Feel the warmth of the Beanies. Chatting with Laura, Mim and Michael

November 14, 2018 0 Comments AUTHOR: Benny CATEGORIES: Podcasts
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In this episode of Parent time, I chat with the award winning Laura, Mim and Michael Beanie as they let us in on their process, their plans and why eggs are the obvious choice. So settle in and discover the world and work of this extraordinary trio of young people as they set about making their mark on Australia’s children’s music scene. Read more…

Tiptoeing on the shoulders of Giants. I give you Meg, Lee and Vee.

August 14, 2018 0 Comments AUTHOR: Benny CATEGORIES: Podcasts
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Tiptoe Giants have landed on the scene with a deeply authentic offering for a debut. An album that speaks directly to the child, and highlights all three members diverse music and arts backgrounds.

In this interview, sisters Meg and Lee and friend Vee, get the chance to speak at lengths about who they are, why they are, and why this means so much to them.

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Benny

The Plot Thickens with Luke Escombe.

February 19, 2018 0 Comments AUTHOR: Benny CATEGORIES: BENNY'S Favourites, Parent Stuff, Podcasts
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No Stone is left unturned when in the hands of the deftly talented Luke Escombe’s fruit and veg parody, The vegetable Plot. A world where vegetables are more than simply things found in the ground, but rather, exciting, intelligent beings, inviting and enticing us to be a part of their goodness.

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From The Top, With The Stripy Socks – Tina and Mark Harris

February 12, 2018 0 Comments AUTHOR: Benny CATEGORIES: BENNY'S Favourites, Parent Stuff, Podcasts
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Today on Parent Time we join the red stripy sock club as we chat to Australian sensations, Tina and Mark Harris, aka: Buzz and Lah-lah from Lah-lah’s big live band.

In this candid interview, Tina and Mark open up about the inevitable beginnings of Lah-lah, Double Bass solo’s and the impeccable miming skills of their band.

‘Kazoops! Jimmy Jones, its Scott Langley’

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

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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
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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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