Kiefer Sutherland

Interview: Kiefer Sutherland

November 24, 2019 in Interviews, Songwriting Magazine Spring 2019

Jack of all trades: not content with just saving the world, the ’24’ star is now making great music…

Rosanne Cash

Interview: Rosanne Cash

February 24, 2019 in Interviews, Songwriting Magazine Winter 2018

The preeminent lyricist and musician is back with a collection of songs enriched by her life experience and unique voice…

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…

John Carter Cash by David McClister

Interview: John Carter Cash

April 12, 2018 in Features, Interviews

Johnny Cash’s son talks to us about bringing his legendary father’s unpublished words to life on a star-studded new album…

Chris Gantry 'At The House Of Cash' album cover

‘At The House Of Cash’ by Chris Gantry (Album)

November 16, 2017 in Music

Recorded back in 1973, this album still sounds fresher than any other country release you’re likely to hear this year…

Kate Ellis

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Ones You Love The Most’ by Kate Ellis

March 16, 2017 in Music, News

Today’s exclusive comes courtesy of a Louisiana born, New York raised and London based Americana singer-songwriter with a crisp style…

Lisa Redford at the AMA Stage

Special report: AmericanaFest UK

March 10, 2017 in Events

Lisa Redford reports on what else, apart from the UK Americana Awards, was going on at AmericanaFest UK this year…

Country Lips 'Till The Daylight Comes' cover

‘Till’ The Day Comes’ by Country Lips (Album)

January 17, 2017 in Music

The eight members of this country band know all about having a good time and have the tunes to match…

Dan Auerbach

The Black Keys’ frontman to release new album

December 30, 2016 in News

Singer and guitarist Dan Auerbach has announced that he will be releasing a long-awaited new solo album in Spring 2017…

Saint Sister

Introducing… Saint Sister

December 24, 2016 in Features, Interviews

We get to know an Irish duo that have the talent and tunes needed to a make a big impression…

Paul Cauthen 'My Gospel' cover

‘My Gospel’ by Paul Cauthen (Album)

November 21, 2016 in Music

The first album by the former Sons Of Fathers man is more than just a vehicle for his powerful vocals…

Rich Mayor

Introducing… Rich Mayor

November 13, 2016 in Features, Interviews

Leaving his twenties behind, inspired this talented Portsmouth songwriter to record a debut album and focus on the next chapter…

Interview: Spain’s Josh Haden

July 7, 2016 in Features, Interviews

Having made one of our favourite albums of the year so far, we caught up with Spain’s exceptional songwriting frontman…

Chips Moman & The Memphis Boys

Legendary producer-songwriter Chips Moman dies

June 14, 2016 in News

Producer known for recording Elvis, and writing hits at Stax and American Sound, dies the day after his 79th birthday…

Jonathan Jackson

Interview: Jonathan Jackson

April 29, 2016 in Features, Interviews

Ahead of the release of his band’s new EP, we talk all things music with the actor and Enation frontman…

Songwriting goes to Nashville

July 7, 2015 in Features, Interviews

On a recent trip to the US, Songwriting got to spend some time in the home of c0untry music, Nashville…

Jeremy Bass - New York In Spring cover

New York In Spring by Jeremy Bass (Album)

June 10, 2015 in Music

A companion record to ‘Winter Bare’ which suggests that with the changing of the seasons comes hope, and Bossa nova…

Grant Nicholas

Interview: Grant Nicholas

March 24, 2015 in Features, Interviews

Feeder’s Grant Nicholas discusses his solo career, the freedom it affords his songwriting and what it means for his band…

Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash’s ‘American Recordings’ out on vinyl next week

March 18, 2015 in News

Country music legend Johnny Cash is to have his ‘American Recordings I-VI’ released next week as a vinyl box set…

Lisa Redford

Lisa Redford: Cover versions

November 19, 2014 in Features, Interviews, Tips & Techniques

Need a break from writing? Our regular columnist looks at the fine art of making a familiar song your own……


Interview: Cast’s John Power

March 30, 2014 in Features, Interviews

The Scouse singer-songwriter talks about playing in The La’s, the tale of Britpop heroes Cast, and “writing that eternal song”…

Quality Street - Nick Lowe

Quality Street by Nick Lowe (Album)

October 24, 2013 in Music

Mission: record a selection of Christmas songs and make it fly. Impossible? Lowe ditches the sleigh bells and finds out…