Ella Hooper, To the Bone

Since winning Triple J Unearthed at the age of 13 with her band Killing Heidi, Ella Hooper has gone from strength to strength making top charting hits and presenting shows on both radio and TV. I recently chatted with her about her new solo track, To the Bone. (Local Chats theme by Gawain Davey) This interview…

360, Vintage Modern

Aussie rapper 360 is about to hit up regional Australia touring his album Vintage Modern. I recently spoke with him about the album and what to expect on tour. (Local Chats theme by Gawain Davey) This interview originally aired on The New Local Radio on Phoenix FM. For tour dates and ticket information, check out 360music.com.au.

TNL Radio: Hottest 10 or So Songs of 2017

The New Local Radio counted down the Hottest 10 or So Songs of 2017 on February 3. Here is the list: 1. Do Make Say Think – “Return, Return Again” 2. Godspeed You! Black Emperor – “Undoing a Luciferian Towers” 3. Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes – “Lullaby” 4. Queens of the Stone Age –…

TNL Radio: Vote for the Hottest Ten or So Songs of 2017

The New Local Radio is once again running it its Hottest Ten or So Countdown, taking a look back on the last year of music. Voting is simple. Send a list of up to ten of your favourite songs to be released in 2017 to thenewlocal@gmail.com or via private message to The New Local’s Facebook…

Leisha Jungalwalla, This Way North

Hailing from the northern side of Melbourne, guitar/drums duo This Way North are putting in the miles touring their new single “Make it Work”. I caught up with guitarist Leisha Jungalwalla to chat about the new song and the unique way the pair met. (Local Chats theme by Gawain Davey) This Way North are bringing their dynamic…

Davey Lane, My Apple Lady Cried

Earlier this year, I had a chat with You Am I’s Davey Lane about his new solo record I’m Gonna Burn Out Bright. Since then, he has dropped a new single from the album called “My Apple Lady Cried”. I asked him about the new song as well as his upcoming tour dates. (Local Chats theme…

Shann Lions, Four Lions – Golden Triangle

Bendigo rockers Four Lions are back with their new album, Golden Triangle. Written and recorded in a short space of time, Golden Triangle blends themes and imagery from Bendigo’s history with a raw post punk evolution of the band’s signature sound. The band will be launching the album at True Brew on Saturday 7 October. Tickets…

Josh Cashman, Beauty in Grey

After a great time touring the USA with Tash Sultana, Josh Cashman is back with a new EP. I caught up with him to discuss Beauty in Grey. Josh is playing at the Northcote Social Club this Friday August 4. For information, check out his website http://www.joshcashman.com.

Davey Lane, I’m Gonna Burn Out Bright

Davey Lane, best known for his work with You Am I and The Pictures, is releasing his new solo record. Titled I’m Gonna Burn Out Bright, it promises to be big, loud, and grandiose on the outside while being melancholy, mortal, and mercurial on the inside. I caught up with Davey to talk about the album,…

Phia, Sky & Sea Tour

Musical BFFs Phia and Georgia Fields are about to embark on an Australian tour together. Coined the Sky and Sea Tour, each artist is lending her distinctive style to the other’s songs to create what is sure to be a unique performance. I recently caught up with Phia for a brief chat about the tour….