‘I lived and breathed music at VocalizeU Artist Intensive’

Every year singers and songwriters from around the world make the pilgrimage to a picturesque Santa Monica mountain retreat for 10 days of learning. They’re guests at VocalizeU Artist Intensive (VUAI), where the best vocal, performance and songwriting coaches in the business are on hand to share their knowledge and experience and provide inspiration and constructive feedback. […]

#ising: June’s emerging talent

iSing takes a look at music from Steele, Delta Sleep and Kailee Morgue. Steele  Swedish singer Steele has pulled off a rare feat: she’s made a pop album brimming with emotion. Paroxysm, out this month, is an electro-noir affair with lyrics inspired by the artist’s own near-death experience that are both dark and life-affirming. Stockholm-based […]

The Brits who bagged prizes in top songwriting contest

The winners of a prestigious international songwriting contest have been announced with Brits taking home first prize in two categories. The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) gives aspiring and established songwriters a chance to raise their profile in the international arena with past recipients including Gregory Porter, Gotye, Kasey Chambers and Bastille. This year’s grand prize […]