Sunken Ships and Singing Fish – a chat with Gordon Wallace from The Crooked Fiddle Band

The Crooked Fiddle Band. Image: Warp Magazine. Although the Crooked Fiddle Band are based in Sydney, their music speaks languages from all over the world. As the band get ready to bring their Moving Pieces of the Sea album tour to the Brisbane Hotel this December, guitarist/ citternist/ bouzoukist Gordon Wallace shares the stories behind [...]

An Evening with the Mornings: from Pub Scene to Theatre

Hobart Indie-folk band the Mornings have spent endless nights pumping away to energised fans in pubs across the country. But this month, they'll be entertaining a different crowd when they bring their Ribbons Theatre Tour to the Playhouse. After spending the last six months on tour, lead guitarist and singer Sam Cole says the six-piece [...]

Brian Ritchie talks summer at MONA

By Stephanie Eslake If you think Tasmania’s Museum of Old and New Art is just about digestion machines and walls plastered with female genitalia, you’re missing out. The museum’s growing contribution to Tasmanian culture does not stop at its provocative art displays. Similarly, its music scene is not restricted to the celebrations of MONA FOMA. [...]