Songwriters and producers can now apply to participate in SongHubs Auckland 2019 which will be held at Roundhead Studios in Auckland from March 4-9.
Songhubs is essentially a collaborative songwriting workshop. In the last three years, 15 international guests have composed, written and produced music with more than 70 NZ and Australian writers and producers, boiling down to around 80 original songs. The SongHubs releases include Maala‘s Kind of Love, Louis Baker‘s Addict, Mitch James‘ The Ways to Say Goodbye, and Pitch Dark by Chelsea Jade.
Producer Greg Haver (Manic Street Preachers, The Chills, Opshop, Kimbra) returns as curator. He will select 12 writers and 4 producers to work with the guests in different configurations to write new songs.
Return flights to Auckland from anywhere in the world with accommodation for seven nights.
Return flights to Auckland from anywhere in NZ with accommodation for seven nights.
iA singer and songwriter from California, Ilsey Juber won two BMI awards in 2018 for her work on Mercy by Shawn Mendes and In the Name of Love by Martin Garrix and Bebe Rexha. Juber was a co-writer on the 2018 Lykke Li album ‘So Sad So Sexy’. Other credits include Mark Ronson and Miley Cyrus Nothing Breaks Like A Heart, All Night by Beyoncé, Ocean by Martin Garrix feat. Khalid and Powerful by Major Lazer feat. Ellie Goulding.
Justin Parker is a songwriter and producer from London. In 2011 he wrote Video Games with Lana Del Rey, a song that launched both of their careers and won Parker his first Ivor Novello Award. In 2012 he co-wrote the single Laura for Bat for Lashes’ third album ‘The Haunted Man’, winning another Ivor Novello Award. Parker’s other collaborations include Stay with Mikky Ekko, which was recorded by Rihanna and reached the Top 5 status in 24 countries worldwide.
Nate Campany is a songwriter from Cleveland, Ohio. He co-wrote This Time Around on Tove Lo’s platinum-selling album ‘Queen of the Clouds’, 4 songs on Carly Rae Jepsen’s critically acclaimed album ‘Emotion’ and LP’s ‘Lost On You’ which was #1 in 27 countries. He also co-wrote Martin Garrix’s Scared to be Lonely feat. Dua Lipa which went 3 x platinum in worldwide sales, and the #1 US Latin airplay Becky G x Natti Natasha song Sin Pijama.
Maize Olinger, originally from Los Angeles, is a co-writer and singer in the band Night Things with Zach Shields. She’s devoted most of the last 12 months to honing her skills as a writer in both her artist project with producer Wendy Wang, and collaborations with MoZella, Kamandi, Sam Wilkes of Cutty Gold, and Mr Little Jeans.