The Naked Songwriter – Reina del Cid

An intimate look at some of Minnesota’s most prominent musicians as they explain the stories behind their songs and shed light onto their songwriting process. Songs: 0:30 – Treat Me Right 3:00 – The Fall 6:15 – Morse Code 10:55 – O My Baby 13:40 – Dink’s Song 16:30 – Come Back Over 21:10 –…


The Naked Songwriter – Phil Solem

Phil Solem is one half of The Rembrandts, the duo best known for the hit songs “Just The Way It Is, Baby” and “I’ll Be There For You”. Phil also has a rock trio called Thrush. Operating out of Minneapolis and Los Angeles, Phil writes and records solo material and music with Thrush, in addition…


The Naked Songwriter – Mayda

Born in South Korea, Mayda was adopted into a Twin Cities family that appreciated music but didn’t have the emotional connection to it that she did. She has gone onto become a staple in the Minneapolis music scene. Songs Played: “Lions” “HLLR” “All I Have” “A Walk In You” “Little Ginkgo”


The Naked Songwriter – Adam Levy

Adam Levy is one of the Twin Cities’ most ubiquitous and respected musicians. His band, The Honeydogs, flirted with the big time in the late ’90s and early ’00s — landing the radio hit “Miss You”. He also became a teacher at the Institute of Production and Recording (IPR) — a natural fit after years…


The Naked Songwriter – Molly Maher

Molly Maher is considered by some the reigning queen of the Twin Cities scene — she’s an incomparable singer and songwriter with compelling depth and soul, and has shared the stage with some of the best acts in the country, among them Los Lobos and John Hiatt. Songs Played: “3200 Miles” “Someday Somebody” “Merry Come…