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

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Storytelling is key for Australian country music’s Copperline: An Interview with Lead Vocalist Brad Christmas

Rusty Fords and Weatherboards may be the debut album from Australian country music band, Copperline, but the fact is, these guys paying their dues in the industry for some time now. Be it on the pub circuit or alongside other artists such as The Vines, Radiohead and The Tea Party, either individually or as a … Continue reading Storytelling is key for Australian country music’s Copperline: An Interview with Lead Vocalist Brad Christmas

Bringing the Nashville Sound to Australian Radio: An Interview with Country Rock Band Eight Second Ride

  For Aussie band Eight Second Ride, the last year in particular has been a whirlwind. Having paid their dues on the local pub circuit, the group is now landing spots in big festival line-ups as their big live shows slowly but surely continue to help them gain a slew of devoted fans. Following the … Continue reading Bringing the Nashville Sound to Australian Radio: An Interview with Country Rock Band Eight Second Ride

Making the Most of Independence: An Interview with Singer-Songwriter Brooke Lambert

If you’re not familiar with Gold Coast-based singer-songwriter, Brooke Lambert, consider this your introduction. After spending some time on the tour circuit for a number of Australian acts as well as playing a host of festivals nationwide and releasing her debut EP, Right Now last year, the country music artist has certainly had her hands … Continue reading Making the Most of Independence: An Interview with Singer-Songwriter Brooke Lambert

Inside Mount Hunter Country Music Stampede: An Interview with Artist & Co-Organiser Drew McAlister

From October 12 – 14th 2018, Mick Kearney’s K-Ranch will turn into a hub of country music as it once again hosts the annual Mount Hunter Country Music Stampede. With an impressive list of artists including from Adam Brand, Adam Harvey and Jasmine Rae (to name but a few), it’s set to be an event … Continue reading Inside Mount Hunter Country Music Stampede: An Interview with Artist & Co-Organiser Drew McAlister

‘Wildfires’ Sparks a New Chapter in NZ Singer-Songwriter Jenny Mitchell’s Career

Three years after the release of her critically acclaimed debut album The Old Oak, NZ singer-songwriter Jenny Mitchell is returning to the fold with her latest single, Wildfires (the first from her soon-to-be released second album) and a tour of Australia in just a few weeks’ time. In this interview, she and I discuss what … Continue reading ‘Wildfires’ Sparks a New Chapter in NZ Singer-Songwriter Jenny Mitchell’s Career

Troy Cassar-Daley – Things I Carry Around (Album Review)

From Deadlys to ARIAs and Golden Guitars, it would seem that Australian country music artist Troy Cassar-Daley has won every accolade there is during his 30-year long career in the music industry, finding a special place in the hearts of nearly every Australian, regardless of music taste. His latest album, Things I Carry Around is … Continue reading Troy Cassar-Daley – Things I Carry Around (Album Review)

Crossing Over to The Dark Side: An Interview with The Glorious North’s PJ Devery

Alt country band The Glorious North have been skirting around the Australian country music scene for a while now, developing a loyal fanbase that has seen them become festival favourites. In 2016, they released their debut album, Welcome to the Glorious North. Their latest single from the record, The Widow has already received a fantastic … Continue reading Crossing Over to The Dark Side: An Interview with The Glorious North’s PJ Devery

Money Can’t Buy Class: An Interview with Hayley Marsten

Hayley Marsten’s latest single Money Can’t Buy Class (from her 2017 EP Lonestar) is a country-pop anthem for anyone who has ever been made to feel bad about themselves because of the way they dress and how they look. In this interview, we discuss the inspiration behind the song and its music video, career highlights and plans for a debut album.