‘Kazoops! Jimmy Jones, its Scott Langley’

November 16, 2017 0 Comments AUTHOR: Benny CATEGORIES: BENNY'S Favourites, Parent Stuff, Podcasts

Today on parent time I speak with songwriter and co creator of the children’s show Kazoops, Scott Langley.

In this interview, Scott opens up about the monster task of writing, recording and producing 78 songs, the advantage of writing to image and why, despite reaching out to the professionals, it was indeed him that made the best pig. Read more…

Peter Combe – the 70 cent man. Speaking with an icon.

0 Comments AUTHOR: Benny CATEGORIES: Parent Stuff, Podcasts

Very few artists have sustained longevity like Peter Combe. His uniquely individual sound and style has made him a pioneer in the world of children’s music, instantly becoming one of our greatest living treasures. Read more…

Saddle Up with Angie Who

July 17, 2017 0 Comments AUTHOR: Benny CATEGORIES: BENNY'S Favourites, Parent Stuff, Podcasts

If you’re into Family Folk then chances are you have meandered across the path of Angie Who. Bringing country folk to the children’s/family musical genre, Angie’s music is a soulful search into the love a mother has for her child and the new found fondness of her own mother.

In this Interview, Angie discusses just what went into capturing that feel and how much money she owes her mum because of it.

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Trail blazing with the Okee Dokee Brothers

May 15, 2017 0 Comments AUTHOR: Benny CATEGORIES: BENNY'S Favourites, Parent Stuff, Podcasts

There are few children’s acts as dedicated to the art of musical enlightenment when it comes to our children than the Okee Dokee Brothers.

Their unique approach in bringing honest, educated genres to our children is unparalleled and has earned them several Grammy Noninations including one win for their album Can You Canoe.

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A round of applause for the Paws. Chatting with Pevan and Sarah.

April 26, 2017 0 Comments AUTHOR: Benny CATEGORIES: Parent Stuff, Podcasts

Pevan and Sarah are one of Australia’s hardest working children acts.

In this interview Benny talks to Sarah Kechayas, about their beginnings on the classroom floor, taking it to the stage, and just how many ice packs are needed to play a giant Tiger.  Read more…

Battle bird have landed…and they’ve brought a robot with them.

March 24, 2017 0 Comments AUTHOR: Benny CATEGORIES: BENNY'S Favourites, Parent Stuff, Podcasts

From DJ Robots to synths and Helmets, its fare to say, battle bird are bringing something new to the children music scene.

In this interview I speak with Luke Furgeson, (The older one) about their sound, what its like to collaborate with his son Elliott, and what is Space chicken exactly

Hey Hey it’s Nay Nay

March 16, 2017 0 Comments AUTHOR: Benny CATEGORIES: BENNY'S Favourites, Parent Stuff, Podcasts

From her days with the wiggles and host of Nickelodians ‘Sarvo’ through to the voice of the beloved Hootabelle, Nay Nay is no stranger to the world of children’s entertainment and performance, Finally, however, she is about to step out on her own heading up her very own show, ‘tinkertime’.

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From Little to Teeny Tiny – The Stevies Get bigger Every Day

January 13, 2017 0 Comments AUTHOR: Benny CATEGORIES: BENNY'S Favourites, Parent Stuff, Podcasts

 

Teeny Tiny Stevies are one of Australia’s most endearing childrens act. Their Debut album, ‘Useful Songs For Little People’, is a collection of, um…Useful songs for little people? and has marked them amongst some of Australias best writers for children. In this interview they speak at length about their sound, their topics, going to the toilet, and winning best gift ever on ‘The Project’

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Whats the deal with day care?

October 23, 2016 0 Comments AUTHOR: Benny CATEGORIES: Parent Stuff, Podcasts, Uncategorised

‘Whats The Deal With Day Care’

In this series I speak with teachers and Centre directors, in an attempt to demystify and to enlighten new parents to the wonderfully confusing world of Day Care. From Drop offs to Programs, the NQS (whatever that is) and ratios, I do my best to arm new parents with some facts and figures as they make the transition from caring for their child, to allowing someone else.

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