Episode 318: Jon Stevens on fronting multiple bands, appearing in one of Australia’s most successful theatre productions and his new solo record

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Jon Stevens started his singing career in New Zealand at the tender age of 13. After some success in his homeland, he set his sights on Australia, and proceeded to start the chart-topping band Noiseworks. In 1992, he appeared in Jesus Christ Superstar alongside John Farnham, Kate Ceberano and Angry Anderson. The cast recording album was the highest selling album in Australia … Read More

Episode 316: Aussie songstress Rachael Leahcar talks about her new album and keeping her blindness a secret from The Voice producers

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Adelaide singer Rachael Leahcar wowed Australia with her rendition of “La Vie en rose” on The Voice. Coached by Australia’s superstar sweetheart Delta Goodrem, Rachael came third in the competition, and scored a record deal with Universal Music. After releasing three Top 40 albums under the label, she’s going independent for her latest release Shadows, featuring songs she’s penned over the last … Read More

Episode 312: Colin Buchanan on the National Day of Thanks PLUS Muffy Churches’ tips for public speaking

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Colin Buchanan is a diverse entertainer, who has been seen on Play School, Playhouse Disney and Carols In The Domain. As well as an extensive catalogue of children’s music, Colin is a Golden Guitar winning country artist, accomplished Christian artist and his Christmas albums as Bucko & Champs became Aussie classics. As an ambassador for the National Day of Thanks, … Read More

Episode 309: Music and theatre star David Hobson talks about his new tour

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  David Hobson is a staple on Australia’s music theatre scene. An accomplished performer, he’s appeared in productions of The Pirates of Penzance, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and is a regular performer at Carols By Candlelight. In 2017, David joins Marina Prior for the ‘The 2 Of Us’ tour. Accompanied by renowned pianist David Cameron, the pair will perform their classics from productions such … Read More

Episode 307: International music sensation Taylor Dayne talks motherhood and her love of Australia

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  Taylor Dayne exploded onto the charts with hits like Tell It To My Heart, I’ll Be Your Shelter and Can’t Get Enough Of Your Love. After appearances on several US reality shows in recent years, Taylor is coming back to Australia in November as part of the 80’s Mania tour alongside Go West, The Cutting Crew and Wang Chung. We caught up with Taylor … Read More

Episode 305: The ‘mumpreneurs’ who started a business to help other busy parents PLUS Todd Hunter from Dragon

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  Working parents can find it hard to come across that perfect work/life balance. Three Sydney mums who met at daycare took matters into their own hands, walking away from the corporate life to start The Corner Store – a store that takes away the hassle of shopping and looking for recipes. We talk to founders Brooke Porter, Lee Becker and … Read More

Episode 304: Firass Dirani talks House Husbands, Hacksaw Ridge and made up press stories PLUS why vinyl is coming back

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Firass Dirani exploded onto our screens in the Underbelly series, but his resume is long and extensive. From local drama House Husbands to Hollywood blockbusters like Hacksaw Ridge, it’s not hard to see why he’s hot property. We chat to Firass about made up stories in the press (and make up some more along the way), his mission in Kenya and … Read More

Episode 303: International music sensation Michelle Branch is back with new music PLUS Dr Justin Coulson talks tired teens

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The early 2000’s was marked by hit after hit from Michelle Branch. But after some record label disputes and becoming a mum, Michelle is back with a new album. We chat to her from her home in the US about starting her career at a young age, motherhood and the inspiration behind her new material. PLUS Dr Justin Coulson is … Read More

Episode 301: It’s far from the beginning for Deborah Conway PLUS chillaxing with Angela Lockwood

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  There isn’t much in the entertainment industry Deborah Conway hasn’t done. She started as part of the pioneering band Do-Ré-Mi, before releasing the solo mega-hit It’s Only The Beginning. A prolific songwriter with 10 albums under her belt, Deborah has also dabbled in acting, modelling and being the artistic director of the Queensland Music Festival. Later this year, she’ll join … Read More

Episode 297: Angry Anderson – the hard rocker with the big heart

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Despite his nickname, the frontman of Aussie rock band Rose Tattoo – Angry Anderson – is a passionate advocate against injustice who is responsible for some inspiring classic songs. He’s had a foray into politics, become an advocate for youth, men’s health and domestic violence victims and he’s still touring, performing his iconic hits. Angry isn’t shy about sharing his opinions … Read More