songwriting

Interview: Jade Bird

Blues-infused acoustic singer-songwriter Jade Bird on her love affair with Americana and why a decent narrative is an essential songwriting ingredient…

Bernard Butler on songwriting

‘Being isolated and doing something in a very lonely way, I don’t knock that at all. But I’m just trying to encourage what could happen if you cross that bridge and interact with people,’ says Bernard Butler.

Research reveals Eurovision hack

The famed Eurovision Song Contest takes place this Saturday (18 May) and Manchester record label Ostereo claim to have exposed a secret formula for success.

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...