INTERVIEW: Mikelangelo & The Black Sea Gentlemen

A SHOCKWAVE OF MODERN MULTICULTURALISM With a brand new album based on the Snowy Hydro-Electric Scheme, Mikelangelo talks with Chris Familton about the genesis and process of the project and how it relates to contemporary Australia. Many musicians might be loathe to admit to making concept albums but basing your album around one of the largest engineering projects of the 20th century must surely make … Continue reading INTERVIEW: Mikelangelo & The Black Sea Gentlemen

ALBUM REVIEW: Mikelangelo & The Black Sea Gentlemen – After The Flood

Inspired by the dramatic stories of the 100,000 men who travelled from across Europe after the war to work on the Snowy Scheme, Mikelangelo and his band of accomplices mix humour, Weimar cabaret, Gypsy music, dark folk and jazz on this intriguing album. There are clear nods to the theatrical side of Tom Waits, the exotic flavours of C.W. Stoneking and the drunken, swaying shanties … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Mikelangelo & The Black Sea Gentlemen – After The Flood

LIVE REVIEW: JAMIE HUTCHINGS @ Annandale 16/11/08

The host of the evening’s entertainment was the prolific Jamie Hutchings and his Imaginary Choir who form the bulk of the current musicians behind Hutchings’ solo work.  As the heart and soul of Bluebottle Kiss he has released 6 albums, all of a consistently high standard, plus numerous EPs and singles.  His first solo record, The Golden Coach, received positive reviews and showcased the less … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: JAMIE HUTCHINGS @ Annandale 16/11/08

NEWS: JAMIE HUTCHINGS NEW E.P

Jamie Hutchings of Bluebottle Kiss fame is releasing a new e.p today.  This comes ahead of the release of his new solo record ‘His Imaginary Choir’ which is due out early in 2009. The ‘After the Flood’  e.p is available from http://www.trashthestage.com for only $10, through itunes and on the shelves at Red Eye Records as well. It’s a six track e.p with five tracks … Continue reading NEWS: JAMIE HUTCHINGS NEW E.P