Pop and Rock Music Articles
Interview with singer/songwriter Brandi Carlile, about the making of her excellent new album, By The Way, I Forgive You. She also talks in-depth about her songwriting.
Swedish music legend Per Gessle talks about his songwriting, and how he wrote Roxette’s hits “The Look,” “Listen to Your Heart” and “It Must Have Been Love.”
Interview with Jayson DeZuzio, who co-wrote the hit “Thunder” for Imagine Dragons. He’s also had cuts with X Ambassadors, Jason Derulo and Christina Aguilera.
Interview with writer/producer Rogét Chahayed, who has co-written hits for DRAM, Halsey and Miguel. He’s also worked with Bruno Mars and Kendrick Lamar.
Interview with Lauv, who has built a large fan base via videos, music streaming and touring. He also co-wrote the hit “No Promises,” by Cheat Codes & Demi Lovato.
Interview with Linda Perry, about her new soundtrack album, Served Like a Girl. She also tells how she wrote hit songs for Pink, Christina Aguilera and 4 Non Blondes.
Interview with singer/songwriter Sam Martin, who has co-written hits for Jason Derulo (“Want to Want Me”), Maroon 5 (“Daylight”) and other artists.
Cindy Wilson, longtime member of classic pop-punk band the B-52s, talks about her new solo album, and how she co-wrote the B-52s hits, “Love Shack” and “Roam.”
Interview with hit writer/producer Oren Yoel, who co-wrote & produced all the songs on Miley Cyrus’ latest album Younger Now, including the hit, “Malibu.”
Interview with hit writer/producer Mick Schultz, who has co-written & produced three Top 10 hits for Jeremih. He’s also co-written songs for Kelly Clarkson and Rihanna.
Interview with Graham Gouldman, who co-founded the classic pop group, 10cc. He tells how he co-wrote 10cc’s hits “I’m Not In Love”and “The Things We Do For Love.”
Joel Little has written & produced hits with Lorde (“Royals,” “Team”) and Khalid (“Young Dumb & Broke’), and he’s won the Grammy Award for Song of the Year.
Interview with John Gourley, lead singer for Portugal. The Man, about their songwriting and how they wrote their hit, “Feel It Still.” Their latest album is called Woodstock.
Interview with Leland (aka Brett McLaughlin), who has co-written hit singles for Daya (“Hide Away”), Troye Sivan (“Youth”) and Selena Gomez (“Fetish”).
Sydney Sierota, lead vocalist for pop band Echosmith, discusses their new EP and their songwriting. She also tells how the group wrote their hit song, “Cool Kids.”
Interview with hit songwriter & artist Erika Ender, about how she co-wrote the #1 worldwide hit “Despacito” performed by Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee & Justin Bieber.
Interview with Rena Lovelis, lead singer of the band Hey Violet, about their songwriting, their hit “Guys My Age,” their new single “Hoodie,” and their debut album.
Grammy-winning writer/artist Dan Wilson tells how he co-wrote big hits for Adele (“Someone Like You”), Dixie Chicks (“Not Ready to Make Nice”) and other artists.
Interview with James Arthur about how he wrote his big hit, “Say You Won’t Let Go.” He also discusses in-depth his excellent new album, Back from the Edge.
Singer/songwriter JD Souther tells how he co-wrote three classic hit songs for The Eagles (“Heartache Tonight,” “Best of My Love,” “New Kid In Town”) plus other hits.