The God No!s bandmembers Peter, Sandy, Alon, Subhayu, and Rachel talk about their collaborative approach to songwriting, where each member brings a song to the band and together they refine and finish it off, in a “no-free” zone. See, democracy works after all.
Its a special Collaborating Show as Northwood Records artist Patrick Ballantyne stops by and we get into all the details about collaborating: how to share the royalties (evenly) and general best practices for successful experiences.
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Neel and Peter talk about their collaborative approach of jamming out songs, Neel on piano/keys and Peter with either pre-written or spontaneous lyrics. Neel’s funky and evocative keyboard parts and thoughtful arrangements combined with Peter’s compelling, intense lyrics and unique singing style has resulted in some eclectic music.
Guitar/ songwriting duo, Ivan & Wilson stopped by and we talked about collaborating and song structures. They performed A Day’s Tale, Live Another Day, and It’s All A Mystery live in the studio.
Blair shares the very first song he ever wrote, and talks about the difference between writing from the heart and writing from the head. And the Monster Mash.
Vincent returns to Song Talk to talk about the difference and collision between Broadway styles and pop styles.
Dale speaks about her process collaborating with a pianist to develop her melody and lyrics.