Pop and Rock Music Articles
Interview with Kevin Rudolf, who has a new single, “Nobody Gets Out Alive.” He’s also known for his hit “Let It Rock,” and co-writing hits for other artists.
Martin Page tells how he co-wrote the #1 hits “We Built This City” for Starship and “These Dreams” for Heart. He also discusses his solo career and five albums.
Interview with hit songwriter Neil Ormandy, about how he co-wrote James Arthur’s hit, “‘Say You Won’t Let Go.” He’s also has a sync company called SILO Music.
Dewey Bunnell & Gerry Beckley tell how they wrote America’s classic hits “A Horse With No Name,” “Sister Golden Hair,” “Ventura Highway” and “I Need You.”
Interview with pop singer/songwriter Matthew Koma, who also co-wrote a hit for Zedd (“Clarity”), and he’s worked with Shania Twain and Bruce Springsteen.
Jack Tempchin tells how he wrote hits for the Eagles (“Peaceful Easy Feeling” and “Already Gone”), and how he co-wrote several hits for Glenn Frey’s solo albums.
Interview with Asia Whiteacre, who co-wrote Hailee Steinfeld’s hit “Starving,” and her new single, “Most Girls.” She’s also co-written with Hey Violet and Rachel Platten.
James Pankow of Chicago, tells how he wrote such classic hits as “Make Me Smile,” “Feelin’ Stronger Every Day,” “Just You ‘n’ Me,” “Colour My World” and “Old Days.”
Chris Stein of Blondie discusses the group’s new album Pollinator. He also tells how he co-wrote with Debbie Harry their classic hits, “Heart of Glass” and “Rapture.”
Interview with pop songwriter Ali Tamposi, about how she co-wrote the recent hits “Let Me Love You” and “It Ain’t Me.” She also co-wrote a #1 hit for Kelly Clarkson.
Interview with Gino Barletta (pict. above with Daya), who co-wrote two hits for Daya: “Hide Away” and “Sit Still, Look Pretty.” He is also President of Artbeatz Records.
Interview with rising pop star Bebe Rexha about her new EP All Your Fault: Pt. 1, and how she co-wrote several hit songs. She has also collaborated with many top artists.
Interview with Olivia O’Brien, who has a big duet hit with Gnash, “i hate u, I love u.” She tells how she co-wrote this song, and discusses the new songs she’s released.
Colin Hay talks about his new solo album, his new documentary film, and how he wrote his classic Men At Work hit songs “Down Under” and “Who Can It Be Now?”
Interview with Alex Da Kid, who has co-written and produced big hits with pop, hip-hop and rock artists. He also runs his label, KIDinaKORNER Records.
Ian Axel & Chad King talk about their songwriting, including how they wrote their big hit, “Say Something.” They also discuss their new tour and next album.
Interview with The Futuristics (Joe Khajadourian & Alex Schwartz) about their big hit “Bad Things.” They’ve also had hits with Flo Rida and other artists.
Dennis DeYoung, renowned co-founder of multi-platinum rock band Styx, discusses his great career, and tells how he wrote seven of the group’s classic hit songs.
Interview with Allee Willis, about how she co-wrote classic hits for Earth, Wind & Fire (“Boogie Wonderland” and “September”), Pointer Sisters and Pet Shop Boys.
Stephen Bishop tells how he wrote his hits “On and On” and “Save It For a Rainy Day,” and the #1 hit “Separate Lives,” recorded by Phil Collins & Marilyn Martin.