The Toadcast - the weekly podcast from Song, by Toad

by Mr. Toad

The Toadcast - the weekly podcast from Song, by Toad
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 326
  • Last: 28 Apr 2017
Every couple of weeks I sit down with a couple of gins and talk you through the new music that's caught my ears in the last fortnight. There'll be a few classics and a few mainstream bands but the focus will always be on the new, the emerging, the eclectic and the interesting.

Episodes (326)

  • Toadcast #328 - Breakfast Muff Toad Session
    Toadcast #328 - Breakfast Muff Toad Session
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    Published: 28 Apr 2017 Duration: 56:49
    This is Toad Session #39 with Breakfast Muff, recorded on the 9th December 2016 in our warehouse recording space down in Leith - The Happiness Hotel. These guys have been our pals for a few years, since before the fantastic David Cameron's ... Read more →
    This is Toad Session #39 with Breakfast Muff, recorded on the 9th December 2016 in our warehouse recording space down in Leith - The Happiness Hotel. These guys have been our pals for a few years, since before the fantastic David Cameron's ... Read more →

  • Toadcast #327 - Tim the Mute & Kim Gray Toad Session
    Toadcast #327 - Tim the Mute & Kim Gray Toad Session
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    Published: 28 Apr 2017 Duration: 01:14:30
    Tim the Mute and Kim Gray came over from Vancouver to tour in late Autumn and early Winter of 2016 and played a show for us at The Happiness Hotel on the 27th November. We managed to make time to squeeze in a wee Toad Session beforehand. Ti... Read more →
    Tim the Mute and Kim Gray came over from Vancouver to tour in late Autumn and early Winter of 2016 and played a show for us at The Happiness Hotel on the 27th November. We managed to make time to squeeze in a wee Toad Session beforehand. Ti... Read more →

  • Toadcast #326 - Lomond Campbell Toad Session
    Toadcast #326 - Lomond Campbell Toad Session
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    Published: 10 Jan 2017 Duration: 01:15:15
    Recorded on the 18th November 2016 before a warehouse show with Kwaing Creosite this gorgeous session shows two things: one, that Ziggy and his Pumpkinseed collaborators are superbly talented and two, that strings sound absolutely fucking g... Read more →
    Recorded on the 18th November 2016 before a warehouse show with Kwaing Creosite this gorgeous session shows two things: one, that Ziggy and his Pumpkinseed collaborators are superbly talented and two, that strings sound absolutely fucking g... Read more →

  • Toadcast #323 - The Arctic Circle
    Toadcast #323 - The Arctic Circle
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    Published: 21 Oct 2016 Duration: 01:03:05
    Mrs. Toad and I, as you possibly know, went on something of an epic road trip at the end of July this year. We took the ferry to Amsterdam and drove up through Germany to Denmark, through Sweden via the Volvo Museum, and into Norway, where ... Read more →
    Mrs. Toad and I, as you possibly know, went on something of an epic road trip at the end of July this year. We took the ferry to Amsterdam and drove up through Germany to Denmark, through Sweden via the Volvo Museum, and into Norway, where ... Read more →

  • Toadcast #323 - The Saharacast
    Toadcast #323 - The Saharacast
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    Published: 11 Oct 2016 Duration: 01:10:01
    Firstly, NO I shall not be launching into a long-winded plea for acceptance over how long it has been since the last podcast. Other shit distracted me, as is always the case when someone doesn't do something. A lot of other shit, in this ca... Read more →
    Firstly, NO I shall not be launching into a long-winded plea for acceptance over how long it has been since the last podcast. Other shit distracted me, as is always the case when someone doesn't do something. A lot of other shit, in this ca... Read more →

  • Toadcast #322 - Rocky Votolato Toad Session
    Toadcast #322 - Rocky Votolato Toad Session
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    Published: 29 Sep 2016 Duration: 01:02:55
    Technically speaking, recording is banned from our living room, but erm, Mrs. Toad was away and Rocky was by himself so why the fuck not, eh? This was an odd mismatch. Originally the session was prepared for Chantal Acda, who was headlining... Read more →
    Technically speaking, recording is banned from our living room, but erm, Mrs. Toad was away and Rocky was by himself so why the fuck not, eh? This was an odd mismatch. Originally the session was prepared for Chantal Acda, who was headlining... Read more →

  • Toadcast #321 - Red Hook
    Toadcast #321 - Red Hook
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    Published: 7 Jan 2016 Duration: 01:07:42
    Well as you probably know, Mrs. Toad and I spent the last quarter of 2015 living in Brooklyn - in Red Hook to be precise - and it was fucking amazing. Red Hook itself is a fucking brilliant neighbourhood. Still pretty industrial, but with ... Read more →
    Well as you probably know, Mrs. Toad and I spent the last quarter of 2015 living in Brooklyn - in Red Hook to be precise - and it was fucking amazing. Red Hook itself is a fucking brilliant neighbourhood. Still pretty industrial, but with ... Read more →

  • Toadcast #320 - The Lithpcast
    Toadcast #320 - The Lithpcast
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    Published: 18 Sep 2015 Duration: 01:03:58
    The Lithpcast is named after the rather impressive lisp I have developed since my dentist yanked my front-left incisor out of my mouth the other day and replaced it with empty space and stitches. There will be a new tooth bunged in there at... Read more →
    The Lithpcast is named after the rather impressive lisp I have developed since my dentist yanked my front-left incisor out of my mouth the other day and replaced it with empty space and stitches. There will be a new tooth bunged in there at... Read more →

  • Toadcast #319 - The Jailcast
    Toadcast #319 - The Jailcast
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    Published: 20 Aug 2015 Duration: 58:34
     So Mrs. Toad and I are back from Rust2Romania (just) and before I throw myself into the second half of the Pale Imitation Festival I thought I might take the time to reflect on the rather epic adventure we just experienced. We have some o... Read more →
     So Mrs. Toad and I are back from Rust2Romania (just) and before I throw myself into the second half of the Pale Imitation Festival I thought I might take the time to reflect on the rather epic adventure we just experienced. We have some o... Read more →

  • Toadcast #318 - The Palecast Vol.3
    Toadcast #318 - The Palecast Vol.3
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    Published: 31 Jul 2015 Duration: 01:07:19
    Hiya folks, once again in advance of the glorious Pale Imitation Festival we have a podcast exploring all the weird and wonderful bands who will be playing in Edinburgh during August for your wild and enthusiastic entertainment. Because yo... Read more →
    Hiya folks, once again in advance of the glorious Pale Imitation Festival we have a podcast exploring all the weird and wonderful bands who will be playing in Edinburgh during August for your wild and enthusiastic entertainment. Because yo... Read more →

  • Toadcast #317 - The Swisscast
    Toadcast #317 - The Swisscast
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    Published: 25 Jun 2015 Duration: 59:54
    This is what is becoming the annual Rust2Rome podcast. Not so much intentionally as such, it's just that sitting in the car with tapes is pretty much the only music I've been listening to recently that's all, so that's what the podcast is f... Read more →
    This is what is becoming the annual Rust2Rome podcast. Not so much intentionally as such, it's just that sitting in the car with tapes is pretty much the only music I've been listening to recently that's all, so that's what the podcast is f... Read more →

  • Toadcast #316 - The Sweepcast
    Toadcast #316 - The Sweepcast
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    Published: 12 May 2015 Duration: 01:04:26
    What a weird, monumentally depressing and yet slightly hopeful few days we've had. A majority elected Tory government basically labels whatever percent of the imbecilic British people who voted for them as rapacious, bullying, socially vind... Read more →
    What a weird, monumentally depressing and yet slightly hopeful few days we've had. A majority elected Tory government basically labels whatever percent of the imbecilic British people who voted for them as rapacious, bullying, socially vind... Read more →

  • Toadcast #315 - The Cherryblossomcast
    Toadcast #315 - The Cherryblossomcast
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    Published: 24 Apr 2015 Duration: 01:00:04
    Fuck me, sorry, I seem to have managed to not do one of these for about two months. That totally took me aback, I have to confess. Ah well, I suppose it was inevitable. Due to slightly ambitious scheduling we ended up with four or five rel... Read more →
    Fuck me, sorry, I seem to have managed to not do one of these for about two months. That totally took me aback, I have to confess. Ah well, I suppose it was inevitable. Due to slightly ambitious scheduling we ended up with four or five rel... Read more →

  • Toadcast #314 - The Motorwaycast
    Toadcast #314 - The Motorwaycast
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    Published: 11 Feb 2015 Duration: 01:05:18
    I am going to be spending an awful lot of time on motorways in the immediate future (this is after a Manchester round trip last week as well) so I figured calling this the Motorwaycast made some sense. So many white lines, so many headlight... Read more →
    I am going to be spending an awful lot of time on motorways in the immediate future (this is after a Manchester round trip last week as well) so I figured calling this the Motorwaycast made some sense. So many white lines, so many headlight... Read more →

  • Toadcast #313 - The Outofdatecast
    Toadcast #313 - The Outofdatecast
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    Published: 22 Jan 2015 Duration: 01:01:01
    So many of the songs on this week's podcast should really have been played at the very least six months ago that, honestly, it's just a little bit embarrassing. Some of these came from emails which got utterly buried in my inbox, some from ... Read more →
    So many of the songs on this week's podcast should really have been played at the very least six months ago that, honestly, it's just a little bit embarrassing. Some of these came from emails which got utterly buried in my inbox, some from ... Read more →

  • Toadcast #312 - The Resolvecast
    Toadcast #312 - The Resolvecast
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    Published: 14 Jan 2015 Duration: 01:10:06
    So, with the first podcast of the year I suppose I should be doing New Year's Resolutions, right? I guess I do have some, sort of, for a change. Firstly, I didn't exactly keep on top of the label admin well enough last year - particularly ... Read more →
    So, with the first podcast of the year I suppose I should be doing New Year's Resolutions, right? I guess I do have some, sort of, for a change. Firstly, I didn't exactly keep on top of the label admin well enough last year - particularly ... Read more →

  • Toadcast #311 - Virgin of the Birds Toad Session
    Toadcast #311 - Virgin of the Birds Toad Session
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    Published: 19 Dec 2014 Duration: 01:30:49
    Virgin of the Birds Toad Session from Song, by Toad on Vimeo. Photos – Flickr Video - Vimeo - YouTube Session tracks - Soundcloud – zip download (right click – save as) Interview podcast – mp3 – iTunes – Mixcloud (playlist at bottom of pag... Read more →
    Virgin of the Birds Toad Session from Song, by Toad on Vimeo. Photos – Flickr Video - Vimeo - YouTube Session tracks - Soundcloud – zip download (right click – save as) Interview podcast – mp3 – iTunes – Mixcloud (playlist at bottom of pag... Read more →

  • Toadcast #310 - The Tipcast
    Toadcast #310 - The Tipcast
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    Published: 27 Nov 2014 Duration: 01:16:38
    Alright alright, so the name of this might have absolutely hee-haw relation to the actual content of the podcast. It's just that I went to the tip today in Bette, as I usually do, and they spat the dummy and tried to charge me commercial ra... Read more →
    Alright alright, so the name of this might have absolutely hee-haw relation to the actual content of the podcast. It's just that I went to the tip today in Bette, as I usually do, and they spat the dummy and tried to charge me commercial ra... Read more →

  • Toadcast #309 - The Edincast
    Toadcast #309 - The Edincast
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    Published: 14 Nov 2014 Duration: 01:03:47
     I can't really believe I've not done an Edincast before. I mean, I live here, I work here, I run a label here and I go out to gigs here all the time. How has this not happened yet? I've done numerous Scottish ones, label ones, and even Man... Read more →
     I can't really believe I've not done an Edincast before. I mean, I live here, I work here, I run a label here and I go out to gigs here all the time. How has this not happened yet? I've done numerous Scottish ones, label ones, and even Man... Read more →

  • Toadcast #308 - Broken Records Toad Session v2
    Toadcast #308 - Broken Records Toad Session v2
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    Published: 4 Nov 2014 Duration: 01:19:19
    So this is the second Broken Records Toad Session. We actually packed a band with four guitarists and a full drum kit into our living room and decided that, fuck it, of course it would sound fine. And you know what, somewhat magically it do... Read more →
    So this is the second Broken Records Toad Session. We actually packed a band with four guitarists and a full drum kit into our living room and decided that, fuck it, of course it would sound fine. And you know what, somewhat magically it do... Read more →