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.
October 8th, 2019 | 57 mins 9 secs
How baseball games can peacefully co-exist with live music at pubs, how we're endeavoring to free ourselves from our smart phones. Also: kudos to poet/novelist Paul Auster and Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead.
October 1st, 2019 | 1 hr 3 mins
Patrick talks about his favorite home recording device and Chad complains about how the digital age has rotted his brain.
September 24th, 2019 | 48 mins 4 secs
Patrick and Chad talk about the many catastrophic flooding events that have hit Houston, including the very recent Tropical Storm Imelda.
September 16th, 2019 | 1 hr 14 mins
Houston music legend Allen Hill joins us for a wonderfully wide-ranging discussion of live music, Houston, playing bass for Chuck Berry, and Allen's new solo record "All Over the Map".
September 10th, 2019 | 1 hr 30 mins
Patrick and Chad rhapsodize about the Mark Knopfler concert they saw this past Friday in Houston.
September 3rd, 2019 | 55 mins 21 secs
House concerts, our upcoming Ireland tour, and the importance of recording and listening back to our live shows
August 27th, 2019 | 1 hr 34 mins
At long last, we're joined by our longtime friend, the massively talented Paul Beebe, musician, vocalist, songwriter, producer, arranger and audio engineer at Beebe Gunn Studio.
August 20th, 2019 | 1 hr 27 mins
An epic conversation with our good friend Randy Hill of local Houston band Little Outfit.
August 13th, 2019 | 1 hr 3 mins
Patrick and Chad discuss vinyl records, Blaggards becoming an LLC, Houston's summer heat, our upcoming Ireland tour, Brexit, and our upcoming "Blaggards Live" podcast.
August 6th, 2019 | 48 mins 30 secs
Patrick and Chad talk about how to stay focused and positive when you're self-employed, why daily exercise is essential, favorite album covers, and Chad raves about his new Apple Watch.
July 30th, 2019 | 47 mins 12 secs
What legendary bands do Patrick and Chad wish they could have played in? Could Elvis have been saved?
July 23rd, 2019 | 46 mins 26 secs
Patrick and Chad of Blaggards talk about their gig at Lone Star Pirate Festival and all the hard work that went on behind the scenes, their upcoming Ireland tour, the old days of vinyl records, and more.