Autoluminescent documents the musical career of Rowland S. Howard best known as the enigmatic guitarist and songwriter for the Australian alternative rock pioneers The Birthday Party. The film takes us from his early punk band the New Charlatans, through The Boys Next Door, The Birthday Party, Crime and the City Solution, These immortal souls and various solo projects. Interviews withRead more
THE PURPLE HAZE ARCHIVE presents THE FIRST CLASS – JOHN CARTER & GIL SHAKESPEARE on PODCAST plus A SPECIAL BONUS PODCAST!
Join husband & wife songwriters John Carter & Gil Shakespeare as they discuss the career of the First Class, best known for their world-wide smash hit single Beach Baby on the first Purple Haze Archive Podcast. And as a special bonus hear the complete John Carter Story as told by John Carter himself! on the second special bonus podcast above. Purple HazeRead more
Join John Perry guitarist of the John Lennon named Grapefruit on this Purple Haze Archive Podcast as he recounts those oh so wild swinging London days with the Beatles & a whole host of other wild cats!!! Grapefruit was the UK’s 60’s psychedelic band led by the late songwriter, George Alexander, otherwise known as Alex Young eldest brother of the formidablyRead more
Is Tree of Life a deeply profound statement of man’s relationship with God, the natural world and death or is it just an annoyingly pretentious load of cobblers? Such will be the heated debate following every screening of Terence Malick’s befuddling epic. This is the notoriously non-prolific Malick’s first film in six years and it certainly exudes the writer/ director’s phenomenal andRead more
Whilst unfortunately The Red House Jesters have had to postpone their Live Sunday Session until later in the year, more than adequate compensation has been granted as Alex Watts has stepped up to the plate and will perform solo in the studio this Sunday 26th June from 4pm. Alex Watts & the Foreign Tongue play warm full bodiedRead more