SPECIAL INTERVIEW: Colin Lillie

theaussieword.com special interview with Colin Lillie.

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Give us an introduction. How did it all begin? What had you first interested in music? It all began the day I woke up in the dry Todd riverbed being kicked in the stomach by an old Aboriginal woman and told to move on. I had been missing for three days on an alcohol and drug fuelled bender. It was at this I point I realised change needed to happen. All my thought allowed me to do was cast my mind back to how music was my only real escape from a traumatic childhood. Music was the doorway to the possibilities of so many different beginnings. I always wanted to be an entertainer of sorts from the times when I’d sneak my mothers’ vinyls and listen to my dads’ cassette collection. Flicking through family and friends record collections. Discovering adventures, tails, poetry, love and passion through songs and the realisation that if you are meant to be on a particular path the universe will find a way to bring you back to your true north. (Very hippie I know but that’s the truth) Music has been my one true freedom. Continue reading

27 December, 2018 – Episode 118: #MorningShow989 Best of 2018 Finale with special guest Nik Navy

It’s the finale of #MorningShow989 for 2018 – featuring Week 4 of the #BestOf2018 music special, all the chart news plus special guest local Melbourne singer/songwriter Nik Navy is live in studio.

#MorningShow989 wishes to thank all the special guests who have featured on the show in 2018 along with the global audience who interacted with the show online and via social media. A big thank you to you, the listener, local or abroad no matter where you are in the world listening in a completely different timezone! #MorningShow989 looks forward to its return in early 2019.Continue reading

Roger Federer Arrives In Perth for Fifth Hopman Cup

Roger Federer has arrived in Perth for his fifth appearance at Perth’s Hopman Cup which kicks off December 29 through to January 5.

Federer, the world No.3 took a visit to Western Australia’s Pinnacles via helicopter taking in the sights of Nambung National Park followed by a spot of tennis with local kids plus a closer look at a Western Rock Lobster at Lobster Shack in Cervantes.

Check out the Mastercard Hopman Cup at RAC Arena, tickets from hopmancup.com.

20 December, 2018 – Episode 117: #MorningShow989 Best of 2018 Christmas Special with guest Giovanna Mercuri

#MorningShow989 this week celebrates Christmas with a mix of festive tunes along with our Week 3 Best of 2018 music special. Director, Producer, Actress, Social Worker and Counsellor Giovanna Mercuri is special guest on this week’s Christmas edition of The Morning Show on 98.9 North West FM.Continue reading

In The Studio: 15 December, 2018 – JOY 94.9

It’s been almost three years since my last on air shift at Australia’s only LGBTIQ radio station JOY 94.9, tonight was a great trip down memory lane to help launch JOY’s new music show #InTheStudio alongside John Wintle and my former Sound Museum radio partner Leo Stubbing. We chat new music, charts, touring and some good ‘ol fashioned banter. Great to be back on the JOY 94.9 airwaves! Catch tonight’s very first show here via podcast.Continue reading

13 December, 2018 – Episode 116: #MorningShow989 Best of 2018 Music Special

It’s Week 2 of #MorningShow989’s Best of 2018 music special, spinning some of the hottest tracks to make waves on #MorningShow989 in 2018, including local and international artists who have featured as special interviews on the show throughout the year. Catch our social media for all the #MorningShow989 action and subscribe to On Air with …

6 December, 2018 – Episode 115: #MorningShow989 with special guest Personal Trainer Jake Armistead

#MorningShow989 this week commences Week 1 of the Best of 2018 music special, spinning some of the hottest tracks to make waves on #MorningShow989 in 2018, including local and international to artists from the years special interviews. We also welcome special guest Personal Trainer Jake Armistead from Steel Strength and Conditioning.Continue reading

22 November, 2018 – Episode 113: #MorningShow989 with special guest Ronny Morris

This week, #MorningShow989 serves up a great mix of tunes, fresh new music, Aussie premieres and some great retro throwback along with a special live interview with singer, songwriter and recording artist Ronny Morris all the way in Sweden. Ronny previews his latest single Windows off the new album release Sweet Silence.

Catch our social media for all the #MorningShow989 action and subscribe to On Air with Brian Peel on iTunes – catch the #MorningShow989 podcast here.Continue reading

15 November, 2018 – Episode 112: #MorningShow989 with special guests Australian Firefighters Calendar (David & Simon) and Chris Williams

#MorningShow989 returns this week with special guests David and Simon from the Australian Firefighters Calendar plus Chris Williams joins us for a preview of his latest single City Lights.

Catch our social media for all the #MorningShow989 action and subscribe to On Air with Brian Peel on iTunes – catch the #MorningShow989 podcast here.Continue reading

Springsteen on Broadway

Columbia Records will release the ‘SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY’ soundtrack album on December 14th, featuring the songs and stories from Tony Award winner Bruce Springsteen’s historic 236-show run at Jujamcyn’s Walter Kerr Theatre. Consisting of the complete audio from the upcoming ‘SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY’ Netflix release, the soundtrack album will be available on 4 LPs or 2 CDs as well as a digital download and on streaming services.Continue reading

25 October, 2018 – Episode 111: #MorningShow989 with special guest Giovanna Mercuri

#MorningShow989 this week welcomes special guest Film and TV Director/Producer Giovanna Mercuri for a special preview of her latest film The Target and television series The Travel Counsellor along with a mix of new and throwback tunes.

Catch our social media for all the #MorningShow989 action and subscribe to On Air with Brian Peel on iTunes – catch the #MorningShow989 podcast here.Continue reading

18 October, 2018 – Episode 110: #MorningShow989 with special guests Josh The Cat & Lauren Housley

#MorningShow989 this week welcomes two special guests – Josh The Cat (Melbourne) and Lauren Housley (London/UK) LIVE for a special preview of their latest singles plus we remember Andreas Florez, a #MorningShow989 special guest from August 2016 who sadly lost his battle with leukaemia just days after the interview. There’s your usual mix of #ThrowbackThursday classics plus some great new tunes and Australian premieres.

Catch our social media for all the #MorningShow989 action and subscribe to On Air with Brian Peel on iTunes – catch the #MorningShow989 podcast here.Continue reading

11 October, 2018 – Episode 109: #MorningShow989 with special guests Peter Wilson & Sean Smith

Two special guests on this week’s #MorningShow989, local Melbourne artist Peter Wilson and UK based artist Sean Smith who join the show for a special preview of their duet Verona – thank you Sean who phoned in LIVE from Romania at 1am! Peter Wilson previews his latest work plus shares some ultimate rare Stock Aitken Waterman classics.

Catch our social media for all the #MorningShow989 action and subscribe to On Air with Brian Peel on iTunes – catch the #MorningShow989 podcast here.Continue reading