THEAUSSIEWORD.COM catches up with Australian singer/songwriter Calan Mai.

How and where did it all begin for you? What drew your interest to the music industry?

I always knew I wanted to be a writer. But when I was a kid I didn’t make the connection between music and writing: the idea that songs were constructed and could be about any subject matter. Once I began learning guitar at 13, it didn’t take long for me to start writing my own songs. The compulsion was always there, I just needed the musical knowledge. I’m drawn to songs because they are one of the most concise ways to tell a story. Continue reading SPECIAL INTERVIEW: Calan Mai

NEW MUSIC: Calan Mai ‘XO’

Aussie Calan Mai from sunny Gold Coast releases his brand new music video for ‘XO’. With elements of pop gems Client Liaison, it’s one of the most grass roots music videos around right now. Keep your eye out for Calan, I’m sure there’s alot more fun on the way!

Continue reading NEW MUSIC: Calan Mai ‘XO’