Aretha.Franklin.Retires.

Soul Legend Aretha Franklin to retire

February 11, 2017 in News

The Queen of Soul has announced her retirement from music to spend time with family, but promises one last album… Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Todd Alsup

Interview: Todd Alsup

November 21, 2016 in Features, Interviews

The New York-based pop/soul sensation steps away from the piano to talk about his life, work and third studio album… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Leo Napier

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Dime’ by Leo Napier

November 10, 2016 in News

Tonight’s exclusive’s a first for you lucky readers, as a sublime new soul artist tells you about his debut single… Tags: , , , , , ,

Songwriter Rod Temperton dies aged 66

October 5, 2016 in News

Heatwave founder and writer of some of Michael Jackson’s biggest hits, ‘Thriller’, ‘Off The Wall’ and ‘Rock With You’ dies… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Chips Moman & The Memphis Boys

Legendary producer-songwriter Chips Moman dies

June 14, 2016 in News

Producer known for recording Elvis, and writing hits at Stax and American Sound, dies the day after his 79th birthday… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Cale Tyson 'Careless Soul' cover

‘Careless Soul’ by Cale Tyson (Album)

April 10, 2016 in Music Reviews

A near-perfect marriage of country and soul lends this record a classic sound and makes it a wonderful refreshing antidote… Tags: , , , , , ,

Marcus Miller

Sodajerker presents… Marcus Miller

December 2, 2015 in Features, Interviews

Our podcasting pals from Liverpool bring us an exclusive chat with a giant of the jazz, funk and soul worlds… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Glen Ballard

Sodajerker presents… Glen Ballard

September 10, 2015 in Features, Interviews

The podcasters chat with six-time Grammy-winning songwriter/producer whose collaboration with Alanis Morrisette is one highlight from a glittering four-decade career… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Sophie Hunger. Pic: Marikel Lahana

Interview: Sophie Hunger

March 30, 2015 in Features, Interviews

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

EKSA Songwriting Camp

A trip to EKSA Songwriting Camp

June 12, 2014 in Features, Interviews, Tips & Techniques

Aaron Slater recently attended Eliot Kennedy’s Songwriting Camp at Sheffield’s Steelworks Studios. What did he learn from the award-winning songwriter?… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,