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.
Producer extraordinaire (Sinead O’Connor, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Alison Moyet, Dexys Midnight Runners, Talking Heads, The Pogues, Bob Geldof, Mel Brooks, Siedah Garrett, Steve Earle, Ali Amran, Alain Chamfort, René Lacaille, Talitha Mac Kenzie, etc) and songwriter guitarist Chris Birkett talks about his searching for the ins and outs of the creative process.
Our very own Janice Ho (and social media person) plays some great tunes and gives some great tips on collaborating remotely with different songwriters and how to map out a lyric so that you hit all the emotional bits.
Ana Morales returns to Song Talk with some new songs. We talk about how she got that amazing acoustic guitar sound in her recordings, honesty in songwriting and keeping lyrics general enough for multiple interpretations.
Song Talk Radio co-host Neel Modi releases his first album, Counterfeit Lampshades, on the show. He presents three songs from the album, with an electronic industrial rock attitude.
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.
Helene talks about her journey as a songwriter for children promoting the French language in schools across Canada. She performs “Moi j’m’aime de meme”, “Quand je serai grand je serai petit” and “Still a Kid” live at Song Talk Radio with her guitarist Gady.
Dan’s songs are an investigation into location and memory. Listen and find out more!
Song Talk co-host Neel talks about his sci-fi epic song “Telepathic Androids” and his use of unusual time signatures.