TOUR DIARY: Mark Moldre

TOUR DIARY: MARK MOLDRE PROLOGUE Sleepwalker, I feel my way through forest and gorge Fantastically around me a magic circle glows Not caring whether I courted or cursed I follow truly my inner calling – Herman Hesse I’ve never had any delusions of grandeur about my musical place in Australia I’ve struggled to make any kind of mark In my last 3 decades of making … Continue reading TOUR DIARY: Mark Moldre

LIVE REVIEW: Infinity Broke, The Tall Grass, Mark Moldre 13.07.18

Infinity Broke, The Tall Grass, Mark Moldre @ Factory Floor, Sydney July 13th 2018 Tonight’s gig was a warm up and testing of the waters ahead of all three acts heading off on tour to France. The heavy lifting was firmly in the hands of Jamie Hutchings, drummer/guitarist Scott Hutchings and bassist Reuben Wills who played in all three bands, and though there was a degree of … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: Infinity Broke, The Tall Grass, Mark Moldre 13.07.18

ALBUM REVIEW: The Tall Grass – Down The Unmarked Road

Jamie Hutchings (Bluebottle Kiss, Infinity Broke) and Peter Fenton (Crow) have come together as The Tall Grass, which began as a live acoustic duo project before being expanded upon and sonically coloured in the studio with a wide-ranging band sound. It’s still on the laid-back vibe though – wistful, poetic, and melancholic. The sound of their other bands is still evident, particularly Hutchings with his more … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: The Tall Grass – Down The Unmarked Road

NEW MUSIC: The Tall Grass – Moller

The Tall Grass (Peter Fenton & Jamie Hutchings) recently launched their debut album Down The Unmarked Road, marking the occasion with a couple of full band shows. Now they have a video clip for one of the album’s many highlights, ‘Moller’. The song references King St, Newtown and the song’s namesake, friend and fellow musician Chris Moller (Midget, Starboard, Blood Relative) who died five years … Continue reading NEW MUSIC: The Tall Grass – Moller

LIVE REVIEW: The Tall Grass, Adam Gibson & The Ark-Ark Birds, Christine Jane

The Tall Grass, Adam Gibson & The Ark-Ark Birds, Christine Jane Leadbelly, Newtown (May 6th, 2017) This was a double album launch for The Tall Grass and Adam Gibson and they chose well to celebrate their new albums together. The songs and music of both bands deal in rich poetics and tangled and exultant musicality. Mood and emotion are strong components of their respective works. … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: The Tall Grass, Adam Gibson & The Ark-Ark Birds, Christine Jane

NEWS: Glide tribute show for Melbourne feat. members of The Church, You Am I, Crow, Bluebottle Kiss and Even

On Saturday Dec 20th a tribute to Sydney band Glide will be happening at The Workers Club in Melbourne. Like the excellent Sydney event a few months ago this will be an all-star show remembering the band’s singer, guitarist, songwriter William Arthur who passed away fifteen years ago. Perfoming will be: Steve Kilbey (The Church) The Croons (early Glide lineup) Jamie Hutchings (Bluebottle Kiss, Infinity Broke) Peter … Continue reading NEWS: Glide tribute show for Melbourne feat. members of The Church, You Am I, Crow, Bluebottle Kiss and Even

NEWS: Glide/William Arthur tribute show

  Glide were one of Sydney’s best loved indie guitar bands of the 90’s, led by singer, guitarist and principal songwriter William Arthur. Sadly Arthur passed away 15 years ago leaving a big hole in the local music scene so it is no surprise that an impressive line-up of musicians are gathering at The Vanguard on August 22nd to pay tribute. Artists performing include Knievel, Croons … Continue reading NEWS: Glide/William Arthur tribute show

NEWS: Half A Cow film fundraiser in Sydney

If It’s Catchy, It Means You Stole It is the title of a feature documentary on Sydney musician/independent record label boss Nic Dalton that is currently being put together by Jarrad Kennedy (director/producer) and Robert McCafferty (producer) for a 2013 release. Nic Dalton has played in over 65 bands, most notably The Lemonheads in the early 1990’s. Dalton also co-founded independent record label Half A Cow … Continue reading NEWS: Half A Cow film fundraiser in Sydney