Song Exploder

By Hrishikesh Hirway

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.

  1. 1.
    Hrishikesh Hirway TED Talk - What You Learn When You Listen Closely
    17:01
  2. 2.
    John Lennon - God
    27:01
  3. 3.
    Lucy Dacus - Thumbs
    26:17
  4. 4.
    Mustafa - Air Forces
    21:05
  5. 5.
    Lykke Li - I Follow Rivers
    18:33
  6. 6.
    The Shins - New Slang
    21:56
  7. 7.
    Cheap Trick - Surrender
    16:55
  8. 8.
    Fousheé - Deep End
    15:39
  1. 9.
    AURORA - Runaway
    24:09
  2. 10.
    Sparks - This Town Ain't Big Enough for Both of Us
    17:23
  3. 11.
    Arlo Parks - Black Dog
    20:11
  4. 12.
    Imagine Dragons - Follow You
    19:55
  5. 13.
    girl in red - Serotonin
    20:05
  6. 14.
    Porter Robinson - Get Your Wish
    19:14
  7. 15.
    Lianne La Havas - Can't Fight
    21:55
  8. 16.
    Jon Batiste - We Are
    24:39
  9. 17.
    Glass Animals - Heat Waves
    20:57
  10. 18.
    Sasha Sloan - Until It Happens To You
    20:35
  11. 19.
    PJ Morton - Say So (feat. JoJo)
    20:34
  12. 20.
    HAIM - Summer Girl
    26:02
  13. 21.
    Yusuf / Cat Stevens - Father and Son
    19:44
  14. 22.
    Common - A Riot In My Mind
    24:25
  15. 23.
    Jewel - You Were Meant For Me
    19:14
  16. 24.
    Billie Eilish - Everything I Wanted
    27:56
  17. 25.
    Re-issue: Phoebe Bridgers - Scott Street
    31:44
  18. 26.
    Deftones - Ohms
    21:46
  19. 27.
    Run the Jewels - JU$T
    21:51
  20. 28.
    Dua Lipa - Levitating
    18:12
  21. 29.
    Selena Gomez - Lose You to Love Me
    20:01
  22. 30.
    Reissue: Ludwig Göransson - Black Panther
    22:33
  23. 31.
    Kelly Lee Owens - On
    21:15
  24. 32.
    Black Pumas - Colors
    18:28
  25. 33.
    The 1975 - The Birthday Party
    19:07
  26. 34.
    Waxahatchee - Fire
    18:42
  27. 35.
    Khruangbin - So We Won't Forget
    26:20
  28. 36.
    Apparat - Goodbye (Theme from "Dark")
    27:18
  29. 37.
    Mobb Deep - Shook Ones, Pt. II
    21:36
  30. 38.
    Reissue: Michael Kiwanuka - Black Man in a White World
    22:03
  31. 39.
    100 gecs - Money Machine
    17:49
  32. 40.
    Laura Marling - Song for Our Daughter
    23:59
  33. 41.
    Tame Impala - It Might Be Time
    17:18
  34. 42.
    FKA twigs - Mirrored Heart
    22:08
  35. 43.
    Nathaniel Rateliff - And It's Still Alright
    24:43
  36. 44.
    Eric Nam - Love Die Young
    22:05
  37. 45.
    Soccer Mommy - Circle the Drain
    21:36
  38. 46.
    Caribou - Home
    20:13
  39. 47.
    Vagabon - Water Me Down
    19:30
  40. 48.
    Semisonic - Closing Time
    26:22
  41. 49.
    Vampire Weekend - Harmony Hall
    27:08
  42. 50.
    Intro Theme and Thao's Farewell
    10:43

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