Freshaphonica | The Audio Documentary Podcast
By Ben Clarke
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Freshaphonica is an audio documentary podcast looking at fascinating stories from music entertainment history, written & presented by Benjamin Clarke. Each documentary is interspersed with music clips, interview clips and narration, telling the story of an interesting aspect of that episode's subject. If you're a fan of the BBC Radio documentary style, you'll love this!
||CleanFP 06 – Curtis Mayfield – The Soundtracks||This Freshaphonica episode explores the six movie soundtracks that Curtis Mayfield composed between 1972 – 1977. Before completing his first soundtrack, Superfly, in 1972, Curtis had already had been in the music business for around 15 years.||28 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFP 05 – Beyond The Beatles Part 4 – John Lennon||In this Freshaphonica episode, I take a look at the wide range of side projects John Lennon had during the 1960s, outside of his career with The Beatles. These include, books, experimental films & music, a quest for peace & more...||25 3 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFP 04 – Beyond The Beatles Part 3 – Paul McCartney||In This Freshaphonica episode, I take a look at Paul McCartney's projects outside the Beatles in the late 60s, including his work with Badfinger & Jimi Hendrix. I explore the stories behind his first 2 solo albums & the injustice of the poor critical r.||19 12 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFP 03 – Beyond The Beatles Part 2 – Ringo Starr||In this Freshaphonica episode, I look at the early solo career of Ringo Starr, which included some experimental movie roles, as well as a very underated early solo career which was arguably more successful than his former bandmates...||17 6 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFP 02 – Beyond The Beatles Part 1 – George Harrison||In this Freshaphonica episode, I take a look at the story behind George Harrison's first solo album, Wonderwall Music (1968). A soundtrack to British-made movie Wonderwall, George's soundtrack became the first solo release by any Beatle.||26 1 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFP 01 – Being Jimi Hendrix||In this Freshaphonica episode, I take a sympathetic look at Jimi Hendrix through interview clips, music and analysis. 2012 marks the 70th anniversary of his birth and this documentary celebrates the life and career of a talent that was cut devastatingl.||24 8 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
Having been a fan of Hendrix for many years this was a great reminder of his talents. Well produced and with some good insights into Hendrix's life I highly recommend a listen. Looking forward to more podcasts from Freshaphonica in the near future.
FRRESH - Jimi Documentary
As a huge fan of musicology I had high hopes for this offering. Listening to the Hendrix episode I thought it was thorough, entertaining & well produced.. Really enjoyed it & very interested to hear what else will appear on Freshaphonica in future!
Fascinating look at the life of Hendrix
Enjoyed this so much I listened to it twice, back to back! In depth, slick and insightful, covering all aspects of Jimi inc. his life, problems, talents, concerts and everything else. Can't wait for the next one!