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Sodajerker On Songwriting

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Sodajerker On Songwriting

Sodajerker On Songwriting

Sodajerker

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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.

Latest Episodes

Episode 171 - Margo Price

Nashville powerhouse Margo Price discusses the many gems on her new album That's How Rumors Get Started. Now on her third long-player, the multi-talented singer-songwriter reflects on the art of writing political songs and the challenges of being a working mother.

45 min1 w ago
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Episode 171 - Margo Price

Episode 170 - Erasure

EVince Clarke and Andy Bell of Erasure talk about their excellent new album The Neon and how their songwriting process has evolved. In addition to discussing classic hits from their back catalogue like 'Blue Savannah', 'Sometimes' and 'A Little Respect', the pair explain how Andy prepares to find melodies on a track and how Vince makes best use of the analogue and digital domains.

39 min3 w ago
Comments
Episode 170 - Erasure

Episode 169 - Labrinth

EWith two recent Emmy nominations under his belt, the multi-talentedLabrinth joins us to discuss his work on the critically-acclaimed HBO series Euphoria and his hits from the past decade. During the conversation, Lab talks about his approach to music theory and arranging, co-writing with artists like Sia, and his passion for retro synthesisers.

40 minAUG 28
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Episode 169 - Labrinth

Episode 168 - Burt Bacharach and Daniel Tashian

EThe legendary Burt Bacharach and his brilliant co-writer Daniel Tashian drop in for a conversation about their stunning new EP,Blue Umbrella,and life as songwriters in the middle of a pandemic. The pair explain how they've continued their collaboration remotely between Los Angeles and Nashville, and how they've drawn on Burt's vast experience as an arranger to bring the songs to life.

39 minAUG 24
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Episode 168 - Burt Bacharach and Daniel Tashian

Episode 167 - Nile Rodgers and Merck Mercuriadis (Live)

EGrammy-winning hitmaker Nile Rodgers and legendary manager Merck Mercuriadis join Simon and Brian onstage at the Southbank Centre's Queen Elizabeth Hall during the 2019 Meltdown festival. The pair share insights into the art and business of songwriting through their work together on the Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited, and Nile takes up his guitar to demonstrate how he wrote classic hits for artists like Sister Sledge, Diana Ross and David Bowie. Nile was also the guest for episode 123 of this podcast.

55 minAUG 17
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Episode 167 - Nile Rodgers and Merck Mercuriadis (Live)

Episode 166 - Dave Stewart

ESongwriter and producer Dave Stewart drops in to discuss the new Stewart/Lindsey album Amitié, his many classic hits with Annie Lennox in Eurythmics, and his storied career in music. Dave also reflects on his collaborations with Aretha Franklin, Shakespeares Sister, and the importance of distraction in the writing process.

65 minAUG 6
Comments
Episode 166 - Dave Stewart

Episode 165 - Rufus Wainwright

EThe great Rufus Wainwright returns to discuss his new album Unfollow The Rules, becoming part of the Laurel Canyon scene, and how his operas have informed his pop songcraft. Rufus was also the guest for episode 54 of this podcast.

35 minJUL 10
Comments
Episode 165 - Rufus Wainwright

Episode 164 - Laura Marling

EProlific singer-songwriter Laura Marling discusses the writing of her beautiful new album Song For Our Daughter, collaborating with Blake Mills, Ethan Johns and Mike Lindsay, and the influence of Paul McCartney's acoustic guitar ballads.

40 minJUN 26
Comments
Episode 164 - Laura Marling

Episode 163 - Rina Sawayama

ESinger-songwriter Rina Sawayama joins Simon and Brian for the first fully remote episode of the show in which she describes the collaborative songwriting process behind her stunning debut album SAWAYAMA, how she was influenced by the pop of the early 2000s, and the intensely personal process of writing about family.

51 minJUN 12
Comments
Episode 163 - Rina Sawayama

Episode 162 - Kate Tempest

ERapper, poet, novelist and playwright Kate Tempest talks about her creative process across a range of projects, detailing her approach to lyrics, prose, melody, structure and narrative. The double Mercury Music Prize nominee also reflects on her time working with legendary producer Rick Rubin, and her deep relationship with the city of London.

54 minMAY 8
Comments
Episode 162 - Kate Tempest

Latest Episodes

Episode 171 - Margo Price

Nashville powerhouse Margo Price discusses the many gems on her new album That's How Rumors Get Started. Now on her third long-player, the multi-talented singer-songwriter reflects on the art of writing political songs and the challenges of being a working mother.

45 min1 w ago
Comments
Episode 171 - Margo Price

Episode 170 - Erasure

EVince Clarke and Andy Bell of Erasure talk about their excellent new album The Neon and how their songwriting process has evolved. In addition to discussing classic hits from their back catalogue like 'Blue Savannah', 'Sometimes' and 'A Little Respect', the pair explain how Andy prepares to find melodies on a track and how Vince makes best use of the analogue and digital domains.

39 min3 w ago
Comments
Episode 170 - Erasure

Episode 169 - Labrinth

EWith two recent Emmy nominations under his belt, the multi-talentedLabrinth joins us to discuss his work on the critically-acclaimed HBO series Euphoria and his hits from the past decade. During the conversation, Lab talks about his approach to music theory and arranging, co-writing with artists like Sia, and his passion for retro synthesisers.

40 minAUG 28
Comments
Episode 169 - Labrinth

Episode 168 - Burt Bacharach and Daniel Tashian

EThe legendary Burt Bacharach and his brilliant co-writer Daniel Tashian drop in for a conversation about their stunning new EP,Blue Umbrella,and life as songwriters in the middle of a pandemic. The pair explain how they've continued their collaboration remotely between Los Angeles and Nashville, and how they've drawn on Burt's vast experience as an arranger to bring the songs to life.

39 minAUG 24
Comments
Episode 168 - Burt Bacharach and Daniel Tashian

Episode 167 - Nile Rodgers and Merck Mercuriadis (Live)

EGrammy-winning hitmaker Nile Rodgers and legendary manager Merck Mercuriadis join Simon and Brian onstage at the Southbank Centre's Queen Elizabeth Hall during the 2019 Meltdown festival. The pair share insights into the art and business of songwriting through their work together on the Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited, and Nile takes up his guitar to demonstrate how he wrote classic hits for artists like Sister Sledge, Diana Ross and David Bowie. Nile was also the guest for episode 123 of this podcast.

55 minAUG 17
Comments
Episode 167 - Nile Rodgers and Merck Mercuriadis (Live)

Episode 166 - Dave Stewart

ESongwriter and producer Dave Stewart drops in to discuss the new Stewart/Lindsey album Amitié, his many classic hits with Annie Lennox in Eurythmics, and his storied career in music. Dave also reflects on his collaborations with Aretha Franklin, Shakespeares Sister, and the importance of distraction in the writing process.

65 minAUG 6
Comments
Episode 166 - Dave Stewart

Episode 165 - Rufus Wainwright

EThe great Rufus Wainwright returns to discuss his new album Unfollow The Rules, becoming part of the Laurel Canyon scene, and how his operas have informed his pop songcraft. Rufus was also the guest for episode 54 of this podcast.

35 minJUL 10
Comments
Episode 165 - Rufus Wainwright

Episode 164 - Laura Marling

EProlific singer-songwriter Laura Marling discusses the writing of her beautiful new album Song For Our Daughter, collaborating with Blake Mills, Ethan Johns and Mike Lindsay, and the influence of Paul McCartney's acoustic guitar ballads.

40 minJUN 26
Comments
Episode 164 - Laura Marling

Episode 163 - Rina Sawayama

ESinger-songwriter Rina Sawayama joins Simon and Brian for the first fully remote episode of the show in which she describes the collaborative songwriting process behind her stunning debut album SAWAYAMA, how she was influenced by the pop of the early 2000s, and the intensely personal process of writing about family.

51 minJUN 12
Comments
Episode 163 - Rina Sawayama

Episode 162 - Kate Tempest

ERapper, poet, novelist and playwright Kate Tempest talks about her creative process across a range of projects, detailing her approach to lyrics, prose, melody, structure and narrative. The double Mercury Music Prize nominee also reflects on her time working with legendary producer Rick Rubin, and her deep relationship with the city of London.

54 minMAY 8
Comments
Episode 162 - Kate Tempest
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