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…

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…