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Discussing the ins and outs of the songwriting process with a variety of experienced musical guests. 

 A Brief Introduction 

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Episode 1: Frank Turner 

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 A Brief Introduction 

A brief introduction to the Songwriting For Guitar Podcast.

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Episode 1: Frank Turner 

Mike talks with English folk-punk singer/songwriter Frank Turner ...

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Episode 2: Allie Moss

Mike talks with artist and Ingrid Michaelson's longtime rhythm... 

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Episode 3:
Bonnie J. Baker 

Multi-platinum songwriter Bonnie J. Baker talks to Mike...

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Episode 4:
Dr. Frank

Pop Punk icon Dr. Frank talks about how he discovered his...

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Episode 5: 
Mike Mains

Mike Mains - frontman for the band Mike Mains and the...

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Episode 6:
Aaron Sprinkle

Aaron talks about songwriting through the eyes of being an...

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Episode 7:
Stacee Coleman

Music Supervisor and founder of Gravel Pit Music Stacee...

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Episode 8: 
Mike Mains

Producer and composer Marc McClusky has worked with...

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Episode 9:
Jim West

Jim West is a Grammy nominated guitarist and composer best...

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Episode 10:
Brett Resnick

Brett is a Nashville based pedal steel player. Brett talks about...

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Episode 11: 
Jen Pop

In this two part episode, Mike talks with LA based pop-punk...

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Episode 12:
Poli van Dam

Part two of talking with the LA based pop-punk band... 

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Episode 13:
Taylor Muse

Mike talks with lead singer and founder of the Austin, Texas... 

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Episode 14: 
Shelly Peiken

Two-time Grammy nominated and multi-platinum songwriter... 

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Episode 15:
Chris Ballew

Chris Ballew (former lead singer and founder of The Presidents...

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Episode 16:
Keith Jeffery

This week, Mike talks with Keith Jeffery from the band Atlas...

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Episode 17: 
Aubrey Hays

Aubrey has been a favorite of NPRs Tiny Desk Contest and a... 

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Episode 18:
Jaret Reddick

Mike closes out 2020 with Jaret Reddick, lead singer of the ...

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Episode 19:
Forest Whitehead

Mike talks with songwriter, producer, and guitarist Forest...

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Episode 20: 
James McMurtry

WE MADE IT TO EPISODE 20! Mike talks with legendary... 

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Episode 21:
Staying Focused

Mike discusses the importance of staying focused to help achieve...

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Episode 22:
Tyler Cain

This week, Mike talks with Nashville producer, artist, and...

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Episode 23: 
Tom Pino

This week, Mike is joined by songwriter and producer Tom...

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Episode 24:
Bryce Drew

Mike talks with LA based artist/songwriter Bryce Drew

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Episode 25:
Michael Elsner

Mike talks with sync licesning expert Michael Elsner. Michael... 

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Episode 26: 
Trevor Hinesley

This week, Mike has an inspiring and insightful conversation ...

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Episode 27:
Nikki O'Neill

This week, Mike talks with artist, educator, and journalist Nikki...

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Episode 28:
Michelle Pettinato

This week, Mike talks with live sound engineer and educator...

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Episode 29: 
Chris DeMakes

Less Than Jake guitarist and vocalist Chris DeMakes...

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Episode 30:
Bree Noble

This week, Mike talks with singer/songwriter Bree Noble. ... 

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Episode 31:
Femke Weidema

Femke Weidema chats with Mike for this week's episode. Femke ...

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Episode 32: 
Madeline King & Nolan Jack

Are you ready for a sentimental episode? Before commercial... 

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Episode 33:
Judy Stakee

Judy Stakee is a legendary music publisher, songwriting mentor...

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Episode 34:
Bill McShane

Bill McShane is the singer/guitarist of the power...

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Episode 35: 
Christian Burns

Christian Burns has written for some of electronic music’s elite...

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Episode 36:
Fake Your Mother-In-Law's Death And Book A Metal Band

Being able to laugh off frustration and disappointment...

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Episode 37:
Lisa McEwen

Lisa discusses the importance of mindfulness when it comes to all aspects of a career in music.

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Episode 38: 
Suzanne Paulinski

Founder of the Rockstar Advocate, Suzanne helps artists develop a mindset of self-care and sustainability. 

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Episode 39:
The Golden Corral Practicer

Is this you? If you have unfocused practice routines, listen to this podcast episode and find out!

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Episode 40:
Stephen Egerton

Legendary Descendents/All guitarist Stephen Egerton opens up about his early influences, the progression of his signature style, and the way his mind processes music.

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Episode 41: 
Jody Friedman

Ever wonder what it takes to get your songs into film and TV?

This week, Mike talks with longtime music supervisor Jody Friedman about common mistakes and myths around licensing.

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Ep. 42: Active Listening For The Unconvinced

Let me make the case of why you need to be doing this now and why your songs will improve! 

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Episode 43: Student Success Story with Neil Turk

Mike talks with current student Neil Turk,  about his turning points that have guided him into the best year of his life. He credits Mike’s course, Riff to Radio as one of those beginning turning points. Take a listen to Neil's story and get inspired, you might hear a lot of yourself in it.

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Episode 44: 
Dreams vs. Goals

Wake up! I think you're dreaming! In this episode, we talk about turning your dreams into reality, because I don't want your music dreams to stay a dream.

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