ReverbNation Songwriting contest winner #14: InCrest

January 21, 2015 in Competitions, Features, Interviews

Kicking off the 2015 winner’s podium of our hallowed ReverbNation songwriting competition is a three piece grunge band from Copenhagen…

Ruth Moody

Interview: Ruth Moody

January 13, 2015 in Features, Interviews

We get to know the two-time Juno Award winning singer-songwriter from Canada who’s a featured vocalist for Dire Straits’ Mark…

Jeff Barry & Ellie Greenwich

Sodajerker presents… Jeff Barry

January 8, 2015 in Features, Interviews

The songwriter talks about penning his many hits and working with Brill Building collaborators like Ellie Greenwich and Phil Spector…

An insider's guide to sync

An insider’s guide to music synchronisation

January 2, 2015 in Features, Interviews, Tips & Techniques

Creating music for ‘sync’ has become an increasingly important option for songwriters. We asked an industry expert how it works.…

Interview: Bernhoft

December 13, 2014 in Features, Interviews

Hot on the heels of his Grammy nomination for ‘Best R&B Album’, we speak to fast-rising Norwegian soul singer Bernhoft…

Justin Townes Earle

Interview: Justin Townes Earle

December 11, 2014 in Features, Interviews

The country artist talks about his seventh album and how we still shouldn’t expect to hear happiness in his music…

Introducing… Kerri Watt

December 9, 2014 in Features, Interviews

A Scottish rock-pop singer-songwriter shaped by a year in California, listening to Michael Jackson records and touring with Marti Pellow…

Introducing… C Duncan

November 28, 2014 in Features, Interviews

A Scottish singer-songwriter who embraces classical, folk, pop and electronic influences to create a gentle sound all of his own…

ReverbNation contest winner #13: Chris Puckett

November 24, 2014 in Features, Interviews

This month’s winner of our regular songwriting competition with ReverbNation is a Californian who blends rock and pop with ease……

Sodajerker presents… Joan Armatrading

November 22, 2014 in Features, Interviews

Our podcasting friends over at Sodajerker once again speak to a songwriter who’s dedicated their entire life to their craft…

Lisa Redford

Lisa Redford: Cover versions

November 19, 2014 in Features, Interviews, Tips & Techniques

Need a break from writing? Our regular columnist looks at the fine art of making a familiar song your own……

Kate Dimbleby

Interview: Kate Dimbleby

November 17, 2014 in Features, Interviews

‘One of the most versatile singers on the jazz/blues circuit’ – daughter of broadcaster David Dimbleby discusses inspiration, improvisation and…

Profile: Dublin Studio Hub

November 10, 2014 in Features, Interviews

Is your demo lacking the professional touch it needs? Then Dublin Studio Hub could be the online solution for you!…

Rob Birch, Stereo MCs

Interview: Rob Birch (Stereo MCs)

November 6, 2014 in Features, Interviews

Songwriting meets the frontman of a legendary British band whose entire 25-year output has just been reissued in boxset form……

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…