Are you wanting to learn more about songwriting ? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is a curated list of the best songwriting podcasts of 2021.
We have selected these podcasts for a variety of reasons, but they are all well worth a listen. We tried to select a variety of podcasts across the spectrum from hosts with a wide breadth of experience.
We are always keen to hear your feedback, if we have missed a podcast, tweet us @MagazineWelp and we will check it out!
Best Songwriting Podcasts 2021
With thanks to ListenNotes, Crunchbase, SemRush and Ahrefs for providing the data to create and rank these podcasts.
Sodajerker On Songwriting
- Publisher: Sodajerker
- Total Episodes: 201
Sodajerker On Songwriting is a programme devoted to the art and craft of songwriting. The show, created and hosted by the UK songwriting team Sodajerker, features interviews with some of the most successful songwriters and musicians in the world.
SongTown on Songwriting
- Publisher: American Songwriter
- Total Episodes: 22
SongTown on Songwriting is an honest look at what it takes to write a great song. We will teach, entertain and inspire. This podcast is a celebration of songs and songwriters
- Publisher: David Coile
- Total Episodes: 22
Host David Coile challenges a songwriter to create a brand new song in one week, based on a shared prompt. Then they get together and talk about it. Along the way, they share their thoughts on the art of songcraft.
Songwriting For Guitar Podcast
- Publisher: Mike Meiers
- Total Episodes: 36
Songwriter and guitar coach Mike Meiers discusses the ins and outs of the songwriting process with a variety of experienced musical guests.
Songwriting for Everyone
- Publisher: Joseph R. Lilore
- Total Episodes: 96
This podcast is for all songwriters, whether just starting or advanced – no musical background necessary! Composer and teacher Joseph Lilore covers the techniques of modern hit songwriters (“Circles” by Post Malone, “Bad Guy” by Billie Eilish), along with in-depth analysis of popular songs through time (“Something” by The Beatles, “Smells Like Teen Spirit” by Nirvana). The first series of lessons is an interactive course, where Joe plays chord progressions on the guitar as you sing along, turning your words into melodies. By the end of that series you will have written your first song, and you will be able to compose as many songs as you wish, in any style – pop, jazz, rock, country & more! Over 45 episodes so far, with new episodes released regularly.
The Resound Worship Songwriting Podcast
- Publisher: RESOUNDworship.org
- Total Episodes: 83
The RESOUNDworship Songwriting Podcast is designed to equip, train and inspire grass-roots worship songwriters in local churches. Joel Payne and Sam Hargreaves discuss songwriting technique, analyse classic worship songs, interview established writers and present a featured song. All to help you become a better worship songwriter!Also available on iTunes and via the usual podcast apps – search for “The Resound Worship Songwriting Podcast”.
Song Talk Radio | Songwriting Tips | Lyrics | Arranging | Live Feedback
- Publisher: Song Talk Radio : Songwriting Folks
- Total Episodes: 243
Songwriters sharing tips and techniques on better songwriting – and the odd bad joke.
The Weekly Song Podcast || Songwriting | Music
- Publisher: The Weekly Song Podcast || Songwriting | Music
- Total Episodes: 138
Two young musicians have taken it upon themselves to write a new song from scratch every week, then to share their songs with each other and the world. Each episode, Roger Heathers and Declan Kitchener deconstruct the theory and process of writing music, then probably go off topic to talk about how amazing the Beatles are or something.If you’d like to share your song that you wrote in a week with us, or perhaps join us as a guest, then get in touch with us via our e-mail address [email protected].
Songwriter Theory: Learn Songwriting And Write Meaningful Lyrics and Songs
- Publisher: Joseph Vadala
- Total Episodes: 147
Let’s learn songwriting! Learn to write impactful and meaningful songs by writing great melodies, lyrics that move your listeners, and arrangements and chord progressions that evoke the right emotions.Do you want to write emotional and powerful melodies? Learn to write incredible melodies, regardless of your musical background.Do you wish you could write incredible lyrics that move your listeners? Learn how to write great lyrics that are worthy of being framed and hung up on your wall.Want to make full, rich arrangements that sound fully professional? Learn how to arrange in a way that makes your song shine.Do you sometimes have trouble finding inspiration or staying productive? Learn how to find, maintain and regain inspiration as well as remain productive in your creative processes.Do you ever get overwhelmed by songwriting?Do you find yourself getting into creative ruts?Do you wish your songwriting efficiency was better?If you want asimpleguide to learn to get past the overwhelm of songwriting, thisshow is for you!So let’s learn how to songwrite with music theory, lyric writing, creative productivity, inspiration, and more!Anyone who’s ever had feelings or thoughts can become a songwriter, so let’s dive deep into our inner creator and learn how to write songs!If you want to dive even deeper, gograb my free guide on 10 proven ways to start writing a song in under an hour here: http://songwritertheory.com/free-guide/
Matthias Interviews Musicians: A Pop Songwriting Podcast
- Publisher: Matthias Kaseorg
- Total Episodes: 8
With the advent of streaming services and the ubiquity of speaker-enabled devices, in many ways, it seems like pop music has become a background soundtrack for our everyday activities rather than an independent art form to be appreciated on its own merit.My name is Matthias. I’m an attorney, amateur music blogger, and mediocre guitarist with a mild obsession for listening to and over-analyzing pop music that’s just slightly outside of the mainstream. I’m here to explore the nuanced artistry of pop songwriting via interviews with some of my favorite artists. Hope you enjoy! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/matthias-kaseorg/support
Country Songwriting 101
- Publisher: Ben Bissett
- Total Episodes: 3
Learn to write a hit country song. Tips and advice from a musical professional.
- Publisher: Ralf Grabuschnig, Daniel Courtney
- Total Episodes: 19
Learn songwriting with two idiots trying to figure it all out
Composer Quest: A Songwriting and Music Composition Podcast
- Publisher: Charlie McCarron
- Total Episodes: 166
Join the quest! Learn how composers and songwriters create music in this podcast hosted by Minneapolis composer Charlie McCarron. Whether you’re a music composition grad or simply an occasional noodler on a guitar, each guest has a new perspective for you on the creative process of composing and songwriting, along with some concrete ideas to apply to your own music.
Songwriting Gems Podcast
- Publisher: SongwritingGems
- Total Episodes: 4
A podcast looking in to up and coming songwriters and giving the credit they deserve.
Songwriting Our Way Out Of Here
- Publisher: MARLOCK and Lea G
- Total Episodes: 21
Songwriting Our Way Out Of Here is a podcast where MARLOCK and Lea G discuss the ins and outs of the music industry and their journey as music artists in a relaxed and humorous manner. Come join us on our bi-weekly friendly conversation.
The Commercial Suicide Songwriting Podcast
- Publisher: Steve and Marie
- Total Episodes: 52
INSPIRATION and INFORMATION. It’s these two commodities that we deal in here at The COMMERCIAL SUICIDE SONGWRITING PODCAST. Our goal is simple: to be THE resource for all things related to the art and craft of SONGWRITING.
The Songwriting Charity
- Publisher: The Songwriting Charity
- Total Episodes: 155
Thanks for visiting! Songs written by young people for young people. Please feel free to comment, share our link with your friends, or get in touch directly, if you would like to help or sponsor our charitable work. Please follow us on Twitter @SWCharity and spread the love!The work of The Songwriting Charity addresses the emotional health and wellbeing of children and young people using songwriting and music technology.Our unique, one-day workshops present opportunities to sing, write lyrics, perform, record and play music, offering creative enterprise opportunities and bridging between traditional learning styles and music through songwriting; Recorded material is then available free for schools to use for presentations, in-school promotions or for use out in the wider community.We work closely with participating schools so that we can tailor the workshops to the needs of the students and the school. Working in partnership with schools, students and the whole school community is important to us. Our programmes are linked to achieving demonstrable and measurable improvements in wellbeing and have a deliberate focus on the healthy schools curriculum. We are the only charity in the world dedicated to the empowerment of youth through the art and craft of songwriting.The Nathan Timothy Foundation ‘The Songwriting Charity’ is a registered charity: 1146228
Songwriting Tips & Tricks
- Publisher: Kieper
- Total Episodes: 10
Hello, songwriters out there!This podcast is dedicated to all of you that want to overcome writer’s block, find inspiration, or just want to have a good listen to the approaches to songwriting other musicians came up with.Have fun with this program and happy songwriting 🎶
I Quit My Job: A Podcast About Songwriting
- Total Episodes: 30
Derek Harrison & Travis Reitsma interview a different songwriter every episode to talk about their lives and their craft.
The Christian Music Blog Podcast: Christian Music | Songwriting | Worship | Creative Productivity | Music Business
- Publisher: Nate Fancher: Songwriter, Christian Music Maker, Blogger
- Total Episodes: 50
A new site for people of faith who make music…