Jess And The Bandits

Introducing… Jess And The Bandits

November 1, 2014 in Features, Interviews

We meet Jessica Clemmons and discover how the Texan came to the UK, supported Boyzone and joined her Nashville Bandits…

Cammie Robinson

ReverbNation contest winner #12: Cammie Robinson

October 29, 2014 in Competitions, Features, Interviews

The latest winner of our songwriting competition with musicians network ReverbNation is a self-producing, self-taught female singer-songwriter from West Yorkshire…

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…

Introducing… Ben Cooling

October 15, 2014 in Features, Interviews

A Bristolian singer-songwriter who’s got a fierce way with an acoustic, and a vocal maturity that belies his 24 years……

Interview: Wayne Hussey

October 11, 2014 in Features, Interviews

With the gothic rock veteran’s new solo album just released, Songwriting catches up with him in his birthplace of Bristol…

Sodajerker presents… Chromeo

October 1, 2014 in Features, Interviews

Sodajerker are back again, and this time they’ve invited the Canadian duo Chromeo to talk about the secrets of songwriting…

David Stark - Songlink

David Stark: Pitching your songs effectively

September 26, 2014 in Features, Interviews, Tips & Techniques

The founder of long-running songwriters’ tip-sheet SongLink demystifies the process of pitching songs to A&Rs and imparts some invaluable advice…

Anja McCloskey

Interview: Anja McCloskey

September 17, 2014 in Features, Interviews

We meet the accordion-playing German-American singer-songwriter, who’s making waves in folk circles after taking an inspiring eight-month American road trip…

Interview: Peggy Seeger

September 11, 2014 in Features, Interviews

Songwriting meets a truly inspirational songwriter who at the age of 79 is itching to get back on the road…

Sodajerker presents… Adam Schlesinger

September 1, 2014 in Features, Interviews

This month, Sodajerker speak with an award-winning songwriter who excels in not just one but two areas of his craft…

Loudon Wainwright III

Sodajerker presents… Loudon Wainwright III

August 27, 2014 in Features, Interviews

Our favourite songwriting podcasters get another scoop, interviewing the Grammy Award-winning American folk singer-songwriter, actor and father of Rufus Wainwright…

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…

Jason Perry

Interview: Jason Perry

August 22, 2014 in Features, Interviews

How rock band A’s singer became a hit songwriter-producer for chart-busting popsters like McFly, despite never playing an instrument ason…

Introducing… St Paul & The Broken Bones

August 14, 2014 in Features, Interviews

This rock ’n’ soul seven-piece from Alabama are about to tour the UK… catching them in action is highly recommended!…

Juliana – ReverbNation

ReverbNation contest winner #11: Juliana

August 6, 2014 in Features, Interviews

Songwriting and ReverbNation proudly present the eleventh winner of our ongoing regular competition for songwriters – Nashville-inspired pop from Juliana…

Roger McGuinn

Interview: Roger McGuinn (part one)

July 28, 2014 in Features, Interviews

The legendary guitarist-songwriter discusses his new album, his days in The Byrds and why he prefers writing with a partner…

Eg White

How I wrote Will Young’s ‘Leave Right Now’ by Eg White

July 25, 2014 in Features, Interviews

Will Young’s No 1 single may have saved his career, but could just as easily been Gareth Gates’ Christmas song…

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…

Tony Hatch

A Life In Song: Tony Hatch

July 16, 2014 in Features, Interviews

How the prolific songwriter-producer helped define 60s pop music with Petula Clark and The Searchers… and wrote the Neighbours theme…

Rich Hall

Interview: Rich Hall

July 9, 2014 in Features, Interviews

With his latest album in stores now, songwriter, comedian and author Rich Hall shares some thoughts on his comedic songwriting…

Doe

Introducing… Doe

July 7, 2014 in Features, Interviews

London based trio Doe take feminism, horror and beer as their motto and indie-rock’s early 90s heyday as their inspiration…

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…