The Power of Song
About This Show
Nate Silas Richardson talks to the best songwriters we can wrangle, about philosophy, about process, about collaboration, about what makes them tick, about how they bring their songs to life... And how you can too. Why is music so powerful? Why are some songs so captivating and inspiring?
While others instantly fall into the background, only to be forgotten... How is it that there’s always more to say? And new ways to say it?
We will explore these questions and many more on the Power of Song.
Most Recent Episode
The Power of Song - 002 - Tenzin Chopak
This week Nate is joined by Ithaca songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Tenzin Chopak. Nate and Tenzin discuss the process of songwriting on a personal level. Sit back and learn about the visceral reaction that comes from listening to music and taking in lyrics. Tenzin shares his process of writing lyrics as a method of storytelling in a non-linear fashion; how music can be a connection to the heart and expose a different way of seeing. For more information on Tenzin and his band Rockwood Ferry visit: http://tenzinchopak.com/