All right 2017 is nearly finished and I am off to America in January so here is probably my last best of list for the site. Who knows if it will come back next year we will see. Let’s get down to business.
Person’s That Mattered In 2017
This lists people who work I dug and think are going places.
My Mates – My friends in Aussie and NZ especially one Joseph Koorey, a man who always knows how to have a good time and be there always for you. I treasure the times I get to hang out with them. Nigel Villella, a good guy and enjoys a good craft beer and a good single malt much as I do. The same for my friends Nick, Daniel, Hayden, Scott, Gareth, Sam, Jaxon, Robert, CJ, Matt & Johnny.
Michelle Page – I adore Michelle and all that she does. Ever since she came across the site in 2006, I love what Michelle does and now she kicking goals in New York. We are friends now and I will always be behind her 100 Percent.
Michelle Ellen Jones – I dig what Michelle does being Acting, Pageant, Bal Room Dancing and else that she does. She is one hard-working person and I can see her going really far.
Ella Cannon – This talented Australian actor is kicking goals in Canada and it won’t be long until everybody will want Ella in their movies or tv shows. Mark my words,
Destiny Love – This talented lady is an incredible person, she does yoga, podcasts, teaches how to use your voice, singing, meditation, music and more. Just a positive all round person who continues to inspire in all that she does.
Michelle Baena – This woman is somebody whom I have been supporting on my site since I first interview her in 2005 and she still looks amazing to this day. You can tell she looks after herself really well and she is just a lovely person.
Alicia Sky – This talented singer songwriter is unbelievably beautiful. She is also very beautiful with an amazing figure. If you watch the Mr Fancypants Video and her wearing that gold outfit, You can see that she takes of herself and that flawless figure she has.
Imogen Clark – Talented singer songwriter who is releasing a new album next year. She has been working on with Diesel. Yes that Diesel and the first song released off it Collide is excellent.
Natalie Pearson – Natalie is an Australian country musician who has the talent to go very far. She is good at what she does and it won’t be long before everybody will want to work with her.
Jo Kathleen Marie – Now here is an artist who keeps on surprising. The Next Step is really the perfect tune, the way it sung, the way song is structured and the song writing. She is a name to watch out for.
Heather Longstaffe – Heather just keeps on working and creating amazing music. She deserves to be a star and I know she will be.
Melissa Johnston – Melissa is a hard-working actor and running her pet sitting business. She keeps on working hard and I am happy for her.
Lauren Jenkins – Lauren is a fine singer and song writer. In addition is a fine actor too. She will be huge real soon marks my words.
Allison Kugel – This talented lady wrote a book called Journaling Fame which is a great read about her life and interviewing celebrities. She is an extremely switched on lady and continues to impress.
HPKNS – This Melbourne two piece just delivers the goods. Whatever they are doing Im gonna be right there behind them.
Client Liaison – They just keep on delivering their album Diplomatic Immunity is one of the best of 2016 and their live shows are just incredible. Their video clips are first-rate and are something truly special.
Kult Kyss – These two make magical music and I love there sound and all that they do. It’s truly special and it won’t be long until they are huge.
Georgia Mae – She going from strength to strength. Now living in America her electro sound is taking the world by storm.
Smoking Martha – In Deep – Just a good rock album
Darcee Fox – Islands – This rock band has delivered the goods with this album
Liam Gallagher – As You Were – I am a fan doesn’t care what people think and this album has some really good tunes on it. He has delivered.
Imagine Dragons – Evolve – I dug this album like I did the second one which some people didn’t think was as good as the first. This one has a lot of good tunes on it and as expected the production is excellent.
Lights – Skin & Earth – I love Lights and this is a really good album. I am a fan and will always will be.
Yeo – Desire Path – My man Yeo has released a killer of an album, Production is excellent and songs are great.
Kate Martin – Set My Life To Fire – This is an excellent album by Kate. I love it and I have proudly on Vinyl Yay.
The New Pornographers – Whiteout Conditions – I’ve been listening to The New Pornographers since 2003, yes that long. This is another quality album from the band and yes I’ve seen them live a number of times.
Natalie Pearson – Long Time Coming – This is an excellent country album, Natalie has the looks and talent to go very far and I know she will.
Christie Lamb – Loaded – Christie is one hard-working musician and this is her new album Loaded, production and song writing are excellent.
Jillette Johnson – All I Ever See In You Is Me – Jillette to me is one of the finest singer songwriters coming out of America in a long time. Her songs and her lyrics are special and this is what music is all about.
Earl – Tongue Tied – I adore Earl she is one of my all time favourite singer songwriters, this album is incredible production is great and her voice shines here.
Amanda Lynn Rogers – Heavy Blue – I love what Amanda Rogers does and she is my all time favourite singer songwriter and whatever she does I am behind.
Sean Rowe – New Lore – Sean Rowe is an amazing singer songwriter. His new album is excellent and just another notch on career full of masterpiece albums.
Catherine Traicos – Luminaire – What ever Catherine does I am right behind her and thus is no exception
Shannon Hurley – New Day – Another winner by Shannon
The Midnight – Nocturnal – I love retrowave and a lot of it’s gonna be featured in this section. This two piece has delivered a stunning piece of work. So many good tunes, its just gotta be listened to.
September 87 – Bad Dream Baby – Now this is amazing. Came across these guys on NewRetroWave and was like what is this. These guys are from Melbourne and this song is so amazing and really just a killer tune.
Imogen Clark – Collide – I finally wanted to see what the fuss is all about this talented singer songwriter from Aussie, not only is this an awesome tune, she gave me one of my best interviews of the year.
Jordan F & Vast Hill – The Will – When these two acts decided to collaborate together they released one of the best EP’s of the year. This is real 80’s stuff and it is truly magical.
Danielle Deckard – Happy – When I heard this last year at her gig at The Wesley Anne I knew this tune was incredible. The way it is written and the way the song is structured I couldn’t believe how good this song really is. At her last gig in Melbourne she played another amazing track that surely a single in the making.
Phebe Starr – Chronicles – This is a really great EP, production is first rate, vocals are good as is the song writing. My pick off the EP is Two Hearts. This is excellent Aussie music.
Tigertown – Warriors – This is an excellent electro tune by this Aussie group. I’ve been a fan ever since I decided to see them play at the Northcote Social Club.
The Wild Romantics – Hungry Teeth – Thanks to Bandcamp I came across this indie rock, alt country, folk Canadian group. This song just got me from the word go. I was like this is what song writing is all about.
FM-84 – Never Stop (feat. Ollie Wride) – Another incredible retrowave tune by an artist who already has a huge following who had people singing all the tunes at his last gig. This is first rate.
Robert Parker – Awaking – I am already a huge fan of Mr Parker and his incredible music when this came out I was like Hello and had this cranking not stop for days. Just magical stuff.
Olivia May – Tonight – I just love all that Olivia May does and this is her latest tune and it’s an incredible piece of work.
On Diamond – Light – I adore Lisa Salvo & On Diamond this is an excellent tune and I for one can’t wait to hear the album.
Bellsaint – Landmines – Great tune by this artist will who no doubt take the world by storm.
Lexi Strate – Going Going Gone – Lexi new tune is another killer pop tune by this amazing Canadian artist.
Alli Walker – Play – Alli another amazing Canadian artist who has released an amazing pop tune. She got the talent to go very far.
Hen – Raincoats – Hen has been doing music for a while and now with a different direction she is now known as Hen and this is excellent debut single and after seeing her live, I think this new change in direction is worth you getting behind.
Alicia Sky – Mr. Fancypants – A really great pop tune. Alicia voice is on fire. The production and song writing is first rate.
Kira Lynn – This talented Canadian musician who spends a lot of time in Nashville. She released a new song this year called Over and it’s a great tune and a new direction for her.
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