How I wrote 'Ho Hey' by The Lumineers

How I wrote ‘Ho Hey’ by The Lumineers’ Wesley Schultz

June 4, 2019 in How I Wrote, Interviews, Songwriting Magazine Winter 2016

The frontman explains how their breakthrough hit single was inspired by a decidedly uninspiring period spent living in New York…

Suzanne Vega

How I wrote ‘Luka’ by Suzanne Vega

September 21, 2017 in Features, How I Wrote, Interviews

The legendary folk-pop singer-songwriter tells the remarkable story behind her song that tackled the subject of child abuse head on…

Julie Menin and David Israelite

NYC mayor proclaims Songwriter Week

June 15, 2017 in Events, News

First citywide celebration of New York’s songwriters will become an annual event, and NMPA credits Yoko Ono as ‘Imagine’ co-writer…

The Music Development Agency

The Music Development Agency announces launch

June 10, 2017 in Competitions, News

Coinciding with the opening of a recording studio in NYC, the platform aims to propel growth for musicians and brands…

Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys will soon be HERE

October 8, 2016 in News

The 15-time Grammy award-winning singer, songwriter and producer is set to release her sixth studio album ‘HERE’ on 4 Nov…

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Interview: EZTV’s Ezra Tenenbaum

October 8, 2016 in Features, Interviews

The NYC frontman and songwriter talks to us about his band’s new album and the collaborators that helped shape it…

Introducing… The New Tarot

June 17, 2016 in Features, Interviews

A six-piece outfit based in New York, led by two sisters, who blend alt-rock and poppier styles with consummate ease…

Lenin Death Mask - Three Hits

‘Three Hits’ by Lenin Death Mask (EP)

December 11, 2015 in Music

Stepping away from the violent pop of their earlier releases, this youthful act offer a record to catch indie-rockers attention…

Craig Finn 'Newmyer's Roof' single cover

‘Newmyer’s Roof’ by Craig Finn (Single)

July 14, 2015 in Music

Inspired by his friend’s roof, from where he watched 9/11 unfold, Craig Finn’s new single somehow manages to remain hopeful…