Emmy The Great

Interview: Emmy The Great

April 28, 2017 in Features, Interviews

We spoke to one of folk’s stars and she revealed the most important quality that a songwriter requires to succeed… Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Starling

Introducing… Starling

April 26, 2017 in Features, Interviews

We introduce a young artist that is using her brooding pop confessionals to document the many challenges of modern life… Tags: , ,

Todd Rundgren

Interview: Todd Rundgren

April 21, 2017 in Features, Interviews

With an album of collaborations on the way, we catch up with the iconic recording artist, producer and musical innovator… Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Mike Rutherford

Interview: Mike Rutherford

April 18, 2017 in Features, Interviews

The main man behind Mike + The Mechanics and co-founding member of Genesis talks about his successful collaborative songwriting process… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Interview: Dominick Martin, AKA Calibre

April 10, 2017 in Features, Interviews

How a ‘superstar DJ’ from the world of drum & bass is now embracing the art and craft of songwriting… Tags: , , , , ,

Funnel Music - Songwriting Live

Funnel Music/Songwriting Live at The Square, Bristol (1 March 2017)

March 31, 2017 in Events, Features, Songwriting Live

Swanky Clifton members-only bar The Square opened its doors for this intimate gig showcasing songwriting talent from across the southwest… Tags: , , , , , ,

Warhaus

Interview: Warhaus

March 29, 2017 in Features, Interviews

We speak with Maarten Devoldere about his solo recording project Warhaus and his time spent fronting Belgian rock band Balthazar… Tags: , , , ,

Stone Foundation

Interview: Stone Foundation’s Neil Jones

March 26, 2017 in Features, Interviews

We chat to the Midlands singer and songwriter about working with Paul Weller on the mod-influenced band’s soulful new album… Tags: , , , , , , ,

Piano keys

10 tips for getting started as a songwriter

March 19, 2017 in Features, Tips & Techniques

ACM’s Ivor Novello-winning songwriting tutor goes back to basics with advice for anyone wanting to get their creative juices flowing… Tags: , , , ,

The Mavericks. Photo: David McClister

Interview: The Mavericks’ Raul Malo

March 10, 2017 in Features, Interviews

With a new album on the horizon, it’s the perfect time to check in with The Mavericks’ songwriter and frontman… Tags: , , , , , , , ,

The Tuts

Introducing… The Tuts

March 5, 2017 in Features, Interviews

Archaic and free-spoken: the punk-pop trio storming the DIY scene. But this is just the beginning of their beckoning career… Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Rebecca Ferguson

Interview: Rebecca Ferguson

February 28, 2017 in Features, Interviews

The X Factor runner-up who went on to co-write her record-breaking debut and another three albums, tells her songwriting story… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Ailbhe Reddy

Introducing… Ailbhe Reddy

February 11, 2017 in Features, Interviews

Getting to know a songwriter from Dublin whose captivating blend of indie-folk music is filled with honesty and universal appeal… Tags: , , ,

Abbey Road Studios

Get that Abbey Road sound!

February 7, 2017 in Features, Gear

A range of software and hardware products help you capture some of that Studio 1 magic in your own recordings… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The Blue Aeroplanes

Interview: The Blue Aeroplanes’ Gerard Langley

February 5, 2017 in Features, Interviews

BIMM’s head of songwriting and speak-singing leader of Bristol’s enduring art rock band talks about the 80s, poetry and stagecraft… Tags: , , , , , , , ,

17 for 2017

17 for 2017: new songwriting talent

January 31, 2017 in Features

You didn’t think we’d forget? We’re here with another roll-call for success, excess and distress with our 17 for 2017… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Tom Odell

Sodajerker presents… Tom Odell

January 29, 2017 in Features, Interviews

Our perennial songwriting podcasters meet their youngest guest yet, in the form of an Ivor Novello-winning, piano-fuelled songwriter from Chichester… Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Sarah Darling

Interview: Sarah Darling

January 22, 2017 in Features, Interviews

On the eve of her latest album release, we catch up with a country singer-songwriter who is chasing her dreams… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Dave Mason by Chris Jensen

How I wrote ‘Feelin’ Alright?’ by Traffic’s Dave Mason

January 17, 2017 in Features, Interviews

The guitarist, sitar-player and songwriter behind this frequently covered two-chord classic, talks about the song’s willful simplicity and enduring popularity… Tags: , , , , , , ,

Robyn Hitchcock

Sodajerker presents… Robyn Hitchcock

January 9, 2017 in Features, Interviews

In the latest episode of the podcast, their guest unpicks an array of Hitchcockian classics in his own inimitable style… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,