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Sodajerker On Songwriting is a programme devoted to the art and craft of songwriting. The show, created and hosted by the UK songwriting team Sodajerker, features interviews with some of the most successful songwriters and musicians in the world.

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Sodajerker On Songwriting is a programme devoted to the art and craft of songwriting. The show, created and hosted by the UK songwriting team Sodajerker, features interviews with some of the most successful songwriters and musicians in the world.

    Episode 186 - Ray LaMontagne

    Episode 186 - Ray LaMontagne

    In a rare interview, singer-songwriter Ray LaMontagne shares insights into his latest album Monovision and reflects on why it’s important to maintain playfulness in the songwriting process. Ray also revisits classic songs like 'Trouble', compares the songwriting process to catching fireflies, and explains why he’ll never forget performing with Elvis Costello.

    • 39 min
    Episode 185 - Ghostpoet

    Episode 185 - Ghostpoet

    Obaro Ejimiwe aka Ghostpoet talks about his writing process on the album I Grow Tired But Dare Not Fall Asleep and building songs from long improvisations in the studio. During the course of the chat, Obaro also reflects on his lack of affiliation with particular genres, the political nature of his words, and his relationship with social media.

    • 33 min
    Episode 184 - Jeff Tweedy

    Episode 184 - Jeff Tweedy

    In this episode, the tremendous Jeff Tweedy of Wilco provides a masterclass on creativity and songwriting as he discusses his outstanding new book How To Write One Song, and his excellent recent solo album Love Is The King. If you enjoy hearing the world's best break down practical and useful strategies that you can apply to your own work, look no further.

    • 52 min
    Episode 183 - Mark Oliver Everett

    Episode 183 - Mark Oliver Everett

    EELS frontman Mark Oliver Everett (aka 'E') drops in to talk about about the writing of the band's new album Earth To Dora and his creative process. During the chat, Mark highlights the power of resilience, how he collaborates with his bandmates, and his love for John Lennon's Plastic Ono Band.

    • 37 min
    Episode 182 - Lucinda Williams

    Episode 182 - Lucinda Williams

    The formidable Lucinda Williams chats with Simon and Brian about the writing of her latest album Good Souls Better Angels. Talking through her expansive catalogue, the veteran artist uncovers a range of themes that have informed her songwriting and her outlook on the music industries including politics, domestic abuse, depression, experiences with record labels and reviews on social media.

    • 55 min
    Episode 181 - Tim Minchin

    Episode 181 - Tim Minchin

    Songwriter, comedian and actor Tim Minchin talks about the writing of his debut studio album Apart Together. During this in-depth chat about the creative process, Tim also reveals how he approaches writing songs for musicals like Matilda and Groundhog Day, and why his comedy influences are The Beatles, The Kinks, and Queen.

    • 1 hr

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
286 Ratings

286 Ratings

dkyrus ,

So rewarding

I came here for Jeff Tweedy and was glad to find it was as insightful as I’d hoped. But the archives! What a goldmine! So happy to have found this podcast.

RG-PHOTOS ,

Superb

I am so glad I found this podcast.

Ladynoelg ,

5 Stars! 👍🏽👍🏽

Excellent podcast!! Great insight on the songwriting process and an incredible list of interviewed songwriters!

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