Jefferson Studios talks to artists about songs they made, songs they like, and songs they’d like to have made. It’s an inside look into the craft of making music from the artists themselves.

  • Elderbrook


    S1, Ep. 12

    We talk to Elderbrook about the limits of a guitar, waking up with a smile, and the things we do when we’re young.
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  • Sweater Beats

    Sweater Beats

    S1, Ep. 11

    We talk to Antonio Cuna AKA Sweater Beats about growing up around skate culture, the special place Bossa Nova has in his heart, and hearing himself on the jukebox.
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  • Trivium’s Paolo Gregoletto

    Trivium’s Paolo Gregoletto

    S1, Ep. 10

    Paolo Gregoletto of the band Trivium talks to us about the stories behind emotional songs, finding records at the flea market, and getting to those eureka moments in the studio.
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  • Molly Kate Kestner

    Molly Kate Kestner

    S1, Ep. 9

    We spoke to Molly Kate Kestner about fitting in in high school, listening to Prince as a kid, and hearing her brother sing the national anthem.
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  • Whethan


    S1, Ep. 8

    We talk to Chicago-based producer Whethan about mishearing song lyrics, remixing anything he could find, and the importance of having a place to create.
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  • Soleima


    S1, Ep. 7

    Danish musician Soleima talks about discovering the Beatles, hip-hop nostalgia, and going out on her own.
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  • Hayley Kiyoko

    Hayley Kiyoko

    S1, Ep. 6

    We speak with singer-songwriter Hayley Kiyoko about singing on family road trips, middle school angst, and her dream of being in a boy band.
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  • Chappell Roan

    Chappell Roan

    S1, Ep. 5

    Chappell Roan talks to us about the meaning of her name, performing in talent shows, and the secret sounds hidden in her songs.
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  • Lil Skies

    Lil Skies

    S1, Ep. 4

    We talk to Lil Skies about growing up in a small town, putting his own spin on The Sauce, and making music for the world.
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  • Josie Dunne

    Josie Dunne

    S1, Ep. 3

    Musician and songwriter Josie Dunne joins us to talk about singing to herself under the covers, teaching Justin Bieber songs to children, and being a little fish in a big...
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    S1, Ep. 2

    Singer, songwriter, and poet MILCK joins us to discuss writing to the underdog, growing up listening to The Carpenters, and the high of magical songwriting.
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  • Jason Mraz

    Jason Mraz

    S1, Ep. 1

    We talk to award-winning singer-songwriter Jason Mraz about paying the bills, being your own first fan and surrendering to the track.
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