A Song for Everyone

Hosted by:

John Regan

The program is an eclectic mix of singer/songwriters with a healthy dose of up and coming Aussie talent.

(THIS WAY NORTH) Following is an interview with Cat Leahy, one half of the duo known as This Way North. The pair have recently released a new EP with the title of Vol. 2 and are currently on tour around Australia promoting the EP. The interview also contains tracks from the EP (“Nothing To Say”, “Put Your Mind At Ease” and “Head Above Water”). You can find out more about This Way North at http://www.thiswaynorth.com/  (Posted 19th April 2018)


(MICHAEL WILKS) Also, a couple of days ago I had a chat Michael Wilks and his partner Lorraine who have just released the album “Full Steam Ahead” You can hear the interview and some tracks from the album below. Tracks played are “Simple Times”, “Dance With Me” and “The Weekend”. You can find out more about Michael and Lorraine at https://www.facebook.com/MichaelWilks.Musician/ .(Posted 12th April 2018)

(DANIELLE DECKARD) This week we are talking to Sydney singer/songwriter Danielle Deckard who will be releasing her debut full length album later this year. The interview includes 2 tracks from the album “Happy” and “Honey” and also a track from Kate Bush (“Running Up That Hill”) that Danielle nominated as a track that she would like to have written. You can learn more about Danielle at http://www.danielledeckard.com/ (Posted 5th April 2018)

(LAPIS SKY) This week’s interview is with  Claude Fonseca, base player and front man with the Sydney band Lapis Sky. You can hear the interview following as well as tracks from their latest album “2”. Tracks played are “Always There”, “Funky Train” and “Rain”. You can learn more about Lapis sky on their web site http://www.lapis-sky.com.au/2018/ (Posted 29th March 2018)

(DOMINIC BREEN)  Yesterday I had the pleasure of chatting with Sydney singer/songwriter Dominic Breen who has recently released his debut single and you can play back the interview and both sides of his single following. Tracks played are “The Words” from his debut single followed by one of his favourites at the moment, The Bats with “Treason”, and we finish with the other side of his Debut single “Sydney Kids”. You can learn more about Dominic at https://www.facebook.com/thedominicbreen/  (Posted 22nd March 2018)

(MASTER TIGER) Joining me in the studio today was young singer/songwriter and cellist Jo Hlavaty from the local Sydney band Master Tiger.  The band released their debut album, “So Long Voyager” late last year and you can hear the interview and tracks from the album following. Tracks played are “Sailor True”, “Cowra Vineyard Swamp Tonk” and “Hey There Dreamer”. You can find out more about Master Tiger at https://www.facebook.com/mastertigermusic/ (Posted 15th March 2018)

(ECHO DEER) In the studio today were Simon Wegman and Dave Perram from the local Sydney band  Echo Deer who are currently enjoying great success with their second EP “Side B” released late last year. You can hear the interview along with tracks from the EP following. Tracks played are “Easy Street”, “Riverbed” and “Lost My Way”. You can find out more about echo Deer at https://www.facebook.com/echodrmusic/ (Posted 8th March 2018)

(FRANKY AND WENDY) Live this week we have local Sydney duo Franky and Wendy who released today their debut self titled EP. You can hear the interview and a few of the tracks following. Tracks are “Cry”, “(I Should Have Been) Wise” and “Running Away”. You can find out more about Franky and Wendy at Franky & Wendy Duo  (posted 1st March 2018)

(HAYLEY JENSEN) A few of days ago I had the pleasure of talking to singer songwriter Hayley Jensen who’s just back from appearing at Tamworth and is enjoying great success with her latest single “Summertime Soundtrack”.  You can hear the interview and some of Hayley’s songs (Summertime Soundtrack, , The One, I’ll Always Love You) following. You can learn more about Hayley at http://www.hayleyjensen.net/ (posted 22nd Feb. 2018)

(ANCA) In the studio today is Sydney singer/songwriter Anca who released her debut EP “Tomorrow in Sight”, late last year. She’s enjoying great success with what is a highly personal album and you can hear the interview and some of her songs below. Songs played are ” Talk About It”, “Say You Love Me” and “Trainwreck”. You can learn more about Anca at https://ancamusic.com/  (posted 15th Feb. 2018)

(ALICE SKYE) A couple of days ago I interviewed a young indigenous singer from Melbourne by the name of Alice Skye. She releases her debut album “Friends With Feelings” in a couple of days time and you can hear the interview and a couple of tracks from the forthcoming album following. Tracks are “You Are The Mountains”, “60%” and “Poetry By Text”. You can find more about Alice at https://www.facebook.com/aliceskyedouglas/  (posted 1st February 2018)

(DAWN BARRINGTON) Today’s interview is with Dawn Barrington, a singer/songwriter from Denmark, WA who is currently on tour in NSW and Tasmania. You can hear a couple of Dawn’s own tracks and a couple of her favourites by other artists by clicking on the bar below. Tracks played are:

  • There’s No Room For You And Me – Dawn Barrington
  • Ode To My Family – The Cranberries
  • Beds Are Burning – Midnight Oil
  • Rainbow In Her bag – Dawn Barrington

You can find out more about Dawn at her web site http://dawnbarrington.com.au/ . (posted 25th January 2018)

(FALLON CUSH) In the studio today we had Steve Smith, leading light of the group Fallon Cush who have recently released their 4th album “Morning”. You can hear the interview and some tracks from the album below. Tracks are ” Long Shot”, “Open Mind” and Achilles Heel”. You can find out more about Steve and Fallon Cush at http://www.falloncush.com/ (posted 18th January 2018)

(KRYSLER) This week’s interview is with a Sydney singer/songwriter  who goes by the name of Krysler. You can hear the interview and 2 tracks from his latest album “Chasing Sparks” below. Tracks are “Heartbeat Calling” and the title track “Chasing Sparks”. You can find out more about Krysler at https://krysler.wixsite.com/krysler. (posted 11th January 2018)

(INGRID MAE) Another guest DJ spot again this week with singer songwriter Ingrid Mae in the chair. She plays both sides of her latest single plus a few of her favourites by other artists.  Tracks played are:

  • Did You miss Me – Ingrid Mae
  • Green Limousine – The Badloves
  • You’re No Good – Linda Ronstadt
  • Unchain My Heart – Joe Cocker
  • As The Crow Flies – Ingrid Mae

You can find out more about Ingrid Mae at her web site: http://www.ingridmaemusic.com/ (posted 4th January 2018)

(DUSKEN LIGHTS) In the studio today was Paul Watling from the group Dusken Lights who’s acting D.J. by playing not only a couple of tracks by the group but also playing some of his personal favourites and giving us some insight into why he likes them. Tracks played are:

  • Superman, Wondergirl – Dusken Lights
  • Bless The Weather – John Martyn
  • Howling At Nothing – Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats
  • Black Sheep Boy   – Tim Hardin
  • All Souls Day – Dusken Lights

You can find out more about Dusken Lights at their web site: https://www.duskenlights.com/ (posted 28th December 2017)

(THE WEEPING WILLOW) A few of days ago I had the pleasure of talking to singer songwriter Laura Coates who comprises half the duo called The Weeping Willows. The duo has a new album out called “Before The Darkness Comes A Callin’” and you can hear the interview and some tracks (Travellin’ Man, The Pale Rider, River of Gold) from the album following. You can learn more on the Weeping Willows at: http://www.theweepingwillows.com.au/ (posted 21st December 2017)

(MELODY MOKO) A couple of days ago I spoke with Melody Moko. She’s just released an album entitled “The Wreckage” and you can hear the interview and some tracks from her album bu clicking on the bar below. Tracks are ” The Wreckage”, Bury Me Sane” and “Take Me”. You can find out more about Melody and what she is doing at the following link: https://www.melodymoko.com/ (posted 14th December 2017)

(LEAH FLANAGAN) This week’s interview is with singer songwriter Leah Flanagan who describes herself as multi-racial, being of Aboriginal, Italian, Irish and Welsh heritage. You can hear the interview and 3 tracks from her below. Tracks are “The Girl With The Bluebird Tattoo”, then “Old Fashioned” and finally “Waiting On A Good Man”. You can find out more about Leah Flanagan at https://www.facebook.com/LeahFlanaganMusic/ . (posted 7th December 2017)

(BEN RANSOM) Chatting today with Ben Ransom about his latest release and getting him to do a bit of a DJ turn and play a few of his own tracks as well as some of his personal favourites. Tracks played are:

  • Dry Town – Ben Ransom
  • Flame Trees – Jimmy Barnes
  • Let’s Go Driving – Ben Ransom
  • Don’t Stop Believing – Journey
  • You’re The Reason Why – Ben Ransom

You can find out more about Ben at https://www.ransommusic.com/ (posted 23rd November 2017)

(CATHERINE TRAICOS) In the studio today we had Catherine Traicos  chatting about her newly released album “Luminaries” and playing a few tracks from the same. Click on the bar below to hear the interview and 3 tracks from the album (“Coming Home”, “Edge of the World” & “Luminaries II”). You can learn more about Catherine on her facebook page https://www.facebook.com/catherinetraicosmusic/ (posted 16th November 2017)

(THE BELLE MINERS) A couple of days ago I spoke with Jaime Jackett, a young lady that constitutes one third of the trio the Belle Miners. You can hear that interview as well as a few tracks from their recently released album Powerful Owls”. Tracks are “Fall In Love With Me”, “Who I Was” and “You, The Birds And I”. You can learn more about the Belle Miners at https://www.belleminers.com/ (posted 9th November 2017)

(ANGELINA BURKE) This week’s interview with local singer songwriter Angelina Burke, a young lady that, from listening to her songs, has a great career ahead of her when she’s finished school. She’s just released the EP entitled “Nostalgia” and you can hear the interview and tracks ( “Be OK”, “About To Break” & “Nostalgia”) from the EP below. You can learn more of Ange at http://www.angelinaburke.com/ (posted 2nd Novmber 2017)

(JOEL LEFFLER)  couple of days ago I recorded an interview with local Sydney, singer/songwriter Joel Leffler and you can hear the result following with a couple of his songs (“Love Thirsty”, “In My Pocket”) as well as his new single “Auburn Hair”. You can learn more about Joel at his web site  https://joelleffler.com/ . (posted 19th October 2017)

(FRANKY AND WENDY) We’re talking this week with local Sydney duo Franky and Wendy and playing a few of their songs including their debut single. Tracks to enjoy are “(I Should Have Been) Wise”, “Flowers”, and the new single “Cry”. You can learn more of Franky and Wendy on the Facebook page  Franky and Wendy Duo

(MATT BOYLAN-SMITH) This week’s interview is with Sydney singer/songwriter Matt Boylan-Smith who is just about to release a new single. You can hear the interview and some tracks (“Beacon in the Sky”, “Johnny” and the new single “We Can Be Together”) from his catalogue following. You can learn more about Matt and where he is playing on his web site https://www.mattboylansmith.com/ (posted 5th October 2017)

(DECLAN O’ROURKE) This week’s interview is with Irish singer/songwriter Declan O’Rourke. You can hear the interview and the tracks “Slieve Bloom” and “Sarah” from his current album “In Full Colour” by clicking on the tab below. You can get more information on Declan and his Australian tour at his web site https://declanorourke.com/  (posted 28th September 2017)

(LIZZIE FLYNN) Recently I recorded an interview with Brisbane based singer/songwriter Lizzie Flynn  who’s just released the album “You And The Open Sky” and is currently touring the East Coast promoting the album. You can hear the interview and tracks from the album ( “Prisoner In My Own Town”, “Awakening” and “It Takes A Lot Not To End Up Dead”) following.  You can learn more about Lizzie Flynn and her tour dates at http://www.lizzieflynn.com/ (posted 24th Sep. 2017)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • Thursday - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm