SPECIAL INTERVIEW: Midnight Drags

THEAUSSIEWORD.COM catches up with Melbourne power pop act Midnight Drags. How and where did it all begin for you? What drew your interest to the music industry? My earliest memories of falling in love with music are when I was around 6 or 7 years of age discovering my parents vinyl collection.. they were big pop music fans and I used to spend hours & … Continue reading SPECIAL INTERVIEW: Midnight Drags

SPECIAL INTERVIEW: Opal Ocean

THEAUSSIEWORD.COM special interview with Opal Ocean. How and where did it all begin for you? What drew your interest to the music industry? Alex:  My dad played guitar around the house and he always had friends coming over for late night  jams. I always knew I wanted to play guitar but it’s when I saw a DVD of the G3 with Joe  Satriani, Steve Vai and Malmsteen that … Continue reading SPECIAL INTERVIEW: Opal Ocean

SPECIAL INTERVIEW: Nick Kingswell

THEAUSSIEWORD.COM special interview with Aussie singer/songwriter Nick Kingswell. How and where did it all begin for you? What drew your interest to the music industry? I grew up in a house where great music was always being played… Leonard Cohen, Carol King & Bob Dylan, etc. So when I picked up a guitar at age 8, I just assumed everyone wrote their own songs. I … Continue reading SPECIAL INTERVIEW: Nick Kingswell

SPECIAL INTERVIEW: Peter Katz

THEAUSSIEWORD.COM special interview with singer/songwriter Peter Katz. How and where did it all begin for you? What drew your interest to the music industry? I’ve always loved music, I started playing violin at age 4 and piano soon after that, but it was always something that I just did but never really thought of it as a career path.  It wasn’t until I started writing songs … Continue reading SPECIAL INTERVIEW: Peter Katz

SPECIAL INTERVIEW: Nina Baumer

THEAUSSIEWORD.COM special interview with Nina Baumer. How and where did it all begin for you? What drew your interest to the music industry? My love for singing and entertaining began before I could even speak. My mum then came to realize that I was always singing and once we moved to Australia she put me in classical singing lessons. I began performing in competitions, musicals … Continue reading SPECIAL INTERVIEW: Nina Baumer

SPECIAL INTERVIEW: Low Cut Connie

THEAUSSIEWORD.COM special interview with Low Cut Connie. How and where did it all begin for you? What drew your interest to the music industry? I started out in experimental theatre and performance art in New York City…while playing piano in restaurants and gay bars and ballet classes etc to make my rent.  Eventually I fused the two and realized my calling was to be a … Continue reading SPECIAL INTERVIEW: Low Cut Connie