My Songwriting Hero, Marianne Faithfull

Rob Ellis: My Songwriting Hero, Marianne Faithfull

March 25, 2019 in Interviews, Songwriting Magazine Winter 2018

Having worked with her for well over a decade, the renowned producer is well-positioned to assess the iconic songstress’ talents…

Introducing Cha:dy and Eoin Glackin

Introducing… Eoin Glackin

November 15, 2018 in Interviews, Songwriting Magazine Autumn 2018

This rising Irish alt-country singer and songwriter draws on Johnny Cash and Beck to explore the fleeting nature of life…


Beck confirms new album due in October

August 24, 2017 in News

Much-loved songwriter has announced that he will release his next album this autumn, three years on from his last LP…

Fionn Regan ‘The Meetings Of The Waters’ album cover

‘The Meetings Of The Waters’ by Fionn Regan (Album)

May 11, 2017 in Music

The Irishman’s first album in five years adds electronic tinges to his folk songwriting and sees him reaping the rewards…

Augmented Climbing

The Week In Review (19-25 Sep)

September 25, 2016 in News

We round-up the last week in music, including news you might’ve missed, our #SongOfTheDay playlist and Classic Of The Week…

The Strokes

The Strokes’ fans will have a ball this summer

February 27, 2016 in News

New York garage rock quintet are to unveil new music during their headline slot at The Governors Music Ball Festival…

Bruce Soord

Interview: Bruce Soord

December 2, 2015 in Features, Interviews

The driving force behind progressive rock outfit The Pineapple Thief talks about going solo and finding inspiration in a supermarket…

Bruce Soord album cover

‘Bruce Soord’ by Bruce Soord (Album)

November 26, 2015 in Music

The beautifully contemplative debut solo album from The Pineapple Thief frontman is bound to surprise and delight in equal measure…

Ernie Ball Music Man St. Vincent signature guitar

Ernie Ball St Vincent signature guitar revealed

August 28, 2015 in Gear, News

St. Vincent debuts her new Ernie Ball Music Man electric guitar onstage with Taylor Swift and Beck in Los Angeles…

Sam Genders

Interview: Sam Genders

May 2, 2015 in Features, Interviews

The creative force behind Diagrams, and former Tunng frontman, discusses the many ways he makes a living as a songwriter…

Sam Smith

Sam Smith picks up four gongs at the Grammys

February 9, 2015 in News

UK singer-songwriter Sam Smith cleans up the Grammys, winning four awards including Song of the Year and Record of the…

The War On Drugs

The War On Drugs top BBC 6 Music albums of the year list

December 20, 2014 in News

Philadelphia indie-rockers take the No 1 slot on a list of 2014 albums selected by BBC digital radio station presenters…

The Korgis

How I wrote ‘Everybody’s Got To Learn Sometime’ by The Korgis

October 9, 2014 in Features, How I Wrote

James Warren tells the story behind the 80s hit single that’s been covered by everyone from Beck to Baby D…