Rockfeedback Podcast #2:  August 2009

26 Aug 2009

an exclusive acoustic session and chat with slow club, dissection of singles from speech debelle, discovery and kong, and a spanish-seaside natter with bat for lashes form episode two of the rockfeedback podcast saga – and there’s no “difficult second album” syndrome at play here... fear not, this baby’s far more the bends than it is second coming.

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Here we finally are, unveiling the second episode of Rockfeedback’s tentative toe-dippings in to the rich pool of the podcast as an artform.  And there’s no “difficult second album” syndrome at play here – fear not, this baby’s far more The Bends than Second Coming.  In fact, we reckon it’s infinitely better than the first one (but the feedback from that was actually very encouraging, so thanks very much for all your kind words!).

This time around, we kick off by helping Slow Club (pictured) shelter from the Glasgow rain to perform an exclusive acoustic session for us in the back of their slightly knackered tour bus.  We also grab them for a quick natter about all things Yeah, So – their debut album just released on Moshi Moshi records. 

Moving on, we hit the always debatably tasteful ‘Round Table’ section, in which editor Tom Hannan, head live booker Dan Monsell and immovable man hunk Matt Tomiak discuss singles from Mercury nominee Speech Debelle, Vampire Weekend meets Ra Ra Riot supergroup Discovery and Kong (“like listening to Metallica at your Dad’s funeral, that’s how heavy it is...”). 

To finish we head to Barcelona, where Tom does his best to ask coherent questions about topics such as rest, relaxation and Scott Walker to Natasha Khan, aka Bat For Lashes, and not just dribble all over himself.  Does he succeed?  There’s only one way to find out...

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