Ep. 10 – FREDERICK INGRAM: What to Write About and How to Write About It

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The Songwriting Podcast is a monthly music podcast where three hosts revel in the technical and creative aspects of the craft of songwriting, with the help of guest songwriters or some other music industry professionals.

Episode 10 features singer-songwriter, guitarist Frederick Ingram. In this interesting episode, Fred talks about What to Write About, and How to Write About It, as well as other songwriting topics. Continue reading

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Bonus – GLEN PHILLIPS: A Songwriter’s Songwriter

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The Songwriting Podcast is a monthly music podcast where three hosts revel in the technical and creative aspects of the craft of songwriting, with the help of a guest songwriter or some other music industry professional.

But this show is a BONUS episode featuring a 70-minute interview with singer-songwriter Glen Phillips, who is the frontman of the ‘90s alternative rock band, Toad the Wet Sprocket, and he’s a successful solo artist, as well. Continue reading

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Ep. 9 – “NASHVILLE” STEVE REMPIS: Taking the Leap to Launch a Professional Music Career

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The Songwriting Podcast is a monthly music podcast where three hosts revel in the technical and creative aspects of the craft of songwriting, with the help of guest songwriters or some other music industry professionals.

Episode 9 features our honorary fourth co-host — the author of our Moving to Nashville segment, “Nashville” Steve Rempis.

In this genuinely inspiring episode, Steve talks about Taking the Leap to Launch a Professional Music Career, as well as other, related topics, such as: How do you know when you’re ready to pursue a full-time music career? How do you know if you’ve “got what it takes” to become a professional musician? Should you move to Nashville, New York City, Los Angeles or some other place to launch your career? What happens if you never “make it”? Steve also teaches about making your music interesting, as well as many other topics. Continue reading

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Bonus – LIFE IS HARD: Internet Marketing and Recording on a Budget

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The Songwriting Podcast is a monthly music podcast where three hosts revel in the technical and creative aspects of the craft of songwriting, with the help of guest songwriters or some other music industry professional.

But this show is a BONUS episode featuring a lecture-style interview with a songwriter duo called Life Is Hard, consisting of Robert Iutzwig and Tim Marshall.

Life Is Hard has one of the best examples of a professional online presence that we’ve seen from indie musicians who aren’t funded by the marketing muscle of a major label. So, The Songwriting Podcast asked these experts to teach us all about Internet Marketing and Recording on a Budget. Continue reading

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Ep. 8 – JEREMY BATTEN, MICHAEL STEWART, BILL BARNES: Composition and Method

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The Songwriting Podcast is a monthly music podcast where three hosts revel in the technical and creative aspects of the craft of songwriting, with the help of guest songwriters or some other music industry professionals.

Episode 8 features three songwriters: Jeremy Batten, Michael Stewart, and Bill Barnes.

(Jeremy and Michael also play for the band The Ultimatums. You can also find Michael Stewart on Facebook.) Continue reading

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