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Shawn Smith of Satchel, Brad and Pigeonhed

056 Shawn Smith of Satchel and Brad Interview

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Bruce Calder, Dennis Herring, The Satchel Partnership
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Satchel frontman Shawn Smith, gives us insight on songwriting, dealing with a label, and the story behind those Reservoir Dogs samples.

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For episode #56, we dip into the category of "so good yet criminally overlooked," exploring the world of Satchel and their 1994 album EDC. Satchel seamlessly explore Alice In Chains riffing on one song and twisted Prince grooves on the very next. Joining us for the extensive track-by-track review is Satchel frontman Shawn Smith, who gives us insight on songwriting, dealing with a major label in the '90s, and how those Reservoir Dogs samples ended up on the album.

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Songs in this episode

  • Intro - Built 4 It
  • 19:51 - Mr. Brown 
  • 25:13 - Equilibrium 
  • 30:04 - Taste It
  • 33:23- Trouble Come Down  
  • 37:37 - More Ways Than 3  
  • 48:36 - O
  • 52:25 - Mr. Pink 
  • 1:00:42 - Willow 
  • 1:02:26 - The Roof Almighty  
  • 1:06:39 - Suffering  
  • Outro - Willow 

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