How I made my first album

32 minutes
My songwriting

Today’s episode is a commentary on my first studio album, which came out earlier this year. It’s not a super in-depth breakdown of each song, but a brief discussion in real time on different aspects of the album and the artistic decisions/considerations that went into everything.

My hope is that you can gain some insights and inspirations for your own songwriting. I structured it this way to keep it simple and fun.

This is my first ever real-time album review. How do you like it?

Let me know what you’re doing while listening to the podcast. I’d love to hear what you think of it so far, too. My goal for the podcast is to be a resource to help players and teachers hone their craft, so it helps to know how I’m doing in reaching that.

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To hear the album alone go to

The new riff rundown series I’m doing can be found on Instagram and Facebook. So far I’ve done In My Life by The Beatles and Is This Love by Bob Marley.

I got a new mic (was borrowing one) and a new podcast host. I’m happy with it so far. 😁

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