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Elizabeth McQueen dives into what makes 'This Song' worth talking about.

Elizabeth McQueen dives into what makes 'This Song' worth talking about.
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Elizabeth McQueen dives into what makes 'This Song' worth talking about.

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English


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This Song: Duckwrth

11/16/2018
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Rapper and songwriter Duckwrth talks about how "If 6 was 9" by Jimi Hendrix opened his mind to the universe, why San Francisco and psychedelia call to him and what the key to finding peace might be.

This Song: The Wombats

11/9/2018
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Matthew Murphy, aka “Murph,” from the British rock band The Wombats describes how hearing Weezer’s “Say It Ain’t So” and Radiohead’s “Creep” when he was a teenager set him on an alt-rock path, and describes what it’s like to talk about songwriting with Paul McCartney. Listen to this episode of This Song  Listen to […]

This Song: Superfónicos

11/7/2018
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Superfónicos' Jaime Ospina talks about his love for Gary Clark Jr's song "When My Train Pulls In" and how the Blues Brothers soundtrack pushed him to discover roots music from his own country. Plus, he tells us how African American music can help us all survive and thrive in an increasingly chaotic world.

This Song: Listener Episode

10/31/2018
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The This Song listener episode is finally here! Listen as Emily La Framboise, Lee Miller, Joanna Castillo and Charlie Press talk about their life changing musical experiences.

Duration:00:18:56

This Song Extra: Elvis Costello

10/18/2018
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In this This Song Extra Elvis Costello explains why he wanted to get outside of himself and tell other people's stories in an expansive musical style on his new record Look Now.

Duration:00:13:15

This Song Extra: Janelle Monáe

10/9/2018
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Janelle Monáe talks to host Elizabeth McQueen after her performance at the Austin City Limits Music Festival about music, love and voting.

Duration:00:07:38

This Song: Liz Phair

10/3/2018
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Liz Phair describes how The Soft Boys “I Wanna Destroy You” put her in touch with her anger and talks about what it’s been like to revisit the music she wrote for the Girly-Sound tapes and Exile in Guyville. Plus she gives host Elizabeth McQueen insight into motherhood. Liz’s Phair’s Exile in Guyville turned 25 […]

Duration:00:27:14

This Song: Ghostland Observatory

9/26/2018
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Thomas Ross Turner from Ghostland Observatory explains how hearing "White Horse" by Laid Back piqued his interest in electronic music and started him on his journey as a musician.

Duration:00:19:15

This Song: Fishbone

9/19/2018
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Chris Dowd, keyboardist, vocalist and founding member of the iconic ska/punk/funk/rock band Fishbone describes how “I Can See Clearly Now” by Johnny Nash changed his life when he was a kid and explores the reasons that Fishbone’s music is as relevant today as it was in the 80’s and 90’s. Fishbone is now touring with […]

Duration:00:18:21

This Song: Israel Nash

9/12/2018
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Israel Nash describes how hearing the Hollies' "Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress" inspired him to start writing songs and explains what role inspiration played in the writing and recording his latest record "Lifted."

Duration:00:21:51

This Song: Ethan Hawke and Ben Dickey

8/29/2018
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The new movie, BLAZE, about legendary singer and songwriter Blaze Foley, comes out on September 21st. Listen as Ethan Hawke and Ben Dickey describe why they love the music of Blaze Foley and what led them to make a movie about his life.

Duration:00:27:59

This Song: Beach House

8/22/2018
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Alex Scally from the dream pop duo Beach House explains how he learned to love a bad note in Bob Dylan’s “Sad Eyed Lady of the Lowlands” and how that experience showed him the beauty of imperfection and errors in music. 📸 Shawn Brackbill Listen to this episode on Stitcher  Subscribe via the […]

Duration:00:18:42

This Song: Tegan and Sara Rerun

8/15/2018
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Tegan and Sara give insight into twin sister dynamic, The Smashing Pumpkins‘ Siamese Dream, Phil Collins melodies, teenage bedrooms, finding self-identity, how to be the change and (for all of you songwriters) the secret to writing a hit pop song.

Duration:00:29:08

This Song: Adam Sultan

8/8/2018
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Austin Artist and podcaster Adam Sultan describes how "Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On)" by Talking Heads changed his life and explains how his life as a musician has informed the making of his podcast "Friends With Deficits."

Duration:00:16:16

This Song: Lizzo (Rerun)

8/1/2018
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Lizzo delves into her love for Lauryn Hill ‘s “Zion” and Radiohead’s “Subterranean Homesick Alien,” takes the listener on a journey through her musical influences, and explains why Minneapolis made it possible for her to find her musical way. Listen to this episode on Stitcher Subscribe via the Podcasts App, iTunes or Stitcher to get […]

Duration:00:15:37

This Song: Night Glitter

7/25/2018
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LouLou Ghelichkhani and John Michael Schoepf of Austin's dreamy synth-pop band Night Glitter talk describe how "Old Man" by Neil Young and "Tutti Frutti" by Little Richard changed their lives.

Duration:00:21:02

This Song: Tame Impala (Rerun)

7/18/2018
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Kevin Parker of Tame Impala describes how hearing Led Zeppelin's "Good Times Bad Times" made him realize that he could meld his love of rock music with his love of dance music.

Duration:00:13:38

This Song: Jamila Woods

7/14/2018
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Jamila Woods describes how Stevie Wonder's "Heaven is 10 Zillion Light Years Away" affected her deeply as a child, and how it influenced the music she made on "HEAVN."

Duration:00:13:10

This Song: Jake Lloyd

7/5/2018
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Austin Artist Jake Lloyd describes how hearing Tony! Toni! Tone!'s "Let's Get Down" as a kid made him realize that he wanted to be a musician and describes what it's like to be working as an artist in Austin's burgeoning hip-hop and R&B scene.

Duration:00:20:34

This Song: Ali Holder

6/27/2018
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On this episode, Austin singer/songwriter Ali Holder tells us how an Arcade Fire song helped her through a challenging medical diagnosis

Duration:00:15:52