Positive Songs Project Blog

7 Questions for Michael Ekeghasi

Our latest songwriting interview is with Michael Ekeghasi. Michael was born in Lagos in Nigeria and lived in Finland where he built a large and dedicated fanbase. Michael performed to an audience of about 15,000 people at the Pelipoikki…

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7 Questions For Thomas Truax

Thomas Truax (pronounced troo-aks) is an American singer/musician, inventor and multi-media artist.

One of the most imaginative characters on the pop music fringe, since the year 2000 Thomas has been traveling the world performing with his evolving “band” of bizarre…

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7 Questions For Avital Raz

Jerusalem-born Avital Raz is a theatre maker and musician. Her first solo show My Jerusalem was derived from a controversial song. It combines live music with storytelling and projected images. A politically-charged tale of a drunken one-night stand, infused with…

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Tales From The Songwriting Frontlines

Photo by: Aurélien Digard

In an interesting and technical entry for our Songwriting Blog here at Positive Songs Project we caught up with regular PSP contributor and wonderfully prolific songwriter Mickey Van Gelder.

Mickey Van Gelder is a Blues musician…

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7 Questions For Siobhan Wilson

  Siobhan Wilson is a Scottish singer, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, film and TV composer. A trained cellist from St Mary’s Music School, pianist, guitarist, and composer – she has 10 years of live touring and studio production and after a 5 year… Read more

7 Questions for Lizeth Ruvalcaba


Lizeth Ruvalcaba is an artist based in Guadalajara Jalisco, Mexico. She is a singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist who specialises in live looping. Her main instrument is her voice, which she employs to create stunningly ethereal and atmospheric pieces of music.Read more

Guest Post – Maya McCourt (Salt Moon)

Why I Write Songs:

I write songs because I’m too cheap to go to therapy. Actually, that’s not true, and particularly because I currently am in therapy (affordable therapy is a thing, friends, apparently, and not just the kind you…

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Tales From The Songwriting Frontline


Three weeks ago I heard a rumour from a neighbour, of a Japanese Garden a bicycle ride away from me. Knowing that I had some songs to write (and thus some subject matter or at…

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Almost 40 Members!


The PSP has almost 40 members now! I’m very excited to see what you all come up with for next week. Richard Lomax and I have written our songs and are doing some collaborating this week with various artists and…

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