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Song by Song

Feb 24, 2016

Stopping briefly to shovel down a quick breakfast, Martin and Sam talk through the different perspectives on (and from) diners in Waits's songwriting, the intellectual posturing of overly loquacious verbosity (big words), and the marvellously stripped back a-cappella stylings of Suzanne Vega. (ps go watch Network)


Feb 17, 2016

Aimlessly askew, misinformed and misdirected, Sam and Martin return for the second track of Nighthawks, debating the value of an authentic vs affected identity, guitar technique, and revisit one of Waits's greatest vocal influences. (Please note; no voices were harmed in the clumsy imitation of performers during the...

Feb 10, 2016

Welcome to Raphael's Silver iCloud-based-storage! Season three of Song by Song opens with Martin and Sam expressing some differing opinions on the strengths and weaknesses of the album as a whole, live and studio recording techniques, and some thoughts on the late David Bowie.

Song by Song is Martin Zaltz Austwick and...