sunset sounds

Posted 18 Jan 2017 @ 11:47am

It’s a tricky business, musical collaboration.


After all, tensions amongst bandmates are often high enough without adding the pressure of external elements and imported players, and the old adage about too many cooks spoiling the broth does have a habit of proving prophetic. Yet if there’s one band that has managed to sidestep the awkwardness associated with creative cross-...

Posted 11 Jan 2017 @ 11:54am

Those who can’t do, teach.


Or so the old adage goes, in any case. Certainly it doesn’t apply in the case of Shannen Wick, lead singer of seven-piece soul titans Fulton Street. In addition to her commitments with the band, Wick also happens to moonlight at a school, working as an instructor in Indonesian, and though maintaining that balance does sometimes prove difficult, it...

Posted 2 Jan 2017 @ 12:58pm

Gillian Welch’s lyrics appear in the liner notes of Deborah Conway’s latest album, Everybody’s Begging.


They conjure the image of an artist faced with the songwriter’s eternal dilemma: how do you fill the blank page with something meaningful and worthwhile? Conway, a legend of the Australian music scene, could quite easily have sat back and taken pleasure in the recognition she...

Posted 12 Nov 2015 @ 12:39pm

This January, the City of Stonnington are putting on a series of Sunday evening shows called Sunset Sounds.


First on the bill are multiple ARIA award-winners The Audreys. The blues and roots duo released their fourth studio album Til My Tears Roll Away in 2014 and will be performing in a special, intimate format at Victoria Gardens.
Indigenous vocalist Emma...

Posted 17 Dec 2014 @ 4:49pm

The City of Stonnington has revealed the program for its 2015 edition of Sunset Sounds.


The free concert series will take over Stonnington's parks and gardens across January.  Sunset Sounds will kick off on Sunday January 4 with soul singer Kylie Auldist and funk band The Glenroy Allstars. The Pearly Shells Swing Orchestra and Hetty Kate will play at Malvern's Central Park on...

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