Isaac Hayes

Reissues to celebrate 50 years of Stax and Black Music Month

May 10, 2019 in Music, News

Craft Recordings’ campaign to honour Memphis soul music will include three Record Store Day exclusives, vinyl releases and digital reissues.…

How I wrote 'Are You Gonna Be My Girl'

How I wrote ‘Are You Gonna Be My Girl’ by Jet’s Nic Cester

March 11, 2019 in How I Wrote, Interviews, Songwriting Magazine Winter 2018

The Australian singer-songwriter and frontman reveals how the single that launched the band’s stellar career was written on the toilet…

Lamont Dozier

Lamont Dozier on the ideal writing session

October 28, 2018 in Interviews, Songwriting Magazine Autumn 2018, Tips & Techniques

One-third of Motown hitmaking trio Holland-Dozier-Holland explains how to create the perfect collaborative environment and write songs as a team…

The Jacksons Legacy

Book review: ‘The Jacksons: Legacy’ by The Jacksons with Fred Bronson

November 6, 2017 in Features, Gear

With over 1000 pictures contained within, this coffee table book presents the Royal Family of Pop in all their glory…

Marvin Gaye

Marvin Gaye documentary in the works

July 13, 2016 in News

The film, which has the approval of the soul legend’s family, will look at the making of ‘What’s Going On’…

Empty Houses 'Daydream' album cover

‘Daydream’ by Empty Houses (Album)

June 21, 2016 in Music

This superb Detroit three-piece know how to extract all of the best bits of varying styles to create contemporary music…

Natalie Prass 'Side By Side' EP

‘Side By Side’ by Natalie Prass (EP)

November 15, 2015 in Music

The Cleveland-born singer-songwriter returns to Spacebomb Studios to rework two songs from her debut album, along with three cover versions…

Lamont Dozier

Sodajerker presents… Lamont Dozier

October 5, 2015 in Features, Interviews

Our favourite podcasting duo Sodajerker meet the Motown legend in Liverpool, to talk about songwriting and the peerless trio Holland-Dozier-Holland…

The Grammy Museum

Grammy Museum to open Supremes exhibition

June 6, 2015 in News

Opening on 25 June, the exhibition will be the first the museum has staged in honour of any Motown artist…

WME

Introducing… WME (We Make Everything)

November 27, 2013 in Features, Interviews

We meet Guy Furious, one-third of hotly tipped songwriting and production team WME who’ve signed a publishing deal with BMG…