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Songwriting goes to Nashville

July 7, 2015 in Features, Interviews

On a recent trip to the US, Songwriting got to spend some time in the home of c0untry music, Nashville… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Vance Joy – ISC 2014 winner

Joy for the ISC winner

May 3, 2015 in Competitions, News

Million-selling ‘Riptide’ earns Australian singer-songwriter Vance Joy the Grand Prize in last year’s International Songwriting Competition (ISC), announced this week… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Radio 1 Big Weekend

Final line-up for Radio 1’s Big Weekend announced

April 20, 2015 in Festivals, News

The line-up for Radio 1’s big weekend in Norwich has been announced, with Foo Fighters and Muse topping the bill… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Tidal

Jay Z reveals how his music streaming site Tidal is ‘artist-friendly’

March 31, 2015 in News

Last night Rapper and business mogul Jay Z announced just how his new music streaming site Tidal is ‘artist friendly’… Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

James Bay

James Bay secures first festival headline spot

March 3, 2015 in News

Brit Award winning songwriter James Bay is to be the headline act at a festival for the very first time… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Brit Awards 2015

A Brit of all right

February 25, 2015 in News

This year’s Brit Awards throws up another slew of winners. But which artists will be standing on the podium tonight?… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Taylor Big Baby with Expression System Baby pickup

Expression System Baby pickup introduced to Taylor Guitars

January 25, 2015 in Gear, News

The ES-B pickup system is added to the Baby Taylor range of travel acoustic guitars, with onboard digital chromatic tuner… Tags: , , ,

Best of 2014

Best Of 2014

December 31, 2014 in Features

As the sun sets on another eventful year in music, we consider the songwriters, songs and moments that made 2014… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Noel Gallagher

Noel Gallagher says songwriting teams are ‘ruining music’

December 13, 2014 in News

Noel Gallagher has taken to BBC Radio Four to claim that artists that employ a songwriting team are destroying music… Tags: , , ,

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2015 Grammy nominations announced

December 6, 2014 in News

The Grammy nominations have been announced, with UK songwriter Sam Smith and US pop mega star Beyoncé each receiving multiple… Tags: , , , , ,

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Interview: Caitlin Rose

August 24, 2014 in Features, Interviews

Songwriting meets Caitlin Rose, a rising Nashville starlet who’s also starting to make waves on this side of the pond… Tags: , , , , , ,

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift says ‘Music is art and should be paid for’

July 9, 2014 in News

Country songwriter Taylor Swift has said that ‘Music is art, important and rare’ and that it should not be free… Tags: , , ,

Dan Wilson

Interview: Dan Wilson

July 3, 2014 in Features, Interviews

Semisonic’s frontman and go-to A-list collaborator for Taylor Swift, Adele, Birdy and more re-ignites his career as a solo singer-songwriter… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift tops Billboard rich list

March 11, 2014 in News

The country starlet is the highest musical earner in the United States for second time in the past three years… Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift announces London gigs

January 21, 2014 in Events, News

Country-pop songstress and seven-time Grammy winner Taylor Swift is set to play five dates at the 02 Arena in February… Tags: , ,

Grammys

2014 Grammy nominees announced

December 7, 2013 in News

The great and the good of the recording industry will converge in LA on January 26 to see who’s won… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran readies his second album

December 5, 2013 in News

Chart-topping British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran has finished recording his second album to follow up the huge debut success of ‘+’… Tags: ,

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift to receive Songwriting Award

October 12, 2013 in News

Taylor Swift is to be honoured by the Nashville Songwriters Association International, as their songwriter and artist of the year… Tags: , , , ,

Calvin Harris

Calvin Harris is the top songwriter in the UK and US

February 2, 2013 in News

Calvin Harris confirmed as UK and USA’s top songwriter of 2012, taking the UK honour for the second year running… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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Brits 2013 nominees announced

January 11, 2013 in News

Mumford & Sons, Alt-J and Emeli Sandé are among those expected to be honoured at this year’s ceremony in February… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,