November 10, 2019
Fiona Horne is a witch, author, commercial pilot, humanitarian worker, skydiver, yoga instructor, professional fire dancer and lead singer of electro-rock band - Def FX. From the Archives (December, 2013) they're also our feature guest for this episode of radionotes, where they covered a lot of ground with John Murch - including their ability and abundant passion to fly.
In 2019, Horne released their latest book The Art of Witch (Rockpool Publishing) and did what is believed to be the last tour of her band in Australia.
Show Notes: https://radionotespodcast.com/episodes/fiona-horne/
November 3, 2019
Berdnturtle are a Trio from Athens, Greece who have a debut release called Ambush. Their record crosses psypop, indie with waves of the alternative sounds of the 80s and 90s while bathing in the musical depths of Ride and My Bloody Valentine in fine measure. Across Skype, two-thirds of the band - Yannis Michos (Bass/Vocals) and Vasilis Sukos (Drums) - joined John Murch of radionotes to be this episode's feature guests.
Show Notes: https://radionotespodcast.com/episodes/berdnturtle/
October 27, 2019
The Letter String Quartet have released a title track from their debut album All The Stories (to be released 2020) that features Marita Dyson (The Orbweavers). The album will feature a Song Cycle with lyrics by poet Maria Zajkowski - in response to Abbotsford Convent historical site in Melbourne, Australia. The group are a collective of multi-instrumentalists, composers and sound designers who have been invited to perform with the likes of Laura Jean, Gang of Youths, Mick Harvey and soon to be found recorded performing with Jen Cloher on Milk! Records' Milk On Milk album.
Artistic Director, Viola and Saw player of the quartet Biddy Connor spoke with radionotes' John Murch.
Show Notes: https://radionotespodcast.com/episodes/the-letter-string-quartet/
October 20, 2019
Basic Love is the debut from Jade Imagine, released through Milk! Records in Australia (Marathon Artists O/seas) and later in 2019 they'll do a National Tour of the release. But first, they're concluding a massive National Tour with Stella Donnelly and are due to hit the road in the UK to support POND.
While in Adelaide - before Soundcheck - Jade from the band caught up with radionotes by the beach for a chat and is our feature guest this episode.
Show Notes: https://radionotespodcast.com/episodes/jade-imagine/
October 13, 2019
With violin as their main instrument ORCHA has used a variety of sources to produce their own stylings of music. That are immersive, experimental and provide soundscapes that ease between acoustic and electronica sounds. As well, performed their work live in conjunction with One Fell Swoop Circus.
Latest Single from them is Depths, with an album on the way where they've worked with Producer James Cecil (Architecture In Helsinki). From their self-built Natural Habitat Studio ORCHA spoke to radionotes' John Murch ahead of the launch of their latest tune.
October 6, 2019
Perth DJ and Producer Jaymee Franchina is known for mash-ups - including one combining Taylor Swift Vs Hottest 100 - and their audio-visual shows.
In 2020, they will release a debut album of their own original cuts - including the current Single Next To Mine featuring Chicago's Alina Renae.
Franchina on a break from their day job as a teacher joined radionotes a chat.
Show Notes: https://radionotespodcast.com/episodes/jaymee-franchina/
September 29, 2019
Street artist Peter Drew has put up thousand of posters across the world - including their iconic 'Aussie' series. Recently, ahead of starting a new chapter in their life they released a memoir - Poster Boy (out thru Black Inc.). John Murch of radionotes spoke to Drew - at the State Library of South Australia -about music, a lament on the loss of the art of the mix-tape and more.
Show Notes: https://radionotespodcast.com/episodes/peter-drew/
September 22, 2019
Graftician is a musical output of Roxanne Nesbitt, their latest album is called Mandarins. They are an interdisciplinary artist that investigates the space between sound and design as well creates their own instruments with a focus on the use of ceramics to do so. They spoke to radionotes from their Vancouver studio space ahead of their next stage of creative discovery.
Show Notes: https://radionotespodcast.com/epsiodes/graftician/
September 15, 2019
Claire Anne Taylor from Tasmania, Australia has recently released their sophomore album - All The Words.
Born by the Tarkine Rainforest in a barn, their vocals soar across the release - as they also do live - and while in Adelaide they spoke radionotes.
Tunes performed LIVE for radionotes - from the new album: Pick Your Bones, Nothing On You and The Fire
Show Notes: https://radionotespodcast.com/episodes/claire-anne-taylor/
September 8, 2019
While in Broken Hill in 2017, walking the streets seeking a great cup of coffee. Found one at The Silly Goat, then chatted with Manager Emily Keenan.
Chat was recorded before the form of our show was established, but reckon a great match to last episode's tea chat.
Show Notes: https://radionotespodcast.com/episodes/the-silly-goat/