My Songwriting Hero, Marianne Faithfull

Rob Ellis: My Songwriting Hero, Marianne Faithfull

March 25, 2019 in Interviews, Songwriting Magazine Winter 2018

Having worked with her for well over a decade, the renowned producer is well-positioned to assess the iconic songstress’ talents…

Bob Dylan

Appreciating the songs of… Bob Dylan

June 6, 2018 in Features

Passionate fan, James Sullivan considers the poetic lyricism and music by one of the most influential songwriters of all time…

27 Gone Too Soon

The legend of the 27 Club

April 8, 2018 in Features

In reviewing a recent documentary film about the famous musicians who died aged 27, Fern Dunn explores the tragic phenomenon…


New Music For 2018

December 29, 2017 in News

Goodbye 2017: It has been another great year for music, but will 2018 be better? Let’s look at the evidence…

Hot Buttered Rum by Jason Fraticelli Band

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Hot Buttered Rum’ by Jason Fraticelli Band

June 15, 2016 in Music, News

This week’s first exclusive comes courtesy of a man who kicks out a mean guitar line, for an upright bassist…

Los Lobos 'Gates Of Gold' album cover

‘Gates Of Gold’ by Los Lobos (Album)

October 1, 2015 in Music

Can Los Lobos trump previous successes like ‘Kiko’ after a five-year studio break, not to mention over forty years together?…

Luna Sol 'Blood Moon' album cover

‘Blood Moon’ by Luna Sol (Album)

August 30, 2015 in Music

David Angstrom may be a stoner rock old-timer, but the debut album from his new band is anything but dated…

ACM & Metropolis Studios

Metropolis Studios champions unsigned artists

August 14, 2015 in Events, News

The West London recording studio facility joins forces with Academy Of Contemporary Music to launch the talent showcase Metropolis Rising…

Jack White & Loretta Lynn

Jack White and Loretta Lynn join the Nashville Music City Walk Of Fame

June 5, 2015 in News

Jack White and the country music songwriter Loretta Lynn have been inducted into the Nashville Music City Walk Of Fame…

DigiTech TRIO pedal

TRIO’s a crowd with DigiTech’s band in a box

May 15, 2015 in Gear, News

DigiTech’s new pedal listens to your guitar and instantly generates bass and drums to match the chord progressions and rhythm…

Jimi Hendrix

Seattle to build a Jimi Hendrix memorial park

March 22, 2015 in News

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

Interview: The Bluetones’ Mark Morriss

February 20, 2014 in Features, Interviews

The Britpop band frontman turned solo singer-songwriter reveals a penchant for cryptic crosswords and an unremitting struggle with song titles…