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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.

Arturia Audiofuse

28/03/2015

Arturia prepares for the AudioFuse’s arrival

The French software and hardware manufacturer readies its latest innovation – a next-generation USB interface with two DiscretePRO microphone preamps…
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The Doppler Shift

27/03/2015

Success Express returns with FAC drop-in session and showcase

On Thursday, London’s The Water Rats hosts another live show and artist session by the FAC, Success Express and Songwriting…
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Gemandeye

26/03/2015

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Virtual Reality’ by Gem And Eye

A more leftfield cut this week as siblings Gem And Eye fuse dream pop, trip-hop and Balearica to soul-soothing effect…
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Squeeze – Chris Difford & Glenn Tilbrook

25/03/2015

New tour and long-awaited album to come from Squeeze

Difford & Tilbrook plan ‘From The Cradle To The Grave’ tour and first LP of new material for 17 years…
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The Go! Team

24/03/2015

The Go! Team announce new tour with a new video

After keeping quiet over the last few years The Go! Team announce a June tour with a brand new video…
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Blur

23/03/2015

Blur unveil new track

Blur have shared the song ‘Lonesome Street’ from their forthcoming album ‘Magic Whip’, which is due out on 27 April…
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Jimi Hendrix

22/03/2015

Seattle to build a Jimi Hendrix memorial park

Jimi Hendrix is to receive a memorial park in his home city of Seattle, with construction starting this coming April…
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Adam Levine

21/03/2015

New songwriting competition show coming to NBC

Maroon 5 frontman and ‘The Voice’ coach, Adam Levine will co-produce ‘Songland’, a TV show devoted to discovering talented songwriters…
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Perri's Beatles guitar gig bag

20/03/2015

Perri’s launches Beatles guitar accessories

The Canadian family-owned leather company releases a range of guitar straps, gig bags and picks, honouring the iconic British band…
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John Stratton

19/03/2015

EXCLUSIVE! ‘To The Desert’ by John Stratton

This week’s Thursday track exclusive comes from a singer-songwriter who’s based in sunny LA, and trails his forthcoming debut album…
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Johnny Cash

18/03/2015

Johnny Cash’s ‘American Recordings’ out on vinyl next week

Country music legend Johnny Cash is to have his ‘American Recordings I-VI’ released next week as a vinyl box set…
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Andy Fraser

17/03/2015

Andy Fraser dies

Andy Fraser, bassist and songwriter of the much loved classic rock band Free, died yesterday at the age of 62…
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Mike Porcaro

16/03/2015

Toto bassist Mike Porcaro dies, aged 59

Toto bassist Mike Porcaro has passed away at the age of 59, after a long battle with Lou Gehrig’s disease…
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The Cribs

15/03/2015

The Cribs to headline Live At Leeds festival

The indie rock three-piece The Cribs have been announced as the headline act for this year’s Live At Leeds festival…
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Positive Grid 'Mobile Guitar Effects Month'

14/03/2015

Positive Grid launches ‘Mobile Guitar Effects Month’

Starting in March, the US music software specialist partners with PreSonus and Griffin for a new mobile guitar product giveaway…
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