Bass player of Blaggards.
July 7th, 2020 | 1 hr 15 mins
The new mask order in Texas, singing difficulties, bands that played with symphonies, bands that never changed their formula, favorite live albums, children of famous musicians, favorite musicals
June 30th, 2020 | 1 hr 9 mins
Bars in Texas are shut down again, what we've been up to in the recording studio, Eric's creepy gig story, musicians who influenced other musicians and didn't get the recognition they deserved
June 23rd, 2020 | 1 hr 17 mins
A freeform conversation during a thunderstorm.
June 16th, 2020 | 1 hr 21 mins
Music that has influenced Blaggards outside of the "rock" genre, as well as other cultural influences outside of music altogether, including comedy and film.
June 9th, 2020 | 1 hr 9 mins
Bands that should have had bigger careers.
June 1st, 2020 | 1 hr 18 mins
Why are people fired from bands? Some personal anecdotes may offer a few clues.
May 26th, 2020 | 1 hr 15 mins
Bars are reopening and things are getting weird. This week we talk about the safety precautions bar owners have implemented, and the flak they're taking from customers as a result. Also: bands that would benefit from better singers, overcoming nervousness on stage, the importance of good stage banter: how much is too little, when it does become too much, and should it ever be scripted or rehearsed?
May 19th, 2020 | 1 hr 28 mins
Bars in Texas are about to re-open! Also: more unusually good solo careers, revisiting our opinions on the Eagles, drummers that make or break a band.
May 12th, 2020 | 49 mins 31 secs
Why band members sometimes quit after decades, surprisingly good solo careers, belated appreciation for Duran Duran and Power Station, and a very loud bird.
This is an unusually low-fi episode of SlapperCast, recorded on Zoom because Chad was feeling a little under the weather.
May 5th, 2020 | 1 hr 12 mins
What makes a good interviewer, the old days of radio, and how some famous musicians completely stumbled into their primary instrument.
April 28th, 2020 | 1 hr 13 mins
Eric's Three Dog Night story, coffee we brew at home, best concerts, loudest concerts and worst concerts, and bands that would or should break up if a member dies.
April 21st, 2020 | 1 hr 2 mins
This week on #SlapperCast: Eric's ELO report, favorite female artists, lip-syncing and using prerecorded tracks on stage, favorite podcasts, inspiring and annoying things that audiences do.