Lines West

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Head Start’ by Lines West

September 19, 2016 in News

Our first exclusive of the week is from a rootsy pop/rock songwriting team whose writing is steeped in classic pop… Tags: , , , , , , , ,

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The Week In Review (12-18 Sep)

September 18, 2016 in News

We round-up the last week in music, including news you might’ve missed, our #SongOfTheDay playlist and Classic Of The Week… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Paul McCartney & Capitol

McCartney signs new deal with Capitol

August 17, 2016 in News

Historic agreement encompasses McCartney’s catalogue of master recordings and welcomes him home to label where he began his extraordinary career… Tags: , , , , ,

The Beatles

Paul McCartney on his friendship with John Lennon

August 10, 2016 in News

McCartney describes the relationship with his former Beatles bandmate as “irreplaceable” and says that he and Yoko Ono are “mates”… Tags: , , , , ,

Hot Buttered Rum by Jason Fraticelli Band

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Hot Buttered Rum’ by Jason Fraticelli Band

June 15, 2016 in News

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

The Beatles

Unseen footage of The Beatles published

April 26, 2016 in News

Australia’s National Film and Sound Archive have released previously unseen footage of The Fab Four preparing for a TV performance… Tags: , , , , ,

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan TV show in discussion

April 14, 2016 in News

Amazon are working together with Lionsgate TV and writer/director Josh Wakely on a new Bob Dylan themed drama series Just… Tags: , , , , ,

Willy Russell. Pic: Paul Cox

Sodajerker presents… Willy Russell

February 28, 2016 in Features, Interviews

The latest songwriting podcast features the playwright, lyricist and composer best-known for creating Shirley Valentine, Educating Rita and Blood Brothers… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Coldplay

Coldplay score seventh No 1 album

February 12, 2016 in News

British quartet’s ‘A Head Full Of Dreams’ knocks Adele off the top spot to continue their remarkable No 1 streak… Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

The Beatles

Now streaming: The Beatles

December 24, 2015 in News

An early present for fans of the Fab Four, as back catalogue comes to streaming services for the first time… Tags: , , , , ,

Liverpool

Liverpool made UNESCO City of Music

December 13, 2015 in News

The home of the Fab Four has been honoured for its world class commitment to music, past, present and future… Tags: , , , , ,

PF Sloan

PF Sloan dies in Los Angeles, aged 70

November 17, 2015 in News

The ‘Eve Of Destruction’ songwriter, who was himself immortalised in song by Jimmy Webb, died of pancreatic cancer on Sunday… Tags: , , , , , , ,

Sananda Maitreya

Interview: Sananda Maitreya

October 26, 2015 in Features, Interviews

The prolific artist formerly known as Terence Trent D’Arby continues to mine a rich seam of mystical and musical inspiration… Tags: , , , , , , ,

Alan Parsons

Interview: Alan Parsons

October 11, 2015 in Features, Interviews

We catch up with engineer, producer and recording artist Alan Parsons ahead of his lecture series at Abbey Road Studios… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The Beatles

Korg reveal Beatles inspired keyboard

September 4, 2015 in News

Korg has revealed that it will release a keyboard that will come with backing tracks of the Fab Four’s songs… Tags: , , , ,

Lennon & McCartney

“Dozens” of Beatles songs were “lost”

July 31, 2015 in News

Paul McCartney has said that “dozens” of potential Beatles songs co-written by himself and John Lennon were lost to memory… Tags: , ,

Noel Gallagher & Paul McCartney

Gallagher challenges McCartney to write Oasis’ comeback song

May 31, 2015 in News

After Paul McCartney joined the clamour for Oasis to reform, Noel Gallagher has challenged Macca to write Oasis’ comeback song… Tags: , , , , , , ,

George Harrison

George Harrison guitar sells for more than £300,000

May 17, 2015 in News

A Maton Mastersound guitar used by the late Beatles guitarist George Harrison has sold for more than £300,000 at auction… Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Novella-Land

Land by Novella (Album)

May 12, 2015 in Music Reviews

On their debut long player ‘Land’, the London-based quintet Novella do something entirely different with the omnipresent influence of shoegaze… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Jeff Lynne - Hollywood Walk Of Fame

Jeff Lynne honoured by the Hollywood Walk Of Fame

May 9, 2015 in News

The ELO frontman, songwriter and Grammy-award winning member of Traveling Wilburys is awarded a star on the famous LA boulevard… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,