Ethan Johns

Interview: Ethan Johns

March 5, 2019 in Interviews, Songwriting Magazine Winter 2018

Black Eyed Dog: The acclaimed producer shares priceless insights on “capturing human performances” and his own fluid approach to songwriting…

The Beatles

New project calling for Beatles fan photos

February 3, 2019 in News

Groundbreaking global project needs help sourcing photographs for a unique archive celebrating 50 years since the band’s famous final performance…

Carrie Underwood

On The Stereo #17

September 19, 2018 in Music

This new playlist showcases the considerable talents of Carrie Underwood, Paul McCartney, The Shires, David Crosby, Lennon Stella and Raptor…

The Beatles

The role of mischief in the Beatles’ songwriting

September 17, 2018 in Features, Tips & Techniques

Author of ‘Help! 100 Songwriting, Recording And Career Tips Used By The Beatles’, David Rowley, highlights the Fab Four’s mischievousness…

Chas Hodges

Interview: Chas Hodges

May 10, 2018 in Features, Interviews

With a new Chas & Dave album out now, it’s time we caught up with one of the rockney gods…

Irving Berlin

New website honours legacy of Irving Berlin

January 24, 2018 in News

First dedicated digital resource for the acclaimed composer and lyricist celebrates his life and work in his 130th anniversary year…

Stars join fight against venue closures

Stars join fight against venue closures

January 13, 2018 in News

Sir Paul McCartney and Frank Turner are supporting a new bill that aims to save live music venues from closing…


UK & US Songwriting Charts (17 Nov-2 Dec 2017)

November 29, 2017 in News

This week Sheeran’s on top again, LANco’s Brandon Lancaster returns with his ‘Greatest Love Story’ and even Lennon-McCartney get back…

McCartney Archive Collection

Complete a colourful McCartney collection

October 9, 2017 in News

The reissue of Sir Paul’s first eight multiple Grammy-winning Archive Collection titles will feature limited edition 180-gram colour vinyl pressings…

Tony Visconti. Photo: Howard Pitkow

Interview: Tony Visconti (Part Two)

September 21, 2017 in Features, Interviews

In the second half of this special extended interview feature, the respected US producer and songwriter reveals more fascinating insights…


EXCLUSIVE! ‘Easy To Love You’ by McGoozer

August 31, 2017 in Music, News

Today’s exclusive comes from a brilliant, Glaswegian-born songwriter who you’ll already be familiar with – whether you know it or…

Max Martin

Super-producer to receive top songwriting award

August 25, 2017 in News

Songwriter and producer Max Martin will be given the prestigious Clive Davis Legend In Songwriting Award at next month’s ceremony…

Ringo Starr

Ringo Starr reveals new album on his 77th birthday

July 8, 2017 in News

The former Beatle celebrates with Peace & Love event and announces details for his forthcoming new album ‘Gives More Love’…


Sir Paul settles The Beatles song rights dispute

June 30, 2017 in News

The Beatles legend and Sony have reached an agreement over ownership of the band’s songs, but settlement details remain unclear…

Polar Music Prize - Sting & Wayne Shorter

Sting and Wayne Shorter chosen as 2017 Laureates

February 27, 2017 in News

The annual Polar Music Prize ceremony on 15 June in Stockholm will honour the iconic singer-songwriter and the renowned saxophonist…

Paul McCartney and Elvis Costello in 1988

Paul McCartney reveals demo with Elvis Costello

February 1, 2017 in News

Stripped back version is a rarity included on the forthcoming reissue of McCartney’s No 1 album, ‘Flowers In The Dirt’…

Joe Perry

Joe Perry to receive Les Paul Award

October 27, 2016 in Events, News

Aerosmith’s principle songwriter and lead guitarist will be honoured at NAMM’s TEC Awards and is working on sixth solo album…

Doc'n Roll Film Festival

The Doc‘n Roll Film Festival returns

October 1, 2016 in Events, News

Various London venues will host a diverse selection of music documentaries, some shortlisted for the Best Music Doc 2016 prize…

Paul McCartney & Capitol

McCartney signs new deal with Capitol

August 17, 2016 in News

Historic agreement encompasses McCartney’s catalogue of master recordings and welcomes him home to label where he began his extraordinary career…

The Beatles

Paul McCartney on his friendship with John Lennon

August 10, 2016 in News

McCartney describes the relationship with his former Beatles bandmate as “irreplaceable” and says that he and Yoko Ono are “mates”…

David Stark and Ruby Sky

Prizes awarded at LIPA graduation day

July 28, 2016 in Competitions, News

Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts’ annual ceremony saw winning songwriters acknowledged by Songlink and top production graduate declared by MPG…

Andy Shauf 'The Party' album cover

‘The Party’ by Andy Shauf (Album)

May 22, 2016 in Music

A welcome return for the Canadian songwriter whose latest cast of characters colour the night and leave a lasting impression…