Mid June I sat down with Melbourne based artist Wolfjay (via Zoom) to have a chat about career planning, the effects of COVID- 19 on their travel plans, social media in 2020, and what music post-COVID might look like. Continue reading Wolfjay: Creativity During COVID, Career Planning and Isolation Antics.
Last week I sat down with Luigi Donnarumma of Cat Lucky, and previously Donnarumma, to chat about all things mental health, songwriting, working within the music industry, and how his perspective has shifted over the last couple of years.
Highly respected in Adelaide for his quality workmanship and contribution to the local music scene, owner of Salvi’s Fine Guitars, Steve Salvi wants to change the tune of mental health awareness. Continue reading Local Business Owner Mending Mental Health Through Making Music.
“World Mental Health Day – 10 October – is a day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy. An initiative of the World Federation for Mental Health to raise public awareness of mental health issues worldwide.
Stigma around mental illness due to misunderstanding or prejudice remains an issue in Australia, delaying or preventing people from wanting or feeling able to seek help, and impacting adversely on their lives.
Misconceptions and misrepresentations about those experiencing mental illness are damaging to people’s lives.” (1010.org.au)