Fishman acoustic analog preamps

Fishman releases new Platinum acoustic analog preamps

November 18, 2014 in Gear, News

Acoustic amplification specialists take a fresh look at the Platinum range to create the Pro EQ and Stage all-analog preamps…

Band Aid 2014

Band Aid single raises £1M in five minutes

November 17, 2014 in News

Band Aid’s new version of ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’ reportedly made over £1M within first five minutes of release…

Laurel Canyons

Laurel Canyons touring this month

November 16, 2014 in News

Rising indie four-piece Laurel Canyons are set to head out on tour with fellow Sheffielders The Crookes later this month…

Patti Smith

Patti Smith to play Vatican concert

November 15, 2014 in News

The legendary punk poet/songwriter will appear in the Vatican Christmas concert at the Auditorium Conciliazione in Rome on 13 December…

Focusrite Scarlett Solo Studio Pack

Focusrite compiles studio recording set-up

November 14, 2014 in Gear, News

The new Scarlett Solo Studio Pack with interface, mic, headphones, cable and software, for musicians and songwriters to record anywhere…

Foo Fighters

Foo Fighters announce UK live dates

November 13, 2014 in News

Dave Grohl and co will play five shows in May and June 2015 in support of new album ‘Sonic Highways’…

Gretsch G9520-BRB Jim Dandy Flat Top

Gretsch releases limited edition ‘Jim Dandy’ flat top acoustic

November 12, 2014 in Gear, News

The Fender brand announces the release of a second-edition limited release instrument, faithful to the retro Gretsch ‘Rex’ parlor guitars…

Fender releases new acoustic-electric pack

November 11, 2014 in Gear, News

The venerable US guitar maker unveils the FA-300CE Acoustic/Electric guitar pack with SLIDE interface plus AmpliTube and Rock Prodigy software…

Fleetwood Mac announce European tour

November 10, 2014 in Events, News

Fleetwood Mac announce a European tour with UK dates – and it seems the rumours about Glastonbury just won’t die…

Dylan wanted to make a record with The Beatles and Rolling Stones

November 9, 2014 in News

Producer Glyn Johns has declared that Bob Dylan sought to make a record together with The Beatles and Rolling Stones…

Stars line-up for Band Aid 30th anniversary single

November 8, 2014 in News

Bob Geldof is assembling another all-star line-up to record another charity single, 30 years on from the original Band Aid…

The Holy Bible

Manic Street Preachers album to get 20th anniversary reissue

November 7, 2014 in News

Manic Street Preachers have announced details of a special 20th anniversary edition reissue of their legendary album ‘The Holy Bible’…

James Robinson

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Start A Fire’ by James Robinson

November 6, 2014 in Music, News

Another great song exclusive for you today, as we present the public debut of ‘Start A Fire’ by James Robinson…

Peggy with banjo

Peggy Seeger to receive Women In Music Award

November 5, 2014 in News

Folk songwriter Peggy Seeger is to be honoured this month with the inaugural ‘Women In Music Award for Creative Inspiration’…

Spice Girls

Spice Girls song “most recognisable of last 60 years”

November 4, 2014 in News

Are you a ‘Wannabe’ pop songwriter? Then you might want to take a leaf out of the Spice Girls’ book……

Pink Floyd's Nick Mason

U2 “devaluing music”, says Nick Mason

November 3, 2014 in News

Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason accuses U2 of devaluing music by giving their album ‘Songs Of Innocence’ away on iTunes…

Nine Inch Nails

Trent Reznor is working with Apple on new music products

November 2, 2014 in News

Nine Inch Nails frontman and songwriter Trent Reznor has revealed that he has been designing new music products with Apple…

Kurzweil Forte

Kurzweil Forte premium stage piano arrives in the UK

November 1, 2014 in Gear, News

Distributor Sound Technology bring us the new Kurzweil Forte – the most advanced keyboard ever to bear the manufacturer’s logo…

Fingerstyle Folk Acoustic Guitar

In Session Audio releases Fingerstyle Folk Acoustic Guitar

October 31, 2014 in News

Nashville-based software creators develop a new folk acoustic guitar loop library with sounds ranging from 60s to modern neo-folk styles…

Songwriting app

Songwriting Magazine now available in app form!

October 30, 2014 in News

Exciting news! Your favourite online songwriting resource is now available as a virtual magazine app for all leading mobile platforms…