1 hr 17 min

Martinis & Disappointment SlapperCast: a weekly talk show with Blaggards

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This week on #SlapperCast: record store memories from our youth, disappointing albums, musicians we like but wouldn't want to work with, difficult working relationships in bands.



Friday September 25: Blaggards LIVE on Facebook from Blackwater Draw Brewing Co.

Blaze gets mad!! Iron Maiden Chile 1996

Chuck Berry Hail! Hail! Rock 'N' Roll (1987) - Bonus Clip: Chuck & Keith Rehearse

The Police - Better Than Therapy, Living The Police Reunion

Ricky Gervais Discusses Friendship with David Bowie



Topics:



Eric's "ointment" story
Recapping our first full-length performance in months
How much time off is too much?
The challenge of developing an unspoken language as a band when we're not gigging
Managing different tempos and keys in a set list
Last week's show with Cindy Heywood (see Episode 84)
Slade Ham's recent outstanding stand-up comedy show at Improv Houston (see Episode 83)
Other comedy shows we've seen
The possibility of Blaggards doing shows with stand-up comedians
Eric's memories of Hi-Ho Records in Berlin, New Hampshire
Patrick's memories of Houston's Cactus Records in the old days
Patrick and Eric remember learning about new album releases by reading music magazines
Chad remembers the joy of discovering new album releases at record stores just by chance
Chad's deep disappointment with Peter Gabriel's "So" album when it first came out in 1986
Eric explains the one thing that makes Peter Gabriel's "Sledgehammer" cool
Eric's disappoinment with the Boo Radleys
Patrick's disappoinment with Iron Maiden's Blaze Bailey period
Chad's disappoinment with Queen's "Hot Space" album
Patrick's disappointment with Freddie Mercury's solo material
Eric's disappointment with Sting's early '90s solo material
A critique of the "Synchronicity" album by the Police
The joy of a watching solid three-piece band perform like the Police or ZZ Top
Sting and Stewart Copeland's turbulent working relationship
Musicians we like but wouldn't want to work with (Chuck Berry, Buddy Rich, James Brown, etc.)
Tin Machine versus David Bowie's solo material
Bootsy Collins' experience working with James Brown
Ricky Gervais' friendship with David Bowie


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This week on #SlapperCast: record store memories from our youth, disappointing albums, musicians we like but wouldn't want to work with, difficult working relationships in bands.



Friday September 25: Blaggards LIVE on Facebook from Blackwater Draw Brewing Co.

Blaze gets mad!! Iron Maiden Chile 1996

Chuck Berry Hail! Hail! Rock 'N' Roll (1987) - Bonus Clip: Chuck & Keith Rehearse

The Police - Better Than Therapy, Living The Police Reunion

Ricky Gervais Discusses Friendship with David Bowie



Topics:



Eric's "ointment" story
Recapping our first full-length performance in months
How much time off is too much?
The challenge of developing an unspoken language as a band when we're not gigging
Managing different tempos and keys in a set list
Last week's show with Cindy Heywood (see Episode 84)
Slade Ham's recent outstanding stand-up comedy show at Improv Houston (see Episode 83)
Other comedy shows we've seen
The possibility of Blaggards doing shows with stand-up comedians
Eric's memories of Hi-Ho Records in Berlin, New Hampshire
Patrick's memories of Houston's Cactus Records in the old days
Patrick and Eric remember learning about new album releases by reading music magazines
Chad remembers the joy of discovering new album releases at record stores just by chance
Chad's deep disappointment with Peter Gabriel's "So" album when it first came out in 1986
Eric explains the one thing that makes Peter Gabriel's "Sledgehammer" cool
Eric's disappoinment with the Boo Radleys
Patrick's disappoinment with Iron Maiden's Blaze Bailey period
Chad's disappoinment with Queen's "Hot Space" album
Patrick's disappointment with Freddie Mercury's solo material
Eric's disappointment with Sting's early '90s solo material
A critique of the "Synchronicity" album by the Police
The joy of a watching solid three-piece band perform like the Police or ZZ Top
Sting and Stewart Copeland's turbulent working relationship
Musicians we like but wouldn't want to work with (Chuck Berry, Buddy Rich, James Brown, etc.)
Tin Machine versus David Bowie's solo material
Bootsy Collins' experience working with James Brown
Ricky Gervais' friendship with David Bowie


Join us in IRELAND Fall 2021


Ireland 2021 — Sign up to learn more about our next Ireland tour


Show dates


Blaggards.com
Facebook
Bandsintown


Follow us on social media


YouTube
Facebook
Twitter
Instagram


Become a Patron


Join Blaggards on Patreon for bonus podcast content, live tracks, rough mixes, and other exclusives.


Rate us


Rate and review SlapperCast on iTunes


Questions?

If you have questions for a future Q&A episode,



leave a comment on Patreon, or
tweet them to us with the hashtag #slappercast.
Support SlapperCast: a weekly talk show with Blaggards

1 hr 17 min