Deftones

The Week In Review (14 – 20 August)

August 20, 2017 in News

After a week away, we’re back with your Sunday treat and this edition features a truly stunning nu metal track… Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Rae Sremmurd

UK & US Songwriting Charts (11 – 26 Aug 2017)

August 19, 2017 in News

Rae Sremmurd’s new track ‘Perplexing Pegasus’ puts producer Mike Williams II atop the list of the weeks top US songwriters… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Warner grows roster of songwriters

August 18, 2017 in News

The world-famous publisher signs another big name to its impressive list of songwriters, as they dominate the UK music scene… Tags:

Louis Armstrong

‘What A Wonderful World’ celebrates 50

August 17, 2017 in News

An exhibit at the Louis Armstrong House Museum marks a half-century since the optimistic jazz standard was recorded and released… Tags: , , , , ,

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

Manchester Arena to reopen with benefit gig

August 16, 2017 in Events, News

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Courteeners and Blossoms are among the acts welcoming back live entertainment fans to the venue… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Fusion Guitars

iPhone-integrated Fusion Guitar goes on sale

August 15, 2017 in Gear, News

More than 20 years in the making, “the world’s most advanced electric guitar” becomes available to musicians in the US… Tags: , , , ,

Thomas Rhett. Photo: John Shearer

UK & US Songwriting Charts (4 – 19 Aug 2017)

August 12, 2017 in News

Find out who are top of the pop songwriters, based on last week’s UK Singles Chart and Billboard Hot 100… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Alice Glass

Alice Glass announces new music and tour

August 11, 2017 in News

Ex-Crystal Castles singer shares the video to her latest single and reveals she will tour with goth icon Marilyn Manson… Tags: , , , ,

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame reveals new inductees

August 10, 2017 in News

The class of 2017: Walt Aldridge and Tim Nichols, veteran songwriter Jim McBride and the late Vern Gosdin as songwriter/artist… Tags: , , , , , , ,

Glen Campbell

RIP Glen Campbell

August 9, 2017 in News

Legendary country music songwriter Glen Campbell died this Tuesday (8 August) aged 81, following a six year battle with Alzheimer’s… Tags: , , , , , , ,

Matt Epp and Faouzia

The ISC unveils 2017 judges

August 7, 2017 in Competitions, News

International Songwriting Competition kicks off with another stellar judging panel comprising Lorde, Tom Waits, Perry Farrell, Ziggy Marley and more… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The Beatles

The Week In Review (31 July – 6 August)

August 6, 2017 in News

Our latest weekly round-up sees us finally get round to featuring a track by the most influential band of all-time… Tags: , , , , , , ,

Art Of Songwriting

Introducing a new kind of songwriting book

August 5, 2017 in News

The Song Foundry’s ‘The Art Of Songwriting’ by Ed Bell covers the creative and life skills songwriters need to succeed… Tags: , , ,

Burt Bacharach

Burt Bacharach calls for clarity over plagiarism laws

August 4, 2017 in News

Veteran songwriter says artists are getting a rough deal when it comes to lawsuits, as there are not enough notes… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Tim Schou

International Acoustic Music Awards opens

August 2, 2017 in Competitions, News

The 14th annual IAMA – a competition promoting acoustic music performance and artistry, which discovered Meghan Trainor – is open… Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

GALLOP

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Gallop’ by Cyphered Threads

August 1, 2017 in News

This week’s exclusive track is a seven minute epic from a musical ensemble who’ve drawn comparison with Nine Inch Nails… Tags: , , , , , , ,

Jack-White

Jack White is recording his next solo album

July 31, 2017 in News

White’s label, Third Man Records, have shared images of the songwriter recording his upcoming third solo album in New York… Tags: , , ,

America

The Week In Review (24 – 30 July)

July 30, 2017 in News

Today’s weekly round-up is brushed with an American tinge, as we cover a landmark moment and feature an alt-country classic… Tags: , , , , , , ,

BASCA Chairman Crispin Hunt (left) and Nathan Morgan

ACM’s BASCA scholarship winner announced

July 29, 2017 in Competitions, News

Nathan Morgan is 2017 recipient of the exclusive award and will start a free three-year Songwriting and Artist Development programme… Tags: , , , , , ,

Amplify

BBC Introducing to host Amplify

July 28, 2017 in News

Have you ever dreamed of working in the music industry? Then this new BBC event will offer some valuable insight… Tags: , ,