This podcast was first released in 2017. courtesy Big Deal Music Group

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“And The Writer Is…with Ross Golan” showcases the work of songwriters.

“And The Writer Is…with Ross Golan” is a show that features interviews with the writers and producers behind some of the biggest hits around the globe. The conversations with these creative workers in the industry revolve around craft, how they ended up in the music business and more.

It updates once a week and is in its seventh season, which means plenty of content for music lovers to listen to. Recent guests to the show include: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ryan Tedder and Michael Bublė. This podcast is the perfect listen for anyone who loves taking a deep dive into their favorite artists or songs. Recently, the show has also been providing regular updates of news from the music industry, in snippets that range from 2-5 minutes.

The show is dedicated to revealing what really goes on behind closed doors in the music industry through incisive conversations with the creatives who have seen the best and the worst of the industry. It aims to give a platform to songwriters and producers, whose contributions often go without mention.

We don’t talk about the songwriters nearly as much as we talk about the artists singing the songs. Most people can’t name the songwriters behind some of the greatest hits in popular music, unless the collaborator has been given more recognition by the star or musician. However, without the skill of these incredible yet oftentimes invisible writers, like the ones featured on this show, our favorite songs might not exist.

Since the podcast offers insight into the songwriting creative process, it is a valuable resource for writers of all kinds, especially those interested in creating their own music. The guests featured on the show share advice on how to craft better songs. Simply listening to a creative detail or how songwriters work through problems can be helpful to anyone suffering with writer’s block.

Host Ross Golan asks all the right questions and leaves plenty of space for his guests to talk. The result is conversations that are informative and engaging. Episode 90 with TRAKGIRL is inspiring to anyone who has dreamed of a career in secret. She discusses how she would secretly make tracks in college and how she finally found her footing in the music industry.

These conversations are truly a delight to listen to, regardless of whether or not you are a connoisseur of music or not. It is inspiring to listen to the stories of people who have been able to make a name and living for themselves in a tough industry like the music business.

This podcast is well worth the listen. It is different from other shows that are about music or the music industry. The podcast provides a valuable platform to amplify the work of the writers and producers, who are talented and deserve recognition.

This podcast is available on all streaming platforms.

Post Author: Hana Saad