The Magic Numbers' Romeo Stodart

Interview: The Magic Numbers’ Romeo Stodart

April 4, 2018 in Features, Interviews

As the English pop-rockers return with a new album, we chat to the band’s songwriter about life as an outsider… Tags: , , , , , , ,

Mark Oliver Everett

Interview: Mark Oliver Everett

April 2, 2018 in Interviews, Spring 2018

After making his own distinctive brand of music with Eels for over 20 years, E has come a long way… Tags: , ,

Interview: Ian Anderson

Interview: Ian Anderson

April 2, 2018 in Interviews, Spring 2018

On the 50th anniversary of Jethro Tull’s formation, the band’s pioneering, enigmatic, flute-toting frontman talks about their evolution and eclecticism… Tags: , , , , , ,

Interview: Jonathan Wilson

Interview: Jonathan Wilson

April 1, 2018 in Interviews, Spring 2018

Producer, musician extraordinaire and a songwriter with a genuine artistic vision, LA-based Jonathan Wilson really is one of a kind… Tags:

Interview: Calexico

Interview: Calexico

April 1, 2018 in Interviews, Spring 2018

After more than 20 years together, the musical relationship between Joey Burns and John Convertino continues to produce the goods… Tags: , , , ,

How I Wrote 'What A Beautiful Day' by The Levellers' Mark Chadwick

How I wrote ‘What A Beautiful Day’ by The Levellers

March 31, 2018 in Interviews, Spring 2018

The punk-folk-rock band’s lead singer, Mark Chadwick, tells us how the rousing, mid-90s anthem took just three minutes to write… Tags: , , ,

How I Wrote 'She's So Lovely' by Scouting For Girls' Roy Stride

How I wrote ‘She’s So Lovely’ by Scouting For Girls

March 31, 2018 in Interviews, Spring 2018

The pop rock band’s frontman, Roy Stride, explains how two years of tweaking went into creating their debut hit single… Tags: , , ,

Discover: Shoegaze

Discover: Shoegaze

March 30, 2018 in Interviews, Spring 2018

Music editor Damien Girling explores the scene, songwriters, albums and equipment that helped create the sound of late-80s indie rock… Tags: , ,

The Album That Changed Everything

The Album That Changed Everything (Spring 2018)

March 30, 2018 in Interviews, Spring 2018

Some of our past interviewees reveal the iconic albums that have inspired and influenced them the most over the years… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Frankie Cosmos' (Greta Kline) #SongwritingSurvivalKit

Frankie Cosmos’ Songwriting Survival Kit

March 30, 2018 in Gear, Interviews, Spring 2018

New York indie-pop singer-songwriter, Greta Kline – aka Frankie Cosmos – talks through the items that she can’t do without… Tags: , ,

Diary Of A Songwriter: George Montague

Diary Of A Songwriter: George Montague

March 30, 2018 in Interviews, Spring 2018

A budding local musician tells us how he challenged himself to write 10 completely new songs in just 10 days… Tags: ,

Ian Anderson. Pic: Travis Latam

How I wrote ‘Living In The Past’ by Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson

March 28, 2018 in Features, Interviews

On the 50th anniversary of the band’s formation, the enigmatic, flute-toting frontman talks about writing one of their best-known songs… Tags: , , , , , , ,

Darlingside #SongwritingSurvivalKit

Harris Paseltiner of Darlingside’s Songwriting Survival Kit

March 26, 2018 in Features, Gear, Interviews

Want to know what the Boston alt-rocker couldn’t write without, then look no further as he reveals their 10 essentials… Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Richard Youngs

Interview: Richard Youngs

March 14, 2018 in Features, Interviews

The release of his latest album gives us a chance to learn about the creative process of this post-punk master… Tags: , , , , ,

Seun Kuti

Songs In The Key Of… Nigeria

March 9, 2018 in Features, Interviews

Seun Kuti, the youngest son of Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti, introduces us to 10 songs that represent his home country… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Bill Nelson

Interview: Bill Nelson

February 20, 2018 in Features, Interviews

Including his work in Be-Bop Deluxe, this uncompromising English songwriter has remained true to his vision throughout his long career… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Santo Domingo

Songs In The Key Of… Dominican Republic

February 11, 2018 in Features, Interviews

Santo Domingo-born singer-songwriter, formerly of super-group Gonzalez, Diego Mena takes us through a playlist of his country’s finest alt-rock artists… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Emeli Sandé

Sodajerker presents… Emeli Sandé

February 7, 2018 in Features, Interviews

The perennial podcasters sat down with the Scottish singer-songwriter in her London studio to talk about her career in music… Tags: , , , , ,

Rebecca Nelson of Faeland’s #songwritingsurvivalkit

Rebecca Nelson of Faeland’s Songwriting Survival Kit

February 5, 2018 in Features, Gear, Interviews

Fuelled by a cup of cacao, one half of the Bristol group Faeland shares her crucial songwriting kit with us… Tags: , , , , , ,

Instant Love

Interview: Instant Love

February 1, 2018 in Features, Interviews

Does changing the gender affect a song’s meaning? Instant Love, an ambitious and creative project, is doing just that The… Tags: , , , , , , , , ,