Song Confessional On the Song Confessional Podcast, today's top bands and songwriters turn anonymous stories into new original songs. Each episode features the "confession" that inspires the original song, the song premiere, and an interview with the songwriter. Song Confessional is hosted by Walker Lukens and Zac Catanzaro and is a collaboration with KUTX radio in Austin, Texas.
Song Confessional

Song Confessional

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On the Song Confessional Podcast, today's top bands and songwriters turn anonymous stories into new original songs. Each episode features the "confession" that inspires the original song, the song premiere, and an interview with the songwriter. Song Confessional is hosted by Walker Lukens and Zac Catanzaro and is a collaboration with KUTX radio in Austin, Texas.

Most Recent Episodes

Re-release: Don't Let Me Die in Waco – Croy & The Boys

On the very first episode of Song Confessional, Croy & The Boys dropped a classic: "Don't Let Me Die in Waco." Relive it with us in this re-release. Check out more music from Croy & The Boys: http://croyandtheboys.com/ Got a story you want to confess and maybe have it turned into a song? Join the Song Confessional mailing list to stay up to date on all of our latest episodes, news, and the whereabouts of our confessional booth: https://songconfessional.com/connect. Help us out! Rate the show and leave us a review on Apple Podcasts & Spotify. Listen to all of the brilliant songs from the Song Confessional on Spotify or Apple Music. We love you! Peace

Confession Response #1: HS Queer Baiter

We're ending 2022 with the premiere of 4 new songs that were submitted after our previous episode. Songs from Caelin, Roman Kuebler, Steel Gemini, and M. Walker were inspired by last week's episode about a queer baiter. Walker and Zac break down each song and how everyone had a different take on the confession itself. [...] ***

Confession Call #1: HS Queer Baiter

We're trying something new here at Song Confessional and are calling on YOU to help us out. If you've been following along and thinking to yourself, "I could have totally written a song for this confession!", well now's your chance! We're asking you to listen to this confession (taken at Red River Revel), write and [...]

Capyac – EarthMemory part 2

In this weeks' episode of the Song Confessional, Walker sits down with Eric of Capyac to discuss last week's crooked doctor's confession. They also discuss Capyac's history and evolution as a band, how they manage song writing when living across the world from one another and how they booked their first national tour. Check it [...]

Capyac – EarthMemory part 1

This week's episode, features Capyac and the debut of their new song "EarthMemory". "EarthMemory" was inspired by a crooked doctor who gives out prescription drugs to his patients that are addicts as well as sleeps with them. And keep your eyes to your podcast feed for next week when Walker sits down with Capyac to hear how they channeled this confession into their latest tune.

Pom Pom Squad – River part 2

This week Walker sat down with the brainchild of Pom Pom Squad, Mia Barren. They discuss how crazy Pom Pom Squad's 2022 has been including, touring across the globe, how Mia is taking care of herself amidst the chaos of touring, how she and her band have grown, and what parts of last week's confession inspired her to write "River". If you haven't heard part 1 before this, go back and listen to the confession as well as Zac and Walker's thoughts on last week's confession.

Pom Pom Squad – River part 1

This week's episode features the confession that inspired Pom Pom Squad's latest tune "River". In this episode, you'll hear our confessor talk about how his father's death led to his divorce. You'll also hear Walker and Zac discuss this confession in-depth and share how they relate to our confessor. And you'll hear "River" by Pom Pom Squad. Be on the lookout for part 2 of our episode next week when Walker chats with Pom Pom Squad directly.

Superfónicos – Tu Voz

This week launches the first episode in our new season! For the first time, we're pulling an unreleased track from the vault inspired by the 2018 midterms. Austin-based, Columbian fusion outfit, Superfónicos, wrote and live recorded a groovy track encouraging us all to get out and vote.

Full Fat Tony Interview Unedited

This is our last offering in our unedited interview series from the Hotel Magdalena season. It features Fat Tony chopping it up with Walker about all things Houston and how beautiful it is to fall in love. If you like our show, please rate and review us down below!

Cashandra (aka Sabrina Ellis & Andrew Cashen) Interview Unedited

We had a number of great interviews from our latest Hotel Magdalena season. This week, we're revisiting Cashandra (Sabrina Ellis & Andrew Cashen of Sweet Spirit & A Giant Dog) where they discuss how their time at the hotel brought them back to their roots of songwriting, growing up playing shows in Houston and hearing real outtakes from their songwriting process. Give this a listen wherever you get your podcasts and be sure to rate and review the Song Confessional as well!