What podcasts I’m listening to in 2021

Screenshot of my current Pocketcasts list

This is the current list of podcasts that I’m listening to.

Quite a few in the productivity, agile and work culture category. Cricket and cycling (obviously!). The two Queen podcasts I blogged about recently.

I’m a late listener to Richard Herring’s RHLSTP (pronounced ruh-hul-US-tuh-puh!) which can be fun.

My True North is a recent addition after following Kalle Flodin’s YouTube channel for a few months.

You can download the OPML file at PocketCasts to grab and import the whole list.

Re-covering Queen podcast

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Podcast with three Queen fans, re-recording Queen songs and talking about them.

Well, you wait years for a decent Queen podcast and two come along at once.

On Re-covering Queen, each week, life-long Queen fans Jai, Matt and Ian talk about, rate and challenge each other to take it in turns to record a version of a favourite, or not so favourite track, by the greatest band in the world, Queen.

I’ve loved listening to their conversations, learning new things about the band and their recordings, and especially enjoyed their reinterpretations of familiar songs.

If you are a Queen fan, do check out Re-covering Queen on your favourite podcast application; mine is Pocket Casts for Android and Apple iOS.

The Queen Podcast

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I’ve not been sleeping particularly well recently. Something to do with being in the middle of a global pandemic plus some other personal stuff going around and around in my head at night. I’d run out of my usual podcasts so went searching for something new and interesting.

Why did nobody tell me about The Queen Podcast? Hosted by Rohan Acharya and Queen archivist and documentarian Simon Lupton, the podcast is joined by Queen superfans (and comedians) John Robins and Sooz Kempner and tracks the Queen discography album by album, side by side, track by track.

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Podcasts

Grover Podcasts is an excellent app for Windows 10

Over the last year, I’ve had a 45–60 minutes commute each morning. and evening. A perfect opportunity to catch up with podcasts.

Over the last year, these have been my favourite podcasts:

  • The Chernobyl Podcast
  • Edgelands
  • Death in Ice Valley
  • How to Invent a Country
  • 13 Minutes to the Moon
  • Dying for Sex

I expect you should be able to find them on your podcasting application of choice (mine is the free to use PocketCasts for Android).

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The Happiness Lab podcast

One of the benefits of having a 50-minute commute to work each morning is that I get to listen to great podcasts while driving through Fife, across the silvery Tay and into Dundee.

The latest series I’ve completed is the first season of The Happiness Lab with Dr Laurie Santos.

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