SlapperCast

A weekly podcast by Blaggards

About the show

Every week we kill the overplayed and rescue the underrated.

SlapperCast is a podcast produced weekly 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.

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Episodes

  • Episode 176: Acoustic Solo Cape

    June 28th, 2022  |  45 mins 43 secs

    Patrick's recent surprise solo acoustic gig at O'Malley's Pub in Weston, MO, and a report on our still-ongoing drummer auditions.

  • Episode 175: Destroying in a Good Way: Our Search for a New Drummer Begins

    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.

  • Episode 174: Eric Clapton Ruins Everything

    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.

  • Episode 173: Arm-Crossy

    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.

  • Episode 172: Roar of Authority

    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.

  • Episode 171: Vegan Vampire

    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.

  • Episode 170: Witless Protection

    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.

  • Episode 169: Lozenge City

    May 10th, 2022  |  25 mins 7 secs

    Recorded while driving home from our first ever gig at Home Sweet Farm Biergarten in Brenham.

  • Episode 168: Zed Zed Top

    May 3rd, 2022  |  57 mins 39 secs

    This week, as recently promised, we have a long discussion about band names, good and bad, spinning off a bunch of tangents along the way.

  • Episode 167: White Claw Blues

    April 26th, 2022  |  21 mins 24 secs

    This week we talk about upcoming tour dates, kill some songs, yell at shitty drivers, and discuss good/bad musician-actors.

  • Episode 166: The Mighty Orq

    April 19th, 2022  |  57 mins 50 secs

    At long last, this week we're joined by our old friend the Mighty Orq, brilliant guitar player, songwriter, tremendously talented vocalist & photographer.

  • Episode 165: "All Songs Are For Sale" with LUBA DVORAK

    April 12th, 2022  |  37 mins 21 secs

    Meet the massively talented and industrious LUBA DVORAK: musician, songwriter, sound engineer, and man about town.