Orange Amplification OMEC Teleport

Orange Amplification invents the Teleport

May 11, 2018 in Gear, News

Rather than the futuristic way to travel, it’s the vintage OMEC brand’s new audio interface for studio recording and gigging…

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2018 USA Songwriting Competition deadline looms

May 9, 2018 in Competitions, News

The contest is still accepting entries from around the world, offering a top prize of cash and merch worth $50,000…

IK Multimedia UNO synth

IK Multimedia unleashes first analog synth

May 5, 2018 in Gear, News

The Italian mobile music production specialists work with boutique manufacturer Soundmachines to create the UNO, their first hardware synthesizer keyboard…

MC50

MC5 announces UK leg of anniversary tour

May 4, 2018 in Events, News

Wayne Kramer brings his special show to the UK this year to celebrate the 50th anniversary of MC5’s classic album…

Ed Bell's The Song Foundry

Skype songwriting coaching with Ed Bell

April 30, 2018 in News, Tips & Techniques

Take your skills to the next level, one-on-one, with the professional songwriter, educator and author of ‘The Art Of Songwriting’…

The Darkness Live At Hammersmith

The Darkness to release ‘Live At Hammersmith’ album

April 28, 2018 in Events, News

Here’s your chance to have Lowestoft’s finest in your home, as the band gets set to release a live LP…

Evolution Emerging Conference celebrates 10 years

April 21, 2018 in Events, News

This year’s event in Gateshead promises to be the biggest ever, including a seminar by independent music publisher Sentric Music…

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EXCLUSIVE! ‘Moon Tomb’ by Vinegar Mother

April 17, 2018 in Music, News

Today’s exclusive song comes from a soul-rock quintet whose singer has a sublimely smooth vocal. You’re going to love them…

Shallow

Classic Of The Week: Shallow

April 15, 2018 in News

This week’s classic is a shoegaze masterpiece from the most underrated band of all-time. Songwriting Magazine hope you enjoy it…

Chumbawamba

Chumbawamba film close to completion

April 14, 2018 in News

‘Tubthumping’ was one of the hits of the 90s, but what was it like to be part of the band?…

Foxanne

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Heavy Dog’ by Foxanne

April 10, 2018 in Music, News

Today we bring you a truly lovely song by an ‘independent post-pop’ trio who channel St. Vincent and Devendra Banheart…

You feel the heat as death comes ripping

Classic Of The Week: Misfits

April 8, 2018 in News

35 years on, this sublime classic shows that the inventors of horror-punk are so much more than a gory novelty…

Arctic Monkeys

Comebacks: The Good, The Bad And The U.G.L.Y

April 7, 2018 in News

The world is weeks away from the return of Arctic Monkeys, while a pop duo also makes a shock comeback…

The Importance Of The Physical In The Digital Age

April 5, 2018 in Gear, News

We invited the crowdfunding platform Qrates to explain how they are helping to power the future of music on vinyl…

Stimmerman

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Planetary’ by Stimmerman

April 3, 2018 in Music, News

She’s contributed to some of the best indie-rock to come out of New York and now she’s here for you…

Must-hear albums of April 2018

March 31, 2018 in News

Easter marks the end of the first quarter of 2018, but can April do better music-wise? Of course, it can…

Songwriting Spring 2018

Songwriting Magazine Spring 2018 out now

March 28, 2018 in Features, News

Latest issue features Eels’ Mark Oliver Everett, Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson, Calexico, Jonathan Wilson, Levellers, Scouting For Girls and more…

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Kendrick Lamar biography is coming

March 24, 2018 in News

Biography of the Grammy Award winning rapper to be penned by Bandcamp Senior Editor, and Pitchfork writer, Marcus J. Moore…

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EXCLUSIVE! 4th annual gala video by One Found Sound

March 20, 2018 in Music, News

It’s a first for you today, dear readers: a live video from an absolutely wonderful, collaborative, conductorless, chamber orchestra. Enjoy!…

Home Venue Manchester

Manchester Folk Festival Returns For Round Two

March 17, 2018 in News

If you missed last year’s festival then never mind, because 2018’s event promises to be bigger, better and more diverse…