Tag Archives: Guitars

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 ››

The End Of the World is nigh! Come and celebrate with DC’s new eschatological song!

The 21st of December 2012 is the End Of The World according to the ancient Mayans. They were wrong of course, because they didn’t know squat about anything, and THEIR world ended long before 2012.

Complete DC Cardwell Band gig on Youtube

You can watch the whole DC Cardwell Band show at Ha'penny Bridge, Frankston from Jan 13 - just click on the thumbnail at the end of this post. All the songs will play one after the other, and you can also find them individually on my Youtube Channel (youtube.com/cardwell)  if you'd rather … Continue Reading ››

DC Cardwell records with Jaymee Carpenter in LA [Newsletter 21st Jan 2011]

DC’s trip to Los Angeles to record some songs for a movie…

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 ››

My New Glockenspiel [Newsletter 9th January 2009]

My new Angel glockenspiel that I got for Christmas. You can hear it on my new song (“I Am Still The Same”) which I recorded this week.

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.

Some less well-known MySpace artists that I like (by DC)

[imported from Myspace - note that some of these links may well be dead by now] Again, this list could be a mile long. I've been really enthralled by a lot of beautiful music on Myspace over the last year or so. I'll try to keep adding to (or amending) this list, … Continue Reading ››

Review of Bob Dylan at the Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia, 17 August, 2007

He was absolutely magnificent, and stayed on this form for most of the rest of the show!

Review of Crowded House live at the Corner Hotel, Melbourne, Australia, 9th July, 2007 (by DC Cardwell)

It was always going to be a huge thrill seeing them back together again, and even more so because of the intimate setting, and they didn’t disappoint!

Interview with DC Cardwell from The Table Tribune, Indiana, 2007

I would sneak into the sitting room and secretly strum on them. I played so quietly, using the pad of my thumb, that I could barely even hear it myself…

We’re going to see Crowded House at the Corner Hotel!

We’ve been very fortunate to score tickets for the Crowded House show at the Corner Hotel in Melbourne the week after next.