We can all list the albums that have shaped our lives. The songs that have moved us.

But how did they come to be?.

We're excited to introduce you to Tape Notes; a podcast series hosted by Radio X New music champion John Kennedy that reunites artists and producers, leading them on a journey through their creative process. From kindling the first spark of a song idea, through decisions on style and instrumentation, to finessing the final product, hear never-before broadcast demos and stems, and the stories that shaped each seminal work.

With over 25 episodes to choose from, we're proud to bring you these unique insights into the working methods of some of the most innovative and exciting talents in music, including; Kate Tempest and Producer Dan Carey, The Big Moon and Catherine Marks, Wolf Alice & Justin Meldal Johnson, The 1975, Little Dragon and many more.

So take a moment, grab your headphones, get comfortable and lift the lid off your favourite album.

The Tape Notes podcast series is available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and all other major Podcast platforms. If you like what you hear, be sure to subscribe with new episodes being released over the course of the year.