aspn logo overlayAsset 1@2x

American Songwriter Podcast Network


Martin Sexton Talks New EP “2020 Vision” on ‘Basic Folk’

2020 Vision, Martin Sexton’s newly released EP, explores the world today through both macro and microlenses. The EP includes songs like “Hold On,” which was inspired by a treehouse Sexton finally built with his son over quarantine, to “Calling on America,” a topical song that reaches much farther than his backyard. In his conversation with More

Read More »

SongWriter: Jonathan Lethem + Tift Merritt

SongWriter is a podcast of stories and “answer songs” featuring David Gilmour of Pink Floyd, Joyce Carol Oates, Mary Gauthier, Roxane Gay, and Amanda Shires. Grammy-nominated songwriter Tift Meritt, wrote a song in response to bestselling author Jonathen Lethem’s novel, The Arrest. Below is an edited version of my conversation with Tift and Jonathan about More

Read More »
Van Dyke Parks

Legendary Musician Van Dyke Parks Joins ‘Songcraft’

Legendary musician, arranger, songwriter, and record producer Van Dyke Parks joins Songcraft: Spotlight on Songwriters. With podcast hosts Scott B. Bomar and Paul Duncan, Parks discusses everything from the unreleased Beach Boys album Smile, the way art influences society and vice versa, his take on what important music should be, and much more.  Getting his More

Read More »
Alisa Amador

Alisa Amador Articulates the Magic of Music on ‘Basic Folk’

Latinx folk singer, Alisa Amador, is a total believer in the magic of music. In her career, she’s explored the beauty of bilingual songwriting, used writing as a way to steward connection, and continues to do it all on her upcoming EP Narratives. Amador recently discussed Narratives on the Basic Folk podcast co-hosted by Lizzie More

Read More »

Chris Thile Examines His Christian Roots on New Album ‘Laysongs’

Chris Thile, musical prodigy from the age of five and member of Grammy award-winning groups like Nickel Creek and Punch Brothers, joins the latest episode of the Basic Folk podcast. Along with Cindy Howes, Thile engages in a fascinating conversation about how his post-Christian life inspired his newest album Laysongs.  Thile’s history with Christianity began More

Read More »
Photo by Robby Klein

Country Band BEXAR Discuss Upcoming EP on ‘Zak Kuhn Show’

Country band BEXAR (pronounced “bear”), comprised of lead vocalist Chris Ryan and banjo-maestro Logan Turner, join the latest episode of The Zak Kuhn Show. On the show, they play a few songs, talk about their newest music, while also spilling the details for their upcoming tour with Keith Urban.  Before the conversation starts, BEXAR play More

Read More »

Contact The American Songwriter Podcast Network


Sign up for the Daily Co-Write

For the latest songwriting tips, reviews, podcasts, and more.

Back to Top

Log In