James McArthur

On The Stereo #50

September 12, 2019 in Music

We’ve been getting excited by new music from James McArthur, Jason Tyler Burton, Andy Brown, Forty Elephant Gang and Chase…

Wilco. Photo: Austin Nelson

Songs In The Key Of… Wilco

September 6, 2019 in Features, Interviews, Music

With a comprehensive new book about Jeff Tweedy’s band on the horizon, its author walks us through 12 essential tracks…

Maybe April

On The Stereo #49

September 3, 2019 in Music

The team’s track selection process unearths some absolute gems from Maybe April, Crash Adams, Serafina Steer, Marc Bianco and Molly-Anne…

Eli Musser

Song Deconstructed: ‘Die To Be With You’ by Eli Musser

August 30, 2019 in Features, Interviews, Music

A true student of popular music, this New York songwriter invites us to learn a thing or two about love…

Gary Numan

Classic Gary Numan albums re-released

August 25, 2019 in Music, News

Beggars Arkive will release two special collections of rarities to mark the 40th anniversary of ‘Replicas’ and ‘The Pleasure Principle’…


On The Stereo #48

August 20, 2019 in Music

This time we celebrate some top releases from Feeder, Ward Thomas, Nickel & Rose, Rayne Johnson, Lunch Lady and Twinnie…

Frank Turner

Song Deconstructed: ‘The Death Of Dora Hand’ by Frank Turner

August 17, 2019 in Features, Interviews, Music

The punk and folk singer-songwriter reveals the inspiration and craft that went into a track about an 1800s vaudeville star…

Purple Pilgrims

On The Stereo #47

August 13, 2019 in Music

We’ve been enjoying this new music from Purple Pilgrims, Clara Bond, Daniel O’Sullivan, Abby Inez, Ty Segall and Sarah Darling…

Headie One and Skepta

On The Stereo #46

July 28, 2019 in Music

Our latest playlist comes from Headie One, Sean C Kennedy, Julia Meijer, Abby Anderson, Albi & The Wolves and DVNO…

Emma King

Song-by-Song: ‘The Sun And The Blues’ by Emma King

July 26, 2019 in Features, Interviews, Music

British songwriter Emma King takes us through her new mini-album which was inspired by her surroundings in Memphis and Nashville…

The End Of America

Song Deconstructed: ‘Monsters’ by The End Of America

July 19, 2019 in Features, Interviews, Music

Brendon Thomas takes apart his band’s new song which was inspired by the plight of children in his US homeland…

Getaway Dogs. Photo: Zachary Schneider

On The Stereo #45

July 16, 2019 in Music

The new songs on heavy rotation from Getaway Dogs, Okaywill, Emma White, Saweetie, Eilen Jewell and Lucy & La Mer…


On The Stereo #44

July 5, 2019 in Music

We can’t stop playing these new songs from Kokoko!, Rupert Stroud, Jon Pardi, Kirby Forest, Earth Tongue and Joe Tofts…

Iron Maiden

Iron Maiden release more reissues

June 29, 2019 in Music, News

Parlophone Records have announced they will be reissuing special editions of the English heavy metal band’s 1992-2000 back catalogue…

Attaque and Korg MS-20

Songs In The Key Of… The Korg MS-20

June 25, 2019 in Features, Interviews, Music

DJ and producer Attaque (aka Dominic Gentry) picks out a selection of tracks which were built using the classic synth…

The Album That Changed Everything (Spring 2019)

The Album That Changed Everything (Spring 2019)

June 20, 2019 in Interviews, Music, Songwriting Magazine Spring 2019

Some of our favourite past Songwriting interviewees reveal the seminal albums that have inspired them the most over the years…


On The Stereo #43

June 19, 2019 in Music

Here we revel in the sonic delights of Kaina, Square Halo, Carrie Underwood, Hein Cooper, Sarah Darling and Tom Hannay…

The Heavy's Kelvin Swaby

Song Deconstructed: ‘Better As One’ by The Heavy

June 12, 2019 in Features, Interviews, Music

The West Country alternative punk band’s singer Kelvin Swaby reveals some surprising sociological and political observations behind their latest single…

Emma Stevens

On The Stereo #42

June 10, 2019 in Music

We single out some new songs from Emma Stevens, Von Spar, Liv Austen, Emma White, Michael Ray and Jordan Mackampa…

Lady Antebellum

On The Stereo #41

June 3, 2019 in Music

Here we select some superb new tracks from Lady Antebellum, Iiola, The Adelaides, James Rose, The Rising and HD Hausmann…

Jess Clinton by Liz Maney

On The Stereo #40

May 21, 2019 in Music

Our updated playlist now includes songs from Jess Clinton, Tegan Marie, The Black Keys, Hunter Phelps, Meursault and Tom Hannay…


On The Stereo #39

May 13, 2019 in Music

We appreciate brand new tracks from Binky, Roo Panes, Joan As Police Woman, Riley Smith, Eleri Angharad and Molly Sarlé…