Blast Off: An Interview with Newcastle’s Whistle Dixie

Hailing from Newcastle, Whistle Dixie is fast developing a cult following with their bluegrass/rockabilly infused country vibes. As well as having landed prime position on numerous festival circuits, the band is now celebrating the recent release of their debut album, Blast Off. Taking time out from their current tour, the group’s multi-instrumentalist John Rorke sat … Continue reading Blast Off: An Interview with Newcastle’s Whistle Dixie

Reminiscing: An Interview with Singer/Songwriter Michael Waugh

The music industry can be tough for a lot of aspiring artists to break into. While most dream of one day giving their day job away to fully immerse themselves in their craft, singer/songwriter Michael Waugh has found a delicate balance as both a teacher and critically acclaimed artist. Celebrating the recent release of his … Continue reading Reminiscing: An Interview with Singer/Songwriter Michael Waugh

When No Two Days are the Same: An Interview with Jay Seeney

Since releasing their first single in 2015, The Jay Seeney Band have become a force to be reckoned with. But they know it’s not all fancy events and awards. Celebrating the recent release of their latest single, When I Found You, I Found Me in between helping other artists bring their music videos to life, I caught … Continue reading When No Two Days are the Same: An Interview with Jay Seeney

Aussie As: An Interview with Golden Guitar Winner Matt Scullion

When he’s not writing number ones for other artists, Golden Guitar winner and award-winning songwriter Matt Scullion works on his own music. From Newcastle to Nashville, he’s pretty much seen it all. Now he’s celebrating the release of his latest single, Aussie As with a tour while he puts the finishing touches on a new … Continue reading Aussie As: An Interview with Golden Guitar Winner Matt Scullion

The Difference a Year Makes: An Interview with Singer-Songwriter Hayley Marsten

Just last year, I spoke to singer-songwriter Hayley Marsten regarding her single, Money Can’t Buy Class. At the time, plans for a debut album were seemingly a long way off. Now, she’s released a new single called Wendy and is celebrating a successful Pozible campaign to fund her long-awaited debut record. In this interview, we … Continue reading The Difference a Year Makes: An Interview with Singer-Songwriter Hayley Marsten

Finding Where You Belong: An Interview with Australian Author Emily Brewin

When it was released in mid-2017, Emily Brewin’s debut novel, Hello, Goodbye earned her a slew of fans and critical acclaim from readers and industry insiders alike. A year and a half later, Brewin’s second novel, Small Blessings looks set to do just as well as her first. In this interview, she and I discuss … Continue reading Finding Where You Belong: An Interview with Australian Author Emily Brewin

Remaining True to Yourself: An Interview with Musician Megan Sidwell

 Country pop singer/songwriter Megan Sidell’s music career has been a long time in the making. Originally from New Zealand, she moved to Australia a few years ago, before becoming a finalist in the Toyota Starmaker Competition in 2017. Since then, she has been honing her craft, both in the studio with well-known producers and co-writers, … Continue reading Remaining True to Yourself: An Interview with Musician Megan Sidwell

Singer-Songwriter Ryan Daykin Spills the Beans on New EP, ‘Keeping Secrets’

A typical day sees Ryan Daykin spend most of his time at a full-time job in real estate, but country music is his true passion. His debut EP, Dreams was well received by fans and critics alike, earning him two nominations at the 2016 Australian Country Music Awards. In anticipation of the release of his … Continue reading Singer-Songwriter Ryan Daykin Spills the Beans on New EP, ‘Keeping Secrets’

Singer-songwriter Brittany Elise on Finding ‘Something More’

For your debut album to reach number 2 on the Australian country music charts is something most musicians can only dream of. But singer-songwriter, Brittany-Elise’s first record, Something More went one better when it scored a top 20 position on the iTunes charts overall. With such success, it’s fair to say that 2019 is off … Continue reading Singer-songwriter Brittany Elise on Finding ‘Something More’

Keeping it Real: An Interview with Singer-Songwriter Riley Catherall

  At the age of 24, most musicians are still finding their feet, and can only dream of one day sharing a stage with some of the industry’s greats. While country music’s Riley Catherall may still be making a name for himself, he has already collaborated with ARIA Hall of Fame inductee Kasey Chambers, and … Continue reading Keeping it Real: An Interview with Singer-Songwriter Riley Catherall