Raina Bee

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Queen of the South’ by Raina Bee & The Hive

December 19, 2017 in Music, News

Our pre-Christmas exclusive is a driving acoustic track by a truly sublime Staten Island, New York collective you’re gonna love…

Andie Case and Usher

Songwriter wins first global mobile talent contest

December 18, 2017 in Competitions, News

Usher awards $1 million to singer-songwriter Andie Case for her “unique voice and original music” and announces new Megastar competition…

Lonely

Christmas Classic Of The Week: Mud

December 17, 2017 in News

Ho, Ho, Hum. We’re back with the second of our festive classics and we’re sure you’re gonna love this one…

Jimmy Webb

Roundhouse is back ‘In The Round’

December 16, 2017 in Events, News

The London venue’s series of intimate shows returns with another eclectic mix of artists, including Jimmy Webb and Beth Orton…

The Cure

The Cure to release milestone movie

December 15, 2017 in News

The goth rockers announce details of a documentary movie which will celebrate the band’s long-running career in the music industry…

Christmas gift guide

Win! The Songwriting Christmas Gift Guide 2017

December 14, 2017 in Competitions, News

Be in with a chance of winning all of the products featured in our gift list with this seasonal competition…

Noel Gallagher. Photo: Lawrence Watson

UK & US Songwriting Charts (1-16 Dec 2017)

December 13, 2017 in News

Assisted by Royalty Exchange, we recognise the week’s best songwriters based on the UK Singles Chart and Billboard Hot 100…

Johnny Marr and Maxine Peake

Marr & Peake working on new project

December 12, 2017 in News

The Smiths’ guitarist and songwriter Johnny Marr has joined forces with the award-winning actor Maxine Peake on a musical project…

WWP Songwriting Miami

Wounded Warrior Project veterans get creative

December 11, 2017 in Events, News

Army veterans attended a singer-songwriter Elsten Torres’ ‘Songwriting For Life’ workshop at a Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) event in Miami…

Christmas

Christmas Classic Of The Week: Slade

December 10, 2017 in News

With December now into double-digits, Christmas really is well on its way and here’s the first of our festive classics…

SONGS executives by Taylor Jewell

SONGS Music Publishing chooses Kobalt

December 9, 2017 in News

Kobalt to acquire SONGS’ catalogue which includes some of the world’s biggest hits by many of music’s most successful songwriters…

Grunge

AIM Presents Indie-Con 2018

December 8, 2017 in News

Association Of Independent Music announces ticket details for 2018’s Indie-Con event which returns to London’s Glaziers Hall on 8 February…

Katie Melua

UK & US Songwriting Charts (24 Nov-9 Dec 2017)

December 6, 2017 in News

Here’s our latest weekly round-up of the Top 10 songwriters on both sides of the Atlantic, compiled by Royalty Exchange…

RØDE AI-1

RØDE produces first audio interface

December 5, 2017 in Gear, News

The microphone brand has made its first foray into the making other music production hardware with the AI-1 studio kit…

Thekla

Bristol Venue Closure Update

December 4, 2017 in News

Some of Bristol’s grass root music venues are facing closure due to the development of luxury housing, here’s an update…

Fred-Durst

Classic Of The Week: Limp Bizkit

December 3, 2017 in News

As we embark on the final month of 2018, ask yourself, dear readers, what did you do it all for?…

Florence Welch

Florence Welch to release her first book

December 2, 2017 in News

An imprint of Penguin Books is publishing ‘Useless Magic’, the Florence + the Machine singer-songwriter’s collection of lyrics and poetry…

LANco

UK & US Songwriting Charts (17 Nov-2 Dec 2017)

November 29, 2017 in News

This week Sheeran’s on top again, LANco’s Brandon Lancaster returns with his ‘Greatest Love Story’ and even Lennon-McCartney get back…

Eminem releases his new album this December

Eminem’s new album coming in December

November 28, 2017 in News

Dr Dre announces on Instagram that Slim Shady will be releasing his hotly-anticipated ninth studio album, ‘Revival’, on 15 December…

Gibson Custom Mick Ralphs 1958 Les Paul Standard Replica

Mick Ralphs’ Les Paul gets the replica treatment

November 27, 2017 in Gear, News

Original guitar played by the Bad Company and Mott The Hoople songwriter is replicated in detail by Gibson’s Custom Shop…

Female vocal group

ACM launches new songwriting pathway

November 25, 2017 in News

Contemporary music academy will offer songwriting at diploma level from both their Guildford campus and their recently opened Birmingham campus…

Eloise Garland

‘The Art Of Living: Listening Without Ears’ to air on BBC Radio 4

November 24, 2017 in News

Musician presents documentary which will talk to deaf musicians about their emotional connection with art and how they create music…