Abbey Road Studios

Chance to win tickets to Abbey Road Studios

April 6, 2014 in Competitions, Gear, News

Garritan and Time+Space mark the release of the new Abbey Road virtual piano with an opportunity to visit Studio Two…

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Cast

Interview: Cast’s John Power

March 30, 2014 in Features, Interviews

The Scouse singer-songwriter talks about playing in The La’s, the tale of Britpop heroes Cast, and “writing that eternal song”…

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BLACKUR0

ReverbNation contest winner #9: BLACKUR0

March 6, 2014 in Features, Interviews

Our latest songwriting competition winner is an eclectic singer-songwriter from Japan, mixing rock with elements of R&B, hip-hop and electro…

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Justin Currie

Interview: Del Amitri’s Justin Currie

February 11, 2014 in Features

As the Scottish rock band embarks on a reunion tour, the chef-turned-frontman talks about being compelled to keep writing songs…

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The Korgis

Interview: Andy Davis & James Warren

January 21, 2014 in Features, Interviews

The enduring members of prog-folk band Stackridge, and commercially successful partnership as The Korgis, talk about their eccentric songwriting approach…

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John Lennon

Lennon is now a crater on Mercury

December 19, 2013 in News

Beatles legend is honoured by the International Astronomical Union, along with the author of ‘All Quiet On The Western Front’…

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Paul McCartney

Macca’s little Twitter natter

October 3, 2013 in News

The Beatles songwriting legend chatted to fans worldwide on Twitter earlier today, discussing his new long-player ‘New’ and much more…

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Paul McCartney

McCartney wrote ‘Yesterday’ about his mum

September 26, 2013 in News

Paul McCartney reveals that the inspiration behind one of his, and The Beatles, most famous songs, ‘Yesterday’, was his mum…

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Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney surprises fans with new single… and album

August 29, 2013 in News

The legendary songwriter has treated his fans to the surprise of a new single and details of a new LP…

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Chord sequences

Chord sequences: What’s wrong with C, F and G?

June 17, 2013 in Features, Tips & Techniques

What have The Troggs and Green Day got in common? An appreciation for 12-bar blues chord progressions for one thing…

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Paul McCartney

McCartney performs rare Beatles songs

May 7, 2013 in News

The Beatles frontman delights fans in Brazil with Fab Four tracks that have only rarely, if ever, been performed live…

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Get Into This Award

Get Into This Award shortlist announced

April 2, 2013 in News

Liverpool’s ‘Get Into This’ Award has announced its shortlist, with Stealing Sheep and Dan Croll amongst the 12 featured artists…

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Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney working with Mark Ronson

March 25, 2013 in News

Paul McCartney collaborates with Mark Ronson on three songs, before a world tour, ‘Out There!’, starting after his 71st birthday…

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