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Song Exploder
Song Exploder is a podcast where musicians take apart their songs, and piece by piece, tell the story of how they were made. Each episode features an artist discussing a song of theirs, breaking down the sounds and ideas that went into the writing and recording. Hosted and produced by Hrishikesh Hirway.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 7,290 ratings
HAIM ruins everything
Unfortunately the first episode I listened to involved HAIM admitting in detail how they ripped off Lou Reed’s “Take a Walk on the Wild Side”. Sad really.
NikolasKite via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/16/21
Everything I Wanted
Dear friends around the world, DON’T let ANY of your friends, family members or other dear ones in your life go another day without listening to this session! This session is about the writing of a song that will rock the listener’s soul to the core!! I am a nearly seventy year old, “DeadHead”...Read full review »
Myohosista via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/02/21
Wonderful
Song Exploder continually knocks it out of the park with the tales of how songs are made.
GizDavies via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 02/08/21
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