Hello Internets, Just a quick hooray to let you know that Wednesday 5th of September is Indigenous Literacy Day and I’d like to invite you to donate to help build my Virtual Book Shelf. I believe every child has the right to an education and fundamental life skills most of us take for granted, like [...]
Here it is Internets, the old pelican’s acting debut has arrived. Clip for Villains is live. When I asked my friend Brayden ‘Boots’ Porter if he’d be interested in making a clip with absolutely zero budget, he shrieked with glee and said ‘Of course I will Ben, I absolutely love spending countless hours of my [...]
It is with great excitement that today I can announce that my debut record 'No Wonder The World Is Exhausted' will be out October 19 via well respected Sydney based independent label Stanley Records. Home of artists like Adam Young, Spurs For Jesus, Deadwood 76 and Dave Favours & The Roadside Ashes, Stanley has set [...]
This one is for you Uncle. Much Love.
By Jim Kellar A musician’s torment is always ‘Am I good enough?’ The final judgement, almost always, has to come from within because when it comes to making money in the music business, the odds are heavily stacked against success. Ben Leece, the co-owner of Novotone Studios rehearsal rooms at Carrington with Ryan Wilson, has invested [...]
2018 marks 20 years since Chris Whitley's Dirt Floor record. I wrote about my experience with it for Post To Wire. If you are unfamiliar with this record, I urge you to seek it out. 2000 was a particularly big year for me personally. I’d finished high school in rural NSW the previous year and [...]
Over the weekend I reviewed Sarah Shook & The Disarmers new album Years out now on Bloodshot Records for Post To Wire. I loved the previous album Sidelong and Years was a pretty easy listen as well. Looks like the band appreciated it too. You can read the review here and make sure you check out [...]