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…

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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…


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…

Dan Amor

Interview: Dan Amor

May 26, 2014 in Features, Interviews

As his fourth album hits download stores, we meet a singer-songwriter from Gwynedd who writes in both English and Welsh…

Wild Smiles

Introducing… Wild Smiles

May 21, 2014 in Features, Interviews

Winchester’s Wild Smiles are purveyors of the sort of noise-pop that’s bound to leave a wide grin on your face…

Interview: Dean Friedman

May 5, 2014 in Features, Interviews

The US songwriter of 1977 Top 20 hit ‘Ariel’ explains his idiosyncratic approach and his upcoming songwriting course in France…

Sodajerker presents… Difford & Tilbrook

April 28, 2014 in Features, Interviews

Who have Sodajerker been talking to this month? Only one of the greatest British songwriting teams in history, that’s all……

A beginner’s guide to… music publishing

April 25, 2014 in Features, Interviews, Tips & Techniques

For the serious songwriter, getting a publishing deal is crucial. We asked an industry insider to explain how it works……

Cameron Hill – ReverbNation

ReverbNation contest winner #10: Cameron Hill

April 20, 2014 in Features, Interviews

Presenting the 10th winner of our songwriting competition in association with musicians network ReverbNation – a pop-R&B songstress from Trinidad…

Ben Watt

Interview: Ben Watt

April 14, 2014 in Features, Interviews

The former Everything But The Girl man and sometime house producer on why he’s going back to his acoustic roots…

Lisa Redford: Writing to a brief

April 8, 2014 in Features, Interviews, Tips & Techniques

This month, our regular columnist Lisa looks at the different challenges that are involved in writing songs to a commission…

The Wytches

Interview: The Wytches

April 4, 2014 in Features, Interviews

The Wytches have applied their musical alchemy to crafting songs that are doomy, dangerous and more than a little infectious…


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”…

Carrie Tree

Interview: Carrie Tree

March 27, 2014 in Features, Interviews

We catch up with Brighton folk singer-songwriter Carrie Tree and find out just why her second album took so long…

Rufus Wainwright

Sodajerker presents… Rufus Wainwright

March 24, 2014 in Features, Interviews

The excellent Sodajerker team strike gold once again, with an interview with the ineffable baroque pop songwriting megastar Rufus Wainwright…

Sophie Madeleine

Interview: Sophie Madeleine

March 22, 2014 in Features, Interviews

We meet a rising singer-songwriter and ukelele player from Brighton and discover that she really is a ‘Silent Cynic’ underneath…

Liz Green

Interview: Liz Green

March 18, 2014 in Features, Interviews

We catch up with Songwriting’s first ever interviewee as her second album of jazz-, blues- and folk-influenced balladry hits stores…