In this new video from Real Time Arts, I talk to Gail Priest about the past, present and future of New Weird Australia.
RealTime is Australia’s critical guide to international contemporary arts. Our focus is on innovation in performance (live art, experimental theatre, dance, music, sound), photomedia, film, video, interactive media and hybrid arts.
Mess and Noise published an in-depth review of the New Weird Australia live show at Sound Summit by Kate Hennessey, reprinted below. A picture of the Pope is propped on a ledge behind the stage at Newcastle‘s Renew Church. People drift
New Weird Australia was featured in Mess & Noise, ahead of the inaugural Sound Summit Showcase in October 2009, in a Q&A article by Kate Hennessy. Interview reprinted below. New Weird Australia (NWA) slipped onto the scene in July 2009,
NWA was featured in this week’s issues of Sydney street press titles The Brag and Drum Media, ahead of next week’s Sound Summit Showcase. Click on the thumbnail below to view the feature:
Sydney writer and broadcaster Lee Tran Lam recently interviewed me for the tenth issue of her beautiful Speak-easy zine. Without wishing to descend into a mutual ‘love-in’, Lee Tran commitment and dedication to the local music and culture scene is
This week I’ll be on a panel at Sound Summit in Newcastle titled ‘LICENCE TO ILL: LEGALITIES, LICENSING, IMPLICATIONS AND IMPLEMENTATIONS!’ described as “Key representatives from APRA, the PPCA and Creative Commons join artists and industry to discuss the latest
The dust hasn’t even settled on the recent decision by The Guardian to anoint Fat Planet as ‘Best Blog for World Music’, and here we are again. Today, news.com.au added their own voice, in an article titled ‘Free music downloads
The Fat Planet blog was featured on Friday in the UK’s ‘Guardian‘ newspaper in Chris Salmon’s column ‘Click To Download’. You can also read the column online, reprinted below. Best for world music: Fat Planet Stuart Buchanan is a Scotsman
this saturday (13th) i’m playing a dj set at the monthly club ‘dust tones‘ at the clare hotel, broadway, sydney. expect the usual mix of electronic, hip hop, dancehall, crunk, baile funk, ragga, bollywood, baltimore, breakcore and other global beats.