Anyone who has ever had a great idea at odd times of day or in odd places will know that inspiration can often strike when you’re least expecting it. This is exactly what happened to Will Mercado. Read about the inspiration behind his new song ‘Shower Thoughts’ below:Continue reading “Showered with ideas”
On 16th December, the BRIT School hosted an evening celebrating the music of Motown, featuring some of the hit songs from well known Motown acts. One of the performers at the show ‘Live from the Obie: The Music of Motown’ was JSS’s very own Temi Atiba. We asked Temi to put a few words together describing the event and her experience of performing. This is what she said:Continue reading “Loving the music of Motown”
Stories built around relationships are always great material for new songs. In this article, Emily Taylor-Smith tells how the story of a past relationship gave her the idea for her new song, ‘Dealings with the Devil’.Continue reading “Emily tells the story behind her new song ‘Dealings with the Devil’”
Billy & Louie have been using their time during lockdown to work on a new song inspired by Spanish music that takes them in a different direction to their previous tracks ‘Changed‘ and ‘Like the river‘. Read this article to find out more from Billy & Louie about what inspired them and the story behind ‘Rosa’…
When it comes to making music, you’re never too young to start. For the past year, Christian Neale has been putting together a mix of dance and ambient-inspired tunes and publishing them on his own YouTube channel and web site. Now 13, Christian is currently working on an EP and album based on stories he has developed about space and peace. We talk to Christian to find out more about his music and why night-time is often the best time for his new ideas!