This week on Episode 101 of #MorningShow989 we celebrate the music of Madonna on her 60th birthday with a one hour non-stop Madonna music feast then in the second hour we welcome Melbourne singer and songwriter Séb Mont to the studio for a chat and a spin of his debut single Battleground.Continue reading
It’s Episode 100 of #MorningShow989 this week, to celebrate, we welcome special guest co-hosts Wentworth star Sally-Anne Upton and local singer/songwriter Michael Burrows. There’s non-stop #ThrowbackThursday tunes plus Michael Burrows performs his new single live. It’s all laughter, song and great conversation in our 100th episode celebration.
#MorningShow989 this week welcomes special guests Australian artists Rachael Leahcar and The Wolfe Brothers! We have the exclusive premiere of Rachael’s new single ‘Sewn’ while Brodie from The Wolfe Brothers shares news on their latest tour and album!
On this week’s #MorningShow989, special guest singer/songwriters Yoke Lore and Hansson join us LIVE from New York City, we hear from a bunch of indigenous artists for Naidoc Week plus your usual mix of fresh hits and #throwbackthursday classics.
This week on #MorningShow989, Vancouver based singer/songwriter Joshua Hyslop premieres his latest tracks to Australia then in the second hour we cross live to UK artist Ben Davidson who joins us for a special preview of his latest single ‘Fallin’ In’.Continue reading
Melbourne based singer-songwriter Mani Blu announces the release of his debut single ‘Turn Off The Radio’, a striking, grand new release, effortlessly fusing synth-pop influences with a modern flavour. The ballad draws influence from David Bowie’s ‘The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and Spiders from Mars’ while Blü’s style as a whole seeks to encompass Warholian Pop Culture that is rarely seen in today’s music. “I wrote ‘Turn Off The Radio’ in about 40 minutes when I was just 19, the idea of the song was so strong for me” says Mani on the single. “The song is a double entendre for mental health and toxic love, for me ‘radio’ represents a transmission, a signal from one person into outer space, and ending up at the receiver, but all I wanted to do was cut those signals off” ‘Turn Off The Radio’ is a twisted love story that drips with an emotion and rawness unique to Mani Blü, introducing him in the most emphatic way possible.Continue reading
#MorningShow989 this week welcomes two great guests, Adelaide radio broadcaster turned podcaster John Murch / Radionotes and Chrissie Vincent, supporter of local Australian music. John Murch spills on his upcoming podcast due for a 2019 release while Chrissie calls out those commercial radio stations not meeting their Australian music quota. It’s two hours of non-stop Australian music with a pinch of #ThrowbackThursday. All that including your Australian music charts and a second hour double-shot feature artist. Continue reading
Melbourne singer/songwriter Michael Burrows catches up with theaussieword.com.
Give us an introduction. How did it all begin? What had you first interested in music? I grew up in a musical family where every year my mother would put on variety style shows where we all had to perform. She’d invite friends and a wider circle we didn’t know so we learnt quickly how to put on a performance. My cousins were all classically trained, and my brother and I could harmonise well. I had exposure from a young age to the Beatles but also quirky Australian artists like Slim Dusty, Chad Morgan and Rolf Harris who were actually really great hook-based songwriters.
theaussieword.com meets The White Wolves.
#MorningShow989 returns after the short break with special guests Melbourne singer/songwriter Michael Burrows who previews his latest EP Turn This Love Around, brand new single Please Don’t Cry along with a live acoustic rendition of Billy Joel’s Piano Man. Sports Writer Anna Pavlou is live in studio talking AFL, AFLW, local grass roots football and 2018 World Cup Soccer. There’s two hours of fresh hits, your Australian singles and albums charts, a double-shot from the brand new Presets album plus messages of support from around the world.Continue reading
Sannia stops by theaussieword.com for a special interview.
Give us an introduction. How did it all begin? What had you first interested in music? If my mum were here she’d tell you I was an uncomfortable active foetus whenever she played music in the car; I’ve always been obsessed with music and sound. I started piano lessons when I was four and for a long time that was the path I thought I would go down – classical pianist and composer, around fifteen I quit piano and took up singing because I just really felt the need to express myself even further, I was really drawn to poetry and lyrics and started writing my own songs and haven’t really looked back since.Continue reading
New York Singer/Songwriter Sydney Lauren goes one on one with theaussieword.com!
Give us an introduction. How did it all begin? What had you first interested in music? When I was a child, I was extremely shy. Performing is probably something you’d never think I’d go into. I was always a huge music lover but I stuck to singing in my bedroom when no one was home. My grandparents had a beautiful antique piano in their home and whenever we would go visit I’d sit there for hours and dabble. Eventually my parents had enough of my begging and they let me take piano and guitar lessons. I figured if I could accompany myself with an instrument, it’d be easier to sing in front of people. Eventually my passion developed and I started writing and performing more and more!Continue reading
Nashville alt-pop artist Megan Davies stops by theaussieword.com.
Give us an introduction. How did it all begin? What had you first interested in music? I first picked up the guitar when I was 12 and fell in love with it – basically never put it down. I eventually moved to Nashville when I was 19 to study guitar in college and hoped to play professionally one day. Flash forward a few years and I found success in the most unlikely place – doing covers on YouTube. Since then I’ve enjoyed writing and playing and making music for people all over the world. Continue reading
Phil Joel from Zealand caught up with theaussieword.com for a special online interview.
Tell us how it all started. What had you first interested in music?
PJ: As an adopted kid you grow up with your eyes open always looking for things that resonate with something deeper inside, and that happened for me when my uncle gave me a beat up old guitar. It was love at first strum. I fixed it up and painted it crazy colors, carried it everywhere and played all day. I drove everyone around me crazy. I guess some things never change?
theaussieword.com catches up with Darragh Graham from Irish folk/pop/rock group Hermitage Green. Give us an introduction. How did it all begin? What had you first interested in music? We have a set of brothers in the band, Barry and Dan. Barry and I would jam together and Dan and his mate …
theaussieword.com catches up with US actor and musician Jake Austin Walker.
Give us an introduction. How did it all begin? What had you first interested in music? If I could pin point it to one moment in my life it would be when my father and I where taking a road trip across the country to our new home. My father always loved to make silly songs off street signs and my five-year-old self couldn’t get enough of it, I loved singing along. Beyond that, my grandmas played the classics on a nonstop loop. Frank Sinatra, Sam Cooke, and Otis Redding are some of my favorites that helped build my foundation. I was always drawn to this music over whatever was playing on the radio. Something about it always spoke to me on a deeper level than just listening.Continue reading