We’d love to know how you’re dealing with quarantine and COVID-19. Please share your new experiences and we’ll select some of your most unique stories to pass along to a singer-songwriter to write an original song based on your experience. You can submit your stories to [email protected]
Some talking points that you can share, but aren’t limited to:
Maybe you’re single or currently dating someone? How’s that going?
You’re getting to know your neighbors whom you’ve never met before? Are they as crazy as you’ve once thought?
Tell us about how you’re dealing with your kids.
Do you work at a hospital? What’s the stress level like?
We look forward to hearing from you. Please be safe and WASH YOUR DAMN HANDS!
Episode 7 of Song Confessional features Odessa, a phenomenal singer-songwriter who’s released two critically acclaimed records and played with the likes of Old Crow Medicine Show, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, and Barefoot. This episode features “Lost My Head,” a song from her latest album inspired by the confession of a young man losing his first love. Odessa and Walker talk about dying, break ups in their 20’s, and a whole lot more.
Episode 8 of the Song Confessional features the provocateur Har Mar Superstar, a multi-talented scantily-clad crooner who’s toured with The Strokes, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and Lizzo and has written songs for J-Lo, Kelly Osbourne, among others. We’ll hear the debut of Har Mar’s “Don’t You Go Forgetting About Me Now”, the song inspired by a young women’s confessional of a late night Valentine’s Day encounter with a Magic Mike tribute show. Har Mar and Walker sit down to discuss strippers and hook up culture.
Episode 9 of Song Confessional features recalcitrant Econo jazz musician, Tristen, and the world premier of her song “Can’t Walk That Back.” You’ll hear the confessional of the loss of innocence that inspired it. Later Walker and Tristen cover the balancing act of being an artist, being true to your art, and being a parent.
Episode 6 of Song Confessional features the Ypsilanti, Michigan-based, DIY bedroom pop outfit, Minihorse, and the world premier of their new song, “Not A Clever as You Think”. You’ll hear a man confess to carrying on three relationships simultaneously-unbeknowst to any of the women. (Oh and he thinks he got a fourth woman pregnant.) You’ll also hear Minihorse’s lead singer, Ben Collins, and Walker discuss the creation of this send up, toxic masculinity in the music scene, and more.