Written in collaboration with my long time music collaborator Lawrence Folvig, the songwriting process for You Go Your Way, I’ll Go Mine began back in 2009 and ended in early 2011. In July 2011 with my band and sound engineer in tow, we travelled to the beachside town of Blairgowrie, Victoria, to lay down the [...]
He writes intelligent, melodic, soulful and lyrically engaging music and is one Melbourne’s finest artists. When Spender is not making his own awesome music, he is producing others’. When I first heard Magic Man, the chorus sonically reminded me of one of my favourite influences, ELO, and so instantly had my heart.
I’ve seen Sydney-based electronic-pop producer Elizabeth Rose performing in Melbourne lately and have been captivated by her stunning performance. After bursting onto the scene last year, she’s experienced a meteoric rise, played tons of festivals, collaborated with UK producer legend Sinden, remixed Flight Facilities, and supported New York’s amazing Chairlift.
This is the first clip from my new band. We’re based around a character called Duke Batavia, a ukulele playing Dutch-Indonesian sailor and scoundrel who died in 1967. So we wanted the clip to feel old and new. We made it using a 99 cent iPhone app, a scalpel and a bottle of scotch. Look [...]
It was late afternoon in Sydney on a rare sunny summer’s day when I pressed play on Cut Copy’s latest album, In Ghost Colours, and immediately felt like I was in the midst of an awesome chilled out holiday.