Australian Music Podcast
MESMERISM 2: Luke Jaaniste - Trance Piano03/24/15
An invitation to lie back and drift on waves of pounding keys.
MESMERISM 1: Michaela Davies - Involuntary Strings
Electrical pulses prompt musicians to produce music of quivering, vibrating delicacy.
AFTER JULIA 6: Kate Moore - Oil Drum
Oil drums beat out insistent rhythms, overlaid by haunted, elegiac harmonies.
AFTER JULIA 5: Andree Greenwell - Arrows I + II
Vocal chamber music on tough themes with a contemporary music-theatrical flair.
AFTER JULIA 4: Cathy Milliken - Shifrorl
Relfections for chamber sextet on the challenges of leadership.
AFTER JULIA 3: Thembi Soddell - Your sickness is felt in my body
A darkly visceral musical statement on the impact of gender discrimination on women's health.
AFTER JULIA 2: Michaela Davies - Goldfish Variation
Julia Gillard on gender issues, life after Canberra, new music and more - followed by vocal music with an unusual premise.
AFTER JULIA 1: Cat Hope - Tough It Out
Decibel ensemble play music inspired by the difficulties faced by ex-PM Julia Gillard on the floor of parliament.
NEW MUSIC UP LATE FINALE - The Download
Looking outwards, forward and back at the program that was.
BUTTERFLY 6: Sebastian Phlox - Ephemera in 5 Movements
Fleeting moments of cross-sensory suggestion.
BUTTERFLY 5: John Pax - Two Figures
The taut musical energy generated by a series of opposing pairs.
BUTTERFLY 4: Daniel Portelli - Mapping Australia
The piano as a terra nullius.
BUTTERFLY 3: Samuel Smith - Things are become new
A mysteriously unfolding musical swoon.
BUTTERFLY 2: Alex Chilvers - Trio 1
A piano trio of a different sort from this emerging composer.
BUTTERFLY 1: Michael Terren - As Rendered
An imaginary field recording becomes a soundworld for chamber ensemble and laptop.
MINOTAUR, part II - The Labyrinth
Following a single musical thread through the darkness.
WESTERN 7: Gillies+Dease - The Aura Implicit and The Perils of Obedience
Experiences beyond words and the seductive power of authority
WESTERN 6: Hope - The Lowest Drawer
Very low sounds pressing downwards.
WESTERN 5: Tonkin - Rapid Same Question
Music reaching towards language
WESTERN 4: Vickery - Silent Revolution
Heavy themes and a brooding atmosphere.
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