Five Song Fridays

  • January 20, 2017 Five Song Fridays: Rise

    Michael Kiwanuka - Black Man in a White World

  • January 13, 2017 Five Song Fridays: The Piano in My Mother's Home

    *Sampha - (No One Knows Me) Like the Piano*

  • November 11, 2016 Five Song Fridays: Leonard Cohen (1934–2016)

    I'm taking Song Exploder on the road starting next week. Dates below, and more details at songexploder.net/live .

  • November 04, 2016 Five Song Fridays: Magik

    I'm taking Song Exploder on the road for a few events later this month. If you're in New York, Chicago, or Toronto, I'd love to see you. More details at songexploder.net/live

  • October 21, 2016 Five Song Fridays: The Memory Palace

    If there's one podcast most responsible for inspiring Song Exploder, it's The Memory Palace . Nate DiMeo's brief, poetic episodes showed me that with podcasts, as with song...

  • October 14, 2016 Five Song Fridays: Road Songs

    Five songs for this Friday, chosen by the band Rituals of Mine (formerly known as Sister Crayon). They just wrapped up a tour with The Album Leaf

  • September 23, 2016 Five Song Fridays

    Five songs for this Friday, chosen by author James Boice . His new novel is *The Shooting *, *a portrait of g...

  • September 02, 2016 Five Songs

    Listen to the playlist on Spotify or YouTube .

  • August 26, 2016 Five Song Fridays: DANG

    Listen to the playlist on Spotify or YouTube .

  • August 12, 2016 Five Song Fridays: Break in Case of Emergency

    This week's mixtape comes from *Jessica Winter* . She's the Features Editor at Slate , and she recently published h...