Cassady Southern grew up in a musical household in Victoria, with her father playing in pioneering rock bands in Melbourne during the 70s. She was brought up on a steady dose of blues and rock 'n' roll.
Cassady released her first EP 'Don't ask me' in 2012. The EP contained 5 original tracks as well as a cover of Stones classic 'No Expectations'. It received airplay on a number of radio stations and the opening track 'Why didn't you want me?' was a finalist in the Rock category of the 2013 'MusicOz Awards'.
She released her second EP ‘Heart’ in 2016. 'Heart' contained 4 new tracks including the single 'Breakdown'. It received airplay on radio stations across Australia and internationally and made the top 100 Triple J Unearthed Charts. Three of the four tracks were also shortlisted in the 'Songsalive' song competition.
In April 2021 Cassady released her debut album 'One track mind' which features 8 new original tracks as well as a bonus acoustic version of a track. The album is being played on radio, receiving positive reviews and featured on the Triple J Unearthed Charts.
Cassady's music is largely pop rock / country rock as well as soulful ballads. It has a focus on strong melodies, rhythm, lyrics and instrumentation. Her influences include the Rolling Stones, Powderfinger and The Divinyls.