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ZappaCast Episode #21: Zappadan 2014

December 19, 2014

HAPPY ZAPPADAN FROM THE ZAPPACAST TEAM! In this episode, we turn the fab ZappaCast microphone over to FZ himself, who will share some of his fave rave records with you, the Zappacast faithful. And he may answer a few questions from the ZappaCast team as well. It’s our gift to you! From us to you, […]

ZappaCast Episode #20: A Tribute To Ray Collins

September 16, 2014

Suddenly available! ZappaCast episode 20! Featuring a spotlight on the one and only Ray Collins. Plus, the Reverend Andrew Greenaway with all the news that’s fit to listen to, and Tim Op Het Broek talks to Don Preston, Bunk Gardner and David Parlato! Come on in the ZappaCast kitchen! Yowza!

ZappaCast Episode #19: More With Pauline Butcher Bird

July 8, 2014

From the heart of the black country, it’s time to swing with the ZappaCast! This episode features part two of our chat with the highly wonderful Pauline Butcher Bird, as we chat about her time with Maestro Zappa and more besides! And lots of great music from the 1960s and beyond. Come on in, the […]

ZappaCast Episode #18: Catching Up With Pauline Butcher Bird

April 30, 2014

Howdy once again folks! April 2014 rolls on with another bright and vibrant ZappaCast episode! This time we are catching up with the lovely Pauline Butcher Bird, FZ’s secretary from 1967 through 1971. Pauline will be talking Frank with Andrew and Scott, and points the way toward the broadcast of her radio play FRANK ZAPPA […]

ZappaCast Episode #16: 200 Motels 2013

February 28, 2014

Howdy folks! It’s the first ZappaCast of the new year, and what better way to start than with a discussion of the BIG EVENT of 2013…the performance of FZ’s 200 MOTELS suites in Los Angeles and London! And who better to discuss these events with than bass player, wit and bon vivant extraordinaire Scott Thunes! […]

ZappaCast Episode #15: Zappadan 2013

December 17, 2013

Happy Zappadan everyone! The ZappaCast team presents out Zappadan 2013 special, celebrating the 73rd birthday of Frank Zappa, and paying tribute to the Composer on the 20th anniversary of his departure for his final tour. In this four-hour marathon blockbuster, many musical delights await you…and your fave rave ZappaCasters link the music together via some […]

ZappaCast Episode #14: The DukeyCast

October 7, 2013

Another VERY SPECIAL ZappaCast…we salute the late, great George Duke!! The crux of the biscuit here is Professor Ekers’ 2012 conversation with George (conducted for Mick’s forthcoming book ZAPPA’S GEAR) in which George goes all over fond for his days with Mr. Zappa. Throw in a tribute from Reverend Greenaway, lotsa great music and even […]

ZappaCast Episode #13: Nigeycast

August 29, 2013

ZappaCast becomes NigeyCast! In this episode, Reverend Greenaway and the one they call Parker chat with the redoubtable Nigey Lennon and her co-conspirator John Tabacco about the reissue of Nigey’s 2001 opus REINVENTING THE WHEEL.  Music and various shenanigans are the order of the day! 

ZappaCast Episode #12: We Play Your Requests

July 18, 2013

It’s the peoples’ ZappaCast! In this episode, we play your requests…and there’s some good ones! Also, the ZappaCast brain trust wraps up our roundtable chat by answering your questions. It’s ZappaCast to the twelfth power! Also, it’s worth mentioning that the author of ZAPPA THE HARD WAY does in fact know that “Bolero” is on […]