Talking to Michael Paynter

Even as a young child it was obvious that he had a special connection with music. At the age of 7 he was learning the piano, at age 12 it was the guitar, and by the age of 15 he was playing drums. Combine that with a big voice and you’ve got a winning formula.

Now at 24, Melbourne born Michael Paynter is releasing a five track EP, Love the Fall.

His musical influences are as diverse as Rick Price, Muddy Waters, Elvis, Blink 182, Sam Cooke, Stereophonics and a range of others. His voice has been compared with the big sound of John Farnham.

You’ll find some of his music here.

Clearly he is a guy who is ready to give the musical world a big shake.

I spoke to Michael Paynter on my morning radio programme today. He’s a great guy and I’m sure he’s got an amazing future ahead of him.

(You can hear a more recent interview I did with Michael here.)

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Rodney Olsen

Rodney is a husband, father, cyclist and blogger from Perth Western Australia.

He previously worked in radio for about 25 years but these days he spends his time at Compassion Australia, working towards releasing children from poverty in Jesus’ name.

The views he expresses here are his own.

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