About

“A supremely gifted performing songwriter”
– Performing Songwriter

New York-based recording artist, writer, and lecturing professor Mike Errico has built his name on the strength of critically acclaimed releases and extensive composition for film and TV. He teaches songwriting at universities including Yale, Wesleyan, the New School, and NYU’s Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music.

In addition to his performing and teaching careers, Errico’s opinions and insights have appeared in publications including The New York Times, CNN, the Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, and The Observer.

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LINKS TO MUSIC: 

Bandcamp | Pandora | iTunes | Spotify 

LINKS TO PURCHASE MUSIC, LYRICS, AND LIFE: A FIELD GUIDE FOR THE ADVANCING SONGWRITER:

Amazon  | Bookshop | Goodreads  |  Books Are Magic 

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TV:

Cameo on Billions (Showtime), January 31st

http://errico.com/mike-on-billions-showtime/

 

Events:

Virginia Festival of the Book

https://www.vabook.org/2022/03/14/music-lyrics-and-life-a-songwriting-workshop-with-mike-errico/

Andrea Stolpe Songwriting Retreat – April 13

https://www.andreastolpe.com/new-york-songwriting-retreat

 

Podcasts:

All of It with Alison Stewart on WNYC/NPR

https://www.wnyc.org/story/mike-erricos-music-lyrics-and-life-field-guide-advancing-songwriter

The Profitable Musician with Bree Noble

https://profitablemusician.com/how-to-succeed-in-the-business-of-songwriting-with-mike-errico

Music Matters with Jason Tramm

https://youtu.be/sxbFuYSAccE

The Musician’s Venture podcast

https://musicians-venture.captivate.fm/episode/mike-errico-finding-the-flow-in-songwriting/

Entrepreneur magazine’s Get a Real Job with guest Emily White

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/is-spotify-friend-or-foe-to-musicians/id1495098982?i=1000552550866

Hey Human podcast

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/hey-human-podcast/id1134101582?i=1000555097059

Mindful Warrior with Kami Craig

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/mike-errico-connecting-to-authenticity-and-play/id1591504595?i=1000551224246

The Record Player: On Sparklehorse, with Jeff Ito and Matt Wardlaw

https://www.buzzsprout.com/1868553/10039588-sparklehorse-vivadixiesubmarinetransmissionplot-1995

The Writer Shed: How to Write a Song

https://thewritershed.buzzsprout.com/

The Record Player (excerpt)

https://youtu.be/xFP9UjSAJZI

American Songwriter: The Zak Kuhn Show

https://open.spotify.com/episode/4YqHvccd1oOj18bPaEBzFA?si=1beb0ffabeef4e63

80/20 podcast

https://open.spotify.com/episode/2MUh5dtTfZqznx860vPipx?si=14172f0383dd4fdc

Entrepreneur magazine’s “Get a Real Job” podcast with Dan Bova
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/get-a-real-job/id1495098982?i=1000542071640

Song Exploder podcast endorsement of Music, Lyrics, and Life

https://www.instagram.com/p/CXoGQX6L0R_/

Third Story Podcast with Leo Sidran

http://www.third-story.com/listen/mikeerrico

Booked on Rock podcast with Eric Senich

https://www.spreaker.com/user/discoveryeric/episode-40-mike-errico-music-lyrics-and-

StoreyTime podcast with Stephanie Storey

https://youtu.be/zrq32tV1VVI

Write About Now podcast with Jonathan Small

https://writeaboutnowmedia.com/podcast/2021/11/30/how-to-unlock-your-creativity

The Commentary podcast with Joseph Planta

http://thecommentary.ca/ontheline/1979-mike-errico/

 

Features:

American Songwriter, “5 Gems from the A&R Department”

https://americansongwriter.com/songwriter-u-five-gems-from-the-ar-department/

 Music Connection: “Artist to Artist: Write a Mission Song”

https://www.musicconnection.com/artist-to-artist-write-a-mission-song/

– American Songwriter: “Why You Need a Mission Song”

https://americansongwriter.com/songwriter-u-why-you-need-a-mission-song/

– NME: Rock band to release 1,000-track album of 30-second songs to protest Spotify royalty rate https://www.nme.com/news/music/rock-band-to-release-1000-track-album-of-30-second-songs-to-protest-spotify-royalty-rate-3155423

SonicScoop, “Songwriters: Meet Your Field Guide”

https://sonicscoop.com/2022/01/03/songwriters-meet-your-field-guide/

ASCAP.com: “What the Brain Likes”

https://www.ascap.com/help/career-development/mike-errico-what-the-brain-likes

Largehearted Boy: Music, Lyrics, and Life playlist

http://www.largeheartedboy.com/blog/archive/2021/11/mike_erricos_pl.html

Yale Daily News: Artist Profile

https://yaledailynews.com/blog/2021/11/01/artist-profile-former-yale-lecturer-and-singer-songwriter-releases-field-guide-to-songwriting/

NYU News: Artist Profile

https://nyunews.com/arts/music/2021/11/08/mike-errico-music-lyrics-and-life/