- 6 years ago
Playing tracks by
Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Timber Timbre, Quiet Americans, Samantha Crain, Hazel O’Connor and more.
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.
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.