Only A Podcast

Two blokes, upside down and many miles from home, talk about popular culture. And unpopular culture too. Books, music, films, the news, what we had for dinner last night.. everything is fair game.

About Only A Podcast

Born out of time on our hands during lockdown, a vague feeling that we were missing out on something and the realisation that our voices didn’t sound too bad once we’d set up our mics, phones and speakers, we put an end to procrastination and got on with the job.

So here we are.. lots of hot reckons about all sorts of topics, but probably not politics (but who knows, everything’s political eh?), in an easily accessible format, on apps you probably already use.

It’s just like you’re down the pub with us. So get a round in, and join in the discussion.

New Episodes Fortnightly

Or thereabouts. Often-ish.

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Latest Episode

Episode 44 – Chub on the Wye and Scrapper

Moving swiftly on from our Mercury Prize predictions, The Captain plugs low budget comedy drama Scrapper, and Pasifika rugby documentary Family Faith Footy. He's also baffled by the stocking policy of a local record store. ElTele is impressed by a 9/11 stage play, keeps it in the family when going to a gig, and relaxes with the British version of The Traitors. He wonders if musicians listen to...

Recent Episodes

Episode 41 – Lionesses and More Mercury

We put four more Mercury Prize contenders to the test: Jessie Ware, Arctic Monkeys, Shygirl, and RAYE. The Women's World Cup is a tremendous success - it must be if it can get New Zealanders to discuss "soccer". We talk about the Lionesses chances - is it finally...

Episode 40 – Mercury Prize Pt. 1 and Other Stuff

In which we commence our review of the Mercury Music Prize contenders, with comments about four albums from that list, plus more musings on how musicians actually make money, and a review of a gig by Jen Cloher. ElTele has reckons about the new Blur album, and listens...

Episode 39 – Social Media – We Love (Hate) It

It's Mercury Prize time again! It doesn't seem ten minutes since we talked about the last competition. We review two documentaries (on Wham, and the bombing of the Rainbow Warrior) and we polish off a book each. Tune in to find out about our good reads. We recommend a...

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