TONY COHEN – A TRIBUTE TO AN AUSTRALIAN ROCK MUSIC LEGEND

Record producer and sound engineer Tony Cohen has been remembered as a national treasure, a genius, and as the brain, ears and fingers behind some of Australia’s best music. Tony died in Dandenong on August 2nd. He was 60. He made hundreds of records and […]

NEW AUSSIE BLUES – TONY HILLIER’S WORLD OF MUSIC

Some top notch new Australian blues this week on Tony Hillier’s World of Music, featuring the The Backsliders, and a sneak peek of the new Russell Morris album, which follows his ARIA award-winning 2013 album Sharkmouth.    PLAYLIST The Sweetest Thing  from the upcoming Russell […]

NEW MUSIC FOR THE WET SEASON – TONY HILLIER’S WORLD OF MUSIC

We’ve had plenty of rain here in far north Queensland this past couple of weeks, with the monsoon dumping falls up to 400 millimetres in some places. By a strange coincidence, songs pertaining to precipitation can be found on three excellent new Australian albums featured […]

A CELEBRATION OF PAUL KELLY – TONY HILLIER’S WORLD OF MUSIC

Paul Kelly is on tour in Queensland this week and next, part of his 23 stop national Spring and Fall tour. Long one of Australia’s best singer/songwriters, this tour sees Paul in great form, with a new and astonishingly talented band, performing his recent Spring […]

AUSTRALIAN MUSIC LEGEND RUSSELL MORRIS IN CAIRNS

For 47 years, Russell Morris has worked in the Australian music business. He’s one of Australia’s first singer/songwriters, a great voice, and, in his early days, one of our biggest stars. And local record companies have never been good judges of his work. In 1969, […]