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EXCLUSIVE! ‘Strawberry Moon’ by Lyons


EXCLUSIVE! ‘Strawberry Moon’ by Lyons

This week’s exclusive track is a spiky, post-punk inspired psych-rock number that’ll have you tapping your toes from the start…



On The Stereo

This week’s list features Madonna, Lily Allen, Say Lou Lou, Deaf Wish, Mikaela Davis, Colour Me Wednesday, Silverbacks and Koyo…

Today's exclusive is brought to you by the rootsy, The Hollow Ends


EXCLUSIVE! ‘Bears In Mind’ by The Hollow Ends

Out latest exclusive song is brought to you by a folk-rock group who combine socially conscious lyrics with anthemic choruses…

Rebekah Rolland. Pic: Amy Martell


On The Stereo

Latest playlist includes: Rebekah Rolland, Tom Grennan, Three Kings High, The Modern Strangers and Father John Misty and James Holt…

Florence Welch


On The Stereo

This week’s selection: Florence + The Machine, DMA’s, Language, Popes Of Chillitown, Passenger, Lice, Uma E. Fernqvist and Places Erupt…

Frank Falvo


EXCLUSIVE! ‘This Is A Lie’ by Frank Falvo

This week’s exclusive song is brought to you by an Australia-based singer-songwriter who specialises in a catchy style of folk-pop…

George Taylor


On The Stereo

This week features Castelle, George Taylor, The Nectars, Run Maggie Run, Blow, Holly Rees, Dana Fuchs, Eloïse and James Bay…

Popes Of Chillitown ‘Work Hard, Play Hard, See You In The Graveyard’ album cover


‘Work Hard, Play Hard, See You In The Graveyard’ by Popes Of Chillitown (Album)

The London ska-punk-dubsters combat life’s ugly side by injecting a dose of optimism into the world via their latest LP…



EXCLUSIVE! ‘Plymouth’ by Language

Today we are bringing you a simmering, brittle alt-rock track that purrs and demands the attention of 90s guitar-pop fans…

Neil Young


On The Stereo

This week’s selection includes Neil Young, The Magic Numbers, Forth Wanderers, Skylar Fri, Cosmos Sunshine and Jealous Of The Birds…

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Sun Kin’ by Honey I'm Whole


EXCLUSIVE! ‘Honey I’m Whole’ by Sun Kin

Today we bring you a track by an alt-pop artist. Ladies and gentlemen here is the truly excellent Sun Kin…

The Maple State


On The Stereo

Introducing a new regular feature, where the Songwriting team review a collection of new releases that have caught our ear…

DMA's 'For Now' album cover


‘For Now’ by DMA’s (Album)

DMA’s follow up album to their gold-selling 2016 debut makes all the right noises, but will it be as successful?…

Today's exclusive is from the wonderful, Toni Sidgwick. Credit: Claire Collinson


EXCLUSIVE! ‘Try’ by Toni Sidgwick

Today we bring you lucky people a delicate, lovely, and bittersweet indie-folk track by an absolutely brilliant songwriter from Shetland…


Britrock Classic

Rounding off our week celebrating Britrock, we bring you a classic by one of the UK’s most powerful rock acts…

‘Up All Night ft. Annabelle’ by Future Joy


EXCLUSIVE! ‘Up All Night ft. Annabelle’ by Future Joy

Today’s exclusive is brought to you by a delightful electro-funk group who borrow gleefully from the gamut of electronic music…

Today's exclusive is from the smooth, Vinegar Mother


EXCLUSIVE! ‘Moon Tomb’ by Vinegar Mother

Today’s exclusive song comes from a soul-rock quintet whose singer has a sublimely smooth vocal. You’re going to love them…

‘H+’ by JB Dunckel album cover


‘H+’ by JB Dunckel (Album)

The electro visionary from Versailles returns with more colourful and fluid dreamscapes to whet the appetite, if that’s your thing?…



EXCLUSIVE! ‘Heavy Dog’ by Foxanne

Today we bring you a truly lovely song by an ‘independent post-pop’ trio who channel St. Vincent and Devendra Banheart…

Frankie Cosmos 'Vessel' album cover


‘Vessel’ by Frankie Cosmos (Album)

Taken from Songwriting Magazine’s Spring 2018 issue out now, this is a featured review of Greta Kline’s new 18-track long-player…


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