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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...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.9 stars from 351 ratings
Most Excellent
Such a great podcast full of useful tips, deep insights, inspiration and relatable struggles. Production can be a lonely art at times so it’s wonderful to hear well-known artists and producers talking about their own ups and downs, trials, errors and happy accidents. The interviewer is also...Read full review »
Jquerry via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 08/03/22
Relaxed and In Depth
John Kennedy has a knack for spotting artist’s intentions they hadn’t themselves noticed and takes them by surprise with insightful questions. Without getting too bogged down in specific gear or settings, the conversations stay focussed on the creative processes of songwriting, arrangement and...Read full review »
ShadyKD via Apple Podcasts · Germany · 07/27/22
A must for any new producer
Only just discovered this amazing podcast. Loved the Finneas one -more closer to my style of production. Really inspiring stuff and made me realise I am doing the right thing -the right approach to when I am producing & writing songs. I make so many mistakes but it's sometimes these...Read full review »
This Battle Born Music via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 07/27/22
Recent Episodes
In this milestone 100th episode of Tape Notes, John is joined by the Finneas at Lightship95 Studio, to talk about how he wrote, recorded and produced his album ‘Optimist’ and his new single ‘Mona Lisa Mona Lisa’. Reflecting on the fluidity of his writing process, Finneas talks us through the...
Published 07/25/22
Published 07/25/22
In this episode, John heads to Fiction Studios to catch up with Jon and Alex of Everything Everything to talk about how they wrote, recorded and produced the album ‘Raw Data Feel’. Taking us through the very first scraps of ideas, Jon and Alex pull apart the elements within each demo they often...
Published 07/19/22
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