Discover: Topic Records

Discover: Topic Records

October 1, 2019 in Songwriting Magazine Spring 2019

On its 80-year anniversary, we explore the scene, icon and players associated with the oldest independent label in the world…

Fairport Convention 'Come All Ye – The First 10 Years' album cover

‘Come All Ye – The First 10 Years’ by Fairport Convention (Album)

October 1, 2017 in Music

This extensive collection features classics and dozens of unreleased tracks from the early days of the British folk rock pioneers…

Judith Owen

Interview: Judith Owen

September 29, 2017 in Features, Interviews

The Welsh singer-songwriter tells us about her evolving relationship with her songs and their role in her battle against depression…

Teddy Thompson & Kelly Jones

Sodajerker presents… Teddy Thompson & Kelly Jones

December 10, 2016 in Features, Interviews

Our favourite podcasting duo spoke with a superb songwriting pair who came together after years working separately as solo artists…

Richard Thompson

UK Americana Awards nominees revealed

November 17, 2016 in Events, News

The 2017 shortlist is announced and singer-songwriter Richard Thompson will receive its highest honour, the UK Americana Lifetime Achievement Award…

Richard Thompson 'Still' album cover

‘Still’ by Richard Thompson (Album)

July 2, 2015 in Music

With Jeff Tweedy at the production helm, Richard Thompson’s latest album proves that he’s got plenty of great music left…

Sam Genders

Interview: Sam Genders

May 2, 2015 in Features, Interviews

The creative force behind Diagrams, and former Tunng frontman, discusses the many ways he makes a living as a songwriter…

Richard Thompson and The Rails' James Walbourne

Live review: Richard Thompson

September 8, 2014 in Events

Wednesday 23 July 2014: the folk-rock guitar hero’s Acoustic Classics tour stops at Bath’s Forum, with The Rails in support…