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Goodbye Farewell (Larry Norman song) with Lyrics and Chords

From our Numubu webcast

on 26th April 2014: our cover of Larry Norman's beautiful song "Goodbye Farewell"Samuel is playing our Tanglewood TW15CE-B  guitar and I'm on my old Mugen "the '78"
DC and Samuel on webcast
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Samuel & DC Cardwell cover “Four Seasons In One Day” by Crowded House

This is a complete version of this song from one of our first live webcasts in April 2014. You may have seen a snippet of it if you watched the “highlights” video.

It’s probably Neil Finn’s most famous “Melbourne song”, the achingly beautiful Four Seasons In One Day, from my favourite Crowded House album, Woodface.

Ten records that changed my life

Ten Records That Changed My Life… REALLY changed my life.

Yesterday a Facebook friend of mine, Bill Mallonee, posed the following question: “10 life changing records. (I know! It’s impossible!) Don’t over think it.” Well, you know what? I did over-think it. I felt that if you’re going to describe something as life-changing it had better be something that really did have some concrete effect on your existence.

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New single by Mondo Quinn (produced by me!)

Mondo Quinn: Produced by DC Cardwell

My Tasmanian friend Mondo Quinn has a new double-A side single out. He recorded it at my studio a couple of weekends ago. Both songs have got his usual early-Beatles melodic verve: they're what I believe the young people are calling "Continue Reading ››
DC Cardwell's Tom Song in Myspace player - screenshot from August 2007

How Social Networking Has Been A Game Changer For Musicians

I believe that social networking has had the most profound impact on the relationship between musician and listener since the twin-pronged technological advances of recording and broadcasting in the early 20th century.

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Marjorie Cardwell creates beautiful animated iPad music video for her song “Hole In My Head”

There’s a brand new video for Marjorie’s beautiful song “Hole In My Head!” And she’s made the most gorgeous animation on her iPad to illustrate the song.