JC

Best of K-Pop 2020

eLLie: bEsT K-pOp Of 2020

It's impossible to pile all the music we LOVE at Sound of Pen into one genre. And yet there IS a thread that joins all our favourite music together. It's something to do with the intent of it - the way it feels as if it says something about what it'... Read More...
Top 20 artists

BeLLa: bEsT ArtIsTs eVeR

It's impossible to pile all the music we LOVE at Sound of Pen into one genre. And yet there IS a thread that joins all our favourite music together. It's somet... Read More...
Sound of Pen Achievement Awards

SoUnD oF pEn AcHiEvEmEnT aWaRdS

We want to support AND recognise your development as English students. Thus the Sound of Pen achievement awards! There are three different categories and you will be scored based on the work you send into us. Look through the criteria below, then ha... Read More...

aDeLa: iNtO ThE WooDs

The first piece of student work has arrived! Adela was tasked with summarising her A-Level 'Love' learning. No one could have expected what came next - this... Read More...

JC

English Teacher & Music Journalist

Favourite artists: Kim Petras, Architects, Trophy Eyes, Taylor Swift, Britney Spears
Favourite album: Blind Melon: Blind Melon
Favourite song: The Used: Taste of Ink
Best gig: 30 Seconds To Mars @ Main Square Festival, July 2013
Lyric worth remembering: Live right now, just be yourself; it doesn't matter if it's good enough for someone else
Most likely to feel: Inspired and determined
Favourite month and why: June – the start of festival season