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Interviews, inspiration, songwriting tips and more…

We talk to up-and-coming artists and big names alike to get the inside story on their songwriting techniques and on how they got to where they are today, while our own team of experienced songwriters share some of their ideas to help get your creative juices flowing. To view an archive of all the previous Songwriting features visit our Songwriting Features section.

Miranda Cooper

09/04/2015

Sodajerker presents… Miranda Cooper

This month Sodajerker sit down with Miranda Cooper, a key member of the smash hit songwriting and production team Xenomania…
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David Arnold

08/04/2015

Interview: David Arnold

The acclaimed composer of James Bond soundtracks, film scores and TV themes, shares movie songwriting insights and inspiring advice he…
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Sophie Hunger. Pic: Marikel Lahana

30/03/2015

Interview: Sophie Hunger

The Swiss jazz-pop singer-songwriter reveals a talent for palatial flat-hunting, songwriting on the move and an alternative career in waitressing…
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25/03/2015

Introducing… Flowers

London-based indie-pop trio Flowers are a band with the potential to jump right to the top of their chosen genre…
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Grant Nicholas

24/03/2015

Interview: Grant Nicholas

Feeder’s Grant Nicholas discusses his solo career, the freedom it affords his songwriting and what it means for his band…
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18/03/2015

Sodajerker presents… Tom Robinson

The podcasting duo Sodajerker secure some time with a national treasure, as they talk songwriting with the brilliant Tom Robinson…
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OOFJ

17/03/2015

Interview: OOFJ

The cinematic electro-pop duo, previously named Orchestra Of Jenno, discuss the merits of long-distance songwriting versus living and creating together…
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Charlie Belle

15/03/2015

Introducing… Charlie Belle

Charlie Belle, hailing from Austin, Texas, are a trio of talented musicians who are about to take SXSW by storm.…
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Tyler Nail

10/03/2015

Interview: Tyler Nail

Songwriting catches up with the talented American folk artist who is currently in the middle of an ambitious recording project…
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Jane Taylor

10/03/2015

Jane Taylor: Finding your lyrics

Struggling with your lyrics? Award-winning UK singer-songwriter Jane Taylor shares some ideas for getting the creative juices flowing yrics are…
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Sondre Lerche

06/03/2015

Sodajerker presents… Sondre Lerche

Our podcasting friends in Liverpool discuss songwriting with a Norwegian pop star who, funnily enough, is a big A-Ha fan……
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Kim Churchill

02/03/2015

Interview: Kim Churchill

Roaming Aussie folk-blues singer and songwriter Kim Churchill talks of non-stop touring, surfing, collaborating and plans for album number six…
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Rae Morris

26/02/2015

Interview: Rae Morris

Songwriting spends time with one of 2015’s rising stars and finds an artist who just wants to keep moving forwards…
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24/02/2015

Introducing… Callaghan

This British singer-songwriter is already well known in the US… now it’s time to look at conquering her native land…
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22/02/2015

Interview: Ward Thomas

Songwriting speaks with two of Nashville’s unlikeliest rising stars – a pair of convent school-educated twin sisters from deepest Hampshire…
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Jeff Daniels

18/02/2015

Sodajerker presents… Jeff Daniels

The American actor, singer-songwriter and playwright Jeff Daniels joins our good friends at Sodajerker to talk about his songwriting process…
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11/02/2015

Interview: Cajsa Siik

Songwriting catches up with rising Swedish indie-pop artist Cajsa Siik to discuss influences, emotions, contrasts and the English language ajsa…
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09/02/2015

FAC, Success Express and Songwriting live at The Water Rats

Ed O’Brien, Mark Kelly and a host of new talent were on hand to help reopen this legendary London venue…
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04/02/2015

Win a €1,000 recording package with Dublin Studio Hub

Our Dublin Studio Hub competition offers you the chance to have your music performed, recorded, mixed and mastered professionally ancy…
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15 for 2015: new songwriting talent

27/01/2015

15 for 2015: new songwriting talent

We grab our crystal ball and list the artists that we expect to be here, there and somewhere in 2015…
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