Toadcast #202 - The Saxcast

 First things first, I must inevitably apologise for the horrendous lateness of this podcast.  Between my mum visiting, the gig on Sunday and the Samantha Crain Toad Session we recorded on Monday there just hasn't been enough time to catch up.

It's that end of year time, too, when lists are being made, accounts submitted, the last releases of the year tended to and plans for next year being finalised, so just when I thought that I could coast into Christmas, it turns out I actually have just as much work now as at any other time of the year.  Ah well, whinge whinge, etc.

This podcast is called the Saxcast because I happened to be listening to Timber Timbre the other night, and one of their songs features the saxophone quite heavily.  It occurred to me at the time that not only does almost no-one use that instrument at the moment, but despite the eighties ending over twenty years ago, it still seems almost completely taboo, within the kind of musical circles I move in anyway.  Needless to say, this was all it took for me to devote an entire podcast to the instrument.

01. Bruce Springsteen & the E-Street Band - It's Hard to Be a Saint in the City (Live) (00.27)
02. Timber Timbre - Do I Have Power (09.02)
03. Quiet Americans - Summer House (16.54)
04. Samantha Crain - Two Sidedness (20.02)
05. Hazel O'Connor - Will You (25.09)
06. Woodenbox - Twisted Mile (33.42)
07. Monster Rally & RumTum - Raindrops (39.53)
08. My Tiny Robots - Guild of Defiants (42.37)
09. David Tattersall - The Typewriter Ribbon (47.51)
10. Mark Knopfler - Going Home (Theme From Local Hero) (58.30)

Direct download: ToadcastNo202.mp3
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