Loren Benjamin

Interview: Loren Benjamin

April 17, 2013 in Features, Interviews

Fans of the piano-driven pop of Keane and Billy Joel should check out this emerging 23-year old singer-songwriter from Brooklyn…

Lisa Redford: Dealing with writer’s block

April 17, 2013 in Features, Interviews, Tips & Techniques

New monthly columnist Lisa Redford is a British singer-songwriter based in NYC. This month, she looks at tackling writer’s block…

Ben Folds Five - Sodajerker

Sodajerker presents… Ben Folds Five

April 10, 2013 in Features, Interviews

Liverpudlian songwriting team Sodajerker and their podcast caught our attention. Here we showcase their recent interview with Ben Folds Five…

David Bronson

Interview: David Bronson

April 3, 2013 in Features, Interviews

We meet a songwriter who’s put his entire life into song, and is releasing it as a 22-track magnum opus…

Cathy Dennis

Interview: Cathy Dennis

March 24, 2013 in Features, Interviews

One of the most successful pop songwriters of the past 20 years explains her work-ethic and no-nonsense approach to Songwriting…

John Smith

Interview: John Smith

March 17, 2013 in Features, Interviews

Richard Hawley’s support act steps forward with a third album in his hand and a broken heart on his sleeve…

Interview: Louise Goffin

March 16, 2013 in Features, Interviews

Introducing an artist with songwriting in her blood, who’s stepping back into the limelight after a spell behind the boards…

Interview: Billie Myers

March 8, 2013 in Features, Interviews

A singer-songwriter who’s been at the top of the tree and fallen off – but who’s ready to climb back…

SE6 Music - Tom Lown & James Bailes

Music For Film & TV Part 2: SE6 Music

February 25, 2013 in Features, Interviews

Continuing our series on writing songs for the media, we speak to Tom Lown of music production company SE6 Music…

Interview: Hannah Scott

February 23, 2013 in Features, Interviews

This acoustic singer-songwriter has supported Ed Sheeran and been played on 6 Music, and her debut EP’s out this week…

Interview: Billy J Kramer

February 21, 2013 in Features, Interviews

We catch up with a genuine Merseybeat legend who, at nearly 70, is about to release his ‘first proper album’…

Interview: Lizzie & The Yes Men

February 5, 2013 in Features, Interviews

Songwriting meets a band with one foot in the pubs of Dalston and Shoreditch, and one in the California surf…

Interview: Harper Simon

January 23, 2013 in Features, Interviews

As he prepares to release his second album, we catch up with Harper Simon, a singer-songwriter with an illustrious pedigree…

Adler

Interview: Adler

January 22, 2013 in Features, Interviews

Ex-Guns’n’Roses drummer Steven Adler’s songwriters explain the “secret to songwriting” whilst surprisingly managing to avoid some of rock’n’roll’s clichéd excess…

Lord Huron

Interview: Lord Huron

January 11, 2013 in Features, Interviews

Michigan-born LA-based songwriter Ben Schneider tells the story of how his musical and visual arts ‘project’ Lord Huron was created.…

Beth Rowley

Interview: Beth Rowley

December 27, 2012 in Features, Interviews

The velvet-voiced songstress prepares to return with a sophomore album that’s been four years in the making. So what happened?…

Interview: Plastique

December 27, 2012 in Features, Interviews

This electro-rock trio may look like they’re all about style, but there’s plenty of substance to their songwriting as well…

Seb Stone

Doing it himself: Seb Stone

November 26, 2012 in Features, Interviews

Songwriting meets a young London singer-songwriter as he releases a new self-produced EP. Actually, make that singer-songwriter-producer. Or rather, singer-songwriter-drummer-guitarist-bassist-pianist……

King's Bullet

Interview: King’s Bullet

November 14, 2012 in Features, Interviews

The duo of Emmy award-winning American Idol songwriter Trey Bruce and singer-songwriter Loni Rose talk about ‘making it’ in Nashville…

Micachu

Interview: Micachu & The Shapes

October 25, 2012 in Features, Interviews

We meet the pop/experimental combo led by a woman once dubbed “the next in a line of great female songwriters”…

Peter Raeburn

Music For Film & TV Part 1: Peter Raeburn

September 24, 2012 in Features, Interviews

Want a career writing music for the media? We ask an award-winning soundtrack writer and producer to share his secrets…

Flipron

Interview: Flipron

September 15, 2012 in Features, Interviews

Psychedelic outfit Flipron are back, with new single ‘The Comet Returns’ this month and a full LP due in November…