Recent Feature Articles
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.
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.
Interview with writer/producer/artist Sebastian Kole, who discusses his debut album on Motown Records, and how he co-wrote two hits with Alessia Cara.
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.
Mick Jones of the multi-platinum band Foreigner tells how he wrote such classic hits as “Urgent,” “I Want To Know What Love Is” and “Feels Like The First Time.”
Interview with hit Nashville songwriter Matt Jenkins, about how he co-wrote hits for Kenny Chesney & Pink, Florida Georgia Line, Keith Urban and Dustin Lynch.
Interview with Billy Currington, about how he co-wrote his current country hit “It Don’t Hurt Like It Used To.” He also talks in-depth about his songwriting.