The Hexagon: A Podcast For Singer-Songwriters
About This Show
The Hexagon is a podcast for singer-songwriters. Your host, Jesse Correll, will meet with a fellow singer-songwriter once a month to discuss the six aspects of being a singer-songwriter: songwriting, performing, recording, business, growth, and life. Join in the conversation!!
Most Recent Episode
Episode 14: Drew Kohl
Here's episode 14 of The Hexagon: A Podcast For Singer-Songwriters. It's a podcast about 6 aspects of being a singer-songwriter today (songwriting, performing, recording, business, growth, and life). This month, Drew Kohl and I sit down for a talk...we discuss some of the following, and a lot more. Writes first thing in the morning…sometimes random, stream of consciousness. Important to write every day, waiting for inspiration limits output. Ratio is 1 of 10 songs written are good…so daily practice gets to good songs more often. Sometimes write as quickly as possible (doesn’t even have to make sense) — to shake writer’s block. 30 “Solid Gold” Chord Progressions from American Songwriter Magazine: https://americansongwriter.com/2015/02/measure-measure-30-solid-gold-chord-progressions/ Drew learns new chords from learning to play new covers. Uses https://evernote.com/ to organize catalog and song ideas. Keeps things organized by genre, project, etc. Drew mentions recording here: http://www.paulmoakmusic.com/the-smoakstack/ Focus on making good content, audience and opportunity will come?? Follow strategies of people at a realistic level, people whose career you respect You gotta find a good reason to write songs—outside of external validation Jesse mentions “Big Magic” by Elizabeth Gilbert: https://www.amazon.com/Big-Magic-Creative-Living-Beyond/dp/1594634726 Songs of Drew's featured in the episode: New Rain - from New Rain EP Who's Gonna Take You Home? - from New Rain EP Someone To Let You Down - from Sweetheart EP Is It You? — from Sweetheart EP