56 episodes

Discover the stories behind the sound with the Signal Path podcast from Shure. Tapping a global network of musicians, producers, engineers and other sonic innovators, the world's leading microphone maker brings you exclusive interviews with the people shaping the world of audio once a month.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 7 Ratings

Discover the stories behind the sound with the Signal Path podcast from Shure. Tapping a global network of musicians, producers, engineers and other sonic innovators, the world's leading microphone maker brings you exclusive interviews with the people shaping the world of audio once a month.

    Episode 57 – George Clinton

    Episode 57 – George Clinton

    Listen to a very special episode of Signal Path with George Clinton. Zakia Sewell speaks with the funk legend behind the groundbreaking musical groups Parliament and Funkadelic to explore his extraterrestrial impact on planet Earth.

    • 31 min
    Episode 56 – Gazelle Twin

    Episode 56 – Gazelle Twin

    Under her guise Gazelle Twin, England’s Elizabeth Bernholz explores the boundaries of art and music. Zakia Sewell speaks with her to find out how she deftly weaves unsettling electronics, ethereal vocals, folk horror and social commentary into such a potent audiovisual package.

    • 30 min
    Episode 55 – Japanese Breakfast

    Episode 55 – Japanese Breakfast

    For the latest episode of Signal Path, Zakia Sewell speaks with Japanese Breakfast’s Michelle Zauner. Known for her artfully experimental, deeply intimate brand of indie pop, the vocalist and guitarist more recently wrote the bestselling memoir ‘Crying in H Mart’, a thought-proving exploration of growing up as a Korean-American and dealing with the grief of losing her mother.

    • 25 min
    Episode 54 – Suzanne Ciani

    Episode 54 – Suzanne Ciani

    Welcome to a refreshed Signal Path! Our new host is Zakia Sewell, an award-winning broadcaster and DJ who has appeared on the BBC, NTS, Tate and Boiler Room. Welcoming a new batch of sonic innovators, she will explore those defining moments that influenced how they think about sound.

    For our inaugural reboot episode, Zakia chats with modular synth legend Suzanne Ciani. Among the few women on the frontline of electronic music in the 1970s, she went on to become one of the most celebrated artists in her field for her ethereal and future-facing compositions. Over the course of her career, Ciani has earned five Grammy nominations and infiltrated the mainstream through TV ads, Hollywood soundtracks, and pinball machines; paving the way for the new generation of electronic experimenters that followed.

    • 26 min
    Episode 53 – FINNEAS

    Episode 53 – FINNEAS

    The multi-instrumentalist, producer and songwriter FINNEAS is the creative mastermind behind some of the biggest hits by Billie Eilish, Selena Gomez, Camila Cabello and many more. In the podcast, he explains the difference between producing his own songs and those of his superstar little sister, why he likes to incorporate random audio samples into many tracks, and the Grammy nomination for his first solo album, ‘Optimist’. This episode was recorded remotely with the Shure SM7B and MV7 microphones.

    • 30 min
    Episode 52 – Martina Topley-Bird

    Episode 52 – Martina Topley-Bird

    At the vanguard of Bristol's pioneering trip-hop scene in the mid-1990s, English singer Martina Topley-Bird has built a rich career from creative collaboration. In the podcast, she discusses how her approach to songwriting has evolved over the years, her recording tips for vocalists, and her brand new album 'Forever I Wait'.

    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

JohnnyFlashcard ,

A must for amateur and pro musicians, sound engineers

A really fun podcast that gets into the life of creatives in music—particularly sound engineers

Kaptain Kreuzberg ,

Enjoyable

Some nice stories from people working in music that you've likely never heard before. Vinyl mastering? I learned a lot from the Matt Colton one!

EduBovino ,

Great

This podcast has a lot of great content.

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