As one half of the iconic duo Darryl Hall & John Oates, our guest this week discusses his journey in music which has included induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, as well as 80 million records sold.
The beloved artist comes onto the show to discuss his decades long career.
This indie folk duo from New England reflects on their hardworking path to a national audience.
Tyler Lyle is one half of this synthwave outfit who has garnered tens of millions of Spotify streams and a robust international following.
The veteran songwriter who has threaded the needle with a career as an artist as well as a writer for Miranda Lambert and Little Big Town, stops by the show to talk about his his years on the road and in the writer's room
The former Vandaveer frontman stops by the show to talk about writing, touring, and keeping a band together.
The head of Nashville's Wide Open Music shares lessons he's learned from two decades working as an artist, songwriter, producer, and music manager.
This indie singer-songwriter has successfully dipped her toe into the world of big league pop and rock music. She stops by the show to talk about the idiosyncratic path that led her to penning songs with Panic! At The Disco, Ingrid Michaelson, and Pitbull.
The rising Nashville star discusses his early start in independent bands, penning a double platinum hit, and learning from your creative rivals.
The journeyman songwriter talks about his long road to a platinum hit and finding peace in the creative pursuit.
The celebrated indie pop and folk singer who hails from Iowa stops by the show to talk about her winding musical path.
This native Iowan describes her journey to Nashville and how it took her twelve years in a "Ten Year Town" to maker her musical dreams come true.
This rocker turned country crooner talks about his childhood growing up "behind the pine curtain" in East Texas, getting his start in the Austin music scene, and developing a compelling sound that was his own.
Max Kerman, the creative force behind the inventive and beloved Canadian rock band that Paste Magazine once called "Canada's Best Kept Secret", stops by the show to talk about their juggernaut debut album, keeping a business running over the long haul, and staying creative through collaboration.
The wildly successful group from Texas stops by the show to discuss their years on the road, handling the success of 4 Number One hits, and staying together as a group over time.
The country-soul artist stops by the show to discuss receiving initial encouragement from Tommy Mottola, learning the ropes in Nashville, and thriving as an independent artist.
Taylor Goldsmith, the singer and songwriter behind this beloved Los Angeles rock band, stops by the show to discuss their ambitious new album, "Misadventures of Doomscroller".
One of the founding members and creative forces behind this classic American band stops by the show to talk about their iconic run in underground and mainstream music for the last 30 years.
The legendary folk troubadour who has written for projects as diverse as "Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story" and The Tony Kornheiser show, stops by to talk about his early years getting started, signing to a major label in the '90s, and the creative process that allows him to be so prolific.
This folk outfit that formed in Nashville has toured with Twenty Pilots and Incubus, played Lollapalooza and Austin City Limits, and appeared on a slew of Late Night shows with their buoyant songs. They stop by the show to talk their origins, touring, and their latest record.
The troubadour from Nashville who's collaborated with Brad Paisley and Jennifer Lopez, and who's had three songs go to the top of the Country Music Billboard charts, stops by the show to talk about the work ethic that's helped him achieve so much.
The Red House Records recording artist returns to the podcast to talk about her new record "Sing to the Walls".
The Juno award winning songsmith from Ontario talks owning his own masters, writing a song that Tim McGraw picked up, and learning to write in "found" moments as a father of young children.
The Tony award winning songwriter talks with Joe Pug about the radical re-imagining of his acoustic debut album.
The Philadelphia raised troubadour, who has been mixing blues, folk, and hip hop for three decades, stops by the show to talk about early success, 1990s major label deals, and his prolific collaborations with the likes of Jack Johnson, the Avett Brothers, and many others.