Episode 24

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29th Apr 2021

ESG

We have finally done ESG justice!!!

So, back in the early days of Temporary Fandoms we put out a half-finished pilot looking at the output of criminally underrated band ESG. Finally, after a year of churning out episodes we are able to present a proper episode on this amazing punky dancy groovy group.

Re-joining Nick and Ewan to take us through their back catalogue are Zoë Von Hess and Chris Whitby, and new to the pod, the simply amazing Cheri Amour (who is only writing the book on the seminal ESG album Come Away with ESG for 33/3 !!!!)

We talk our way through their career, look at why they are underrated, talk about one of the most sampled tracks of all time, and discuss some...poor albums covers.

Even if you listened to the pilot there is plenty here for you to dive into.

Find out more about Cheri at http://cheriamour.co.uk/

As usual there's a playlist incorporating the podcast and selected songs

https://sptfy.com/tfESG

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Jonathan is the genius behind our theme music and you can hear more of his stuff on his Bandcamp

Additional music in this episode by Blue Dot Sessions

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Show artwork for Temporary Fandoms

About the Podcast

Temporary Fandoms
Temporary Fandoms: The music immersion podcast
Temp Fans is a podcast that explores the complete studio discography of legacy, popular, or downright obscure artists. We started out as a Facebook group where we listen to an album a day by a chosen artist, from start to finish, even the bad bits. And that's what this podcast is.

Join us as we dive through the good, the bad and the what? Take your time and listen along. Feel free to pause us and go listen on Spotify or wherever to the albums. Or go to our Spotify playlist where you will find the pod spliced up and inserted into a curated playlist of selected tracks.

To date Nick and Ewan have been joined by an ever growing roster of guests, who all have one thing in common; they want the chance to talk about artists that inspire passion in them. That's not to say this is a gushfest, there are plenty of dissenting opinions on the way.

As we dive through the discographies, why not dive through our past episodes and listen to:
John Tansey on The Pogues
Ben Zimmer, Emily Baldoni, Lael Wageneck, Steven Miller, Zoë Von Hess, Jonathan Fisher, and Emma McDermott on David Bowie
Nick Hilditch, Brendan Quigley and Aron T White on The Butthole Surfers
Ben Zimmer, Jesse Jarnow, and Jeffrey Lewis on Yo La Tengo
Aron T White and Chris Whitby on Can
Ewan, Emily Baldoni, and William Shunn on Spoon
Scott Donald and Si Sharp on QOTSA
Nick Hilditch, John Henderson, Fliss Kitson, J Fisher, Zoë Von Hess, Joe Mitchell, James Kennedy, Mike Plowman, Aaron Troy White, and Tansy McNally on The Fall
Emily Baldoni, Gavin Hogg, and Paul Hanley on Love
Christopher Whitby and Glenn Hodgson on Number Girl
​Zoë Von Hess, Cheri Amour, and Chris Whitby on ESG
​Chris Whitby, Cheri Amour, and Nick Taylor on Mclusky and Future of the Left
Aaron Troy White and Lael Wageneck on Neutral Milk Hotel
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