Sonic Rodent

Simon Margreiter

Sonic Rodent is a podcast focusing on analysis and interpretation of artists, songs and songwriting tropes, so you can learn from them and find your own voice in songwriting.

All Episodes

May 2019

6 min 5 sec

Let's take a look at chaotic, abrassive Music today, to understand how people use it to express themselves. Interview with Botch: https://music.avclub.com/with-we-are-the-romans-botch-helped-redefine-hardcore-1798253844 Interview With The Dillinger Ecape Plan: https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/features/the-dillinger-escape-plan-interview-the-only-way-to-finish-this-correctly-is-to-do-it-in-a-way-that-a7359221.html Tosin Abasi on Guitar Power: https://youtu.be/ZMv8739BtiA?t=83

May 2019

4 min 58 sec

Today I talk about the range of emotion you can express with Screaming in music. Often, screaming is reduced to aggressiveness, but I think there's far more nuance to this. Resources: Death Metal/Throat Vocal Analysis SPECTROGRAPHIC ANALYSIS OF VOCAL TECHNIQUES IN EXTREME METAL FOR MUSICOLOGICAL ANALYSIS Find Birds in Row on Bandcamp Find Make Them Suffer on Amazon

Apr 2019

5 min 41 sec

Here are the Interviews I referenced in this Video: On Wildlife Songwriting Process On Fulton Street I Find La Dispute on Bandcamp

Apr 2019

8 min 33 sec

A short introduction to the podcast

Mar 2019

1 min 16 sec