NEW MUSIC: The Hunter Express – God Damn Plan

So great to see Brad & The Hunter Express back for 2021! I’ve been a fan since they first hit the music scene in Melbourne several years ago. Check out this new one, it’s called God Damn Plan – filmed in the Melbourne suburb of Brunswick. The Hunter Express release their first single for 2021, a slow-burner, God Damn Plan. (Out Friday April 23rd). Lead … Continue reading NEW MUSIC: The Hunter Express – God Damn Plan

SPECIAL INTERVIEW: LT (LEANNE TENNANT)

THEAUSSIEWORD.COM catches up with LT (Leanne Tennant). How and where did it all begin for you? What drew your interest to the music industry? I’ve always loved music ever since I can remember, but I think the moment that I decided I wanted to be a songwriter was about age 13 and devouring Nirvana records.  I kind of felt like I never really fit in … Continue reading SPECIAL INTERVIEW: LT (LEANNE TENNANT)

SPECIAL INTERVIEW: Rene Le Feuvre

THEAUSSIEWORD.COM catches up with Rene Le Feuvre. Give us an introduction. How did it all begin? It actually all began at high-school… I’d never sang before and for some reason decided to audition for our school musical Peter Pan. The next thing I knew I got the lead role and basically it all started from there! What had you first interested in music? My parents … Continue reading SPECIAL INTERVIEW: Rene Le Feuvre

NEW MUSIC: Caravãna Sun – Stella

Caravãna Sun have consistently courted praise for their dynamic live performances and energy. Focusing on reminding us that even in the darkest times beauty and meaning can be found, the band returns with a bright new single in ‘Stella’. Taken from the band’s forthcoming new album, it’s a striking new step forward for the band. An intensely personal song, ‘Stella’ is a song about relationships and connections, … Continue reading NEW MUSIC: Caravãna Sun – Stella

NEW MUSIC: Baker Boy ft. Yirrmal – Ride

Baker Boy’s official video for his new single ‘Ride’ has premiered on YouTube. A new collaboration with his cousin Yirrmal, thefunky, soulful, and jaw-droppingly catchy tune is a party song lost to the annals of time, like an Off The Wall single re-recorded in Yolngu Matha. Baker Boy describes Ride as “a new and improved version” of his 2017 Yirrmal collab ‘Marryuna’. The exuberant music video was directed by Ryan Sauer who after hearing the song for the … Continue reading NEW MUSIC: Baker Boy ft. Yirrmal – Ride

NEW MUSIC: Lauren Housley – This Ain’t The Life

British Singer-Songwriter Lauren Housley teases more new music with ‘This Ain’t The Life’, the third single taken from her upcoming third full length album, ‘Girl From The North’, due on April 23rd.  It’s not often you get an artist who combines the irresistible hooks and dynamite vocals of classic pop with the 100% respect of the roots and Americana world. Lauren Housley is that British treasure, and proves … Continue reading NEW MUSIC: Lauren Housley – This Ain’t The Life

Jimmy Barnes Drops New Single ‘Flesh and Blood’ + Announces July Album

At this week’s State Memorial Service for his mate and mentor Michael Gudinski, Jimmy Barnes unveiled an epic new song appropriately titled ‘Flesh And Blood’. The emotive track (co-written with Diesel) is out now. “It’s about the unbreakable bonds that bind us to our families through all of life’s ups and the downs. Without Jane, my kids and grandkids I wouldn’t be here today”, Jimmy explains. “The song has … Continue reading Jimmy Barnes Drops New Single ‘Flesh and Blood’ + Announces July Album

Independent Artist RJ Thompson beats Kings of Leon to spot in the UK top five with new album

2021 has been a major breakthrough year for RJ Thompson. A familiar name on the UK independent music scene having toured extensively with artists such as Jools Holland and Gabrielle Aplin, the physical release of his second album Lifeline has landed Thompson a coveted Number 5 spot in the Official UK Album Charts as of 19th March 2021. Usually reserved for major label artists, Thompson … Continue reading Independent Artist RJ Thompson beats Kings of Leon to spot in the UK top five with new album

NEW RELEASE ALBUM: John Smith – ‘The Fray’

Against the backdrop of a universally difficult 2020, songwriter and guitarist John Smith found himself facing personal and unrelenting change.  In the spring of 2020, Smith and his wife lost a pregnancy, and his mother was diagnosed with cancer. With his touring schedule of two hundred days a year on the road suddenly on indefinite hiatus, for the first time in over a decade, John was … Continue reading NEW RELEASE ALBUM: John Smith – ‘The Fray’

NATHAN CAVALERI Announces National ‘Demons’ Album Tour + ABC Australian Story

Nathan Cavaleri returns to the stage for 2021 after releasing his first solo album, Demons, since being signed to Michael Jackson’s label at age twelve. “Demons” was accompanied by the airing of his feature on ABC’s Australian Story which details his extraordinary life. National tour dates were announced with the first BluesFest 2021 line-up. Picking up a guitar at just three years old, Nathan learned enough basic skills from … Continue reading NATHAN CAVALERI Announces National ‘Demons’ Album Tour + ABC Australian Story