Isaac Hanson

Interview: Hanson’s Isaac Hanson

December 17, 2017 in Features, Interviews

With over two decades in the bag as part of the sibling pop trio, we chat to their eldest member… Tags: , , , , ,

Christmas gift guide

Win! The Songwriting Christmas Gift Guide

December 14, 2017 in Competitions, Features, News

Be in with a chance of winning all of the products featured in our gift list with this seasonal competition… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Katie Melua

Katie Melua’s 10 top songwriting tips

December 10, 2017 in Features, Tips & Techniques

The Georgian-British singer and songwriter shares her advice on lyric writing, the creative process and studious approach to making music… Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

Interview: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club’s Peter Hayes

December 6, 2017 in Features, Interviews

With new album ‘Wrong Creatures’ on the horizon, we catch up with the alt-rock trio’s founding member, singer and guitarist… Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Mount Etna

Songs In The Key Of… Sicily

December 3, 2017 in Features, Interviews

The Italian singer songwriter Alessio Bondi introduces us to the magical and varied sounds of the Mediterranean Sea’s largest island… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The Wandering Hearts

Interview: The Wandering Hearts

November 28, 2017 in Features, Interviews

We chat with two members of the UK country act who look set to follow the success of The Shires… Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Rhys Lewis

Introducing… Rhys Lewis

November 19, 2017 in Features, Interviews

A scheduled songwriting trip to the Isle of Wight proved to be the decisive moment for this talented young artist… Tags: , , ,

Hazel English

Interview: Hazel English

November 14, 2017 in Features, Interviews

We get to know the hotly tipped, Aussie indie-pop songwriter and hear of her passion for sci-fi and confessional poets… Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Gabrielle Aplin

Interview: Gabrielle Aplin

November 12, 2017 in Features, Interviews

The teenage internet sensation who burst onto the scene with her hit-laden 2012 debut album, returns with a new EP… Tags: , , , , , , , ,

The Jacksons Legacy

‘The Jacksons: Legacy’ by The Jacksons with Fred Bronson (Book)

November 6, 2017 in Features, Gear

With over 1000 pictures contained within, this coffee table book presents the Royal Family of Pop in all their glory… Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Joan Osborne

Interview: Joan Osborne

November 6, 2017 in Features, Interviews

Interpreting the work of Bob Dylan isn’t for the faint-hearted; thankfully this American singer-songwriter has the chops for the job… Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Songwriting Magazine Autumn 2017

Songwriting Magazine Autumn 2017 out now

November 3, 2017 in Features, News

Our latest issue features Gary Numan, Tori Amos, The Waterboys, The Darkness, Starsailor, Shelly Peiken, Nerina Pallot and much more… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Imelda May

Sodajerker presents… Imelda May

October 30, 2017 in Features, Interviews

Podcast kings Simon and Brian chat with an Irish rockabilly star whose new album is her most reflective to date… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Chris Gantry. Photo: Nancy Rhoda

Interview: Chris Gantry

October 27, 2017 in Features, Interviews

Recorded in 1973 at Johnny Cash’s studio, we learn all about a lost classic from the country artist behind it… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

music synchronisation

Five tips for successful music synchronisation

October 24, 2017 in Features, Tips & Techniques

With more songwriters turning to sync as a creative outlet, this music supervisor gives us a quintet of top tips… Tags: , , , ,

OUTLYA

Introducing… OUTLYA

October 19, 2017 in Features, Interviews

This talented trio have the bombastic pop tunes to match their ambition, it’s a potent formula which should guarantee success… Tags: , , , , , , ,

Interview: Nicky Holland

October 16, 2017 in Features, Interviews

We recently caught up with a songwriter whose resume includes Tears For Fears, John Hughes and a successful solo career… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Dave Stewart

Interview: Dave Stewart

October 15, 2017 in Features, Interviews

This synth-pop legend tells us all about the journey which has led him to release an album of country duets… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Dhani Harrison

Interview: Dhani Harrison

October 12, 2017 in Features, Interviews

The son of the Beatles guitarist takes a break from his many projects to finally release his debut solo album… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Feed The Fire songwriting retreat

Behind the scenes: Feed The Fire songwriting retreat

October 7, 2017 in Events, Features

Reporting back from a creative weekend at a country house in Somerset, with thoughts from the organiser, coach and participants… Tags: , , , ,