The Rolling Stones have been in the news this week as it’s been revealed that they have dropped their famous hit ‘Brown Sugar’ from the set list for their 2021 […]
I wrote a blog post called ‘New Year Resolutions for Songwriting’ back in December 2018, and the points made within it are still valid. However, I thought it was worth […]
Okay, we’re onto part 2 of my blog post about the 7 albums that most influenced my taste in music. Check out part 1 for the first half of the […]
There has been a meme doing the rounds on Facebook where people have been invited to select the albums that had the biggest influence on their taste in music. It’s […]
February 2020 was the first year that I have taken part in FAWM, which stands for February Album Writing Month. Hopefully it won’t be the last! This article discusses how […]
What to do with kids when bad weather has you stuck inside? Why not get your kids to write song lyrics?!
It’s been almost a year since I first read about the Cut Up technique and how artists such as David Bowie and Kurt Cobain used it to create the lyrics […]
I recently attended a gig at Bannermans music venue in Edinburgh that was headlined by the Electric Boys, supported by Last Great Dreamers. Here’s my write up of it. I […]
I’ve recently got involved in combining scriptwriting and music for what I can only describe as an epic sci fi musical screenplay. ‘The Journey’ is a story that was thought […]
Using music gigs as a motivation to write more lyrics. A post reviewing an Enuff Z’nuff gig that I went to, and how attending such gigs can inspire songwriters to write lyrics.