Songs In Seven with Matt Burt
By Matt Burt
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SONGS IN SEVEN WITH MATT BURT is a weekly music podcast that showcases a brand new original song every seven days. The twist? Each song was written, recorded and performed that week by your host. Join one-man-band Matt Burt as he takes you through the ups and downs of his creative process in each episode, navigating ludicrously tight deadlines to deliver a fresh track every Sunday night. Diving headfirst into the worlds of songwriting, recording and production with wit and humour, SONGS IN SEVEN is ideal listening for music fans seeking exciting new sounds, as well as aspiring musicians, songwriters and producers looking to hone their crafts. It doesn’t hurt if you like to laugh, too. New podcast episodes go up EVERY SUNDAY NIGHT. You can also check out the songs on their own at http://www.songsinseven.com! Follow along as Matt embarks on an epic quest to create great music while improving his songwriting, performance and production chops with each passing week. It's music in real time! Listen to the podcast that reviewers are unanimously hailing as "engaging... charming... funny... brilliant... entertaining... an inspiration for creators of all stripes." Don't forget to subscribe to the mailing list at the SONGS IN SEVEN website so you don't miss a thing! Follow Matt on Twitter @ songsinseven. #si7
||ExplicitEpisode 28 - The Final Chapter||Hi folks! Well...it's been six months. 28 episodes. 10,000+ downloads from 60+ countries. And now we have arrived at the final episode of "Songs In Seven with Matt Burt". On today's show: I talk about a Vegas trip that got REALLY crazy, weigh in...||2/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 27 - "Living In The 6ix" (CBC contest entry)||This week, Matt encourages you to vote for his entry in the CBC "Song in the 6ix" contest, analyzes one of the most ridiculous coincidences ever recorded in the history of humankind, and makes a special announcement. Check out...||2/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 26 - "Hey There, Love" (feat. Caroline Brooks)||Happy Valentine's Day, lovahs!! On this week's special double-length episode, Matt welcomes his first-ever guest to the podcast, the superbly talented Caroline Brooks from the JUNO Award-winning group The Good Lovelies, for a brand new original song...||2/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 25 - "Wide Open"||Matt gives tips on how NOT to cheat the public transit system, does post-game analysis of the Super Bowl even though he recorded the episode before the game aired, and introduces the rockin' liberation anthem "Wide Open". Subscribe in...||2/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 24 - "Something To Do"||Matt talks about the craziest thing he ever saw at a restaurant, discusses whether he'll start breaking out cover tunes, and breaks out the song "Something To Do". Subscribe in iTunes or your podcast app of choice, and don't forget to rate,...||1/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 23 - "Out On The Hill"||Matt stumbles upon perhaps the most existential typo of all-time in a local restaurant menu, gives job interview pro-tips to those applying for new professions, and breaks out the nostalgic track "Out On The Hill". Subscribe in iTunes or...||1/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 22 - "Back To Space"||Matt backs up one of his previous podcast stories with recently unearthed video evidence, basks in the luxury of having a working speedometer, and introduces the brand new song "Back To Space". Subscribe in iTunes or your podcast app of choice,...||1/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 21 - "Disruptor"||In Episode 21, Matt talks about the highly-anticipated forthcoming Guns N' Roses Axl and Slash reunion concert, discusses a hindrance to his effectiveness during a nuclear emergency, and debuts the new tune "Disruptor". Subscribe in iTunes or...||1/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 20 - "Stepping Out"||Happy New Year! In the first episode of 2016, Matt discusses how he travelled back in time for New Year's Eve, plays a clip of a song he planned to release Sunday but ended up leaving on the cutting room floor, and debuts the raw new acoustic...||1/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 19 - Year-End Retrospective||For the final show of 2015, Matt dips into the past for a special double-length retrospective episode of "Songs In Seven", going back in time to revisit excerpts of all 18 original songs from the first four months of the project. It's like a...||12/27/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 18 - "Boxin' Day Blues"||In week 18, Matt showcases the new track "Boxin' Day Blues", gives a shout-out to his first-ever show sponsor (even if it was involuntary on their part), shares the tale of his most embarrassing Christmas moment, and recaps listeners' opinions on the...||12/20/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 17 - "Limbo"||For week 17, Matt debuts the new song "Limbo", which combines the versatile influences of The Police, Metallica and Franz Ferdinand (the band, not the World War I assassin) into a diverse, fresh original track. Matt also uses creative (and...||12/13/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 16 - "Take Her Back"||This week Matt introduces the new track "Take Her Back", questions whether his even-keeled nature is annoying to others, and discusses the best way to play it safe when ordering food at a restaurant. Don't forget to subscribe, rate, review...||12/6/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15 - "Buildings"||Matt dips into the past and breaks out the first "throwback track" of the SI7 podcast, a tune he wrote in 2006 called "Buildings". He also reveals listener-submitted fantasy band rosters and talks about his twisted idea of rock star decadence in...||11/29/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14 - "Captain Of My Soul"||Matt blows your mind with the new track "Captain Of My Soul", asks you for your all-time fantasy rock band roster (tweet it or email it in), and speculates about what he'll do with a large amount of free time he recently stumbled upon...||11/22/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 13 - "Up And Came"||Matt introduces the new track "Up And Came", shares a musical story from the subway, and speculates about what he would (or wouldn't) have invented if he was the smartest man on Earth. Don't forget to subscribe, rate, review and tell a friend! Follow...||11/15/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 12 - "Asking For A Friend"||Matt indulges in his love for The Rolling Stones with the new track "Asking For A Friend", discusses the traumatizing nature of children's word games, and answers a frequently-asked fan question about whether he'll ever attempt a rap song. Don't...||11/8/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 11 - "Tear It Down"||Matt debuts the blazing new tune "Tear It Down", basks in the afterglow of last week's special episode, and hypothesizes about prehistoric internet browser histories. Don't miss it! Don't forget to subscribe, rate, review and tell a friend! Follow on...||11/1/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 10 - "Your Love Song"||Matt introduces the brand new track "Your Love Song", discusses his preference for old-school video games, and asks a really important question in this very special episode. Don't miss it! Don't forget to subscribe, rate, review and tell a friend!...||10/25/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 9 - "Millennial Man"||Matt showcases Week 9's original tune "Millennial Man", talks about his real-life (not quite) action movie sequence, and addresses the "dos and don'ts" of public transit advertising. Don't forget to subscribe, rate, review and tell a friend!...||10/18/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 8 - "All The Way"||Matt debuts the new track "All The Way", discusses proper etiquette when it comes to effective heckling at baseball games, and addresses an important skill-set he has to "up his game" at as soon as possible. Don't forget to subscribe, rate, review and..||10/11/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 7 - "Pay the Piper"||Matt introduces Week 7's new original song "Pay the Piper", talks about his recent adventures in dog-sitting, discusses the joys of creating atmospheric "vibe music", and looks back on a special moment in his life that took place at...||10/4/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 6 - "Head In The Sand"||For Episode 6, Matt introduces the brand new song "Head In The Sand", discusses pre-show puking, delicious chicken souvlaki and the invigorating practice of taking creative chances. Don't forget to subscribe, rate, review and tell a friend! Thanks for..||9/27/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 5 - "You Know By Now"||In Episode 5, Matt dishes out the new tune "You Know By Now", discusses his future parenting approach, tries semi-successfully to list his musical influences and attempts a cool and casual new approach to the show intro that goes...well...just...||9/20/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 4 - "Caveman"||Matt breaks out this week's song "Caveman", talks about lyrical inspiration and how to get the right guitar sound, plus what it was like to work a job in a cemetery (hint: it was a grave situation). Don't forget to subscribe, rate,...||9/13/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 3 - "It's Not The End"||Matt debuts the brand new track "It's Not The End", breaks down his songwriting and recording process, discusses music gear and, of course, talks about clowns. Don't forget to subscribe, rate, review and tell a friend! Follow on Twitter,...||9/6/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 2 - "Real Life"||As Week 2 kicks off, Matt discusses his softball team, tells you what his favourite Scottish instrument is and plays the brand new track "Real Life". Don't forget to subscribe, rate, review and tell a friend! Follow on Twitter, Soundcloud, Instagram...||8/30/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 1 - "Life of Desire"||Matt introduces the Songs In Seven podcast and debuts the first track, "Life of Desire"! Subscribe, rate, review and tell a friend! Follow on Twitter, Soundcloud, Instagram and Facebook. Thanks for listening. #si7...||8/23/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
With great talent comes...
Enjoyed this first instalment very much!! Looking forward to more.
Matt, this is a terrific initiative. I’ve been waiting sometime to hear your music again
Songs in Seven
Love your inventive, authentic, refreshing and creative approach here Matt.
I’ll be listening —in seven.
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