Thomas Moore, Blood Brothers

Willy Russell’s Blood Brothers is a tale of family, of love and betrayal, of friend and foe. Bendigo’s talented Tribe Youth Theatre will be performing the play at the Old Fire Station in mid-April. I had a chat with director Thomas Moore about the production, Dungeons and Dragons, and the benefits of creative pursuits on…

Shann Lions & Keith MacQueen, Hard Days

2019 is set to be a big year for Four Lions. Anticipating the release of their forthcoming fourth album, Hard Days, the band has scored a spot in the inaugural Bendigo Autumn Music Festival. I caught up with frontman Shann Lions and guitarist Keith MacQueen. (Local Chats theme by Gawain Davey) This interview originally aired…

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…