Podcasts

Set The Tape is also home to a stable of podcasts, starting in January this year with STT: Rewind, a fortnightly recap of the previous two weeks in film, TV and all that other stuff, in a handy bitesize 30 minute chunk. Each episode will be hosted by site editors Owen Hughes and/or Tony Black, with site writer Steve Norman, plus occasional guests.

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  • STT: Rewind - Episode 12 14 June 2018 11:00 pm
    Thank you for choosing to listen to the twelfth episode of STT Rewind, with hosts Tony Black and Steve Norman.In our film section of the show, we talk Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (and how we haven't seen it), nostalgia in film, Mike Bassett: England Manager, football films, the Telling Tales Audio Festival in Manchester - and predict some England World Cup scores!Part two is our TV section and we tease our exclusive review of Netflix's Luke Cage S2 before talking some Westworld - can Tony get Steve into this new phenomenon?Matt Latham returns for his Cassette Tape section and we stay on the subject of music by talking film screenings with a live orchestra - are they a passing fad or something more?If you like the show, why not let us know by contacting us on Twitter and Facebook, both @SetTheTape.
  • STT Rewind: Episode 11 30 May 2018 11:00 pm
    Thank you for choosing to listen to the eleventh episode of STT Rewind, with hosts Owen Hughes and Steve Norman.In part one of this week's show, we discuss the living daylights out of Boyle and Bond before going Solo and the Star Wars prequel's box office bust.Part two changes the channel to TV with the news Matt Groening's newest animated show will debut on Netflix this August - should we be excited? Is anybody still watching and enjoying The Simpsons any more?Matt Latham returns for Cassette Tape talking Derbyshire's Indietracks Festival, before freeplay goes football crazy ahead of the World Cup, picking out FIFA 18 DLC, good/bad football films, and, of course, an honorary mention for Dream Team.If you like the show, why not let us know by contacting us on Twitter and Facebook, both @SetTheTape.
  • STT Rewind: Episode 10 16 May 2018 11:00 pm
    Welcome to the tenth episode of STT Rewind with Owen Hughes, Steve Norman, and for the first time, Darren Mooney.In part one, the trio chat Avengers: Infinity War after Callum Petch's article on setthetape.com considering whether the fantasy blockbuster is an emotional flop, an ambitious triumph or an MCU breaker.In part two, Cancel Friday causes consternation after Brooklyn Nine-Nine is picked up after being put down, all on the same day.Matt Latham's Cassette Tape segment pays tribute to Frightened Rabbit frontman Scott Hutchison, with Freeplay turning to books for the second episode in a row after Tony Black's article on Alien tie in fiction The Cold Forge.Don't forget to leave us a rating and a review. Please share the episode, follow us on all forms of social media @SetTheTape and check out our daily dose of pop culture articles on setthetape.com.
  • STT Rewind: Episode 9 2 May 2018 11:00 pm
    Thank you for downloading the ninth episode of STT Rewind. This week's podcast is hosted by Owen Hughes, joined by self-proclaimed Alan Davies of STT Rewind, Steve Norman. Also making his return this week is Matt Latham with a music round-up, including what to expect from ABBA's reunion of sorts.In part one, we discuss the furore over Avengers: Infinity War; or more specifically, the New Yorker's post about Infinity War. Part two leads with TV chat as we get set for Jon Richardson's Ultimate Worrier and AMC's The Terror. In freeplay, we discuss books for the first time on the show and whether Kindle is king or the emperor's new clothes.
  • STT Rewind: Episode 8 18 April 2018 11:00 pm
    Thank you for choosing to listen to another episode of STT Rewind, Owen Hughes, Steve Norman and making his Set The Tape podcast debut, Matt Latham.This week, we open with our film section discussing big screen video game adaptations after Rampage hit cinemas this past weekend, followed by TV chat in part 2 leading with sci-fi series Lost In Space landing on planet Netflix, raising the question: where are all the TV remakes?Straight after Latham debuts his new 2-minute music round-up, we talk Superorganism, new music and digital vs physical media in freeplay.Don't forget to leave us a rating and a review on iTunes, Acast, or wherever else you're listening to this show.
  • STT Rewind: Episode 7 4 April 2018 11:00 pm
    Thanks for downloading the latest episode of STT Rewind as hosts Owen Hughes and Steve Norman run through a post-apocalyptic special (of sorts).In part 1, we discuss the sub-genre as a whole with A Quiet Place hitting cinemas this week, before a discussion about The Walking Dead somehow ends up onto Only Fools and Horses in part 2 of the podcast.Our 'freeplay' section has something a little different this week as we introduce a DVD giveaway for the remastered 2-disc DVD of BBC cult classic Threads. All you have to do for your chance to get your hands on a copy is tweet us @SetTheTape with how you would survive an apocalyptic scenario of your choosing. Listen on for some tips on what Steve and Owen would do in this episode!
  • STT Rewind: Episode 6 24 March 2018 12:00 am
    A mighty fine welcome to you all, and thanks for choosing to download/stream/listen to the latest episode of STT Rewind. This week's episode is hosted by our co-editor Tony Black, as ever, Set the Tape writer Steve Norman, and our guest, fellow STT writer & podcaster Lee Hutchison.We talk Film and discuss how Danny Boyle may have landed the next Bond gig, plus Lee regales us with tales of his cinematic adventures at the Glasgow Film Festival, reviews of which can be found on our website.Talking Telly, we delve into the Marvel-Netflix world and discuss Season 2 of Jessica Jones, before throwing back to chew on Babylon-5, the retro 90's sci-fi show celebrating 25 years this month.And finally in free play, Tony takes the opportunity to plug his new film show, the first on the STT podcast network, Cinema Obscura. You can find the very first episode available here, talking Steven Spielberg's Duel.If you like the podcast, why not leave us a 5-star review on iTunes? Or follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or subscribe at SetTheTape.com.
  • Cinema Obscura: Episode 1 - Duel (1971) 18 March 2018 12:00 am
    Welcome to the first show as part of the Set The Tape podcast network... Cinema Obscura.Hosted by Tony Black, co-editor/co-creator of Set The Tape, Cinema Obscura's mission statement is to examine "cool, cult and classic cinema", and hopefully along the way shed new light on your favourite movies while exploring hidden gems.Joined by different guests every episode, Tony will focus on one movie each episode, digging into the production, the story, characters and behind the scenes tales.In this first episode, Tony is joined by Mike White, esteemed film scholar and host of the fantastic The Projection Booth podcast, to discuss Steven Spielberg's legendary first motion picture, 1971's Duel.If you like the podcast, why not leave us a 5-star review on iTunes? Or follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or subscribe at SetTheTape.com.
  • STT Rewind: Episode 5 8 March 2018 12:00 am
    Good morning, good afternoon, good evening, good day and/or night, and thank you for choosing to download/stream/listen to the latest episode of STT Rewind. This week's episode is hosted by our co-editor Owen Hughes and, as ever, Set the Tape writer Steve Norman.Coming up on the programme, we delve into a very brief Oscars overview in part one, before pointing you in the direction of our Glasgow Film Festival coverage on the website (*ahem*).Part two takes us to tele land, with boxset bingers leading the discussion. Are we really that old? I know we have the word 'tape' in our name, but come on...And finally in free play we have a snippet from Amy Walker's interview with voice actor Nicholas Briggs - known for his work on Doctor Who voicing classic episodes of the Daleks and Cybermen - to tie in with the release of The Doctors: Monsters! by Koch Media on 2-disc DVD last week.If you like the podcast, why not leave us a 5-star review on iTunes? Or follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or subscribe at SetTheTape.com.
  • STT Rewind: Episode 4 22 February 2018 12:00 am
    Welcome to the fourth episode of STT: Rewind, hosted this week by Tony Black alongside Steve Norman, and guest podcaster Clara Cook from Trek FM podcast, Primitive Culture.In part one, our film chat section, we discuss the British Oscars aka the BAFTA's, and the unfortunate racial furore which has whipped up around Marvel's new superhero blockbuster, Black Panther.Part two, our TV discussion, sees Tony & Clara baffle Steve as they try and explain how Star Trek Discovery fits into Trek continuity, before debating whether new Netflix prestige drama Altered Carbon is any good.Finally, in our free play section, the chatter is on podcasts, given HBO are turning Pod Save America into a TV show. We debate what podcasts we'd like to see make it to the mainstream - Failed Critics: The Movie, anyone?We'll be back again for more STT: Rewind, in the meantime why not visit SetTheTape.com and read some of the daily articles posted online from our talented bunch of writers, or join us on Twitter and Facebook @SetTheTape.
  • STT Rewind: Episode 3 8 February 2018 12:00 am
    In the third episode of STT Rewind, hosted by Owen Hughes and Steve Norman, we take 30 minutes to run through the latest in film, TV and gaming news.In part one, we react to The Cloverfield Paradox dropping on Netflix with little to no warning, before moving onto part two where UK TV comedy comes under the microscope. Finally in our freeplay section we're back on games again with Humble Bundle's timely Rockstar collection coinciding with Red Dead Redemption 2 getting an official release date.Thanks again for downloading and don't forget to visit the mothership at SetTheTape.com for all of our latest daily articles and features.
  • STT Rewind: Episode 2 26 January 2018 6:19 pm
    It's our brand new, second official episode of STT: Rewind, hosted this week by Tony Black alongside Steve Norman, and guest podcaster Carl Sweeney, better known from The X-Cast: An X-Files Podcast.In part one, our film chat section, it's all about the Oscars as we chew through a couple of the nominations and wonder if Darkest Hour really needs to be there - plus we discuss the best Spielberg/Hanks cinematic combinations as The Post arrives.Part two, our TV discussion, sees us briefly ponder how the new season of The X-Files is going (given Carl is on the show especially) and then deliberate on the new casting of Prince Philip in Season 3 of The Crown.Finally, in our free play section, we're talking about mobile games - are you a Snake person? Temple Run? Or obscure Eastern European immigration officer game Papers, Please?We'll be back again for more STT: Rewind, in the meantime why not visit SetTheTape.com and read some of the daily articles posted online from our talented bunch of writers, or join us on Twitter and Facebook @SetTheTape.
  • STT Rewind: Episode I 18 January 2018 12:00 am
    A week after dropping the pilot episode, Owen Hughes and Steve Norman are back with co-editor in chief Tony Black joining the first episode proper of STT: Rewind.We kick off part one of the show with a film round-up; could Wolverine be about to snikt his way into the MCU? In part two, the conversation turns towards TV as the trio ponder what's in store for the second season of The Handmaid's Tale and wonder just who is the brain dead zombies as The Walking Dead season 9 is confirmed. Wrapping up the episode is our free play section which turns to podcasts, with a brief conversation about the medium quickly turning into a recommendations list as long as your elbow.We'll be back again for more STT: Rewind, in the meantime why not visit SetTheTape.com and read some of the daily articles posted online from our talented bunch of writers, or join us on Twitter and Facebook @SetTheTape.
  • Pilot 11 January 2018 12:00 am
    In the pilot episode of our new fortnightly podcast recapping the week in film, TV and all that other stuff, STT co-editor Owen Hughes is joined by site writer Steve Norman to react to the Golden Globes, squint at Hard Sun, and shuffle their way through The Walking Dead issue #175 amongst other things. If you enjoy the episode, let us know on Twitter @SetTheTape or visit SetTheTape.com to read our other great daily content.