Song by Song

Podcast by Song by Song podcast

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 17m. Bisher sind 298 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 3 days 19 hours 25 minutes


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episode 10: More Than Rain, Franks Wild Years, Tom Waits [135]

Existential crises galore, or just a really bad hangover, as Lily, Sam and Martin attempt to catch the bouquet of Waits's mournful gallic ditty. Accordion tuning, a keyboard called Leslie and a slightly unfair comparison to one of the great Jazz...


 2018-06-06  15m

episode 11: Way Down In The Hole, Franks Wild Years, Tom Waits [136]

Lily Sloane returns for one more Franks Wild Years track, debating Waits’s attitude towards religion, how the track relates to the rest of the album, and the presence of joy in music.


 2018-06-13  17m

episode 12: Song By Song / Wire Stripped Special, Franks Wild Years, Tom Waits [137]

We present (now in the correct context) our special episode with Kobi Omenaka, discussing the use of Way Down In The Hole in the opening credits of the TV show The Wire. Kobi and his co-host Dave Corkery have launched their new show The Wire Stripped,...


 2018-06-20  40m

episode 13: Straight To The Top (Vegas), Franks Wild Years, Tom Waits [138]

Song by Song welcomes fellow music enthusiast Gabriel Ebulue from The Three Track Podcast to discuss the second version of this track, as it relates to Sinatra, Jaques Brel, and your crazy uncle at a wedding.


 2018-06-27  15m

episode 14: I'll Take New York, Franks Wild Years, Tom Waits [139]

Gabriel Ebulue returns for a second portion of Tom Waits doing his crazy lounge singer schtick. This week’s discussion includes atonal organ arrangements, the trajectory of depression in pop songs, and the lonely death of Frank O’Brien.


 2018-07-04  17m

episode 15: Telephone Call From Istanbul, Franks Wild Years, Tom Waits [140]

Heading into the closing tracks of Franks Wild Years, Sam and Martin debate the change of locations in Waits's songwriting from this era, scrunchy chords in relation to atonality, and the relationship of intention & accident in art. Also, a small...


 2018-07-11  15m

episode 16: Cold, Cold Ground, Franks Wild Years, Tom Waits [141]

Waits begins to step away from Frank and the relationship of the songs to the play, as Martin and Sam discuss the tense nature of the music on this album, the simplicity of this song compared to the arrangement of others on Franks Wild Years, and the...


 2018-07-18  16m

episode 17: Train Song, Franks Wild Years, Tom Waits [142]

Sam and Martin return for the penultimate track of Franks Wild Years, to debate the refining of the Tom-Waits-Saying-Goodbye-And-Catching-A-Train song. We talk about the sense of conclusion to Frank's story (or stories), the departure and the collapse...


 2018-07-25  16m

episode 18: Innocent When You Dream (78), Franks Wild Years, Tom Waits [143]

After seventeen tracks, we reach the end of Franks Wild Years with this scratchy demo-style version of Innocent When You Dream. We discuss the album as a whole, some of the recording techniques and the information that imparts, as well as the...


 2018-08-01  19m