Special Interview: Jake Austin Walker

theaussieword.com catches up with US actor and musician Jake Austin Walker.

Give us an introduction. How did it all begin? What had you first interested in music? If I could pin point it to one moment in my life it would be when my father and I where taking a road trip across the country to our new home. My father always loved to make silly songs off street signs and my five-year-old self couldn’t get enough of it, I loved singing along. Beyond that, my grandmas played the classics on a nonstop loop. Frank Sinatra, Sam Cooke, and Otis Redding are some of my favorites that helped build my foundation. I was always drawn to this music over whatever was playing on the radio. Something about it always spoke to me on a deeper level than just listening.Continue reading

May 17, 2018 – Episode 94: #MorningShow989 with special guests Eurogliders (Grace Knight), This Way North (Cat Leahy) & Tommy Clifas

It’s a bumper guest list on #MorningShow989 this week! 80’s music legend Grace Knight from the Eurogliders joins us live on the phone to preview their upcoming Melbourne show and update us on what’s been happening with one of Australia’s favourite groups. Cat Leahy from Melbourne duo This Way North joins the show with a special look at their current touring schedule across Australia and upcoming international shows. We celebrate the work of Bob Dylan with a second hour double play then local Melbourne singer/songwriter Tommy Clifas is live in studio as special guest co-host previewing his latest record Courage Fool. There’s your usual mix of #ThrowbackThursday anthems plus some fresh new hits making waves around the world.Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: KING ‘Only U’

‘Only U’ is the latest single from Danish artist KING: dark, poignant and weighty pop music from one of Europe’s brightest new lights. KING first announced herself on the world stage in summer 2016 with the release of debut single ‘Promise’, a record that has since clocked up more than a million views on YouTube. Since then, she has released a steady stream of head-turning singles, with ‘Only U’ the latest in a discography that grows more fascinating with every release.

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NEW MUSIC: Josephine Oniyama ‘Til You’

Manchester’s soulful chanteuse Josephine Oniyama has announced details of her first piece of new music from her forthcoming album with the release of ‘Til You’ through Sound of Solar Records. ‘Til You’ follows Josephine’s critically lauded debut album, Portrait, which received high praise from the likes of The Sunday Times, Mojo, Q and Uncut, the latter describing her as ‘an original unfolding talent”. Following the album’s release, Josephine appeared on Later…with Jools Holland, toured the UK and Europe extensively and played numerous festivals including Glastonbury, Latitude and T In The Park. Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: BATTS ‘Shame’

In the midst of her U.K. tour, BATTS​ is today sharing the official film clip for her latest single ‘Shame’​. Having spent the first half of the year touring to sold out audiences around Australia with Didirri and in the midst of a UK tour alongside Cub Sport and Communion Music​, the anticipation for BATTS’ debut album grows as the Melbourne singer-songwriter continues to introduce her music to global audiences.Continue reading

PREMIERE: New Music Video — Harrison ‘Silver Moon’

theaussieword.com is ecstatic to have the exclusive premiere of Harrison’s brand new music video Silver Moon.

Harrison who was live in studio for #MorningShow989 last week will launch the brand new EP at Gasometer Upstairs this Sunday May 20th from 1:30pm – 4:30pm with special guests Aine Tyrrell and live painting by Alexandra Lederman & Ashley Davies in CAR CHASE from THROTTLE.

Get your tickets and a copy of the EP here, for more news on what Harrison’s up too visit harrisonmusik.com.

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NEW MUSIC: Hanssøn ‘Always High’

New York based singer-songwriter, Hanssøn, has shared a new video for her single, “Always High” as well as announced the release of her upcoming EP, Colours of The Fall. Hanssøn describes the song as “wanting to love someone who is too consumed with themselves to love you back. They’re “high” on themselves, ego-tripping, just on a different wave length, it’s not really about drugs, but more missing that connection, or seeing that they’re disconnected with what’s going on around them.” “Always High” is the first single off the upcoming EP which is slated to drop later this summer.Continue reading

NEW MUSIC VIDEO: Dagny ‘That Feeling When’

Critically acclaimed Norwegian pop art-songstress Dagny is back with her brand new single “That Feeling When”. Underscored by buzzing electronics and dancefloor-ready energy, the track slips from hypnotic verses into a seismic refrain that’s impossible to shake. In addition, the official video for “That Feeling When” is Dagny’s most personal video to date as it was shot in Dagny’s hometown of Tromsø and the live performance footage was taken from a special performance in Oslo.Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Yoke Lore ‘Fake You’

Brooklyn-based project Yoke Lore is the new musical venture of Adrian Galvin, previously of Yellerkin and Walk the Moon. Yoke Lore release the official music video for ‘Fake You’. The visuals play with the idea of containment, and Yoke Lore made this video with his best friend Kenny in Austin – they filmed and built these rigs by themselves and had a blast making this their art project.

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May 3, 2018 – Episode 92: #MorningShow989 with special guest Harrison

#MorningShow989 this week welcomes special guest local Melbourne singer/songwriter Harrison live in studio with a special preview of his EP launch and brand new music. Plus we push play on some throwback classics and a bunch of fresh new tracks including Maya Killtron, Delta Goodrem, Olivia Newton-John, Ben Hazlewood, Husky and Ed SheeranContinue reading