Tag Archives: Australia

DC Cardwell now on Pandora Radio!

My music is now on Pandora!

I think this is good! To tell you the truth, I'd never previously used the service before, although I've signed up for it now, as a user as well as an artist. I'm sure a lot … Continue Reading ››

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.

Yuendumu Benefit Concert in Melbourne for NT youth – 7th Feb 2014 at TLC

Yuendumu Benefit Gig
WHEN? Friday, 7th Feb 2014
WHERE? TLC, 265 Canterbury Rd, Bayswater, VIC
TIME? 7 pm

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.

Yuendumu Benefit Gig featuring some of my friends!

My friends at TLC (Truth & Liberation Concern) in Bayswater (Melbourne) are putting on a benefit concert for youth programs in Yuendumu, which is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. I was asked to perform at this concert but … Continue Reading ››

Review of Marjorie’s album in Strutterzine

An album of retro pop with a generally upbeat feel that’s life-affirming…

Crowded House are the reason we’re in Australia

Marjorie and I came to the band late, not long before Together Alone came out, when I picked up Woodface somewhere on CD and we instantly realised that tracks such as It’s Only Natural and Fall At Your Feet were a kind of music we’d been yearning for but had never really managed to find…

Noel Fielding, Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne, October 24, 2012 – review by Marjorie Cardwell

Noel Fielding is a charming, ageless, delightful, clever, generous, inspired and inherently hilarious creature with the strength and stamina of an ox.

Kate Allatt – Locked in syndrome survivor!

The story behind “I Am Still The Same” and an introduction to the remarkable Kate Allatt, Locked-in Syndrome survivor!

Review of Neil Young at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne, Australia, 28 Jan 2009

The Sidney Myer Music Bowl is a rather wonderful outdoor venue in the heart of Melbourne's King's Domain. A natural amphitheatre with a large stage and a covered area for those who can afford the expensive seats! For once, I paid the extra to get up close to one of my major musical heroes. I was accompanied by my … Continue Reading ››

OK, OK, I’ve finally given in and DONE one of these things!

[One of those Facebook questions doing the rounds that I finally answered...] ___________________________ THE RULES: Just copy and paste and put your own answers in. The purpose of this is to get to know your friends better. Have fun! Here are the rules - post this list on your profile (in Notes) replacing my answers with yours. … Continue Reading ››

DC’s Review of CROWDED HOUSE at The Forum, Melbourne, 2nd Dec 2008

The band came onstage with the house and stage lights down, wearing those miner-style camping lamps that you put on your head.