The Modern Recordist Podcast EP: 025 – Strategies for letting your creative energy come through for powerful songwriting with Lance and Lea

The Modern Recordist Podcast episode 025 with guests Lance and Lea

This week on the podcast, I hang with Americana duo Lance and Lea live in the studio for a great discussion on powerful songwriting techniques.

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Our discussion centers around ways to set yourself up to win and write great songs that have an impact. Here’s a taste of what’s talked about on this episode:

•Trusting yourself
•Following your intuition
•Getting out of your own way
•Letting go of control-avoiding putting your ideas in a box
•Managing the erratic schedule of songwriting and recording sessions
•Strategies for bringing out your creativity
•Not judging what comes out in the writing process
•The importance of a stress free space
•The process of finishing-bringing the songwriting process to completion, and how to know when you are done

And of course, we dive into The War Of Art, which turns out is the most recommended book on writing and creative productivity on this show.

In addition to The War Of Art, Lance and Lea also mention The Artist’s Way as a fantastic resource for creative productivity, and strong creative output.

Lance and Lea also play a few songs. Listen Now!

Get connected with Lance and Lea online at:

Official website:

Instagram: @lanceandlea


Twitter: @lanceandlea


Click here to download Lance and Lea’s album on iTunes

About The Modern Recordist

The Modern Recordist is a podcast devoted to the exploration and continual discussion around designing and living your life as an extraordinary artistic visionary. Each week Jon Stinson (that’s me!), JD Tiner, and Parrish will venture on this journey, either in a casual hang out with a guest, or by diving into a specific topic for a few minutes in more of a monologue-structured format.

Hear stories and learn from the most innovative, inspired, and talented songwriters and artists in the music scene. Spark your creative genius with actionable advice and takeaways. Become inspired and move to action as you design and live your life as an extraordinary artistic visionary.

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After you’ve listened to the episode posted above in it’s entirety, take a few minutes to poke around my site here. There’s plenty of valuable things to soak in, such as previous episodes of The Modern Recordist podcast, and even my free resource on simple tips for recording drums:

Recording Drums 101


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Parrish is a producer/engineer. He also handles the engineering for The Modern Recordist, as well as the social media aspects of the show.

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