My Songwriting Hero, Marianne Faithfull

Rob Ellis: My Songwriting Hero, Marianne Faithfull

March 25, 2019 in Interviews, Songwriting Magazine Winter 2018

Having worked with her for well over a decade, the renowned producer is well-positioned to assess the iconic songstress’ talents…

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…

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…


New Music For 2018

December 29, 2017 in News

Goodbye 2017: It has been another great year for music, but will 2018 be better? Let’s look at the evidence…


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…

Dhani Harrison

Interview: Dhani Harrison

October 12, 2017 in Features, Interviews

The son of the Beatles guitarist takes a break from his many projects to finally release his debut solo album…

Unreleased Beatles demo up for auction on eBay

September 22, 2017 in News

If you’re a Beatles fan with money to burn you could be the owner of an unreleased demo by them…

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…


EXCLUSIVE! ‘Baskets of Love’ by The Big Drops

June 27, 2017 in Music, News

Today’s exclusive song is brought to you by a hotly-tipped Brooklyn, NY rock quartet who’ve just released their debut album…

Levy & The Oaks

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Slowly In The Water’ by Levy & The Oaks

May 10, 2017 in Music, News

Today’s exclusive track comes courtesy of a brilliant Asbury Park quartet who blend the finest qualities of Americana and folk…

Liverpool Empire Theatre

Songs In The Key Of… Liverpool

May 6, 2017 in Features, Interviews

The founder of Mellowtone Records leads us around Liverpool by choosing a dozen of his favourite songs from the city…

The WizBangs

EXCLUSIVE! ‘I’ll Find A New Love, Too’ by The WizBangs

January 17, 2017 in Music, News

Today’s exclusive is from a father and sons pop-rock trio who channel the spirit of 60s’ rockabilly and roots rock…

Robyn Hitchcock

Sodajerker presents… Robyn Hitchcock

January 9, 2017 in Features, Interviews

In the latest episode of the podcast, their guest unpicks an array of Hitchcockian classics in his own inimitable style…

Lines West

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Head Start’ by Lines West

September 19, 2016 in Music, News

Our first exclusive of the week is from a rootsy pop/rock songwriting team whose writing is steeped in classic pop…


The Week In Review (12-18 Sep)

September 18, 2016 in News

We round-up the last week in music, including news you might’ve missed, our #SongOfTheDay playlist and Classic Of The Week…

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”…

Hot Buttered Rum by Jason Fraticelli Band

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Hot Buttered Rum’ by Jason Fraticelli Band

June 15, 2016 in Music, News

This week’s first exclusive comes courtesy of a man who kicks out a mean guitar line, for an upright bassist…

The Beatles

Unseen footage of The Beatles published

April 26, 2016 in News

Australia’s National Film and Sound Archive have released previously unseen footage of The Fab Four preparing for a TV performance…

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan TV show in discussion

April 14, 2016 in News

Amazon are working together with Lionsgate TV and writer/director Josh Wakely on a new Bob Dylan themed drama series Just…