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Theme song to One Magical Hour, A Matthew & Shafer Podcast Spectacular

Listening to the One Magical Hour Podcast on SpotifyBefore production began on his new podcast, Shafer Hall, one of the two hosts of One Magical Hour: A Matthew & Shafer Podcast Spectacular asked me to provide him with a theme song. As I turned the title over in my head, Matthew & Shafer set sail on their podcasting adventure.

By the time I was ready to work on the theme, Matthew and Shafer had just released Episode 19. It was clear that I had work to do. I donned my headphones, opened Garage Band, and put my favorite Harold Lloyd movie on the television with the sound turned down.

I started with the beat, then added some whistling, synthesizers, and vocals. My first version clocked in at over six minutes. Over the next two days, I was able to edit this down to a three minute version, which makes its debut at the end of Episode 21.

One Magical Hour Episode 21

A shorter version of theme opens and closes Episode 22.

Episode 22 of One Magical Hour, A Matthew & Shafer Podcast Spectacular

You can catch up on all the adventures of Matthew & Shafer over at onemagicalhour.com

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