RETROGASMIC Retro & Vintage Podcast!

RETROGASMIC Retro & Vintage Podcast!

Welcome to the Retrogasmic Podcast! Your very own space-time portal to all things Vintage, Retro and Kits!ch Brought to you by New Zealand Retronauts D.D. Deluxe (and sometimes the lovely Hettie LaBombe), the Retrogasmic podcast promises to take you to a world inhabited by retro style, classic cars, B-movies, pin-up girls, vintage fashion, groovy music and a selection of very, very cool guests. Enlightenment will be available via retro event news, gig info and D.D.’s soon-to-be-legendary vintage trivia quiz, and hopefully we’ll all have a few laughs along the way! A free podcast! A retro podcast! Grab a cocktail, settle down and join us for a trip back in time... #Retro #Vintage #Podcast #New Zealand... Show More

Episodes

December 22, 2019 32 min

Our Christmas Special featuring a yuletide selection of rarities to rock your happy holiday!  Tunes from The Ronettes, Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald, Dodie Stevens, Jimmy Charles and of course James Brown!

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December 6, 2019 55 min

A fascinating interview with Legendary Punk Photographer, Author and Vocalist MORAT (live from Las Vegas). We talk about his novels, his art, his fetish photography and his relationship with Lemmy and Jaz Coleman, as well as playing a few of his favourite tunes.

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November 24, 2019 36 min

We take a trip into the Psychedelic music revolution of the late 1960's and ask "What exactly IS Psychedelic Music?. Featuring Jimi Hendrix, The Amway Dukes, 13th Floor Elevators, Blue Cheer, Sir Lord Baltimore, The Substantial Evidence, Strawberry Alarm Clock and The Castaways.

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November 10, 2019 35 min

Today's show features some rare live performances by Ol' Blue Eyes. We chat with our lunatic roving reporter Winki about V8 cars and luminous shoes and review "Teenagers from Outer Space (1959). What better way to spend 35 minutes!?

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October 27, 2019 31 min

DOO-WOP!  The history and the music, we cram in as many tunes as we can (including some rare ones!) in a show dedicated to the close-harmony-silly-lyrics phenomena of the 1950's and early 60s.

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October 13, 2019 33 min

The classic icon of Americana - The American Diner.  It's history, the Music and art it's inspired and why this symbol of working class America still lives on, in every city in the world!

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September 30, 2019 29 min

We chat to Martin "The Robot Man" Horspool, about his amazing career as an artist making over 350 incredible Robots out of relics from 1950's and 60's household objects, and about his sell out show in Manhattan and his upcoming week long exhibition in Auckland starting Oct 14th.  Plus music from Sid Vicious, The Velvelettes and Eddie Cochran!

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We talk to Eclectic Ladyland's Natasha Francois about blogging from her her art deco cinema home, play music from The Retrobaits, Wanda Jackson, The Seeds, Frank Sinatra and the B52s as well as one of the best ever vintage trivia questions!

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September 13, 2019 42 min

James Bond Trivia, Music and a fascinating interview with the Warren Ringham, musical director of the world's foremost James Bond Music Extravaganza "Q The Music"

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Sit back and listen to some of the amazing GROUP SOUNDS bands of the late 1960's that changed the face of popular music in Japan and it's experimental sound still influences bands today. Marvel as we review "Invaders from Mars" (1953) and (hopefully) be at least vaguely entertained when we chat to our eccentric roving reporter in "Where's Winki?".

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August 14, 2019 41 min

We talk in depth with Bettie Page biographer Tori Rodriguez and musician and Bettie's nephew Ron Brem. A fantastic interview with two fascinating people who reveal some amazing details about the life of this pinup legend.

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July 30, 2019 50 min

Elvis Aaron Presley. His life and music. We chat with leading Elvis Tribute artist Che Orton about life as an Elvis, and the upcoming major competition at Elvis' home, Gracelands.

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July 19, 2019 41 min

DD chats to NZ surf legends The Bull Kelp Surfers and plays a fantastic selection of instrumental surf rock from The Atlantics, The Chantays, The Surfaris and of course Dick Dale. 

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In part two of our feature on the history of "The Blues" we move into the fascinating post-war era with music and from BB King, Bo Diddley, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Willie Dixon, Walter Horton, The Yardbirds and a whole lot more.

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We take a look at The Blues, it's roots and history, and the pioneers of the music that influenced popular music as we now know it. Music by Bessie smith, T-Bone Walker, Mamie Smith, Cleo Brown
Billie Holiday, Sonny Boy Williamson and more.

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Part two of our special dedicated to the Supermarionation work of Gerry & Sylvia Anderson - THUNDERBIRDS! CAPTAIN SCARLET! JOE 90! Music & Trivia from the shows!  We Can See The Strings, But We Don't Care!

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The first of a two part special dedicated to the Supermarionation work of Gerry & Sylvia Anderson - Supercar, Fireball XL5 and Stingray!  We Can See The Strings, But We Don't Care!

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May 15, 2019 34 min

We take a sentimental journey and pay homage to the the life and music of the legend that was Doris Day, who passed away last week aged 97.

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May 10, 2019 37 min

We take a  look at the career of the band that re-introduced the world to Rockabilly in the early 1980's, The Stray Cats! 

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We talk to the Recliner Rockers about their new album and get the exclusive on a chance to win the band playing live in your lounge!  We review "The Motherless Oven" by Rob Davis, Vintage Trivia and our B-Movie "The Monster that challenged the world!"

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