The members of Blaggards, a band based out of Houston, TX, share their experiences and occasionally chat with guests.
"The official podcast of all things Blaggards. Found on all major pod platforms and delivered weekly, it’s a behind-the-music view of the band, with tidbits for new fans (it’s just Blaggards, not The Blaggards, newbs) and cool stuff for longtime followers (Episode 5 discusses how the band’s music has been used in films like How to Be Single and TV shows like The Good Wife). Its engaging hosts are smart and funny. An interesting aside is the podcast also offers occasional glimpses back at Houston’s music community." — Jesse Sendejas, Houston Press
April 7th, 2020 | 1 hr 46 mins
We discuss how the pandemic is affecting our lives and try to predict what things will be like when the bars finally reopen. Also: favorite record producers, Phil Spector, YouTube copyright issues, Elvis Presley's '68 Comeback Special.
March 31st, 2020 | 1 hr 32 mins
This week on #SlapperCast, we discuss life in the time of coronavirus, cover vs. tribute bands, and progressive rock vs. metal.
March 24th, 2020 | 1 hr 5 mins
We continue to try to get a grip on how much our lives may change as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
March 17th, 2020 | 1 hr 7 mins
Today we discuss how the world is changing for musicians and bar industry people due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
March 10th, 2020 | 1 hr 7 mins
The effect that coronavirus may or may not have on musicians, the correct (only) way to spell "Paddy's Day", annoying and/or hilarious song request behavior, and people crashing gigs (jumping on stage uninvited).
March 3rd, 2020 | 39 mins 58 secs
Patrick and Chad are sick but we're recording a show anyway because we CARE. Also: stories about gigs in inclement weather and even more Ireland tour info!
February 25th, 2020 | 1 hr 9 mins
This week we talk about upcoming tour dates, what it's like to perform music in parades, and a bunch of other crazy stuff. Also: more Ireland tour details!
February 18th, 2020 | 56 mins 10 secs
This week we explain why music stands and rock n' roll do not mix. Also, more details on this year's Ireland tour!
February 11th, 2020 | 1 hr 7 mins
This week: Eric's experiences playing John Doe (of the band 'X'), the Hollisters, Mike Barfield, et al. Also: what it takes to forge a career in music, what makes a good music scene, and: SlapperCast is one year old!
February 4th, 2020 | 1 hr 18 mins
This week on #SlapperCast, listen in on a new rhythm section getting to know each other one-on-one for the first time. Chad and Eric geek out about everyone from Ringo Starr to Todd Rundgren. Discussed: David Bowie, Tin Machine, Hunt Sales, XTC, Dukes of Stratosphear, etc. Also: new Ireland Tour news!
January 28th, 2020 | 54 mins 43 secs
New drummer Eric talks with Patrick and Chad about his first three shows as a Blaggard.
January 21st, 2020 | 1 hr 14 mins
This week we introduce you to our new drummer, Eric C. Hughes!