Special Interview: Hayden Buchanan

theaussieword.com speaks with Hayden Buchanan.

Tell us how it all started. What had you first interested in music? I grew up in a musical theatre household, so there was always a tune being played or sung at home. Though like most kids I went against the grain of what my parents liked and found my way into jazz music in my high schools big band, singing jazz standards. I was even in a small jazz band with friends and we covered everything from Bublé, Sinatra and Jamie Cullum.

What motivates or influences you in your quest to make12801281_1090027227694805_1830397095300340189_n great music? I have a rule with myself that I have kept for the past year and a half. and that is to make something everyday, It can be music or it can be posting a photo to instagram @IAmHaydenBuchanan or making an interesting snapchat, just make something everyday, sites like Soundcloud and Youtube also open up music that you cant usually find through usual streams of media.

What are your biggest goals you hope to accomplish as an artist? Ultimately my goal is to put out as much music and creations as possible and work with other artists. I currently work as barista on the side to pay the bills which I do enjoy though above all I’m working to just be a full time creative. thats my goal, To do what I love & love what I do. Continue reading Special Interview: Hayden Buchanan

New Music: Hayden Buchanan ‘Lovers In The Moonlight’


8af6068a-cfa6-4a70-ab64-94f67a5643d9Beginning a music career from age 14, Hayden Buchanan fronted his High School Big Band performing jazz standards and performing in small jazz ensembles. His talents landed him a leading role as featured artist in the 2012 Schools Spectacular. Now 21, Buchanan has broadened his influencers into R’n’B, Electronica & moulding his unique style of old and new.

Since moving to Sydney, the chance encounter of making coffee for formerThirsty Merc guitarist turned music producer, Sean Carey, led to the recording of Hayden Buchanan’s first studio EP Curated Nostalgic, set for release in 2016. “Lovers in the Moonlight”, Buchanan’s debut release and first single from the EP, is due out in March 2016.  Continue reading New Music: Hayden Buchanan ‘Lovers In The Moonlight’