How I wrote 'Silence Is Easy' by Starsailor

How I wrote ‘Silence Is Easy’ by Starsailor’s James Walsh

September 1, 2019 in How I Wrote, Interviews, Songwriting Magazine Autumn 2017

The indie band’s frontman on creating their two-chord, Phil Spector-produced hit single, and how easy it is to sing drunk!…

Songwriting Magazine Autumn 2017

Songwriting Magazine Autumn 2017 out now

November 3, 2017 in Features, News

Our latest issue features Gary Numan, Tori Amos, The Waterboys, The Darkness, Starsailor, Shelly Peiken, Nerina Pallot and much more…


Interview: Starsailor’s James Walsh

October 2, 2017 in Features, Interviews

The post-Britpop, indie frontman talks about how he writes songs for the band, for pop stars and for music libraries…


The Week In Review (14 – 20 August)

August 20, 2017 in News

After a week away, we’re back with your Sunday treat and this edition features a truly stunning nu metal track…

Viola Beach

Viola Beach achieve posthumous chart success

February 20, 2016 in News

Band’s debut single reaches No 11 on UK singles chart after receiving support from Liam Gallagher and The Stone Roses…

Viola Beach

Tributes paid to Viola Beach and their manager

February 14, 2016 in News

Four members of rising indie-pop band and their manager were killed in a car crash in Sweden yesterday (13 February)…