7 episodes

Tawny Newsome and Alex Kliner have long straddled the worlds of comedy and music, but now they’re combining their two passions, and bringing their talented friends along for the ride! On each episode of The Supergroup, Tawny & Alex invite a comedian and musician to write and record an original song with them over the course of a week. You’ll hear every step of the process, from writing and re-writing to recording and mixing. The podcast is funny but the songs are legit. Get ready for...the Supergroup!

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Tawny Newsome and Alex Kliner have long straddled the worlds of comedy and music, but now they’re combining their two passions, and bringing their talented friends along for the ride! On each episode of The Supergroup, Tawny & Alex invite a comedian and musician to write and record an original song with them over the course of a week. You’ll hear every step of the process, from writing and re-writing to recording and mixing. The podcast is funny but the songs are legit. Get ready for...the Supergroup!

    6. Wet Boys (with Ted Leo and Hayes Davenport)

    6. Wet Boys (with Ted Leo and Hayes Davenport)

    Rock icon Ted Leo and Hollywood Handbook's Hayes Davenport join the final Supergroup of the season to write an unearthly song inspired by a conspiracy theory.

    • 46 min
    5. Fashion Belt (with Mary Sohn & Big Dipper)

    5. Fashion Belt (with Mary Sohn & Big Dipper)

    A.P. Bio's Mary Sohn and rapper Big Dipper join Tawny & Alex this week to write a sex positive summer bop about nuance.

    • 42 min
    4. Furniture Store (with Open Mike Eagle, Eric Slick and Kristian Bruun)

    4. Furniture Store (with Open Mike Eagle, Eric Slick and Kristian Bruun)

    This week's super-sized Supergroup features musician Eric Slick (Dr. Dog, Lithuania), actor Kristian Bruun (Orphan Black, Carter), and rapper-comedian-multi-hyphenate Open Mike Eagle. Together with Alex and Tawny, the band writes a soulful song about feeling like an outsider.

    • 45 min
    3. Future Chill (with Sasheer Zamata and Marc Evan Jackson)

    3. Future Chill (with Sasheer Zamata and Marc Evan Jackson)

    It's a double comedian week, as Marc Evan Jackson and Sasheer Zamata join Alex & Tawny to write a new wave dance track inspired by the times they got in trouble as children.

    • 46 min
    2. The Sharpies (w/ Janet Varney and Hollis Wong-Wear)

    2. The Sharpies (w/ Janet Varney and Hollis Wong-Wear)

    This week, comedian Janet Varney and pop artist Hollis Wong-Wear join Alex and Tawny to write a riot girl track about feeling lost.

    • 42 min
    1. P-KAT (w/ Paul F. Tompkins and Katelyn Tarver)

    1. P-KAT (w/ Paul F. Tompkins and Katelyn Tarver)

    On the series premiere of The Supergroup, P-KAT (Paul, Katelyn, Alex & Tawny) write and record a dramatic song inspired by Paul's encounter with a stranger.

    • 44 min

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