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Song Exploder

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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.

Customer Reviews

So interesting, a must-listen.

As someone who's never really dabbled in music making, hearing such an in-depth explanation of the songwriting process is enlightening.
Hirway's editing is so unobtrusive, it perfectly communicates the ideas and sounds that the artist is explaining, without being confusing at all. I'd say that Song Exploder has changed the way i listen to music - i just wish there was an episode for every single song i listen to!
Thanks for the podcast, Hrishikesh.


Really great idea and execution


Literally just found this! It’s amazing! Love the taking apart of the songs by the writers.