Sound Museum hosts Brian and Leo chat with US singer-songwriter Marcella Detroit.
Marcella chats about the early days of her career, working with Eric Clapton and performing with him at the historical Live Aid concert in 1985.
Marcella also chats about her time in Shakespears Sister with Siobhan Fahey (ex Bananarama), the worldwide hit Stay and the duo’s breakup.
Marcella talks about appearing on the UK reality tv show Popstar To Opera Star, meeting Australian drag queen and entertainer Courtney Act, how the music industry has changed over the years and her new album Gray Matterz featuring the single England Calling.
Sound Museum hosts Brian and Leo chat with Melbourne independent singer-songwriter Rachel Costanzo.
Rachel chats about singing her favourite songs and uploading videos to YouTube, working with Michael Paynter and Michael Delorenzis from MSquared Productions on her music and how her song Blindside got a kick start from Melbourne commercial radio station FoxFM.
Rachel talks about her stunning new single Miles Away, the inspiration behind the track and filming the video in Melbourne.
In this extended podcast exclusive Oh Mercy front man Alexander Gow drops in to the JOY studios to chat with Sound Museum hosts Brian and Leo about his new album When We Talk About Love.
Alex shares his experience abroad in the USA, including the story behind his latest album artwork, getting backstage at a Blondie gig, his strange encounter in a US gym sauna plus how and the idea for the stunning video Sandy which has racked up over 20,000 views on VEVO.
Alex also performs a stunning live acoustic rendition of Let Me Be Him, a track taken from the latest album When We Talk About Love.
Celebrating the music of Giorgio Moroder, Sound Museum hosts Brian and Leo spin tracks from the new album Déjà Vu plus classic gems from Donna Summer, Irene Cara and Berlin.
Giorgio chats about his collaborations with Kylie Minogue, Sia, Charli XCX, Foxes and Britney Spears plus working with Irene Cara, Berlin and Donna Summer on those classic worldwide awarding winning hits.
This extended podcast also includes Giorgio Moroder speaking about those Lady Gaga rumours.
Brian Peel speaks with Sheena Easton in this very special JOY 94.9 Sound Museum interview.
Scottish recording artist Sheena Easton crashed the 80’s and gained worldwide success with hits such as 9 to 5 Morning Train, Modern Girl and For Your Eyes Only the theme song from the James Bond movie and We’ve Got Tonight, her duet with Kenny Rogers.
Her later work with Prince also proved a success, spawning Strut,Sugar Walls and U Got the Look.
She’s a two-time Grammy Award winner, has recorded 16 studio albums – 6 Gold albums and 1 Platinum – and has sold over 20 million records worldwide.
Sheena chats about her upcoming Australian tour, what it was like recording hits with the likes of Princeand Kenny Rogers, her love for her LGBTIQ fans plus Brian and Sheena take a look back on Sheena’s past catalogue of hits.
Sheena Easton commences her Australian tour on Friday November 20th – she plays The Palms At Crown in Melbourne on Saturday December 5 – Tickets on sale now
Rami Khalife and Aymeric Westrich are Aufgang, a critically acclaimed duo from France. Songwriter and pianist Rami joins Brian Peel on the phone from Paris for a chat about their great Aufgang sound and their latest single Summer.
Aufgang are said to have a DIY culture. Their knowledge of urban and electronic sounds blending with piano live drums and techno-inspired electronics set Aufgang aside in a league of its own.
With a very interactive catchy music video for Summer, Aufgang have already started to make an impact on the Aussie music market as the #1 Australian top 20 streamed tracks on MPE. Keep your eye out for more Aufgang in the years to come.
Join Rami and Brian for this special JOY 94.9 interview.
DJ Piero has been in the music industry for 15 years and he’s one of Melbourne’s best-loved, hardest working and professional DJs.
Piero speaks with Brian Peel on JOY 94.9 about how he sustains his energy, versatility and creativity through his sets plus what it was like collaborating with Sebastian Ivanov (aka Alius) on the brand new single When We Were Young.
Piero has several gigs lined up around Melbourne. Visit his social media links below to find out more, purchase some tickets or pick up a copy of the latest single.
Brian Peel chats to Iva Davies, frontman of Australian rock legends Icehousein a special JOY 94.9 interview.
Brian and Iva take a look back at the achievements, the accolades and the music that defined Icehouse and shaped the Australian music industry.
Icehouse achieved mainstream chart success with hits such as Electric Blue, Crazy, Great Southern Land and My Obsession all Top 5 singles in Australia. The album Man of Colours hit #1 in Australia, going 7 times platinum back in 1987. The album, still one of the highest selling albums in Australia by an Australian band.
Brian chats to Iva about Icehouse’ induction into the ARIA Hall of Fame in 2006 and his long standing work in the community. Brian takes Iva back to relive the classic Icehouse catalogue of hits and what his experience was working alongside music industry icons David Bowie, Peter Gabriel, Bryan Ferry, Roxy Music, Simple Minds, Robert Palmer, The Psychedelic Furs, Nik Kershaw and the legendary Hall & Oates. Iva also highlights his brief encounter with another Aussie music icon, INXS.
Great Southern Land is an Icehouse track known to many Australians, some will insist it’s our countries unofficial national anthem, listen to Brian and Iva chat about the song which has etched its name into Aussie folklore and the huge impact Icehouse’ music had on the Australian public.
This full interview includes special bonus content which was not aired on JOY 94.9!
Iva Davies – a true Australian music legend. Join Iva and Brian for this very special JOY 94.9 interview.
Brian Peelcatches up with the boys from XY&O, a pop electronic trio from Cardiff, Wales.
XY&O’s single Low Tide amassed over one million Spotify streams online with worldwide exposure. The next single release was Lights On – an absolute brilliant follow up track. Brian speaks to Skip (Vocals/Guitar), Tudor (Programming/Keys) & Nick (Lead Guitar) about their formation, their take on the music industry today, the use of digital social media channels plus what’s ahead for the new year.
Brian and JOY 94.9 have the special Australian premiere of their latest single Fahrenheit, a first for the Southern Hemisphere!
XY&O are a trio on the up with a bright and amazing future ahead of them. Join Brian for this very special JOY 94.9 interview.
In this interview, Gerrit & Kris speak about leaving Switzerland in 2012 to set up life in Sydney to the making of the new ‘Setting Out‘video in a local junkyard plus what it’s like performing in India.
The guys also give listeners an insight into the making of their latest single and speak about their plans for 2016.
Ash Edelman is an Aussie boy who pursued his dreams after working in the Australian mines.
Ash kick started his career change by starting out as a qualified fitness personal trainer before becoming a swimwear and underwear model.
Ash along with a few other boys took judges by surprise when they stripped down to bare bones on a raunchy episode of Britain’s Got Talent – from that moment on Forbidden Nights were born!
In this special JOY 94.9 interview, Ash speaks to Brian about his PT training sessions, eating habits and what it’s like for him now as a model and losing his clothes on stage for one of the UK’s premier male variety shows.
Brian also addresses that posing question…. “Boxers, Briefs… or Commando”.
David Raleigh is a New York City based singer, songwriter and piano player. Rhonda Ross Kendrick is an American actress. Her mother is singer and actress Diana Ross and her father is Motown founder Berry Gordy. Together they have released the brand new single ‘Stay‘ from David Raleigh’s latest album, The …