SONG EXPLODER PRESENTS: INSIDE MUSIC
What if you could step inside a song? This is a simple experiment that explores that idea. See and hear the individual layers of music all around you to get a closer look at how music is made.
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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 combines an interview with an artist with the isolated, individual tracks within one of their songs. Host Hrishikesh Hirway asks the artists to guide listeners through the different sounds and their creative decisions.
Natalia Lafourcade is a Grammy and Latin Grammy Award winner from Mexico City. The song "Tú Sí Sabes Quererme" is from her 2017 album Musas.
Phoenix is a Grammy Award winning band originally from Versailles, France. The song "Ti Amo" is from their critically acclaimed 2017 album Ti Amo.
Perfume Genius is the project of Seattle-based artist Mike Hadreas. The song "Slip Away" is from his 2017 album No Shape, one of the year's most acclaimed.
Alarm Will Sound is a 20-member band that has been described by The New York Times as "one of the most vital and original ensembles on the American music scene." The piece "Roadrunner" by composer John Adams is from the 2017 album Splitting Adams recorded in partnership with the Meet the Composer podcast.
Clipping consists of William Hutson, a Ph.D. in Theater and Performance Studies, Jonathan Snipes, film-score composer, and rapper Daveed Diggs, who won 2016 Tony and Grammy awards for his role as Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson in the acclaimed Broadway musical Hamilton.
Ibeyi is a French-Cuban musical duo of twin sisters Lisa-Kaindé Diaz and Naomi Diaz that sings in both English and the West African language Yoruba. The song "Deathless" is from their forthcoming album Ash.