Is this your podcast?
Sign up to track ranks and reviews from iTunes, Stitcher and more
In The Woods
Tape Notes
Tape Notes is a podcast about the art and craft of music production. Hosted by John Kennedy, each episode reunites an artist and producer to talk about the highlights of their collaboration in the studio. Their conversations lift the lid on every stage of the creative process, from kindling the first spark of a song idea, through decisions on style and instrumentation, to finessing the final product. Full of fascinating anecdotes, the conversations also feature early demo versions and stems from the original session recordings. The result is a unique insight into the working methods of some...
Listen now
Ratings & Reviews
4.9 stars from 158 ratings
Truly incredible podcast , that opens the door into your favourite albums and really gives you a better understanding of how to make great tracks. Also gives songs a deeper meaning when you listen besides the podcast. 5/5
yoooreds via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 08/02/20
Terrific podcast
Tremendously informative and entertaining, John’s line of questioning and ability to let the artist talk makes this compulsory listening for ANY budding producer or songwriter. The artists run you through their creative process from the demo stage to real recordings, often expressing any doubts...Read full review »
benny182 via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 07/19/20
Absolutely fascinating
I love the way John has a genuine sense of wonder about the process . Amazingly educational
Arm Your Ears via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 02/21/20
Recent Episodes
In this episode, John catches up with Badly Drawn Boy A.K.A Damon Gough and producer Gethin Pearson to talk through how they wrote, recorded and produced ‘Banana Skin Shoes’. After numerous false starts producing the album – his first after an 8 year hiatus – Damon paired up with Gethin, bringing...
Published 08/06/20
In this episode, John catches up with Rina Sawayama and producer Clarence Clarity to talk about how they wrote, recorded and produced Rina’s debut album ‘Sawayama’.   Diving deep into the almost 100 track sessions, Rina and Clarence reflect on how the album took shape, from writing demos in...
Published 07/29/20
In this episode, John catches up with Obaro Ejimiwe, A.K.A Ghostpoet, along with engineer and mixer Shuta Shinoda to talk through how they wrote, recorded and produced his latest album, ‘I Grow Tired But Dare Not Fall Asleep’.  Recorded at the start of lockdown before the album was actually...
Published 07/22/20
Do you host a podcast?
Track your ranks and reviews from iTunes, Stitcher and more.
See hourly chart positions and more than 30 days of history.
Get Chartable Analytics »