Episode 70: Weezer

“Summer Elaine and Drunk Dori”

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Weezer’s 10th album, the self-titled “White” album, came out April 1, 2016. In this episode, Rivers Cuomo breaks down the meticulous process of making the song “Summer Elaine and Drunk Dori,” through the different demo versions that the track went through, and the array of spreadsheets that he uses collect, analyze, and harvest his ideas.

You can buy “Summer Elaine and Drunk Dori” on iTunes.

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“Walk Away Renee” by The Left Banke
The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron

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