Bad Songwriter Podcast

Your favorite songwriters share their greatest shame.

About the show

Bad Songwriter Podcast asks musicians to dig deep into their past and share some of their first and worst old songs and recordings- and also talk about why and how they started songwriting, and what made them keep going. Hosted by Anna Holmquist

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Episodes

  • Cody Swanson (Noisycrane, Weekly EP podcast)

    October 26th, 2020  |  33 mins 46 secs
    comedy, cringe, humor, music, musician, songwriter, songwriting

    We speak to Cody about falsetto and stream of consciousness.
    https://noisycrane.bandcamp.com/

  • Jishnu Guha (Short Round)

    October 19th, 2020  |  41 mins 26 secs
    comedy, cringe, humor, music, musician, songwriter, songwriting

    We speak to Jishnu about poet riots and the Hard Rock Cafe.

  • Johanna Warren

    October 5th, 2020  |  27 mins 52 secs
    comedy, cringe, humor, music, musician, songwriter, songwriting

    We speak to Johanna about Grumblenanny and plants.

  • Charlie Landsman (Ganser)

    September 28th, 2020  |  25 mins 22 secs
    comedy, cringe, humor, music, musician, songwriter, songwriting

    We speak to Charlie about getting loud and finger picking.

  • Matthew Danger Lippman

    September 21st, 2020  |  42 mins 44 secs
    comedy, cringe, humor, music, musician, songwriter, songwriting

    We speak to MDL about diss tracks and architecture.

  • Devin Flower

    September 7th, 2020  |  34 mins 42 secs
    comedy, cringe, humor, music, musician, songwriter, songwriting

    We speak to Devin Flower about karaoke, Cole's Bar and screaming.

  • Eli Winter

    August 31st, 2020  |  35 mins 5 secs
    comedy, cringe, humor, music, musician, songwriter, songwriting

    We speak to Eli Winter about technique and coffee shop gigs.

  • Maggie Grabmeier (Maggie Gently, The Total Bettys)

    August 17th, 2020  |  26 mins 33 secs
    comedy, cringe, humor, music, musician, songwriter, songwriting

    We speak to Maggie about magic 8 balls and the Enneagram.

  • Dani Jean-Baptiste

    August 10th, 2020  |  43 mins 30 secs
    comedy, cringe, humor, music, musician, songwriter, songwriting

    We speak to Dani Jean-Baptiste about baseball pants and radical self-care.

  • Macie Stewart (Ohmme)

    August 3rd, 2020  |  28 mins 36 secs
    comedy, cringe, humor, music, musician, songwriter, songwriting

    We speak to Macie Stewart about Ovation acoustic/electric guitars and cooking.

  • Emily Jane Powers

    July 27th, 2020  |  34 mins 36 secs
    comedy, cringe, humor, music, musician, songwriter, songwriting

    We speak to Emily Jane Powers about acoustic techno and twee vocals.

  • Sadie Dupuis (Speedy Ortiz, Sad13)

    July 20th, 2020  |  31 mins 54 secs
    comedy, cringe, humor, music, musician, songwriter, songwriting

    We speak to Sadie Dupuis about a cappella arrangements and Myspace.

  • Jessica Risker

    July 13th, 2020  |  28 mins 26 secs
    comedy, cringe, humor, music, musician, songwriter, songwriting

    We speak to Jessica Risker about cheesy sounds and music boxes.

  • Joshua Virtue (Free Snacks, UDABABY, Why? Records, Not Lovely)

    July 6th, 2020  |  24 mins 29 secs
    comedy, cringe, humor, music, musician, songwriter, songwriting

    We speak to Joshua Virtue (aka Alex Singleton) about dramatic teenage poetry and half-crying voice.

  • Jim Drake (Mucca Pazza, Jaime Rojo)

    June 29th, 2020  |  39 mins 52 secs
    comedy, cringe, humor, music, musician, songwriter, songwriting

    We speak to Jim Drake about singing the blues and Stevie Wonder.

  • Sophie Brochu (Fauvely)

    May 18th, 2020  |  29 mins 20 secs
    comedy, cringe, humor, music, musician, songwriter, songwriting

    We speak to Sophie about finding your voice.