Song Exploder

Song Exploder

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.


Episodes

Title Duration Published Consumed
Moses Sumney - Quarrel 00:25:20 2018-02-14 19:00
Bleachers - I Miss Those Days 00:16:26 2018-01-31 19:00
Julien Baker - Appointments 00:19:43 2018-01-17 19:00
The Roots - It Ain't Fair (feat. Bilal) 00:23:42 2018-01-03 19:00
R.E.M - Try Not to Breathe 00:16:00 2017-12-20 19:00
Nine Inch Nails - The Lovers 00:23:15 2017-12-06 19:00
Lin-Manuel Miranda - Almost Like Praying (feat. Artists for Puerto Rico) 00:23:19 2017-11-22 19:00
Rachel Platten - Broken Glass 00:20:57 2017-11-08 19:00
Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein - Stranger Things (Main Title Theme) 00:11:24 2017-10-26 19:00
TOKiMONSTA - Bibimbap 00:13:35 2017-10-18 19:00
The Killers - Rut 00:18:28 2017-10-06 13:00
Lorde - Sober 00:19:04 2017-09-25 17:00
Rostam - Bike Dream 00:18:23 2017-09-14 12:00
Ibeyi - Deathless 00:18:24 2017-09-05 09:00
Maggie Rogers - Alaska 00:20:00 2017-08-24 09:00
St. Vincent - New York 00:16:02 2017-08-15 09:00
Grizzly Bear - Four Cypresses 00:20:06 2017-08-03 09:00
Phoenix - Ti Amo 00:22:09 2017-07-25 09:00
Slowdive - Sugar for the Pill 00:15:22 2017-07-13 09:00
Goapele - Stand 00:15:54 2017-07-05 09:00
Fleet Foxes - Mearcstapa 00:23:04 2017-06-22 09:00
Michelle Branch - Best You Ever 00:18:23 2017-06-14 09:00
alt-J - In Cold Blood 00:15:04 2017-06-02 09:00
Michael Kiwanuka - Black Man in a White World 00:19:35 2017-05-22 09:00
Perfume Genius - Slip Away 00:21:15 2017-05-11 09:00
Little Dragon - Sweet 00:15:01 2017-05-02 09:00
Aimee Mann - Patient Zero 00:18:49 2017-04-21 09:00
Gorillaz - Andromeda (feat. D.R.A.M.) 00:15:59 2017-04-11 09:00
Norah Jones - Day Breaks 00:14:22 2017-03-30 09:00
Dirty Projectors - Up in Hudson 00:24:04 2017-03-21 08:00
Sleigh Bells - I Can Only Stare 00:14:26 2017-03-14 08:00
Bonobo - Break Apart (feat. Rhye) 00:16:08 2017-02-28 09:00
Sara Watkins - Without a Word 00:12:55 2017-02-17 09:00
Dropkick Murphys - Blood 00:17:35 2017-02-07 09:00
Nicholas Britell - Moonlight 00:16:15 2017-01-30 09:00
Solange - Cranes in the Sky 00:25:04 2017-01-16 09:00
Metallica - Moth into Flame 00:17:26 2017-01-06 09:00
Justin Hurwitz - La La Land 00:19:36 2016-12-21 09:43
DJ Shadow - Mutual Slump 00:15:06 2016-12-08 11:52
Angel Olsen - Shut Up Kiss Me 00:12:57 2016-11-30 10:46
Jóhann Jóhannsson - Arrival 00:14:03 2016-11-17 10:54
Flatbush Zombies - Bounce 00:11:22 2016-11-08 14:02
Oathbreaker - 10:56 / Second Son of R. 00:20:54 2016-10-28 11:56
James Vincent McMorrow - Get Low 00:14:37 2016-10-19 23:36
Phantogram - You Don't Get Me High Anymore 00:16:07 2016-10-06 13:59
Peter Bjorn and John - Young Folks 00:18:15 2016-09-21 19:11
Mitski - Your Best American Girl 00:13:08 2016-09-07 10:13
Tobacco - Gods in Heat 00:12:14 2016-08-25 11:37
Andra Day - Forever Mine 00:12:51 2016-08-15 09:37
Patrick Carney feat. Ralph Carney - BoJack Horseman (Main Title Theme) 00:14:03 2016-08-04 12:29
Band of Horses - Solemn Oath 00:13:43 2016-07-25 11:03
Grimes - Kill V. Maim 00:12:37 2016-07-14 09:49
Andrew Bird - Roma Fade 00:13:46 2016-07-05 14:44
CHVRCHES - Clearest Blue 00:13:17 2016-06-23 20:20
ODESZA - Kusanagi 00:12:34 2016-06-14 09:52
Old Crow Medicine Show - Dearly Departed Friend 00:17:56 2016-05-29 16:50
Busdriver - Worlds to Run 00:16:44 2016-05-24 09:17
Carly Rae Jepsen - When I Needed You 00:15:32 2016-05-09 18:10
The Lumineers - Ophelia 00:15:42 2016-04-28 20:30
Weezer - Summer Elaine and Drunk Dori 00:20:56 2016-04-18 18:25
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down - Astonished Man 00:14:15 2016-04-05 09:23
Iggy Pop - American Valhalla 00:15:52 2016-03-22 06:20
Oneohtrix Point Never - Sticky Drama 00:15:52 2016-03-10 11:56
KT Tunstall - Suddenly I See 00:12:48 2016-03-01 12:07
Clipping - Work Work 00:13:27 2016-02-18 23:59
The New Pornographers - Brill Bruisers 00:10:50 2016-02-09 02:10
Kelela - Rewind 00:14:54 2016-01-28 13:33
MGMT - Time to Pretend 00:15:20 2016-01-19 15:44
Courtney Barnett - Depreston 00:16:40 2016-01-07 12:59
Björk - Stonemilker 00:18:44 2015-12-17 12:31
Dustin O'Halloran - Transparent (Main Title Theme) 00:10:35 2015-12-11 11:21
Wilco - Magnetized 00:13:47 2015-12-03 03:56
Natalia Lafourcade - Hasta la Raíz 00:13:45 2015-11-23 21:01
Youth Lagoon - The Knower 00:12:20 2015-11-16 19:43
The Arcs - Put a Flower in Your Pocket 00:11:31 2015-11-05 11:45
Chet Faker - Gold 00:14:17 2015-10-26 19:50
Harry Gregson-Williams - The Martian 00:12:06 2015-10-15 18:05
Deradoorian - A Beautiful Woman 00:15:07 2015-10-05 11:11
The Magnetic Fields - Andrew in Drag 00:13:19 2015-09-24 12:06
Joey Bada$$ - Hazeus View 00:13:13 2015-09-15 10:10
American Football - The One With The Tambourine 00:13:11 2015-09-04 01:10
Best Coast - Feeling Ok 00:12:19 2015-08-28 01:14
HEALTH - Stonefist 00:10:53 2015-08-18 10:47
Unknown Mortal Orchestra - Multi-Love 00:13:30 2015-08-10 17:35
Thundercat - Them Changes 00:12:06 2015-07-30 11:38
Death Cab for Cutie - El Dorado 00:11:57 2015-07-20 11:06
Sylvan Esso - Coffee 00:11:32 2015-07-08 10:05
U2 - Cedarwood Road 00:14:50 2015-06-30 02:25
Will Butler - Anna 00:11:59 2015-06-22 12:02
Ramin Djawadi - Game of Thrones 00:10:37 2015-06-11 12:39
Brian Tyler - Avengers: Age of Ultron 00:08:11 2015-05-29 08:21
tUnE-yArDs - Water Fountain 00:14:06 2015-05-18 10:53
John Lunn - Downton Abbey 00:07:07 2015-05-06 02:43
My Morning Jacket - Spring (Among the Living) 00:13:08 2015-04-23 12:28
Toro y Moi - Half Dome 00:10:37 2015-04-14 11:30
RJD2 - Games You Can Win (feat. Kenna) 00:13:31 2015-04-01 15:00
How to Dress Well - Pour Cyril 00:13:29 2015-03-25 15:30
White Hinterland - Ring the Bell 00:14:01 2015-03-13 23:42
Warpaint - Love Is to Die 00:13:33 2015-03-03 21:06
Jeremy Zuckerman - The Legend of Korra 00:13:05 2015-02-20 13:37
Alexandre Desplat - The Imitation Game 00:12:04 2015-02-09 09:08
The Long Winters - The Commander Thinks Aloud 00:19:35 2015-01-30 12:01
Blonde Redhead - Penultimo 00:12:12 2015-01-19 17:38
Ghostface Killah - The Battlefield 00:16:29 2015-01-07 03:26
The National - Sea of Love 00:16:37 2014-12-22 15:00
Tycho - Awake 00:11:40 2014-12-08 17:00
Stars - No One Is Lost 00:11:47 2014-11-26 22:30
The Books - Smells Like Content 00:15:51 2014-11-12 10:31
Julia Holter - Horns Surrounding Me 00:13:27 2014-10-29 11:44
Valley Lodge - Go 00:13:03 2014-10-15 14:06
RAC - Let Go (feat. Kele & MNDR) 00:14:20 2014-10-01 11:52
The Thermals - No Culture Icons 00:13:40 2014-09-18 14:59
Anamanaguchi - Prom Night 00:13:04 2014-09-02 18:09
Spoon - Inside Out 00:16:35 2014-08-19 10:30
Brian Reitzell - Watch Dogs 00:17:06 2014-08-06 18:00
Open Mike Eagle - Dark Comedy Morning Show (feat. Toy Light) 00:11:06 2014-07-15 11:16
The Microphones - I Want Wind to Blow 00:17:34 2014-07-01 18:00
Converge - Dark Horse 00:12:33 2014-06-19 10:26
Nite Jewel - One Second of Love 00:14:26 2014-06-02 14:13
Garbage - Felt 00:19:04 2014-05-15 15:23
Poliça - Smug 00:13:19 2014-05-01 14:11
Loren Bouchard - Bob's Burgers (Theme Song) 00:14:28 2014-04-15 07:44
Jeff Beal - House of Cards (Main Title Theme) 00:15:15 2014-04-01 13:36
Daedelus - Experience 00:11:11 2014-03-17 11:26
Sea Wolf - Kasper 00:12:09 2014-03-01 13:23
Baths - Miasma Sky 00:12:12 2014-02-14 11:21
YACHT - Plastic Soul 00:10:05 2014-02-01 10:45
The Album Leaf - The Outer Banks 00:16:16 2014-01-15 09:11
The Postal Service - The District Sleeps Alone Tonight 00:11:35 2014-01-01 09:30