The Album That Changed Everything

The Album That Changed Everything (Summer 2018)

September 25, 2018 in Interviews, Music, Songwriting Magazine Summer 2018

A choice selection of our recent interviewees reveal the seminal albums that have inspired them the most over the years…


Songs In The Key Of… Shoegaze

April 11, 2018 in Features, Songwriting Magazine Spring 2018

We’re delighted to bring you a collection of songs from one of the most influential genres in guitar-pop’s alternative canon…

Discover: Shoegaze

Discover: Shoegaze

March 30, 2018 in Interviews, Songwriting Magazine Spring 2018

Music editor Damien Girling explores the scene, songwriters, albums and equipment that helped create the sound of late-80s indie rock…


New My Bloody Valentine album scheduled for 2017?

September 19, 2017 in News

It’s been reported that band frontman Kevin Shields is currently working on material for a new My Bloody Valentine album…


The Week In Review (21 – 27 August)

August 27, 2017 in News

This bank holiday weekend we’re bringing you our latest round-up of the last week in music, featuring a shoegaze classic…

Mike Kinsella

Interview: Mike Kinsella

September 18, 2016 in Features, Interviews

We speak with the renowned American Football frontman about his latest album as Owen and his confessional approach to writing…


EXCLUSIVE! ‘Haunts’ (EP) by Copperfox

February 2, 2016 in Music, News

We’re so generous at Songwriting that not only do you get two exclusives this week, but tonight’s is an EP…

Ringo Deathstarr 'Pure Mood' album cover

‘Pure Mood’ by Ringo Deathstarr (Album)

November 19, 2015 in Music

By adding elements of grunge and metal to their shoegaze sound, this Texan trio have come up with something exceptional…

Darkle by Taffy

Darkle by Taffy (EP)

May 21, 2015 in Music

Japanese band Taffy return with their EP ‘Darkle’ and show that mixing grunge and shoegaze is still a glorious idea…

'Transfixiation' by A Place To Bury Strangers

Transfixiation by A Place To Bury Strangers (Album)

February 16, 2015 in Music

On Transfixiation, A Place To Bury Strangers have managed to capture the feeling of their ear-splitting live shows on record…

Seasurfer Dive In

Dive In by Seasurfer (Album)

June 21, 2014 in Music

Debut album ‘Dive In’ sees Hamburg band Seasurfer do just that, as they jump headfirst into shoegaze’s waves of noise…