Canada Down Under

Interview: Amy Nelson (Canada) dishes on new music, inspiration and more with us in Sydney

November 10, 2017

Not to be confused with fellow musician and daughter of Willie Nelson, Canadian singer songwriter Amy Nelson has long been forging her way as one of the country’s hardest touring independent artists. In Australia for shows that brought her to the east coast, Amy caught up with us in Sydney. “I came to Australia as a backpacker years and […]

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Interview: Scenic Route to Alaska (Canada) take us through their debut Australian tour

November 9, 2017

Hailing from Edmonton, Alberta, indie group Scenic Route to Alaska have been impressing us out on their debut Australian tour. Joining us on the couch at Leadbelly in Newtown, the trio take us through their experiences on the road for Australian Music Week and other shows scattered down the east coast. “I think a lot of […]

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Interview: Dylan Menzie (Canada) discusses Adolescent Nature while Down Under in Sydney

November 9, 2017

With his new album Adolescent Nature, Canadian troubadour Dylan Menzie has put his heart on his sleeve yet again. In Australia for Australian Music Week and also the Canada Down Under showcase in Sydney, the songwriter takes us through his new music, the reaction to it and where he’s going from here. “It’s a strange feeling, to […]

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Interview: Twin Peaks (Canada) do away with band name confusion & reflect on their month touring Australia

November 8, 2017

Naomi Shore and Lindsay Pratt of Twin Peaks talk name confusion, how the band formed, koalas, Australia and the supportive Canadian governments arts’ funding ahead of their showcase at Canada Down Under at Leadbelly, Newtown. “We’re just an elaborate boob joke,” the name is explained. “The whole name ‘Twin Peaks’ is because we both have […]

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Meet the Canadians: Find out more about the crop of musos hitting NSW this week

November 1, 2017

There’s set to be a strong Canadian wave of music coming through Sydney over this next week, with some exciting new artists popping up to perform as part of this year’s Australian Music Week, as well as part of the great ‘Canada Down Under’ event in Newtown next Thursday night. Ahead of all this goodness […]

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