Special Interview: Jake Austin Walker

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

May 17, 2018 – Episode 94: #MorningShow989 with special guests Eurogliders (Grace Knight), This Way North (Cat Leahy) & Tommy Clifas

It’s a bumper guest list on #MorningShow989 this week! 80’s music legend Grace Knight from the Eurogliders joins us live on the phone to preview their upcoming Melbourne show and update us on what’s been happening with one of Australia’s favourite groups. Cat Leahy from Melbourne duo This Way North joins the show with a special look at their current touring schedule across Australia and upcoming international shows. We celebrate the work of Bob Dylan with a second hour double play then local Melbourne singer/songwriter Tommy Clifas is live in studio as special guest co-host previewing his latest record Courage Fool. There’s your usual mix of #ThrowbackThursday anthems plus some fresh new hits making waves around the world.Continue reading

PREMIERE: New Music Video — Harrison ‘Silver Moon’

theaussieword.com is ecstatic to have the exclusive premiere of Harrison’s brand new music video Silver Moon.

Harrison who was live in studio for #MorningShow989 last week will launch the brand new EP at Gasometer Upstairs this Sunday May 20th from 1:30pm – 4:30pm with special guests Aine Tyrrell and live painting by Alexandra Lederman & Ashley Davies in CAR CHASE from THROTTLE.

Get your tickets and a copy of the EP here, for more news on what Harrison’s up too visit harrisonmusik.com.

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NEW MUSIC: Hanssøn ‘Always High’

New York based singer-songwriter, Hanssøn, has shared a new video for her single, “Always High” as well as announced the release of her upcoming EP, Colours of The Fall. Hanssøn describes the song as “wanting to love someone who is too consumed with themselves to love you back. They’re “high” on themselves, ego-tripping, just on a different wave length, it’s not really about drugs, but more missing that connection, or seeing that they’re disconnected with what’s going on around them.” “Always High” is the first single off the upcoming EP which is slated to drop later this summer.Continue reading

May 3, 2018 – Episode 92: #MorningShow989 with special guest Harrison

#MorningShow989 this week welcomes special guest local Melbourne singer/songwriter Harrison live in studio with a special preview of his EP launch and brand new music. Plus we push play on some throwback classics and a bunch of fresh new tracks including Maya Killtron, Delta Goodrem, Olivia Newton-John, Ben Hazlewood, Husky and Ed SheeranContinue reading

April 26, 2018 – Episode 91: #MorningShow989 with special guest Matt Wills & Avicii Music Tribute.

#MorningShow989 this week celebrates the work of Avicii who sadly passed away suddenly last week, we revisit a bunch of Avicii tracks and pay tribute to one of the world’s greatest DJ’s. Joining us at 8:40am is UK sensation, singer/songwriter Matt Wills who joins us for his first ever Australian interview plus the premiere of his latest work off the new album Cigarettes & City Lights – we spin Lights Out and Wallflower, plus we push play on a bunch of fresh new tunes!Continue reading

April 12, 2018 – Episode 89: #MorningShow989 Kylie Minogue #Golden – 2 Hour Music Special

This week #MorningShow989 celebrates the release of Kylie Minogue’s latest masterpiece ‘Golden’. It’s a 2 hour non-stop Kylie-thon! Spinning tracks from the new album to those retro Kylie tunes from the #ThrowbackThursday vault!

Check out our social media for all the #MorningShow989 action, including a tonne of messages from Kylie fans across the globe. Subscribe to On Air with Brian Peel on iTunes.

Catch this weeks Kylie Minogue 2 hour #Golden music special on #MorningShow989.

 

 

Special Interview: Kate Usher & The Sturdy Souls

theaussieword.com special interview with New York City’s Kate Usher & The Sturdy Souls

Give us an introduction. How did it all begin? What had you first interested in music? Since childhood my favorite thing to do was sing, both behind closed doors (aka the shower) or in front of whomever wanted to listen. My sister and I used to sing to the soundtrack of “A Walk To Remember” and my brother would be the judge. In my tween years, I fell in love with the infamous Hannah Montana thus sparking my love for pop music. As I got older I developed a deeper love for music and its many genres. In college I became the lead singer of a 34 piece Jazz band. Although college became rather lifeless to me; I knew I wanted more. Fortunately, I met Kevin (lead guitarist) on the beach playing his harmonica. After that the rest became history. I left college, moved out to Montauk, and began pursuing my career as a full time musician. I haven’t looked back since.  

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April 5, 2018 – Episode 88: #MorningShow989 2 Hour #ThrowbackThursday Special

#MorningShow989 this week spins 2 hours of your favourite #ThrowbackThursday classics! Listen out for INXS, Janet Jackson, Lionel Richie, Sonia, Natalie Imbruglia, Joshua Madison, Technotronic, Simply Red, Madonna, KYLIE, Gloria Estefan, Savage Garden, Sheena Easton, Mike and the Mechanics & more!