A weekly podcast by Blaggards

About the show

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.

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  • 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.

  • Episode 164: MARK RIDDELL — Houston's Hardest Working Bass Player

    April 5th, 2022  |  57 mins 2 secs

    This week we're joined by Houston's hardest working bass player Mark Riddell, who recently completed his first solo album Corporeal Pilot.

  • Episode 163: Don Hemorrhoid

    March 29th, 2022  |  17 mins 34 secs

    This week we kill a few more songs we're sick of hearing and speculate what we'd do if Blaggards were to suddenly stop gigging.

  • Episode 162: Black Belt in Maserati

    March 22nd, 2022  |  30 mins 50 secs

    This week we slay a few more songs, recap our Paddy's Week shows, and heap praise upon fiddler Heide Riggs, the Basil Trio, and some of our coolest and most dedicated fans.

  • Episode 161: Howdy Heide

    March 15th, 2022  |  25 mins 29 secs

    Fiddler Heide Riggs is back for Paddy's Week in Dallas & Houston, more songs to erase from history, awkward fan encounters

  • Episode 160: The Lubeless Show

    March 8th, 2022  |  43 mins 8 secs

    Why is popular songwriting getting worse?

  • Episode 159: Twist Some Knobs

    March 1st, 2022  |  45 mins 25 secs

    Our upcoming Paddy's Week shows, more songs we'd like to erase, Bruce Dickinson's Spoken Word tour, and Paddy's review of GHOST live in concert