Relax: New survey settles music’s best year debate

June 15, 2019 in News

1984 voted as the best year for music according to an independent study carried out by a British radio station…

Kristian Bush

Interview: Sugarland’s Kristian Bush

February 28, 2019 in Interviews, Songwriting Magazine Winter 2018

One half of the American country music duo reveals how he has transformed himself into a songwriter of prolific capacity…

Zucchero: My Songwriting Hero, Bono

Zucchero: My Songwriting Hero, Bono

October 21, 2018 in Interviews, Songwriting Magazine Autumn 2018

The ‘father of Italian blues’ waxes lyrical about his great friend and frequent collaborator; the lead singer of U2, Bono…

Robbie Robertson

Sodajerker presents… Robbie Robertson

May 14, 2017 in Features, Interviews

The returning podcasters Simon and Brian interview a truly legendary Canadian songwriter, whose music with The Band helped create Americana……

Oddity 'Settle Down' album cover

‘Settle Down’ by Oddity (Album)

July 28, 2016 in Music

With Steve Albini on production duty, this debut from the Chicago-based trio is a high-powered introduction to their rock sound…

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…


U2 have 50 ideas for their new album

March 29, 2016 in News

The Edge reveals the band are in great shape as they work on the follow-up to 2014’s Songs Of Innocence…

Holy Fire by Many Things (Single)

April 21, 2015 in Music

Ahead of their debut album Many Things release an energetic anthem with strong hints of both U2 and The Stranglers…

Best of 2014

Best Of 2014

December 31, 2014 in Features

As the sun sets on another eventful year in music, we consider the songwriters, songs and moments that made 2014…

Bono with (Gretsch)RED guitar

Gretsch and Bono partner to create (RED) guitar

December 27, 2014 in Gear, News

The iconic instrument brand and the U2 frontman join forces on new signature model, supporting the charity which fights AIDS…

Pink Floyd's Nick Mason

U2 “devaluing music”, says Nick Mason

November 3, 2014 in News

Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason accuses U2 of devaluing music by giving their album ‘Songs Of Innocence’ away on iTunes…

Justin Currie

Interview: Del Amitri’s Justin Currie

February 11, 2014 in Features

As the Scottish rock band embarks on a reunion tour, the chef-turned-frontman talks about being compelled to keep writing songs…