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PODCAST EPISODE 030: Songwriter Chip Taylor Discusses ‘Wild Thing,’ Hendrix, ‘Angel of the Morning,’ Shaggy, and More

Chip Taylor wrote “Wild Thing.” He really doesn’t need to write any more songs. But that doesn’t mean he’s showing any signs of stopping. He’s got a new album out, and is eager to discuss everything leading up to this moment on this edition of the Music Is My Life podcast.

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PODCAST EPISODE 026: Darlene Love Talks Holidays, Phil Spector, and ’20 Feet from Stardom’

Whether you know Darlene Love from her smash hit, “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” on the Phil Spector holiday album, or from her profile in the film, “20 Feet From Stardom,” this Rock & Roll Hall of Famer is a force to be reckoned with.

PODCAST EPISODE 025: Tanya Donelly talks Belly, Breeders, and Throwing Muses

Tanya Donelly discusses her life in music, including her beginnings with Throwing Muses and the Breeders, and her major breakthrough with Belly, a band she’s currently enjoying a reunion with.

PODCAST EPISODE 024: Ben Vaughn Talks Television Scoring, Production, and Songwriting

Ben Vaughn is best known for his work on That 70s Show, but he also has extensive experience in production and songwriting.

You Already Have Everything You Need to Make Music

Although brand new gear has occasionally accelerated my work, I’m usually left realizing its addition wasn’t as magical as I had hoped.

PODCAST EPISODE 021: Marlon Williams

In the US, you probably know Marlon Williams for his contribution to the “Wild Wild Country” soundtrack. But in New Zealand, you know him for his consistent output of great music since his teen years.

PODCAST EPISODE 019: Trevor Horn

Trevor Horn is not only a co-writer of “Video Killed the Radio Star” and a producer of mega-hits for Yes, John Legend, ABC, and more. He’s also a Berklee Online student!

PODCAST EPISODE 018: Dean Ween (AKA Mickey Melchiondo)

If the name Michael Melchiondo does not ring a bell, it’s because he is known professionally by his stage name of Dean Ween. Click to check out what Deaner was talking about. (That’s a Ween reference!)

PODCAST EPISODE 017: The War on Drugs Drummer Charlie Hall

The War on Drugs drummer Charlie Hall discusses his musical upbringing, Grammy competition, and the importance of a grade school teacher on his development.

PODCAST EPISODE 014: Jen Cloher

Jen Cloher has been releasing music to critical acclaim in Australia for more than a decade, but is only now receiving the international attention she deserves.