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Welcome to Tabletop Genesis, where you will know what it means to be a lamb lying down beyond the silver rainbow while Duke dances on a volcano. Actually it's just a few friends sitting around a table talking about their favorite band Genesis, but it promises to be as equally silly and surreal. Join your hosts Simon Godfrey, Stacy Godfrey, Mike Lord, Eli Noetinger, and Tom Roche as they wax poetic on everything Genesis - from the songs to the tours to the evolution of Mike Rutherford's facial hair.
||Tabletop Genesis Episode 26 – “Seconds Out” (Redux)||Genesis’ tour de force 1977 live album Seconds Out is revisited, this time with the Tabletop giving the masterpiece its deserved track-by-track breakdown. Plus, which version of Supper’s Ready do fans prefer: Peter’s Foxtrot or Phil’s Seconds Ou||2/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Tabletop Genesis Episode 25 – “Selling England by the Pound”||Take a little trip back with the Tabletop as they embark on the musical journey that is 1973’s Selling England by the Pound. Wimpy dreams, undinal songs, and east-end protection rights are explored in depth,||12/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Tabletop Genesis Episode 24 – “Interview with Jerry Marotta”||Drummer Jerry Marotta joins the Tabletop for a lively discussion about everything from his work with Peter Gabriel, to how the dreaded “Disco Duck” stood in his way of #1! Plus, find out how you can catch him performing classic Gabriel (and Genesis!||11/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Tabletop Genesis Episode 23 – “Calling All Stations”||And then there were two: Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks faced some uncertain weather when they set out to prove there was Genesis after Phil Collins with 1997’s “Calling All Stations.” Did the addition of Ray Wilson on vocals satisfy fans,||10/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Tabletop Genesis Episode 22 – “Interview with Anthony Phillips”||Members of the Tabletop join Genesis founding member Anthony Phillips around his table for some tea and a discussion about his solo career, 5.1 reissues, Spinal Tap, his current projects, and more.||8/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Tabletop Genesis Episode 21 – “A Curious Feeling”||What’s the topic of this episode? It’s “A Curious Feeling!” The members of the Tabletop chat for a while about Tony Banks’ 1979 debut solo album.||4/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Tabletop Genesis Episode 20 – “Smallcreep’s Day”||At the end of the day, sit back, pour yourself a cup of moonshine, and enjoy the Tabletop’s take on Mike Rutherford’s first solo outing, 1980’s “Smallcreep’s Day.”||3/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Tabletop Genesis Episode 19 – “The Album Covers”||From the “how much more black could it be?” cover of From Genesis to Revelation to the ectoplasmic font of Calling All Stations, the members of the Tabletop put their spin on the album artwork of Genesis. Plus,||1/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Tabletop Genesis Episode 18 – “Interview with Mike Keneally”||In this special holiday episode, guitarist/songwriter extraordinaire Mike Keneally (Frank Zappa, Joe Satriani, Dethklok, and many more) discusses his passion for the music of Genesis. Mike touches on all aspects of his fandom,||12/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Tabletop Genesis Episode 17 – “Duke”||There’s an extra chair around the Tabletop as Peter Jones of Tiger Moth Tales joins the group to go behind the lines of Genesis’ 1980 masterpiece, “Duke.” Check out Peter’s version of Guide Vocal (and more): https://youtu.be/nUm8x7YPTBQ||11/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Tabletop Genesis Episode 16 – “Voyage of the Acolyte”||The tarot cards have been spread out and the reading predicts an episode dedicated to the first solo album by a Genesis member: Steve Hackett’s 1975 debut effort, “Voyage of the Acolyte.” Is this the “lost Genesis album” as some have claimed?||9/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Tabletop Genesis Episode 15 – “We Can’t Dance”||“Like the story that we wish was never ending, we know sometime we must reach that final page …” Phil Collins’ last studio album with Genesis, 1991’s “We Can’t Dance,” is discussed by the members of the Tabletop,||8/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Tabletop Genesis Episode 14 – Tribute Bands||If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then fewer bands could be more flattered than Genesis, given the myriad of tribute bands and recreation projects that pay homage to their music. The Tabletop shares its take on this aspect of Genesis cult.||7/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTabletop Genesis Episode 13 – “Face Value”||The Tabletop members have their air drums ready as they tackle Phil Collins’ debut solo album, “Face Value,” and one of the most iconic drum fills in history. Plus, there’s not a dry eye around the table as the group delves into the melancholy w||5/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Tabletop Genesis Episode 12 – “… And Then There Were Three … “||Laughter, music (and perfume!) linger ’round the tabletop as the members dive deep in the motherlode that is 1978’s “… And Then There Were Three …” The lively discussion touches on Steve Hackett’s departure from the group and the “genesi||3/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Tabletop Genesis Episode 11 – Steve Hackett Interview||Genesis and solo legend Steve Hackett sits down with members of the Tabletop to discuss his latest work, Wolflight, how he chose songs for his most recent career-spanning tour, the history behind a Genesis fan-favorite tune, and more!||2/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Tabletop Genesis Episode 10 – “Foxtrot”||Strap on your batwings and flower masks as the members of Tabletop Genesis discuss the band’s 1972 classic, Foxtrot. The expanded podcast covers everything from alien visitors and carved oak tables to restrictions on humanoid height – PLUS,||1/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Tabletop Genesis Episode 09 – “Peter Gabriel 3 (Melt)”||Tabletop Genesis DO remember (and DO recall) Peter Gabriel’s third album as they take their first venture into a band member’s solo album. The group attempts to lead a normal discussion that includes everything from assassinations and kissing baboon||12/13/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Tabletop Genesis Episode 08 – “Invisible Touch”||Invisible Touch holds a special place in the hearts of many fans as their first introduction to the band, opening a doorway to their earlier “classic” material. For many others, it marked the final nail in the coffin of what was once a great band; i||9/22/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Tabletop Genesis Ep 07 – “Spot the Pigeon” & “Seconds Out”||Clive Nolan of Pendragon has called it “the album that made me want to be in a rock band,” and Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters said it was “one of his drum bibles.” Now hear what the members of Tabletop Genesis have to say about the band’s 1977||8/27/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Tabletop Genesis Ep 06 – “Wind & Wuthering”||The members of Tabletop Genesis bask in the afterglow after having their own special way with 1976’s Wind & Wuthering, tackling failed Scottish uprisings, giant mice, the departure of Steve Hackett, and the album’s best song for shakin’ ya groove||7/27/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Tabletop Genesis Ep 05 – “Trespass”||Stacy “Daughter of White Fang” Godfrey and the rest of the Tabletop Genesis members discuss 1970’s “Trespass,” touching on the contribution of Anthony Phillips, the departure of John Mayhew, and Peter Gabriel’s farm animal impression in “T||6/14/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Tabletop Genesis Ep 04 – The Mama Tour Video||In this bonus “mini” podcast, the members of Tabletop Genesis put on their sunglasses and crank up the boom box as they reflect on the Mama Tour Video and the integral part it played in their fandom.||5/12/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Tabletop Genesis Ep 03 – “Genesis”||Genesis’ 1983 self-titled album is also known as “Shapes” and “The Mama Album” … but “The Piano Album?” One Tabletop Genesis member makes his case, and the group gets in touch with the “other world” as they tackle everything from sil||5/2/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Tabletop Genesis Ep 02 – “Nursery Cryme”||“Play me my song…” In this episode, Tabletop Genesis focuses on the 1971 masterpiece, Nursery Cryme, as one member attempts to convince the group of the brilliance of “Seven Stones.” So go ahead and listen to this podcast now, now, now, now,||4/3/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Tabletop Genesis Ep 01 – “Abacab”||Darth Vader, agitator! The members of Tabletop Genesis take a look back at Genesis’ 1981 album, “Abacab,” and reveal what they really think about “Who Dunnit?”||3/25/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
bravo bravo......... cannot wait to hear more !!!!
A must for even the casual Genesis fan!
Excellent and very fun podcast
Tabletop Genesis is an excellent podcast done by folks who really know the band Genesis. The group brings a ton of inside knowledge along with great humor. You can tell the folks are haing fun while doing the pocast and that rubs off on the audience! I think the recent Peter Gabriel 3 podcast ws the bes to date.