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…

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….

David Chisholm, BIFEM

It is festival season in Bendigo. Can you feel it? The Writers Festival was just on, the Blues & Roots festival is in just a few months. In just a couple of short weeks one of Bendigo’s more avant-garde annual festivals comes to town: the Bendigo International Festival of Exploratory Music. BIFEM for short. Taking…

Shann Lions, Four Lions

Bendigo band Four Lions have a task ahead of them. They are going to write, record, release, and tour an EP in the space of a week. If anyone can do it, these guys will surely get there. I recently caught up with frontman Shann Lions. We talk about the EP, the band’s upcoming second…

Hazel Edwards, Author of Hijabi Girl

Authorpreneur Hazel Edwards is back with a new book. A collaboration with first time author Ozge Alkan, Hijabi Girl is the story of a young girl who wears a hijab, has a fun group of friends, and aspires to have her own Aussie rules football team. I caught up with Hazel recently to talk about…

Jasmin Bradshaw, Sophia Cadetship

The Sophia Cadetship is a new community based program that aims to equip sole parents with the tools they need to break into the workforce. Despite its youth, the Cadetship has already gained a great deal of attention and support from the Bendigo community. I met with one of its directors, Jasmin Bradshaw, to talk…

Caleb Maxwell, Over The Handlebars (Hebron Films)

Over The Handlebars is a television show about recreational cycling. It is currently raising funds for its pilot episode on Pozible. I caught up with one of the guys behind the show, Caleb Maxwell to fins out exactly what it will be about. You can support Over The Handlebars on Pozible. There is also a…