January 19, 2020
Abi Tucker's latest album is Who Do You Really Know? (Kellett Street Records), that contains reflections of a woman turning from their 30s to 40s with powerful insights on friendship and living in the world that has been deeply explored. Tucker has appeared on television shows Heartbreak High, McLeods Daughters, Secret Life of Us and on films like Angst, Envy as well is the voice of Hootabelle in the very popular childrens' show Giggle and Hoot.
Ahead of the album's release - where their passion for music shines and can be heard warmly - they spoke to John Murch of radionotes.
Show Notes: https://radionotespodcast.com/episodes/abi-tucker/
January 12, 2020
Dyson Stringer Cloher recorded their self-titled debut album (out thru Milk! Records) at 'The Loft' in Chicago, with Wilco's Glen Kotche joining them on drums an GRAMMY-winning Tom Schick as Engineer. In the Green Room of the Grace Emily Hotel ahead of their final show of a National Tour to launch the album, the trio - Mia Dyson, Liz Stringer and Jen Cloher - spoke to John Murch of radionotes.
Show Notes: https://radionotespodcast.com/episodes/dyson-stringer-cloher/
December 15, 2019
In the ol' days there would be strips of reel-to-reel tape on the editing floor... bites of audio spliced from the main, to make good time.
This episode gives life to chat that was taken out, to make the radio suitable lengthed shows. Inside a mix-bag of guests from the year been.
A mosaic of interviews done. Full chats can be found in past episodes (001-049) - here: https://radionotespodcast.com/episodes/
December 8, 2019
Manitoba Hal is a multi-instrumentalist, with a passion for the ukulele. They also make cigar-box guitars and take joy both in creating with their hands as well as being an educator of music. Their latest album is Vintage Blend, that reimagines and rearranges numbers across their musical life with unique instruments and fresh ears for the new recordings. Hal spoke to radionotes' John Murch from their home - when they're not touring - of Shelburne.
Show Notes: https://radionotespodcast.com/episodes/manitoba-hal/
December 1, 2019
Taylah Carroll from Melbourne, Australia has released two Singles in 2019 - Vermont and Sometimes Good People Do Bad Things - both stand out cuts, that tap into their strong cross genre abilities. Notably mentored by the great Olympia (Olivia Bartley) and recorded with Tim Harvey (who has also worked with Lisa Mitchell/Jade Imagine/Gena Rose Bruce) they spoke to John Murch of radionotes about empathy, family, school and an artist they have some stylings alike to - Tori Amos.
Show Notes: https://radionotespodcast.com/episodes/taylah-carroll
November 24, 2019
Molly Drag from Montreal, Quebec has released an emotively beautiful and deep record - out through Egg Hunt Records - called Touchstone.
In their own words "this album is dedicated to thee many strong women in my life that made me become the better person I am today".
While in the tour van across America to showcase the record live, Michael - the main person behind this stand-out release - spoke to John Murch of radionotes from two States for this feature chat.
Show Notes: https://radionotespodcast.com/episodes/molly-drag/
November 17, 2019
Clio Em is an author, contralto, composer and multi-instrumentalist currently based in Vienna, Austria. Tales of New Canada: Captaincy is a work by them, that is our Feature for this episode - that also includes musical works from them called Chimes and NCE 3. The story is read by Tammy Weller.
Show Notes: https://radionotespodcast.com/episodes/captaincy/
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/