Song Deconstructed: ‘Untie The Ropes’ by Komraus

February 15, 2019 in Features, Interviews, Music

The London-based cinematic electronic outfit’s singer and songwriter, Sara Rioja, explains how their debut album’s title track came to be…

SK Shlomo

SK Shlomo’s 10 lessons learnt from a decade of collaboration

February 8, 2019 in Features, Interviews, Tips & Techniques

The world-record-breaking beatboxer shares advice on creativity and mental health from Björk, Damon Albarn, Ed Sheeran, Jason Mraz and more…

Paul Smith's Songwriting Survival Kit

Paul Smith’s Songwriting Survival Kit

October 23, 2018 in Gear, Interviews, Songwriting Magazine Autumn 2018

The singer from British indie rock group Maxïmo Park talks us through the items that he can’t possibly live without…

Our latest exclusive comes courtesy of the daughter of two-time Latin Grammy-winner Ilan Chester; she’s the brilliant Venezuelan songwriter, Dhanya

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Another Lifetime’ by Dhanya

January 23, 2018 in Music, News

Our latest exclusive comes courtesy of the daughter of two-time Latin Grammy-winner Ilan Chester; she’s the brilliant Venezuelan songwriter, Dhanya…


New Music For 2018

December 29, 2017 in News

Goodbye 2017: It has been another great year for music, but will 2018 be better? Let’s look at the evidence…


EXCLUSIVE! ‘Gallop’ by Cyphered Threads

August 1, 2017 in Music, News

This week’s exclusive track is a seven minute epic from a musical ensemble who’ve drawn comparison with Nine Inch Nails…

Erupt-Be The Bear

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Erupt (Orchestral)’ Be The Bear

July 4, 2017 in Music, News

Today’s exclusive is an orchestral track by a gifted Swedish songwriter, who might just become your new favourite Norse-pop artist…

Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire release first single from upcoming fifth album

June 1, 2017 in News

‘Everything Now’ is made available, ahead of the July release of the enormously successful Canadian indie-rock troupe’s much-anticipated fifth album…


Björk announces her first collection of sheet music

May 20, 2017 in News

If things are a little oh so quiet around your house then liven things up with some specialist sheet music…

Shama Rahman

Interview: Shama Rahman

October 18, 2016 in Features, Interviews

Songwriting meets a neuroscientist who also just happens to craft her own unique, transfixing blend of eastern and western music…

Batgirl Kobzarro

The Week In Review (26 Sep-2 Oct)

October 2, 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…

Nessi Gomes

EXCLUSIVE! ‘These Walls’ by Nessi Gomes

August 25, 2016 in Music, News

Our second exclusive this week is from a songwriter who channels the dual folk influences of Portugal and the UK…


Björk hits out against sexism

June 1, 2016 in News

Multi-platinum Icelandic songwriter calls out sexism in both the music and acting industries, labelling the music industry a “boys’ club”…

Brits 2016

BRIT Awards 2016 takes place

February 25, 2016 in Competitions, Events, News

David Bowie honoured, with Coldplay, Björk and James Bay among the winners, but Adele dominates by taking home four awards…

David Arnold

Interview: David Arnold

April 8, 2015 in Features, Interviews

The acclaimed composer of James Bond soundtracks, film scores and TV themes, shares movie songwriting insights and inspiring advice he…

Stuck by Velour Modular

Struck by Velour Modular (Single)

December 31, 2014 in Music

Velour Modular’s new single ‘Struck’ brings a darker, smoother modern dance music sound to her trademark European-influenced leftfield pop elour…

Cammie Robinson

ReverbNation contest winner #12: Cammie Robinson

October 29, 2014 in Competitions, Features, Interviews

The latest winner of our songwriting competition with musicians network ReverbNation is a self-producing, self-taught female singer-songwriter from West Yorkshire…

Margot MacDonald – 'Canvas' cover

Canvas by Margot MacDonald (Album)

November 19, 2013 in Music

An opera-inflected vocalist and loop pedal virtuoso from Washington DC, delivers her fourth full-length studio LP of epic folk rock…