Once again the bathroom is flooded with songs, borderline unlistenable soundart, lists, thoughts and memories. Join us as we memorialise the past, via rave music, jeans and cloak rooms, imagine the future, via ruffs and toilets, and mark time in the present using polyrhythms (groovy), noise synths (distinctly ungroovy) and Things You Can Do If You're Locked Out Of The House (if your present involves being locked out of the house)
A new era of The Communal Bathroom begins! Sam brings a letter from a dog, a collection of his own invented words and completes a long lost DFTCB item.
Chris updates everyone about bathroom product innovations, brings a stomper about stompers, and a volatile song about vocanologist love. We take some time to meditate with Chris’ Mindspace guide and we even have a sauna song from Mario D’Agostino!
Jazz: the great American art form of the 20th century, raked over and misunderstood by two idiot bathroom boys.
All bets are ON in this episode, as Sam and Chris take a punt at gambling. Chris tackles online sports betting, Sam hopes for the best with randomised music production..
Sam and Chris take a bite out of the grisly subject of meat.
Sam goes vegan and Chris brings an audio diary about his own particular diet.
The bathroom boys have met in the middle, somewhere near Birmingham, at the geographic midpoints between their homes to record a sun kissed episode of two halves.
All hands off the cold tap in this episode: We are getting Red, Hot and Spicy.
The sound of paint: How do you represent a visual medium in an audio platform?
In this episode Sam and Chris focus on football. Not knowing who they support or what the rules are, Sam and Chris explore the nuances of the beautiful game as best they can.
In this episode, our time is spent dwelling on 'Time'. Past, present and future.
In this, the first episode of 2017, Chris and Sam discuss eggs. There is an egg story, an egg rap, some audio scrambled eggs and an egg quiz.
Chris and Sam explore their hometown of Sheffield to answer one question: Which is the steepest hill in Sheffield?
For their 2nd annual celebration of pizza the boys from DFTCB write 50 songs about pizza featuring a special guest appearance from Chris Gethard.
In this episode, Sam and Chris are joined by the linchpin of their ever expanding podcast network, Mario D'Agostino. Coming at the end of a mammoth podcast recording weekend, the guys discuss space and toothbrushes, exploring pulsars both celestial and dental.
In this special and long-gestating episode, Sam and Chris attempt to improve their lives in a variety of ways, from the daft, sweaty, vague and unmeasurable to the more meditative, mental and meaningful.
In homage to 12 Hour Day with JD and Connor, Sam and Chris attempt to record a podcast for 12 hours. They go to their parents houses, meet some of the leading lights of the Sheffield comedy scene, and end up at a folk session in the pub.
In this, the final soak in the virtual bathroom, Sam and Chris prepare to say goodbye to their respective homes in France and Chapeltown. As promised in Episode 18, we have two dispatches about DFTCB Facebook page 100th liker.
Having endured a long-distance bathroomship for many months, Sam and Chris find themselves once again in knee-groping distance of each other on the top of a mountain in the French Alps.
Sam and Chris valiantly attempt once again to make an episode that is mainstream and popular. They indulge in many top timesuckers and mortality distractions such as: 'Music', 'The Internet', 'Video Games', 'Religion' and 'Long-running US TV Series'
A two-part sonic exploration of alcohol: one episode about the delights of drinking, and one episode about the hell of hangovers.
In this, the second episode, they are hungover. They try to recover with some soothing music while trying not to reflect too much on the night before, they look at the science of the hangover and at the end of the day they find themselves hearing the call of alcohol once again.
A two-part sonic exploration alcohol: one episode about the delights of drinking, and one episode about the hell of hangovers.
In this, the first episode, they get drunk. They say cheers and have their first pint, they sing songs together and try to decide which club to go to, they get to the club and the evening browns out.
With Sam having moved to France, this 2nd Season opener is the first dip into 'The Virtual Bathroom'. Chris presents a dispatch from Laura Sullivan, who brings us some stories of strangers from Australia, and Sam bags an exclusive interview with 'The Guy From Star Wars'.
In this, the season finale, the Communal Bathroom is joined by contributor and co-conspirator Mario D'Agostino. Sam offers some towel advice and gives you a brand new alarm clock. Chris offers you Christmas present buying advice and a song that could be a future Christmas classic. There's a mysteriously submitted concept album about our very own Producer Paul. Mario brings us songs about unhygienic basins and grumbling commuters, and Mario and Chris combine on a pub pop anthem.
Brad and Chris attempt to think about their thoughts, while Sam takes us on a musical sound collage adventure story. We hear a short stand-up set from comedian Gary Arsehole, a medley of nursery rhymes and another ambient dispatch from an anonymous bather.
Illusions are shattered this time - this episode is entirely unedited. Chrsi does some dispatches about TIME, talking to some musicians about time. Sam bring s a new jingle and a couple of songs, one about skateboarding and one about naming obscure areas of Sheffield.
It's back to bubble bath basics. They ponder upon the violent rap wars of Chester and the easy-going educational songs of Zambia. Chris conducts a desert of sound, Sam sounds off about a dessert and together they bring cacophonous life to a piece of fan fiction.
We're having a party! In attendance: 4 humans, 2 tortoises and 1 duck. The podcast party entertainment includes fancy cocktails, door jazz, tortoise comedy, terrible puns, and a good old pray to some patron saints.
Brad Francisco helps direct our journey through weird noises, weird birthday presents and weird birthday noise presents. There's some special music sent in by No. 1 fan and duck namesake Jonathan Hamnett (a.k.a. Jon The Man).
Joining Sam and Chris in the bathroom this time is their good friend Producer Paul. Mario D'Agostino contributes a song about hospital administration. The guys introduce you to the game of 'Lazy TV Executives' , discuss the relative merits of Euston Square, intentionally offend over half the world's population and take their chances on a lucky dip.
Chris gets the run of the bathroom as Sam is busy with actual real life stuff.
Chris entertains himself by taking a walk and writing songs about food. Sam sends in a dispatch about procrastination and also speaks to us from a continental bath!
The bathroom moves down south, and this time we're on a boat! Sam welcomes Chris to the boat by explaining the rigours of boat life, and Chris struggles with some of its less convenient aspects. Then songs and poems abound!
Episode 2 of Dispatches From The Communal Bathroom is a Beatles Special!
There's a quiz from Sam, and a song from Chris, an interview beamed in from 1967 and a creepy dispatch from a fuzzy part of the internet. All conducted with the occasional dance with copyright infringement.
Welcome to the bathroom! In this first trip Sam brings some dispatches of clandestine recordings of a North London house party and some sexy/ unsexy readings, whilst Chris takes us on a soundscape journey through the gents' hometown of Sheffield and introduces us to The Bullrushes.