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The Best Of Times Podcast: Episode One - Sleaford Mods
John Doran , February 25th, 2019 11:49

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Welcome to The Best Of Times podcast brought you by Lush and The Quietus. The Best Of Times is a new podcast show presented by writer and broadcaster John Doran and over the coming months he will be talking to people about some of the best and worst times they have been through, and in the process, find out how these experiences have made them who they are today. The podcast is produced and engineered by Andrew Paine and co-produced by Matthew Shaw. The theme music is by Oh The Gilt.

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Jason, along with Andrew Fearn, makes up the electronic punk band Sleaford Mods. He started making this inimitable brand of music in 2007 - on the track 'Teacher Faces Porn Charges' which featured acerbic, imagistic, ranting raps over a Roni Size sample - and it felt like the sound had arrived just in time for the banking crisis; the band went on to capture the zeitgeist as it exists at street level. Sleaford Mods have become the true poet laureates of broken, austerity, Brexit Britain. They are just about to release their 11th album, Eaton Alive.

During this podcast, Jason talks about his problems with substance abuse, getting his head straight and healing powers of the gym (and cake).

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