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!

Listen out for the Australian premiere of GOTTA’s new single Maybellene!  Continue reading “December 14, 2017: #MorningShow989 with special guests Sarah C & GOTTA ‘Philippe Arcostanzo’”

Andre Agassi returns to Adelaide for World Tennis Challenge

Tennis superstar Andre Agassi is set to return to Adelaide for the first time in 20 years at the World Tennis Challenge, taking place at Memorial Drive in 2018. The former world No.1 and eight-time Grand Slam singles champion will headline the field for the tenth edition of the World Tennis Challenge. Agassi, who holds 60 career titles, is one of the most successful players of all time and is the only man to have won a singles title at every Grand Slam, an Olympic Games gold medal (1996 Atlanta Olympic Games) and the ATP Tour World Championships (won in 1990). Continue reading “Andre Agassi returns to Adelaide for World Tennis Challenge”

AUS PREMIERE – NEW MUSIC: Smith & Thell ‘Toast’

theaussieword.com has the exclusive Australian premiere of Smith & Thell’s brand new single and music video ‘Toast’! You can also listen to #MorningShow989 this morning for the exclusive radio premiere in Australia!

Maria and Victor joined Brian Peel on #MorningShow989 in March this year for a warm, funny and special interview, check out the podcast here!

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NEW MUSIC VIDEO: LUNAZ ft. Frankie Balou ‘Time After Time’

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German based DJ, Producer and Songwriter LUNAZ teams up with the gorgeous Frankie Balou for a amping and stunning rendition of 80’s Cyndi Lauper track Time After Time – check this out!

Brian Peel caught up with LUNAZ for a special radio interview and an Australian first, the premiere of their brand new single Time After Time on Melbourne’s 98.9 North West FM’s #MorningShow989 – look for the podcast!

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NEW MUSIC: Oh Mercy ‘Gonna Go Live On Mars’

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A Melbourne favourite of mine Alex Gow from Oh Mercy retuuuuuuuuurns with a new tune. A track delivered directly to Mr Donald Trump on his birthday. It’s a beauty… I’m sure the thought has crossed many people’s minds over the last year or so.

Take a listen to Oh Mercy’s Gonna Go Live On Mars

Find more Oh Mercy material right here on theaussieword.com including my special on air interview with Alex Gow last year.

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May 25, 2017: #MorningShow989 with special guest Errol Sammut / Airport Impressions

Errol Sammut from Airport Impressions over in Malta is this week’s special guest on #MorningShow989. We have the Australian premiere of new single Burton’s Song, a track inspired by his nephew, proceeds from the track donated in aid of autism plus the first Australian play of Mariette, another Airport Impressions hit. We have a bunch of #ThrowBackThursday classics from Cathy Dennis, Bonnie Tyler, Kylie Minogue Rick … Continue reading May 25, 2017: #MorningShow989 with special guest Errol Sammut / Airport Impressions

NEW MUSIC: MOBS ‘Dark Side Of A Good Thing’

Some relationships are destined to destruct. It’s obvious that the other person is wrong for you, but you dive in, headfirst, knowing that it’s going to be crazy fun while it lasts. Welcome to “Dark Side Of A Good Thing”, the intoxicating new single from Melbourne band MOBS.  Continue reading “NEW MUSIC: MOBS ‘Dark Side Of A Good Thing’”

#TheAussieWord Radio ‘New Music… Fresh Hits’

#TheAussieWord Radio ‘New Music… Fresh Hits’ New music…fresh hits from artists showcased at theaussieword.com.  The freshest sounds from Australia and the world. Follow @TheAussieWord Radio on Twitter and #TheAussieWord Radio on Spotify.   Continue reading #TheAussieWord Radio ‘New Music… Fresh Hits’

NEW MUSIC: Drake Jensen ‘Wherever Love Takes Us’

As Australia grapples with issues surrounding same sex marriage and the current impact of a hurtful debate on the rights of the LGBTI community, 95a2a84d-2801-4cd5-b259-aab1183971a3Canada’s Drake Jensen has already walked the path.

With singles and airplay already under his belt, it was the dedication of his single‘On My Way to Finding You’ in 2012 to Ottawa teenager Jamie Hubley (who committed suicide after severe bullying) that cemented Drake Jensen as not only an accomplished musician, but also a courageous one, coming out to the notoriously conservative country music establishment in a big way.

Now in 2016, Jensen has released a brand new track ‘Wherever Love Takes Us’, an ode to love in all its forms and a reminder to his fans in Australia of the universality of the world’s most powerful force.

“My early-life story is one that’s punctuated by abuse at home, bullying at school and repressing who I truly was. It was when I saw the appalling story of Jamie that I realised that his story wasn’t that far from my own and many, many other LGBTI teenagers who are struggling with who they are and to find acceptance in a world that simply doesn’t understand.” Continue reading “NEW MUSIC: Drake Jensen ‘Wherever Love Takes Us’”

Special Interview: Martika

Music sensation Martika joined me on the phone for a special live interview on 98.9 North West FM this morning – catch the full interview here and for more updates and tickets to her upcoming Totally 80’s shows here in Australia visit martikamartika.com!   Continue reading Special Interview: Martika

Australian Bands That Have Made It Overseas But Not in Australia

“It’s hard to find an Aussie band that hasn’t made it at home, but here are a couple of Australian bands that have made it overseas but not in Australia.” Australia is an amazing and diverse continent, the home of some of the strangest animals and people, all races, some of the best beaches, pubs, and casinos and of course, bands. To find an online … Continue reading Australian Bands That Have Made It Overseas But Not in Australia

Two movies to get you in the mood for Rio 2016.

It’s not too long until we’ll all be glued to our TV screens, willing all the Aussie athletes to go for gold at the summer Olympics in Rio. For the whole of August, from the opening ceremony on 5th August through to the closing ceremony on 21st August, the TV schedules will be packed with sport. At the Games of the XXXI Olympiad (aka Rio 2016), we’ll … Continue reading Two movies to get you in the mood for Rio 2016.