SlapperCast is a weekly podcast by Blaggards, a band based out of Houston, TX. Hosted by Patrick Devlin (lead singer & guitarist) and Chad Richard Smalley (bassist). Past guests include drummer Vinny Appice and comedian Doug Stanhope.
Full video versions of each episode are published on the SlapperCast YouTube channel. All episodes are mixed and edited by Chad.
August 9th, 2022 | 46 mins 54 secs
As we prepare to hit the road, Heide Riggs joins us to talk about her new Glasser carbon composite fiddle and the ABBA tribute band she worked with recently.
August 2nd, 2022 | 46 mins 8 secs
July 26th, 2022 | 1 hr 21 mins
Patrick, Chad & Heide talk about solo gig experiences: the good, the tough, and the weird.
Also discussed: Rory Gallagher, Thin Lizzy, George Harrison, David Byrne, Eminem and Leonard Cohen.
July 19th, 2022 | 1 hr 27 mins
The cornerstone of this episode is a long, late-night-hunger-fueled conversation about classic Houston restaurants, past and present, which got cut short only because Chad's phone ran out of storage.
July 12th, 2022 | 1 hr 4 mins
Mike McAloon is returning to play THREE shows with us this month and joins us on the show this week.
July 5th, 2022 | 1 hr 3 mins
Ear training in music and past audition experiences. Special guest: Heide Riggs.
June 21st, 2022 | 50 mins 59 secs
Blaggards is looking for a new drummer. This week, joined by fiddler Heide Riggs, we bring you up to speed while looking ahead to the future.
June 14th, 2022 | 39 mins 53 secs
We talk about Patrick's recent solo acoustic show, dig into some music history, and kill/rescue some music.
June 7th, 2022 | 43 mins 28 secs
Episode 173 was recorded in the van shortly after leaving the Nick in Birmingham, AL, the final date of our "Beast Coast" tour. Heide Riggs joins us again to talk about our experiences on the road, and of course we kill/rescue some songs as well.
May 31st, 2022 | 45 mins 39 secs
Fiddler Heide Riggs joins us to recap the tour so far, kill some overplayed songs and shine a light on some (by our estimation) underrated/under-appreciated music. Featuring a guest appearances by our gracious host, Tim Mohan.
May 24th, 2022 | 30 mins 32 secs
A quick show as we're getting ready to hit the road for our East Coast tour. As always, we kill some songs and continue our new feature of rescuing underrated songs & albums.
May 17th, 2022 | 30 mins 19 secs
This week we kill some songs submitted by SlapperCast listeners, and introduce a new segment: "rescuing" under-appreciated albums/songs from obscurity.