Posts tagged as "australia"

Gurrumul ‘Legacy Edition’ Vinyl Reissues Out March 2021

December 17, 2020

Decca Australia and Universal Music Australia have announced the March 2021 release of a new suite of vinyl reissues highlighting the legacy of the late indigenous Australian songwriter Gurrumul (1971–2017). The LEGACY EDITION series will see Gurrumul’s ARIA-award winning studio albums reissued across four 2-LP coloured vinyl sets by Decca Australia. The albums to be […]

Tempo Rubato – The Venue Shaking Up Melbourne’s Classical Music Scene

December 10, 2020

On a typical weekend, Melbourne music venue Tempo Rubato would be hosting performances on its 102-key grand piano, serving drinks from its minimalist bar, and generally playing host to good times and conversation for its dedicated group of punters. Of course, 2020 has not been a great year for typical weekends. With the Australian state […]

Pyramiden – 'Saudade da Gaia' and The Lost Soviet Town

September 23, 2020

‘Saudade da Gaia’ is a new collaborative short film featuring the music of Joep Beving, poetry by Liza Boston, and imagery of the mysterious, abandoned Soviet town of Pyramiden – beautifully captured by photographer and director Jonathan May. ZoneOut’s Paul Dougherty spoke with Joep Beving, and Liza Boston and Jonathan May of Wolf Tide Films […]

'Intermittent Reinforcement' – Luke Howard and Tilman Robinson

August 28, 2020

Hot on the heels of his stunning All That Is Not Solid album of improvised piano pieces, and acclaimed The Sand That Ate The Sea soundtrack, Mercury KX will release a new 3-track EP from composer Luke Howard. The ambient, melancholy Dark Angels EP and first single ‘Intermittent Reinforcement’ are a collaboration between Luke and […]

'All That Is Not Solid' – Luke Howard's Freely Improvised Album

August 4, 2020

Melbourne pianist and composer Luke Howard is one of ZoneOut’s OG crew. The headline artist at 2019’s ZoneOut Festival in Sydney, Luke’s draws on both the free flowing improvisation of jazz and the structured motivic development of contemporary classical. It’s these two opposing forces – the Yin and the Yang – that fuel the unstable […]

Joseph Tawadros – Live At The Sydney Opera House

July 10, 2020

Virtuoso oud player Joseph Tawadros and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra embark upon an extraordinary musical journey on their new album Live at the Sydney Opera House (ABC Classic). Joseph Tawadros’s new album Live at the Sydney Opera House is out now Joseph Tawadros is one of Australian music’s most impressive and colourful characters – a […]

Sophie Hutchings Interview – Scattered On The Wind

April 28, 2020

Sophie Hutchings is guided by her instincts. As a young woman, immersed in a highly musical Sydney household, she bided her time, absorbing the music and art of her father and brothers, but herself refusing to play her own ruminative piano compositions beyond the safety of her bedroom. When her own innate talent finally got […]

Sophie Hutchings Recommends…

April 16, 2020

Ahead of the release of her album Scattered On The Wind, Australian pianist and composer Sophie Hutchings recommends her favourite listening, reading, viewing, eating, and places to visit. Music Ohhhhhh there’s too many to mention! So I’m going to go with the first neo-classical outfit I discovered: Rachel’s. Bordering on chamber-cross-orchestral with moments of indie-rock […]

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