Natalie Shay

Young Songwriter 2019 competition open for entries

February 10, 2019 in Competitions, News

Song Academy’s annual contest for 8-18-year-olds will be judging originality, lyrics, melody, composition, and potential to be a hit song…

Diary Of A Songwriter: Emily Phillips

Diary Of A Songwriter: Emily Phillips

September 23, 2018 in Interviews, Songwriting Magazine Summer 2018

The topliner plots a few busy weeks, taking in London and LA, and judging an Ivor Novello along the way…

Songwriting Summer 2018

Songwriting Magazine Summer 2018 out now

July 6, 2018 in Features, News

Our latest edition features Chvrches, Graham Nash, Janis Ian, Travis, Ali Tamposi, Nizlopi, Roger Cook, Jamie Lawson and much more…

Feed The Fire songwriting retreat

Behind the scenes: Feed The Fire songwriting retreat

October 7, 2017 in Events, Features

Reporting back from a creative weekend at a country house in Somerset, with thoughts from the organiser, coach and participants…

Feed The Fire

Fan your creative flames at Feed The Fire

May 3, 2017 in News

Devon country house to host a new songwriting retreat hosted by two successful backroom writers, Paul Statham and Emily Phillips…

Emily Phillips

The Perks Of Being A Topliner: Emily Phillips

February 1, 2015 in Songwriting Magazine Spring 2015

The co-writer of numerous pop hits for the likes of Rizzle Kicks, John Newman and Big Time Rush…

Kate Dimbleby

Interview: Kate Dimbleby

November 17, 2014 in Features, Interviews

‘One of the most versatile singers on the jazz/blues circuit’ – daughter of broadcaster David Dimbleby discusses inspiration, improvisation and…