Nakedly Examined Music Podcast

Why do musicians create what they do? Why do they create in that particular way? Mark Linsenmayer (aka songwriter Mark Lint, and host of The Partially Examined Life) talks to songwriters and composers about specific recordings, which are played in full. We cover lyric meanings, writing and recording techniques, arrangements, band dynamics, the stories behind the songs, and even music theory.

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NEM#96: Andrew McMahon Throws in All His Favorite Things

Andrew has put out nine albums and a few EPs under of piano-and-vocal-based pop using various band names since he was in high school in the late 90s. We discuss two of his Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness tracks: "Blue Vacation" from Upside Down Flowe...



NEM#95: R. Stevie Moore Just Happens… Frequently!

Stevie has been recording pop tunes and/or wild experiments nearly continually since the late 60s, with hundreds of albums, many of them compilations of home recordings. We discuss "Pop Music" and "Take Back" from Afterlife (2019) and "The House Is N...



NEM#94: Ian Moore Grown Far Beyond Blues-Rock

Ian has released 10 studio albums and 3 EPs since 1993, starting as an Austin guitar hero and evolving into an eclectic, subtle Seattle songwriter who teaches songwriting courses. - We discuss "1000 Blackbirds" from Toronto (2018),


 2019-03-23  1h10m

NEM#93: Peter Aaron Lives in the Blues-Punk Moment

Peter started in hardcore punk and used the blues to add depth for his band The Chrome Cranks, which released four studio albums and a live album in the mid 90s then another in 2012. Since then he's been a music journalist and author,


 2019-03-09  1h2m

NEM#92: Steve Young (Hedflux): Electronica Breaking Club Conventions

Steve started producing tracks for dance clubs in 2007, changing his style in 2013 to slow down, carve out space for spontaneous performance, and develop "audio alchemy" over a few EPs and two recent albums. -


 2019-02-19  1h23m

NEM#91: Rachel Taylor Brown’s Decorated Aphorisms

Portland-based singer-songwriter Rachel has released 10 albums of off-kilter, usually piano-based, lyric-heavy indie rock since the mid '00s. - We discuss "Maker" and "God" (plus the intro "Gyre") from Run Tiny Human (2018),


 2019-02-08  1h9m

NEM#90: Sam Phillips Brings Intuition Out of Dreams

Sam has released sixteen albums of catchy, textured pop music since 1983. - We discuss "I Want to Be You" and "Tears in the Ground" from World on Sticks (2018), "How to Dream" from Fan Dance (2001), and conclude by listening to "When I’m Alone" from P...


 2019-01-25  1h1m

NEM#89: Dusty Wright’s Metaphysical Americana

After starting in the 80s with The Trolls and The Bastards of Execution, Dusty has released six albums as a solo artist since 1997. We discuss a new, unreleased song "Pardon My Love," then "Man in the Mirror" from Gliding Toward Oblivion (2018) and "H...


 2019-01-05  1h9m

NEM#88: Lincoln Barr’s Off-Center Vulnerability

Lincoln established the Seattle-based singer/songwriter vehicle Red Jacket Mine in 2003, made three albums and an EP with them, and in 2017 released his first solo album, the jazzy, live-in-studio Trembling Frames. -


 2018-12-19  1h5m

NEM#87: Chris Cacavas Fronts His Depression

Chris rose to fame on keys for Arizona's country punks Green on Red from '81-'87 and has since then been fronted 12 albums while doing session keyboard work. - We discuss "Pale Blonde Hell" by Chris Cacavas and Junkyard Love from Pale Blonde Hell (199...


 2018-12-09  1h23m