Toadcast #83 - The Funkcast

Would you believe that this podcast is finished and ready and done and I am ready to go to bed by 10pm.  This is a fucking scarily strange occurrence.  I've only had about four beers too, which is also a little unsual. The only organisational task at which I have abjectly failed is keeping the length of this podcast down to an hour.  Basically, having different people co-present is really nice, and I think it makes the podcasts miles better, but I am still coming to terms with the discipline of keeping the talky talky down to a manageable level and sticking to that hour which has made these weekly swear-morsels so digestible in the last few months.

At the Wickerman Festival Callum from Meursault made the highly contentious statement that not all funk music was buttock-clenchingly awful and, whilst I mocked him, I decided that someone with that kind of crazy recklessness must be brave enough to bring a Toadcast full of funky classics to an audience of sulky, morose indie kids with art school fringes.  So good luck to Callum - I am going to be listening to this with the same curiosity as the rest of the audience I would think.  It's hard to get a handle on what a podcast sounds like as you record it, so I guess if I am going to absorb the lesson of the funk then I will have to have a cup of coffee, put my feet up on the couch and listen to it the same as everyone else.

Toadcast #83 - The Funkcast

01. Parliament - Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof off the Sucker) (06.23)
02. Shuggie Otis - Inspiration Information (17.21)
03. Bruce Springsteen & the E-Street Band - The E-Street Shuffle (25.55)
04. My Morning Jacket - Evil Urges (30.15)
05. The Come Ons - Strangelove (37.00)
06. Charles Mingus - Boogie Stop Shuffle (49.39)
07. Bob Marley & the Wailers - Mr. Brown (54.33)
08. Sly Stone - Can't Nickname the Truth (63.09)
09. Funkadelic - You Scared the Lovin' Outta Me (74.53)

Direct download: ToadcastNo83.mp3
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