Laurent Bourque. Photo: Rebecca Chan

Song Deconstructed: ‘Lightning Mood’ by Laurent Bourque

November 21, 2019 in Features, Interviews, Music

The Canadian indie-pop singer-songwriter reveals the collaborative process behind his latest single that emerged on a trip to Paris…

ATCE Winter 2018

The Album That Changed Everything (Winter 2018)

April 20, 2019 in Interviews, Music, Songwriting Magazine Winter 2018

Some of our favourite past Songwriting interviewees reveal the seminal albums that have inspired them the most over the years…

Henry Binns

Interview: Henry Binns

February 5, 2019 in Features, Interviews

We get to know the English producer, remixer, engineer, songwriter and musician behind ambient electronic duos Zero 7 and Equador…

British 2019 inductees to the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

British artists among 2019 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductees

December 16, 2018 in News

Radiohead, Def Leppard, The Cure, Roxy Music and The Zombies join Janet Jackson and Stevie Nicks in this year’s selection…

Songs In The Key Of Britrock

Songs In The Key Of… Britrock

April 29, 2018 in Features

BRITROCK WEEK: We pick 17 songs that represent the eccentricity, ferocity and glory of British rock in the mid-to-late 90s…

Today's Songwriting Magazine exclusive is from the wonderful, aBIRD

EXCLUSIVE! ‘A Cool Island Song’ by aBIRD

February 27, 2018 in Music, News

We’re bringing you a track by an artist who counts some of the finest electronic acts ever among his inspirations…

Hans Zimmer was “starstruck” by Radiohead‘s Jonny Greenwood.

Jonny Greenwood had Hans Zimmer seeing stars

October 30, 2017 in News

Phenomenally successful film score composer said he was starstruck when working with Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood on ‘Blue Planet II’ soundtrack…


Introducing… OUTLYA

October 19, 2017 in Features, Interviews

This talented trio have the bombastic pop tunes to match their ambition, it’s a potent formula which should guarantee success…

Kate Bush. Photo: Anthony Crickmay

Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame lists 2018 nominees

October 5, 2017 in News

Cleveland’s museum reveals the 19 nominees for induction next year and offers fans the opportunity to vote for top five…


‘OK Computer’ to get 20th anniversary reissue

May 2, 2017 in News

Radiohead will release an extended version of their seminal third studio album, with three new tracks among the goodies included…

Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran isn’t quitting music

April 25, 2017 in News

Songwriting superstar takes to Twitter to clarify rumours he will be calling it a day when his current tour ends…


Radiohead to headline Glastonbury 2017

October 21, 2016 in News

Speculation has been quashed, Thom Yorke and co. will headline Worthy farm next year, which will delight the band’s fans…

Shama Rahman

Interview: Shama Rahman

October 18, 2016 in Features, Interviews

Songwriting meets a neuroscientist who also just happens to craft her own unique, transfixing blend of eastern and western music…

El West

EXCLUSIVE! Olivine by El West

October 3, 2016 in Music, News

Tonight’s exclusive is from a superb US alt-rock band who have been likened to some of the genre’s true greats…


Skepta takes home the 25th Mercury Music Prize

September 15, 2016 in Competitions, News

The grime artist is declared the winner of this year’s award with his fourth album ‘Konnichiwa’, over odds-on favourite Bowie…



August 8, 2016 in Music, News

Tonight’s exclusive is from an indie-rock band whose frontman has a musical background that’s markedly different to his current sound…

Mercury Prize 2016 albums artwork

Mercury Prize shortlist revealed

August 4, 2016 in Competitions, News

Nominations for 2016’s album of the year have been announced and include David Bowie, Radiohead, Michael Kiwanuka and The 1975…


Thom Yorke is fighting climate change

July 24, 2016 in News

Radiohead frontman is to feature on the ‘Pathway To Paris’ album, alongside Patti Smith, Flea and Warren Ellis among others…


Radiohead to release new album tomorrow

May 7, 2016 in News

Much loved UK quintet will release their ninth studio album at 7pm tomorrow, after releasing two new songs this week…

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…


Radiohead announce global tour

March 15, 2016 in News

Fans of the legendary rock quintet will today rejoice, after the band announced their first global tour in four years…


Is a new Radiohead album imminent?

January 7, 2016 in News

Rumours suggest a new album from Yorke and chums could be coming soon, after they set up a new company…