Kristian talks songwriting technique, like how the chorus should redefine the story, and how to write a song backwards.
Laura Nyro talks about her complex, emotionally rich songwriting and how she supports women's culture through her art.
When you free your mind, your ass may follow, but you have to make sure someone else doesn't program it while it's wide open.
Julian tells the stories behind his hits "Valotte" and "Too Late for Goodbyes," and fills us in on his many non-musical pursuits. Also: what MTV meant to his career.
Outrageously gifted and just plain outrageous, Millie is an R&B and Rap innovator.
Cain talks about the divine inspirations for "Don't Stop Believin'" and "Faithfully."