The Desert Trip

Legendary line-up confirmed for Desert Trip

May 4, 2016 in Events, News

The Stones, Dylan, McCartney, Young, Waters and The Who set to play across one weekend festival in California this October… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Neil Young

Neil Young live album coming

April 30, 2016 in News

Legendary Canadian songwriter will release a live album this June which will include songs recorded from his tour last year… Tags: , , , , ,

Ben Watt

Sodajerker presents… Ben Watt

April 28, 2016 in Features, Interviews

Our podcasters chat with one half of alt-pop duo Everything But The Girl about his new album and eclectic career… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The Heavy

Interview: The Heavy

April 9, 2016 in Features, Interviews

We meet the genre-blending rock band’s main songwriters, singer Kelvin Swaby and guitarist Dan Taylor, from our neighbouring city, Bath… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

HOLY HOLY's Oscar Dawson

Interview: HOLY HOLY’s Oscar Dawson

November 19, 2015 in Features, Interviews

We get to know the Aussie guitarist and talk about the songwriting partnership behind this rock band’s exceptional debut album… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Live Earth

Stars come out for 24-hour climate change telecast

November 13, 2015 in News

Elton John, Mumford & Sons, Florence & The Machine, Joss Stone, Pharrell and many more appear on Al Gore’s ‘Live… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Mercury Rev

Live review: Mercury Rev at Trinity Centre, Bristol (5 Oct ’15)

October 12, 2015 in Events

A career-spanning set of atmospheric dream pop seamlessly balanced old favourites with songs from latest record ‘The Light In You’… Tags: , , , , ,

Blitzen Trapper 'All Across This Land' album cover

‘All Across This Land’ by Blitzen Trapper (Album)

September 30, 2015 in Music Reviews

A whole album of radio-friendly country rock is the last thing that you might expect from these former eclectic experimentalists… Tags: , , , , , ,

St Vincent

Line-up for Neil Young benefit shows revealed

September 15, 2015 in Events, News

St Vincent, Dixie Chicks and Ryan Adams are among those who’ll play the annual Bridge School Benefit Concert next month… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

SongDoor

SongDoor songwriting contest opens for entry

April 29, 2015 in Competitions, News

The SongDoor 2015 International Songwriting Competition is now open for submissions, with awards being given to entrants across six categories… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

For The Road by Sukh

For The Road by Sukh (Single)

April 16, 2015 in Music Reviews

The youthful Mancunian songwriter Sukh saves lives by day and writes folk in the vein of Cat Stevens by night… Tags: , , , , ,

Grant Nicholas

Interview: Grant Nicholas

March 24, 2015 in Features, Interviews

Feeder’s Grant Nicholas discusses his solo career, the freedom it affords his songwriting and what it means for his band… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Hillström & Billy – 'The Holding' cover

The Holding by Hillström & Billy (Single)

March 1, 2015 in Music Reviews

Once a solo effort and now a sprawling musical collective, Hillström & Billy have captured something magical on ‘The Holding’… Tags: , , , ,

Brian Dunne-Songs From The Hive

Songs From The Hive by Brian Dunne (Album)

February 26, 2015 in Music Reviews

‘Songs From The Hive’s’ catchy songwriting sees youthful New York songwriter Brian Dunne making a bid for the big league… Tags: , , , , , ,

Gretchen Peters 'Blackbirds' cover

Blackbirds by Gretchen Peters (Album)

February 12, 2015 in Music Reviews

On her poignant new album Blackbirds, veteran country artist Gretchen Peters creates something beautiful out of mortalities ever tightening grip… Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Grammy Museum

27 records added to Grammy Hall of Fame

December 17, 2014 in News

This year’s additions to the archive include records by Neil Young, Leonard Cohen, Otis Redding, Bob Dylan and many more… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

KT Tunstall

Sodajerker presents… KT Tunstall

October 16, 2014 in Features, Interviews

With autumn rolling in, Sodajerker sit down and talk songwriting with one of the most recognisable songwriters of the noughties… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

David Gray

Interview: David Gray

July 17, 2014 in Features, Interviews

The White Ladder man explains his new approach to songwriting, taking inspiration from poetry, boredom and a child’s toy harp… 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: , , , , , ,

Mark Morriss

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… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,