Recent Feature Articles
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.
Breyan Isaac tells how he co-wrote such hit songs as ‘One Call Away” for Charlie Puth, “Timber” for Pitbull & Kesha, and “Whistle” and “Good Feeling” for Flo Rida.
Interview with Tony Martin, who has been a hit writer in Nashville for two decades. He’s co-written hits for Jason Aldean, Tim McGraw, Keith Urban and Dierks Bentley.
Ian Hunter tells how he wrote such classic songs as “All The Way From Memphis,” “Once Bitten, Twice Shy,” “Cleveland Rocks” and “Ships.”
Interview with Matthew Ramsey, lead singer of country group Old Dominion, about their latest hits “Song for Another Time” and “Snapback,” and their songwriting.
Ray Parker Jr. tells how he wrote his hits “Ghostbusters,” “The Other Woman,” “A Woman Needs Love (Just Like You Do),” “Jack and Jill” and “You Can’t Change That.”
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.
Interview with music exec & author Randall Wixen, who represents many top catalogs including Tom Petty, Neil Young, the Black Keys, Santana and Journey.
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.
Interview with rising country artist Tucker Beathard, who co-wrote his recent Top 10 hit, “Rock On.” He has signed with Dot/Big Machine Records and released his debut EP.
Interview with hit songwriter Michael Carter, who co-wrote Luke Bryan’s current hit “Move,” plus hits for Thomas Rhett and Cole Swindell.
Interview with Ricky Reed, who co-wrote the hits “No” and “Me Too” for Meghan Trainor, and produced the hit “Ride” for Twenty One Pilots. His new single is “Express Myself.”
John Ryan tells how he co-wrote several hits for One Direction (“Best Song Ever,” “Story Of My Life”) plus hits for Jason Derulo, Pitbull and John Legend.
Interview with acclaimed singer/songwriter Joan Armatrading, who talks in-depth about her songwriting, and about her new live concert DVD/CD release, Me Myself I World Tour.