songwriting

Premiere: Raphaella – Good Life

Future-facing pop producer Raphaella is a musical force of nature, who's written hits with some of the biggest names in UK music. She gives us first dibs on her banging new track, Good Life...

Interview: Pam Sheyne

‘Get savvy and educate yourself on the business side of songwriting:’ multi-platinum-selling songwriter, vocal producer, singer and mentor Pam Sheyne offers her invaluable advice and insight...

Interview: Mike Stock

'If someone says to me, "I've got a 12-foot circus freak who wants a song for a bearded lady", I'm off and running': veteran Mike Stock on the art of songwriting.

Interview: Jon Boden

Jon Boden on the making of his new concept album Afterglow, the passing of his band Bellowhead and why folk could be in danger of becoming gentrified…

How to write a hit song

From using the ABBA formula to recording demos, songwriting expert Paul Whalley shares his top tips on how to craft that perfect tune...