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The latest goings-on in the world of songwriting and music

Here’s a round-up of the latest songwriting news stories from the past month. To view an archive of all the previous articles visit our Songwriting News Archive.

Westminster

26/03/2017

The Week In Review (20-26 March)

We round-up the last week in music, including news you might’ve missed, our #SongOfTheDay playlist and Classic Of The Week…
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Vampire-Weekend-Update-On-Fourth-Album

25/03/2017

Vampire Weekend provide update on their fourth album

Band’s frontman Ezra Koenig advises that the band’s upcoming album will be a “lil more springtime than the last one”…
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Zylia-Microphone

24/03/2017

Zylia ZM-1: The microphone making musicians lives easier

The Zylia ZM-1 will be on the bill at this year’s Musikmesse in Frankfurt, and it’s set to revolutionise recording…
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CHUCK

23/03/2017

Final CHUCK Berry album confirmed

June release set for the posthumous LP by the rock ’n’ roll pioneer – his first since 1979’s ‘Rock It’…
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Feargal Sharkey

22/03/2017

New contest Salute-ing music makers

An original music competition with a £50,000 cash prize is launched by Salute, an enterprise designed to empower UK talent…
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Ed Sheeran

21/03/2017

Ed Sheeran threatens more records

Ed Sheeran’s ‘÷’ tops the million mark in under three weeks, with quadruple platinum status looking likely within the month…
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Frances 'Glow' music video

20/03/2017

Frances launches album and charity initiative

The up-and-coming singer-songwriter’s long-awaited debut is released along with a new music video raising awareness of domestic violence charity Refuge…
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Chuck.Berry

19/03/2017

The Week In Review (13-19 March)

We round-up the last week in music, including news you might’ve missed, our #SongOfTheDay playlist and Classic Of The Week…
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Learn To Play Day

18/03/2017

Learn To Play Day 2017 weekend announced

Two days of free musical instrument lessons will be taking place at over 120 venues across the UK in June…
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Kasabian.Live.2010

17/03/2017

Kasabian return with new album and tour

Leicester’s finest release first single from their forthcoming album and announce tour details, which includes three nights at The Forum…
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American Authors

17/03/2017

2017 USA Songwriting Competition opens

The annual contest is accepting entries from around the world, offering a top prize of $50,000 in cash and merch…
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Kate Ellis

16/03/2017

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Ones You Love The Most’ by Kate Ellis

Today’s exclusive comes courtesy of a Louisiana born, New York raised and London based Americana singer-songwriter with a crisp style…
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Ed Sheeran

15/03/2017

UK & US Songwriting Charts (11-25 March 2017)

Assisted by Royalty Exchange, we recognise the most successful songwriters behind the biggest hits on both sides of the Atlantic…
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Murmur Tooth

14/03/2017

EXCLUSIVE! “The Room EP” by Murmur Tooth

Today’s exclusive is from a Berlin-based grunge three-piece who’ve found a fine balance between dirty guitars and pop vocal harmonies…
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Sister Sledge

13/03/2017

Sister Sledge’s Joni dies, aged 60

Singer, songwriter and founding member of the disco group famous for ‘We Are Family’ has passed away of unknown causes…
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Arsene-Wenger-A-Tale-Of-Two-Deficits

12/03/2017

The Week In Review (06-12 March)

We round-up the last week in music, including news you might’ve missed, our #SongOfTheDay playlist and Classic Of The Week…
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Behringer- Minimoog-Synth

11/03/2017

Behringer propose Minimoog copy

Minimoog that won’t break the bank – Behringer in early planning stages of rival synthesiser that could match Moog’s specs…
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Country Music Week

10/03/2017

London’s Country Music Week announced

As the Country to Country Festival kicks off, its organisers reveal plans for another series of shows across the capital…
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Born In Bristol

09/03/2017

Marty Stuart to host premiere at C2C Festival

Tennessee superstar will host the UK premiere of the ‘Born In Bristol’ documentary at Country to Country festival this Sunday…
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Cherry Head, Cherry Heart

09/03/2017

EXCLUSIVE! “Tarred & Feathered” (Album) by Cherry Head, Cherry Heart

Today we have a real treat for you folks, with not just an exclusive track but a whole darn album…
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