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…

Eg White

Sodajerker presents… Eg White

June 23, 2014 in Features, Interviews

The podcasting-songwriting duo speak with the “quintessential professional songwriter” whose list of collaborators include Adele, Tom Odell, Kylie and Duffy…

Frettie carousel

Profile: Frettie.com

June 21, 2014 in Features, Interviews, Tips & Techniques

Want feedback on your work from fellow songwriters, without getting abuse from trolls? This new online community is for you!…

Saint Etienne

Interview: Saint Etienne

June 14, 2014 in Features, Interviews

With a new photo-journal of their career having just gone on sale, Songwriting catches up with indie-dance legends Saint Etienne…

EKSA Songwriting Camp

A trip to EKSA Songwriting Camp

June 12, 2014 in Features, Interviews, Tips & Techniques

Aaron Slater recently attended Eliot Kennedy’s Songwriting Camp at Sheffield’s Steelworks Studios. What did he learn from the award-winning songwriter?…

Horse Party

Introducing… Horse Party

June 11, 2014 in Features, Interviews

A Bury-forged trio peddling blues-y, grungey alt-rock, with a back story that bears a similarity to certain college rock greats…

PF Sloan

Interview: PF Sloan

June 10, 2014 in Features, Interviews

He’s a musical legend who’s survived the best and the worst of times – and he’s playing Glasto this month…

Nabiha

Interview: Nabiha

June 3, 2014 in Features, Interviews

A Danish pop star who’s bringing her North African-infused dance and R&B across the world, to a country near you!…

Lisa Redford: The great duets

June 3, 2014 in Features, Interviews, Tips & Techniques

As our regular columnist works on a duet of her own, she looks at some great collaborations of the past…