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53 minutes | Feb 2, 2017
9 Alan Sparhawk (Low)
Alan Sparhawk from the minimalist indie-rock band Low talks about his personal songwriting process. Identifying ideas, putting the work in, and using techniques sparingly are all discussed. Listen to a fragment of a new song he’s piecing together, as well as a more fleshed out live performance of a brand new, never-before-heard track.
70 minutes | Jul 31, 2016
8 Emma Pollock
Singer-songwriter Emma Pollock wants to surprise and challenge herself as a songwriter, as she reveals how she shakes up the writing process. As founder of Chemikal Underground Records, Emma also offers a keen insight into the current state of the music industry and offers some advice for newcomers. Hear a work-in-progress song, and a live performance of a track from her latest album, “In Search Of Harperfield”.
80 minutes | Jul 4, 2016
7 Rachel Sermanni
Rachel Sermanni has been on a creative journey, but makes a stop-off in the Verse Chorus Verse bothy to share her songwriting secrets. Music vs Lyrics, Touring vs Camping, Buddhist Monastery vs Day Job. Hear two work-in-progress songs, and a live performance of an unreleased song “Put Me In The River”. Her latest album “Tied to the Moon” is out now on Middle of Nowhere Recordings.
64 minutes | Jun 6, 2016
6 RM Hubbert
Guitarist RM Hubbert reveals his songwriting process, and divulges his top secret recording strategy for acoustic guitar. Is there a magic frequency? Hear a snippet from an upcoming collaboration with Aidan Moffat, as well as a live performance of “The Dog” from “Telling The Trees”, out now on Chemikal Underground Records.
53 minutes | May 1, 2016
5 Alex Neilson (Trembling Bells)
Drummer-songwriter Alex Neilson talks songwriting and discusses how he, as captain, steers the ship that is psych-folk rockers Trembling Bells. Hear an in-progress 'space shanty', recorded at a practice session, as well as a live acapella performance of 'The Day That Maya Deren Died' from Wide Majestic Aire - out now on Tin Angel Records.
67 minutes | Apr 4, 2016
4 Scott Hutchison (Frightened Rabbit)
Frightened Rabbit songwriter Scott Hutchison discusses wells, nuggets, and emotional outlets. Hear an in-progress song and what's niggling him about it, as well as a rousing acoustic version of Get Out - a single from Painting of a Panic Attack, out Fri 8th April on Atlantic Records.
63 minutes | Mar 7, 2016
3 Miaoux Miaoux
Miaoux Miaoux (Julian Corrie) discusses his brand of off-kilter electronic music, and we delve into the rabbit's warren of production and audio engineering. Hear a couple of in-progress songs, as well as a piano version of School of Velocity - the titular track from the album School of Velocity, available from Chemikal Underground Records.
60 minutes | Jan 31, 2016
2 Martin John Henry (De Rosa)
De Rosa songwriter Martin John Henry reveals his unstructured approach - is A minor the key to success? Hear an in-progress song and a solo acoustic version of "Prelude to Entropic Doom" from De Rosa's new album "Weem" - out now on Rock Action Records.
58 minutes | Jan 4, 2016
1 Richard Youngs
Avant-folk musician Richard Youngs comes clean about his unconventional approach to songwriting and plays a song off his new album. "Inside the Future" is out now on Glass Redux records.
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