We Are The West

EXCLUSIVE! Hear We Are The West’s new single ‘Hold On’

October 16, 2014 in News

Songwriting is pleased to bring you another track exclusive… this one comes from Californian indie-folk duo We Are The West… Tags: , ,

Joni Mitchell

Joni Mitchell greatest hits coming this November

October 15, 2014 in News

Joni Mitchell is to release a remastered version of her greatest hits collection this November, following in Led Zeppelin’s footsteps… Tags: , , , , ,

Peggy Seeger carousel

Interview: Peggy Seeger

September 11, 2014 in Features, Interviews

Songwriting meets a truly inspirational songwriter who at the age of 79 is itching to get back on the road… Tags: , , , , ,

Richard Thompson and The Rails' James Walbourne

Live review: Richard Thompson

September 8, 2014 in Events

Wednesday 23 July 2014: the folk-rock guitar hero’s Acoustic Classics tour stops at Bath’s Forum, with The Rails in support… Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Roger McGuinn

Interview: Roger McGuinn (part one)

July 28, 2014 in Features, Interviews

The legendary guitarist-songwriter discusses his new album, his days in The Byrds and why he prefers writing with a partner… Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Sam Morrow-Ephemeral

Ephemeral by Sam Morrow (Album)

July 12, 2014 in Music Reviews

On his debut album ‘Ephemeral’, old soul Sam Morrow trades in the sorrow that’s drawn many a songwriter to greatness… Tags: , , ,

Fever To The Form

Fever To The Form by Nick Mulvey (Single)

July 10, 2014 in Music Reviews

Nick Mulvey returns with ‘Fever To The Form’ and shows why he’s been one of the risings stars of 2014… Tags: , , , ,

Dan Amor

Interview: Dan Amor

May 26, 2014 in Features, Interviews

As his fourth album hits download stores, we meet a singer-songwriter from Gwynedd who writes in both English and Welsh… Tags: , , , , , ,

Blair Dunlop-House Of Jacks

House Of Jacks by Blair Dunlop (Album)

May 11, 2014 in Music Reviews

On his sophomore release ‘House Of Jacks’, award-winning folk songwriter Blair Dunlop displays a craftsmanship that taps into southern bluegrass… Tags: , , , ,

Carrie Tree

Interview: Carrie Tree

March 27, 2014 in Features, Interviews

We catch up with Brighton folk singer-songwriter Carrie Tree and find out just why her second album took so long… Tags: , ,

BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards

Full English dominate Radio 2 Folk Awards

February 20, 2014 in News

Last night’s BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards celebrated folk supergroup The Full English and music legend Cecil Sharpe, among others… Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Pete Seeger in 1986

Pete Seeger dies, aged 94

January 28, 2014 in News

Folk world mourns the loss of a legend, as songwriter and lifelong activist Pete Seeger dies after a short illness… Tags: , , , , , ,

Northern America Wander

Wander by Northern American (Single)

January 8, 2014 in Music Reviews

In advance of their summer-scheduled debut album, Northern American offer a single full of Californian melody and New York charm… Tags: , , ,