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 11: Watch Her Disappear, Alice, Tom Waits [295]

Sean Real returns for a second week with Martin and Sam, to discuss a song that faces the complex and perhaps uncomfortable relationship between Dodgeson and Alice head-on. We talk about the intensity and intimacy of the recording sound, as well as...


 2021-08-04  20m

episode 12: Reeperbahn, Alice, Tom Waits [296]

Waits leaves the theatre and heads out to the streets, with Sean, Sam and Martin (as well as Udo Lindenberg) in tow. Discussion ranges from the image of Hamburg’s red-light district across the last 50 years, German re-purposing of US rock (and vice...


 2021-08-11  19m

episode 13: I'm Still Here, Alice, Tom Waits [297]

Things get a little meta this week, as guest host Celine Teo-Blockey discusses with Sam & Martin the way that this song exemplifies the ways women are seen and perceived in art and culture, and in the world in general. We chat about storytelling,...


 2021-08-18  22m

episode 14: Fish and Bird, Alice, Tom Waits [298]

Sound the klaxon; Martin reaches the apex of his Song by Song journey, as his discusses the beauty and elegance of this track with Celine and Sam. The contradictions of the narrative, the expression of the impossibility of (some) love, and a key link...


 2021-08-25  21m

episode 15: Barcarolle, Alice, Tom Waits [299]

Waits struggles against the passing of time (and perhaps the classical form of the song) this week, as Celine chats with Martin & Sam about beauty and clarity, song forms versus meaning, and why we don't do more opera on the show.


 2021-09-01  23m

episode 16: Fawn, Alice, Tom Waits [300]

Sam and Martin reconvene for their third centenary, concluding Alice with this delicate, pretty-yet-textured instrumental. We've got discussion of mythical creatures, we've got an unpacking of the value in novelty songs, and we've got a hard left-turn...


 2021-09-08  16m

episode 17: The Alice Demos, Tom Waits [301]

Sam and Martin re-reconvene to dig into the Alice material that doesn't appear on the studio album. Great… because this show wasn't niche enough… We explore Waits's interpretation of Jabberwocky, his field-recording improvisations, the possible...


 2021-09-15  38m