Womarans.
    More than anything else, this is a story of friendship. Rudolf and Jacques take us back to Pretoria in the late 80's and share experiences unlike any we've heard before but with a kinship to so many previous guests.
    Sit back and enjoy the company of these two fine fellas to whom we are very grateful for coming on the show.
    As mentioned, here is a link to the wonderful Johnny Clegg as well as the bandcamp page for Haunted Sofa
    Love and thanks
    Steve and Ben
    Haunted Sofa on Bandcamp
    Johnny Clegg and Savuka

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Episode #55: Seja Vogel (Brisbane, Australia)

    Episode #55: Seja Vogel (Brisbane, Australia)

    Welcome to episode #55 with our guest, Seja Vogel.
    Seja is a fellow podcaster, which is where we came across her work. She makes the excellent HearSej podcast, which comes with a strong recommendation!
    Seja is an accomplished and highly experienced musician who has a deep love for all things synth, as this episode will attest to. She was a wonderful guest with a cool enthusiasm for her work, her music, her friendships and connections. That and nifty line in felt keyboards!
    Our sincere thanks to Seja for coming on the show. This is a really good one!
    Check out Seja's work below and don't forget to help us spread the work about the podcast if you can.
    Love and thanks
    Steve and Ben xx

    Seja's website
    HearSej Podcast
    Pul(sew)idth - Felt Keyboards

    • 1 hr 29 min
    Episode #54: Jens Zimmerman / The Innocent (Wolverhampton, UK)

    Episode #54: Jens Zimmerman / The Innocent (Wolverhampton, UK)

    A random search through facebook music archives led us to today's guest, Jens Zimmerman. What a stroke of luck!
    Jens is a fantastic guest whose storytelling is chock full of energy and twists you just won't see coming.
    Sincere thanks to Jens for being such a generous guest!
    Love and thanks
    Steve and Ben xx
    Sound of the Suburbs - The Members

    • 1 hr 24 min
    Episode 53: Carl Roberts/Gintis (Abergele, UK)

    Episode 53: Carl Roberts/Gintis (Abergele, UK)

    Welcome to episode #53 of the podcast and a long overdue conversation with our dear friend, Carl Roberts.
    Carl is a wonderful songwriter, primarily known as frontman for the irrepressibly brilliant, Gintis.
    This is an episode that's been waiting to happen since we started the show and it doesn't disappoint.
    Our gratitude to Carl for coming on the show and sharing the demo for, 'Hope is All We Have'.
    If you only click on one link today, click the one below for the performance of Gintis' masterpiece, 'Now I Know'. Then dive into the back catalogue. All Killer!
    Love and thanks
    Steve and Ben xx
    Now I Know (live)
    Gintis on Soundcloud

    • 1 hr 11 min

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