This week Robert Mackay from duo The Bobkatz joins Walshy to talk about the musical partnership he's had with Garry Koehler over the years, and of course the new album, Underneath the Hat. They've had blues about football, have they had blues about music? Start the player below to find out.
This week Walshy crosses the Tasman to speak with Aly Cook, New Zealand's Female Country Artist of the Year 2012. In this conversation they focus on the new release from her three-piece band The Sou'westers.
This week Walshy chats with two-time Golden Guitar winner Diana Corcoran about her new album Love & Therapy. Among other topics they talk about her path into music, working various jobs early on in her career to support her music, through to her current success and new base in Nashville.
In this interview honky-tonk performer Wanita talks about the making of this new album of originals, which traverses a number of genres while still being a tribute to authentic, original style country music. Listen out for Wanita's interesting take on how the label "country" has evolved, possibly to the detriment of some of the traditionalist musos out there.
"At just 13yrs of age Jackie joined her first band and began her early introduction to the craft of song-writing and performance. It’s been a steady walk for this vibrant Aussie alt.country artist to receiving the recognition she so deserves. Jackie enjoys life in the picturesque surrounds of the Northern Illawarra, a factor she contributes to her creative inspiration. A hard working and determined artist, 'doors and windows' promise to open for this emerging singer-songwriter."
Listen to Jackie's interview with Walshy below, in which she talks about her musical background and development, song themes, crowd-funding the album's production budget and much more.
Produced by Kevin Walsh, the Album of the Week feature is heard live on GMC every morning. You can hear the interviews in full here.