Song Exploder

Song Exploder is a podcast where musicians take apart their songs, and piece by piece, tell the story of how they were made. Each episode features an artist discussing a song of theirs, breaking down the sounds and ideas that went into the writing and recording. Hosted and produced by Hrishikesh Hirway.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 15m. Bisher sind 173 Folge(n) erschienen.


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