Australian radio stations support new World/Pop sound
Migrants earn a place in Australia's diverse music landscape
By: Beatviral music
His new single 'One line down' is airing across Australia on community and commercial radio stations.
This overwhelming response has prompted a national radio tour. Mahmood will become first Pakistan born singer-songwriter to tour the Australian radio circuit which starts October 7th, 2019.
Stations supporting this new genre are:
Tribe FM –South Australia
5 Triple Z – S.A
Coast FM – S.A
Inner FM –VIC
Yarra Valley FM –VIC
Radio Alex (Goolwa) – S.A
PBA FM -S.A
Goldfields FM – VIC
Plenty Valley FM –VIC
Donnybrooke FM –WA
2 Oceans FM –WA
Tank FM – NSW
Happy FM –S.A
OKR FM –VIC
Eastern FM –VIC
Australia's rich and deep music history from Indigenous folklores, rhythms, and chants to the modern storytellers like Paul Kelly has been inspiring souls across the globe for many generations.
In 2009 Mahmood Khan's single Like the River went to number one on the Aria pop charts. Like the River was recorded live at the Sydney Opera House and has undoubtedly influenced a change in the Australian music industry. Once considered a hard industry to crack it became a hotbed for fostering diverse international singer-songwriters.
But is the industry set up for migrant artists? There isn't really a single artist with a (Subcontinental)
Under these extreme conditions, defying all odds there are artists bubbling along who keep releasing music and adding to the ever-evolving Australian sound.
"Vastness inspires thoughts and for a songwriter, it purely means creative juice".
'Here in Australia, there is plenty of that. And it is serene and as I get to explore more, I can see my expansion as a writer. My expression has diversified. And as this brings me more peace within I write more effortlessly. It is a cycle, continuous evolution', said Mahmood Khan.
'Yes, it is tough for a migrant Artists to create a new audience but it is difficult no matter where you are. Important thing is to stay focused and keep creating your work. I have received tremendous support from Australian Community radio networks and some Industry folks have been very kind as well. Through the 'Jagamarra' song project, I was able to make some amazing friends in the Aboriginal world. I would not have experienced this incredible culture if I had not come to Australia. I think it is my greatest find and what to place to develop your craft', he added.
Mahmood's new single 'One Line Down', which features some of the Latin Music Industry's greatest musicians, is out now exclusively on mahmoodkhan.net