Verse Chorus Verse
By Hat On Dog
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Verse Chorus Verse is the songwriters podcast. A conversation about being a musician. Join host Jack James and an array of musical guests - including Scott Hutchison (Frightened Rabbit), Alan Sparhawk (Low), Miaoux Miaoux, and Rachel Sermanni - as they attempt to decode the ethereal process of songwriting. Aiming to delve deeper than the base interview clichés of "where do your ideas come from?" and "what comes first, music or lyrics?" Hear exclusive live performances and never-before-heard works in progress. A conversation about ideas, process, and songs.
||Explicit9 Alan Sparhawk (Low)||Alan Sparhawk from the minimalist indie-rock band Low talks about his personal songwriting process. Identifying ideas, putting the work in, and using techniques sparingly are all discussed. Listen to a fragment of a new song he’s piecing together, as||2 2 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit8 Emma Pollock||Singer-songwriter Emma Pollock wants to surprise and challenge herself as a songwriter, as she reveals how she shakes up the writing process. As founder of Chemikal Underground Records, Emma also offers a keen insight into the current state of the musi.||31 7 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit7 Rachel Sermanni||Rachel Sermanni has been on a creative journey, but makes a stop-off in the Verse Chorus Verse bothy to share her songwriting secrets. Music vs Lyrics, Touring vs Camping, Buddhist Monastery vs Day Job. Hear two work-in-progress songs, and a live perfo.||4 7 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit6 RM Hubbert||Guitarist RM Hubbert reveals his songwriting process, and divulges his top secret recording strategy for acoustic guitar. Is there a magic frequency? Hear a snippet from an upcoming collaboration with Aidan Moffat, as well as a live performance of “Th||6 6 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit5 Alex Neilson (Trembling Bells)||Drummer-songwriter Alex Neilson talks songwriting and discusses how he, as captain, steers the ship that is psych-folk rockers Trembling Bells. Hear an in-progress 'space shanty', recorded at a practice session, as well as a live acapella perfo...||1 5 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit4 Scott Hutchison (Frightened Rabbit)||Frightened Rabbit songwriter Scott Hutchison discusses wells, nuggets, and emotional outlets. Hear an in-progress song and what's niggling him about it, as well as a rousing acoustic version of Get Out - a single from Painting of a Panic Attack, ou...||4 4 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit3 Miaoux Miaoux||Miaoux Miaoux (Julian Corrie) discusses his brand of off-kilter electronic music, and we delve into the rabbit's warren of production and audio engineering. Hear a couple of in-progress songs, as well as a piano version of School of Velocity - the ...||7 3 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit2 Martin John Henry (De Rosa)||De Rosa songwriter Martin John Henry reveals his unstructured approach - is A minor the key to success? Hear an in-progress song and a solo acoustic version of "Prelude to Entropic Doom" from De Rosa's new album "Weem" - out now...||31 1 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit1 Richard Youngs||Avant-folk musician Richard Youngs comes clean about his unconventional approach to songwriting and plays a song off his new album. "Inside the Future" is out now on Glass Redux records.||4 1 2016||Free||View in iTunes|