Clifford Stumme and his guests go deep with the most popular songs out there. He explains the deeper meanings behind the songs you hear on the radio, and keeps asking the question, "Is there something more here?" There is something more in every song you listen to, and there's something more in life. Discover them both on the Pop Song Professor Podcast.
Full Story of "Level of Concern" by Twenty One Pilots & Why We Like It
Monday 13 April 2020
: We answer two questions: What does "Level of Concern" by Twenty One Pilots mean? And why do people like it? With interviews from fans and...
Taylor Swift's Lover Album Track-by-Track Breakdown ft. Holistic Songwriting
Thursday 29 August 2019
Archive Episode: How a Songwriter Thinks ft. Melissa Bel
Monday 04 December 2017
: Today we're talking to Melissa Bel, a longtime artist from Canada who met her partner in Las Vegas and moved to Great Britain. She's been...
Archive Episode: How to Write a Country Song ft. Garrett Vandenberg
Monday 27 November 2017
: People hate country music, but why? And how can we tap into these particular hates to put together the greatest (see: worst) country song of...
Archive Episode: Is Taylor Swift's Reputation Any Good? ft. Holistic Songwriting
Thursday 16 November 2017
: Taylor Swift released a new album, and it's crazy. Will you like it? Is it deep? Is it good? These are the things we talk about today with...
Archive Episode: Tyler Joseph's "Save" from No Phun Intended
Wednesday 16 August 2017
: This one's a blast from Tyler Joseph's 17-year-old past. In "Save" from No Phun Intended, he begs God to save him as he tries hard to keep...
Archive Episode: A Real SONGWRITER Explains Pop Music! ft. Holistic Songwriting
Thursday 29 June 2017
: Please make a special point to listen to this episode. Friedemann Findeisen is a German songwriter and songwriting coach whose brilliant...
Archive Episode: A Pro Music Reviewer on Lorde's Melodrama ft. ARTV Reviews
Sunday 18 June 2017
: Today we have a special guest. Successful song reviewing YouTube Jon Compton from ARTV and Beyond ARTV joins us to go further in depth over...
Archive Episode: Mumford & Sons' Babel Will Always Be a Deep Favorite ft. Dr. Tess Stockslager
Friday 16 June 2017
: Time for a return of an old favorite. One year ago, I had Dr. Tess Stockslager on to talk about _Sigh No More _by Mumford & Sons, and...
Archive Episode: Mumford & Sons's album Sigh No More Tells a Story! ft. Dr. Tess Stockslager
Friday 02 September 2016
: Pop Song Professor Clifford Stumme and his guest Dr. Tess Stockslager take a long, close look at Mumford and Sons's album _Sigh No...
Archive Episode: What does "Kitchen Sink" by Twenty One Pilots mean?
Tuesday 24 May 2016
: Pop Song Professor Clifford Stumme puzzles through Twenty One Pilots' song "Kitchen Sink." He thinks there's a clue in an interview quote...