Published on December 19th, 2019 | by Guest Editor


Consequence of Sound and Sony Music Entertainment Present The Opus







Featuring: Spoon’s Britt Daniel, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Against Me!’s

Laura Jane Grace, L7’s Donita Sparks, Joe Hely, AJJ, and more!




Consequence of Sound and Sony Music Entertainment have partnered together for another season of The Opus, a podcast that explores legendary albums and their ongoing legacy. The sixth season has taken it back to 1979 and The Clash’s legendary album London Calling. The English rockers opened up all the rock ‘n’ roll doors their fellow punk colleagues had slammed over the last decade.

Host Andy Bothwell, aka Astronautalis, will be joined by guests throughout the season including Brit Daniel (Spoon), Lee “Scratch” Perry, Laura Jane Grace (Against Me!), Joe Ely, Hamilton Leithauser (The Walkmen), AJJ (fka Andrew Jackson Jihad), Fat Tony (Rapper), Donita Sparks (L7), Yeek (Singer), Lauren Denitzio (Worriers), Chardine Taylor-Stone (drummer for Big Joanie and Civil rights activist), Joseph Patel (filmmaker Vice/MTV Docs), Vance Wallenstein (Head of Design for MOMA PS1) and Dan Reilly (Rolling Stone/Spin/Entertainment Weekly).

Together, they discuss how London Calling didn’t need to be punk to prove how punk it was, how it didn’t need to be a giant arena record to prove how much it rocked and how it managed to introduce all kinds of culture with zero pretension.

“London Calling is the biggest season of The Opus yet, and that’s not an overstatement. Each episode is fueled by a revolving door of guests that not only bring justice to the legendary double album, but shed a new light on it,” shares Consequence of Sound’s Editor-in-Chief Michael Roffman on this monumental season of The Opus. “Host Andy Bothwell is also thinking outside the box behind the boards to deliver a true audio spectacle each week. Rest assured, diehard fans of The Clash who come in will no doubt walk out in a brand new Cadillac.”

Fans can stream the first episode today at


Past seasons of The Opus have explored the ever-evolving legacies of four iconic records: Bob Dylan’s Blood on the Tracks, The Jimi Hendrix Experience’s Electric Ladyland, Jeff Buckley’s Grace, Willie Nelson’s Red Headed Stranger and most recently, Ozzy Osbourne’s Blizzard of Ozz.

Fans can expect a new album to be explored each month on The Opus. For more information, visit https://consequenceofsound.net/theopus.

Subscribe to The Opus:

Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-opus/id1441998476

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3sSuqy51OGn92Z4OmXQfq9

Google Play: https://play.google.com/music/m/I3viwda7pg2nmj7dixngqntwdki?t=The_Opus 

Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/consequence-of-sound/the-opus

Radio Public: https://radiopublic.com/the-opus-WkPP0N 

Follow The Opus:

Website: http://consequenceofsound.net/ 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheOpusCPN/

PodChaser: https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/the-opus-755607


About The Opus

Consequence of Sound and Sony Music Entertainment bring you an exploration of legendary albums and their ongoing legacy. Join host Andy Bothwell as he examines how masterpieces continue to evolve: shaping lives, shaking rafters, and ingraining itself into our culture. Maybe you’re a longtime fan who wants to go deeper. Maybe you’re a first-time listener curious to hear more – either way, you’re in the right place.

About Consequence of Sound

Consequence of Sound is the missing link between mainstream pop culture and the underground, featuring news, editorials, and reviews covering the worlds of music, movies, and television. In addition, the website features the Festival Outlook micro-site, which serves as an online database for music festival news and rumors. In 2019, Consequence of Sound launched Consequence Radio, a 24/7-hour, 365-day online radio station on TuneIn. Over the past decade, the New York and Chicago-based online publication has accrued a devoted readership in the millions for its reliability, precision, and character with regards to music, television, and film. An owned and operated property of Consequence Media, Consequence of Sound is visited by more than 8.5 million unique visitors monthly and ranks among the most visited and engaged digital pop culture publications. Consequence of Sound is listed as one of the most influential music websites by Technorati, About.com ranked CoS the year’s best music blog, based on “Technorati rankings and the online buzz throughout the year”. Style of Sound calculated that Consequence of Sound charted as the second most influential music blog.

Consequence of Sound Press Contact:

Katy Cooper | Big Picture Media

195 Broadway, Suite 341. Brooklyn NY 11211 

[email protected] | 212-675-3103

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