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Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame lists 2018 nominees

October 5, 2017 in News

Cleveland’s museum reveals the 19 nominees for induction next year and offers fans the opportunity to vote for top five…

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Roli reveals new Noise on the Block

October 4, 2017 in Gear, News

The tech brand announces advancements to the Blocks range of modular controllers, including next-generation Lightpad Block and Noise 3.0 app…

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RIP Tom Petty

October 3, 2017 in News

The much-loved songwriter and record producer died yesterday (2 October) evening, having suffered a cardiac arrest early in the morning…

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Classic Of The Week: Belle and Sebastian

October 1, 2017 in News

For the first edition of our new, sleeker, simpler Sunday we’ve got a true indie-pop gem for you to enjoy…

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UK & US Songwriting Charts (22 Sep – 7 Oct 2017)

September 30, 2017 in News

Following the Billboard Hot 100 debut of Post Malone’s ‘Rockstar’, Shayaa Abraham-Joseph rises to rockstar status on our weekly chart…

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Music Venue Trust announces three new patrons

September 29, 2017 in News

Charlotte Hatherley, Slaves and The Anchoress are the new patrons that will continue the fight to save local music venues…

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EXCLUSIVE! All The Time by The Modern Strangers

September 28, 2017 in Music, News

Today’s exclusive song comes courtesy of a Kent pop duo whose “disco with a leather jacket” will have you purring…

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Morrissey reveals new album, single and US tour

September 27, 2017 in News

The Smiths singer has set the release date for his 11th long-player ‘Low In High School’ and confirmed tour dates…

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‘Celebrating David Bowie’ tour coming next year

September 26, 2017 in News

The mammoth tour will take in shows in the UK, Ireland, Europe and North America, and begins in January 2018…

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Noel Gallagher prepares for more high flying

September 25, 2017 in News

The ex-Oasis songwriter announces the release of his new album ‘Who Built The Moon?’ and dates for 2018 world tour…

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The Week In Review (18-24 September)

September 24, 2017 in News

We return with our latest round-up, which includes yet another truly sublime Classic of the Week for your lucky selves…

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UK & US Songwriting Charts (15-30 Sep 2017)

September 23, 2017 in News

This generation’s hip-hop writers continue to dominate our Top 10s, with Florida rapper Jahseh Onfroy aka XXXTENTACION leading the pack…

Unreleased Beatles demo up for auction on eBay

September 22, 2017 in News

If you’re a Beatles fan with money to burn you could be the owner of an unreleased demo by them…

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New My Bloody Valentine album scheduled for 2017?

September 19, 2017 in News

It’s been reported that band frontman Kevin Shields is currently working on material for a new My Bloody Valentine album…

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The Week In Review (11-17 September)

September 17, 2017 in News

After a short break, Songwriting are back with our round-up of the last seven days in music and latest classic…

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UK & US Songwriting Charts (8-16 Sep 2017)

September 16, 2017 in News

Assisted by Royalty Exchange, we recognise the most successful songwriters behind the biggest hits on both sides of the Atlantic…

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Craig David announces new album by dropping a single

September 15, 2017 in News

The new album will see a return to the singer’s roots of simple story telling with a UK R&B soundtrack…

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Sampha’s ‘Process’ wins 2017 Mercury Prize

September 14, 2017 in Competitions, News

The South Londoner’s debut is the judges’ top album in this year’s celebration to promote the best of British music…

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BMI to honour Jay Kay with President’s Award

September 12, 2017 in News

The influential lead singer of Jamiroquai is to receive the accolade at the annual ceremony celebrating the year’s best songwriters…

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Tascam releases new USB interface

September 11, 2017 in Gear, News

The US-1×2 promises to deliver pro-quality desktop recording for singer-songwriters, podcasters and small home studios with a Mac or PC…

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UK Songwriting Contest deadline approaching

September 10, 2017 in Competitions, News

As part of the grand prize package, renowned music producer Stuart Epps has agreed to work with the winning songwriter…

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British music still dominating on world stage

September 9, 2017 in News

British music sales overseas at a new high, proving that music fans are still looking towards our shores for talent…