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Sumn Conduit | NWAP115

Investigating their unique pairing of voice and modular synthesis, Stu Buchanan talks with Sonya Holowell and Ben Carey about their new project, Sumn Conduit. Sumn Conduit is the duo project of Indigenous Australian improviser and experimental vocalist Sonya Holowell , and modular synthesist and composer […]

Party Dozen | NWAP114

Stu Buchanan talks to Party Dozen, the mesmerising sonic partnering of saxophonist Kirsty Tickle and percussionist Jonathan Boulet. Party Dozen is the sonic partnering of saxophonist Kirsty Tickle and percussionist Jonathan Boulet. Loosely based around improvisation, the duo create a mesmerising collision that is wild, […]

New Weird Australia, Solitary Wave Launch Film | NWAF001

An album launch in film, celebrating the release of the New Weird Australia compilation Solitary Wave. Made during Corona quarantine, the launch film features fourteen clips from eclectic and experimental Australian artists, many of which were made exclusively for this release. Tracklisting. 00:00:00 Titles (MOON […]

Amby Downs | NWAP113

Stu Buchanan talks to Tahlia Palmer, an interdisciplinary artist of Yuwaalaraay descent, about her audio project Amby Downs – named after the station in Queensland where her ancestors worked in servitude to settlers. Her work as Amby Downs is created using field recordings and video […]

Reuben Ingall | NWAP112

Stu Buchanan talks to Reuben Ingall about his no-input mixing board project ‘NIMBY2’, as well as his recent adventures in sound recording and his twin passions of (very) slow music and the 1996 Hollywood blockbuster ‘Independence Day’. Reuben Ingall is a prolific artist, musician and […]

New Weird Australia, Solitary Wave (Out) | NWA018A

New Weird Australia returns with a 26-track compilation of eclectic and experimental music – the project’s first release in over five years. Solitary Wave is a two-volume compilation of new Australian music made, remade and reconsidered during a global pandemic. Solitary Wave (Out) is a […]

New Weird Australia, Solitary Wave (In) | NWA018B

New Weird Australia returns with a 26-track compilation of eclectic and experimental music – the project’s first release in over five years. Solitary Wave is a two-volume compilation of new Australian music made, remade and reconsidered during a global pandemic. Solitary Wave (Out) is a […]

Rabbit Island | NWAP111

In this first episode of a new run of New Weird Australia podcasts, Stu Buchanan talks to Perth artist Rabbit Island about her new old record ‘Songs For Kids’. Perth artist Amber Fresh has been making music as Rabbit Island for over ten years, blending […]

Cooper Bowman (Altered States Tapes) | NWAP110

Stu Buchanan talks with Cooper Bowman – musician and artist, and founder of the Australian cassette label Altered States Tapes. The label, which recently celebrated its 100th release, features music that sits across punk, industrial, experimental, electronic and noise, with a roster that spans both […]

Ela Stiles | NWAP109

Stu Buchanan talks with experimental Australian artist Ela Stiles. We check out a selection of tracks from Ela’s back catalogue, and listen to exclusive previews of new material. Taking a radical detour from her early work with Sydney bands Songs and Bushwalking, Ela’ Stiles’ remarkable […]

Andrew Khedoori (Longform Editions) | NWAP108

Stu Buchanan talks with Andrew Khedoori, the founder of the Sydney based project, Longform Editions. Described as a “collective for deep listening”, the project surfaces prolonged exploratory and immersive pieces, each guiding us towards a re-evaluation of the ways in which we listen to music. […]

Tangents

Tangents | NWAP107

Stu Buchanan talks with Sydney quintet Tangents, a band that collide between genres and forms, taking cues from electronic production, post rock, jazz and free improvisation and more. We’ll hear from cellist Peter Hollo and electronic producer Ollie Brown and spool through cuts from the […]