Three products to get the creative juices flowing

July 21, 2018 in News

Here are a few products that can help improve your songwriting skills, aid the creative process and keep costs low… Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Frank Skinner and David Baddiel

It’s ‘coming home’ for Baddiel, Skinner and The Lightning Seeds

July 13, 2018 in News

While the national team inspired a nation, ‘Three Lions’ gets 6.8m audio streams, 5.2m video streams and another No 1… Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Bob Marley

The sun is shining for Bob Marley And The Wailers anniversary

July 7, 2018 in Music, News

The band’s classic album ‘Kaya’ gets a 40th birthday makeover, but the message of love and peace remains the same… Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Songwriting Summer 2018

Songwriting Magazine Summer 2018 out now

July 6, 2018 in Features, News

Our latest edition features Chvrches, Graham Nash, Janis Ian, Travis, Ali Tamposi, Nizlopi, Roger Cook, Jamie Lawson and much more… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Nile Rodgers

Nile Rodgers becomes chairman of the board

July 4, 2018 in News

The legendary Chic co-founder becomes chair of the Songwriters Hall Of Fame and announces first new album in 25 years… Tags: , , ,

Alice In Chains

Alice In Chains return with new album

June 29, 2018 in News

Seattle rockers return with their first album in five years and the lead single is already a social media success… Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Sparks

Sparks team up with Edgar Wright for documentary

June 23, 2018 in News

The Mael brothers and British director Edgar Wright will collaborate on the documentary celebrating the career and music of Sparks… Tags: , , , ,

The new loop synth changing the game

June 17, 2018 in News

Shopping for loops is dull. Arcade delivers playable instruments directly to the plugin. Music production is about to change forever… Tags: , , , , ,

Enhancia

Enhancia impresses at music start-up contest

June 9, 2018 in Gear, News

Record number of future tech companies battled it out at Midemlab 2018, attempting to win over judges and attract investment… Tags: , , , , , , ,

Flogging Molly

Tickets go on sale for Fuelling The Fire

June 2, 2018 in Events, News

Line-up and details of this December’s 10-date punk rock showcase are announced, and Fireball’s Hottest Band 2019 competition kicks off… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

2018 Ivor Novello Award for Songwriter Of The Year Ed Sheeran by Mark Allan

Winners of The Ivors 2018 are celebrated

June 1, 2018 in Events, News

Last night saw BASCA, in association with PRS for Music, announce the winning songwriters of the 63rd Ivor Novello Awards… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Chicks With Hits

Chicks With Hits celebrates 20th anniversary

May 26, 2018 in News

Nashville’s all-female publishing collective reflects upon on two decades in the business, supporting over 150 of Music City’s hit songwriters… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Fender Jazzmaster 60th anniversary

Fender celebrates 60 years of the Jazzmaster

May 21, 2018 in Gear, News

The iconic guitar brand commemorates the anniversary with three new, limited edition models in 2018: the ’58, Triple and Classic… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The Joy Formidable

The return of The Joy Formidable

May 19, 2018 in News

The Welsh rockers play at Meltdown Festival next month and the band treat fans to a new song and video… Tags: , , , , ,

Elles

Elles Bailey to play triumphant Bristol show

May 14, 2018 in News

The effervescent blues and country songwriter returns to Bristol this May, after a hugely successful time in spent in Nashville… Tags: , , , , , ,

Netta

Israel wins the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest

May 12, 2018 in Events, News

Eurovision divides opinion like no other music show. As the old saying goes: you either love it or hate it… Tags: , , , ,

Orange Amplification OMEC Teleport

Orange Amplification invents the Teleport

May 11, 2018 in Gear, News

Rather than the futuristic way to travel, it’s the vintage OMEC brand’s new audio interface for studio recording and gigging… Tags: , , , , , , ,

Priscilla Renea Hairston

2018 USA Songwriting Competition deadline looms

May 9, 2018 in Competitions, News

The contest is still accepting entries from around the world, offering a top prize of cash and merch worth $50,000… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

IK Multimedia UNO synth

IK Multimedia unleashes first analog synth

May 5, 2018 in Gear, News

The Italian mobile music production specialists work with boutique manufacturer Soundmachines to create the UNO, their first hardware synthesizer keyboard… Tags: , , , ,

MC50

MC5 announces UK leg of anniversary tour

May 4, 2018 in Events, News

Wayne Kramer brings his special show to the UK this year to celebrate the 50th anniversary of MC5’s classic album… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,