Special Interview: Lili Kendall

theaussieword.com catches up with Lili Kendall…

Give us an introduction. How did it all begin? What had you first interested in music?
I’ve always been in love with music, but I got a guitar for my 12th birthday and started learning how to play by myself online, I figured out a few solid chords and started writing words over the top of this one progression… and it wasn’t that bad, i remember having my whole family packed into my room listening to it haha.

 

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What motivates or influences you in your quest to make great music?
When I write the inspiration comes from where my mind is currently at.  I just want it to be as honest and vulnerable as possible. I will spend weeks writing songs about the same person, same situation. I’m a Gemini, so over-thinking is a past time, I don’t think I will ever run out of writing material.

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HOPMAN CUP: Roger Federer visits Rottnest Island in Western Australia

 

World No.2 Roger Federer has arrived in Perth for the 30th edition of the Mastercard Hopman Cup. Federer took in the sights of Rottnest Island via helicopter, caught up with the local kids at Parakeet Bay, met a Quokka and served up some BBQ seafood on a luxury boat. He’s tennis’ most iconic, a man of style, charm and good humour – that’s why the world loves Roger Federer. Welcome back to Australia Roger! Continue reading “HOPMAN CUP: Roger Federer visits Rottnest Island in Western Australia”

December 28, 2017: #MorningShow989 with special guests MAXO & Ryan Riback

It’s the final edition of #MorningShow989 for season 2017, we’ve had a bunch of guests drop by the show over the last year or dialed in from overseas – too many to mention! In this final show for the year, Aussie singer/songwriter and all round nice bloke MAXO drops by to premiere is new single ‘Never Ever’ to the world and dish out a few cracking gags – we love him! MAXO recently toured the US / Canada, he stops by the show to tell all, including that infamous ‘nail’ encounter… In the second hour, Melbourne DJ/Producer Ryan Riback, the man behind that HUGE remix ‘Call On Me’ by Starley drops in for a chat about his recent remixes and collaborations.  There’s the odd #ThrowbackThursday classic plus a tonne of social media interactions. Continue reading “December 28, 2017: #MorningShow989 with special guests MAXO & Ryan Riback”

December 26, 2017: #MorningShow989 Boxing Day Music Special

A very special Boxing Day edition of The Morning Show – a dance music special! If you missed the show, take a listen to the podcast here or grab a copy via iTunes. Continue reading “December 26, 2017: #MorningShow989 Boxing Day Music Special”

December 21, 2017: #MorningShow989 with special guest Finley Brentwood

The #BestOf2017 continues this week on #MorningShow989 with a look back at some of the hottest tracks that made waves on the show in 2017, we revisit interviews with UK artist George from The Beach and Aussie music legend Rick Price plus Australian/Kiwi  singer/songwriter Finley Brentwood is special guest cohost! Check out our social media for all the #MorningShow989 action! Subscribe to On Air with Brian Peel on iTunes and leave us some feedback! Listen to … Continue reading December 21, 2017: #MorningShow989 with special guest Finley Brentwood

December 14, 2017: #MorningShow989 with special guests Sarah C & GOTTA ‘Philippe Arcostanzo’

#MorningShow989 this week continues the #BestOf2017 – a look back at some of the hottest tracks from 2017. Australian singer/songwriter, actress and model Sarah C is special guest co-host plus there’s a very special interview across the other side of the world, the French Riviera in Nice in-fact with French DJ GOTTA / Philippe Arcostanzo!

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December 7, 2017: #MorningShow989 with special guests Rocco Bene & Fly By Midnight

#MorningShow989 this week kicks off the #BestOf2017 – a look back at some of the hottest tracks to be released over the last 12 months. Australian singer/songwriter Rocco Bene is special guest co-host plus there’s a very special interview with one of America’s greatest retro pop duo’s out of New York City – Fly By Midnight! Listen out for the Australian premiere of two new singles … Continue reading December 7, 2017: #MorningShow989 with special guests Rocco Bene & Fly By Midnight

NEW MUSIC: Nina June ‘Till Dawn’

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Nina June’s new single ‘Till Dawn’ is released today. The track is from her forthcoming global debut album, out via Ostereo Records March 16th, 2018. ‘Till Dawn’ is the follow up to her independent singles ‘For Love’, ‘We Watched It All Come Down’ and ‘When We Fall’ (Featured in the MTV show Catfish) which have been championed by Spotify with over 4 million streams and counting.

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Special Interview: AMISTAT

theaussieword.com goes one on one with German twins AMISTAT!

Give us an introduction. How did it all begin? What had you first interested in music?

I started playing guitar at the age of 6 and that’s when I knew, standing on stage and creating music is all I want to do for the rest of my life. Josef started singing at the age of 10 and that’s when we started play music together. A few years later I started singing and we formed our first band with a few of our best friends! We never really liked school so we used to lock ourselves in our rooms and play music for hours and hours just to escape everything.

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What motivates or influences you in your quest to make great music?

There is something very special about being able to express yourself through music and the way you feel in front of others. Being able to share your views on life and your life-experiences with your audience makes you feel like it’s possible to actually make a change in this world. It’s always very important that what we create comes from a genuine and honest place and it’s done for the right reasons.  Continue reading “Special Interview: AMISTAT”

NEW MUSIC: Jonny Taylor ‘Better Day’

Caught in the whirlwind, it seems like only yesterday that West Australian based singer songwriter Jonny Taylor signed his first record deal with label Red Rebel Music. In fact for new album Dig Deep it has been two months of intense planning in support of its November 17 release date that is now almost upon us. To thank his loyal supporters over the years, a unique album promotion is currently on offer with all pre-sale purchases giving one lucky punter the chance to win three nights away with flights included to Jonny’s hometown of Dumbleyung, with Jonny as your host! Continue reading “NEW MUSIC: Jonny Taylor ‘Better Day’”

Special Interview: Natalie Pearson

theaussieword.com catches up with Australian country artist Natalie Pearson!

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Give us an introduction. How did it all begin? What had you first interested in music?

Music began for me when I was about 5 years old. My mum took me to the video store and we hired “Annie” the musical, and I watched it over and over again until I knew every word and I’d sing the songs constantly. I was invited up for a casual karaoke party with some friends from a performing arts school, and belted “Tomorrow”. No-one could believe that a big voice came out of a tiny five year old. My mum was encouraged to put me into singing lessons, and I auditioned for my first musical (Annie of course), and enjoyed every minute. I don’t think there has been a time in my life that I haven’t been immersed in music. I went to a performing arts highschool, and as soon as I was old enough to sing in bars, I began to really cut my teeth in the live band scene. I started writing my own music a few years ago, and have really focused on creating a viable career doing what I love. Continue reading “Special Interview: Natalie Pearson”