New Weird Australia concludes with free three-volume compilation

Posted on Jan 19, 2015
New Weird Australia concludes with free three-volume compilation

New Weird Australia is concluding its mission after five years in operation, and will mark the moment with a three-volume set titled ‘Passages’. Each volume is curated by one of New Weird Australia’s three directors – Stuart Buchanan, Andrew Tuttle and Innez Tulloch – and features 51 tracks from the project archive, including music from Holy Balm, Guerre, Kučka, No Zu, Kirin […]

New on Wood And Wire – David Evans, Cycle~ 440, Adam Cadell and Heartswin

Posted on Oct 27, 2013

Wood And Wire, New Weird Australia’s companion net label, continues its regular release program with a suite of new albums and EPs from Australian artists, including David Evans (pictured), Cycle~ 440, Adam Cadell and Heartswin. David Evans has created a refrain for the Australian home past and present on his second solo album Domestic Cinema, the […]

Submissions welcomed for NWA Compilation #15 – Regional, Rural & Remote

Posted on Aug 20, 2013
Submissions welcomed for NWA Compilation #15 – Regional, Rural & Remote

Well into its fourth year of promoting and furthering new eclectic and experimental sounds from the Australian continent, New Weird Australia are excited to put the call out for the newest edition in our digital compilation series. The fifteenth compilation in this series seeks to showcase the myriad of innovative regional and rural sound makers in Australia. The […]

New Wood & Wire releases from Drill Folly and Hollow Press

Posted on Apr 3, 2013
New Wood & Wire releases from Drill Folly and Hollow Press

This month, New Weird Australia’s companion net label Wood & Wire is delivering new, experimental Australian music from two exceptional solo artists, Melbourne’s Drill Folly and Hollow Press from Adelaide. No Love Lost (WW15) is the debut release from electronic producer Sarah Phelan, under the name Drill Folly. Sarah has been making music for a […]

Submissions welcomed for NWA Compilation #14

Posted on Jan 14, 2013
Submissions welcomed for NWA Compilation #14

(Photo: Spheres, Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart, 4th February 2011. Photo by Tom Hall.) New Weird Australia is now heading into its fourth year of promoting and furthering new eclectic and experimental sounds from the Australian continent, and – in tandem with our many other projects – we’re pleased to announce that we’ll be continuing our […]

Innez Tulloch and Andrew Tuttle announced as new NWA Co-Directors

Posted on Nov 5, 2012
Innez Tulloch and Andrew Tuttle announced as new NWA Co-Directors

After last month’s open call out, we’re stoked to announce that Innez Tulloch and Andrew Tuttle will be joining Stu Buchanan as co-directors of New Weird Australia.  Together, Innez, Andrew and Stu will be collectively responsible for the future direction of NWA, and will each individually develop and explore new projects, new events and new label releases. Some […]

New Weird Australia seeks a Co-Director – expressions of interest now open

Posted on Sep 30, 2012

New Weird Australia is looking to appoint a volunteer Co-Director to help steer the project into 2013 and beyond. Since 2009, New Weird Australia has worked to promote and support new eclectic and experimental Australian music through a variety of unique projects.  Neither one genre nor another, New Weird Australia spotlights a new breed of innovative Australian artists, and challenges our understanding of what music […]

Video – Oscar Key Sung closes the final NWA Radio Show

Posted on Aug 25, 2012

When the last New Weird Australia radio show aired on FBi Radio a few weeks back, Oscar Key Sung closed proceedings with the first live performance of a new song, “It’s Gone”. A fitting way to end the chapter. Here’s the video documentation: “Its Gone” Oscar Key Sung live to air at FBI New Weird […]

New Weird Australia – The Last FBi Broadcast

Posted on Jul 24, 2012
New Weird Australia – The Last FBi Broadcast

After a three-year run, this week sees the final FBi broadcast for New Weird Australia, which is moving to a weekly Podcast format as of next month. To celebrate the last live show, Stu Buchanan is joined in the studio by a barrage of guests including Melbourne artist OSCAR SLORACH-THORN (from OSCAR & MARTIN); HENSEN […]

Real Time Arts – Video Interview with Stu Buchanan

Posted on Jul 10, 2012
Real Time Arts – Video Interview with Stu Buchanan

In this new video from Real Time Arts, Stu Buchanan from New Weird Australia talks to Gail Priest about the past, present and future of the project. artv: Stuart Buchanan, New Weird Australia from RealTime on Vimeo.

New Wood & Wire releases from Regional Curse and Shisd

Posted on Jul 8, 2012
New Wood & Wire releases from Regional Curse and Shisd

Our new digitial record label WOOD & WIRE continues its monthly release schedule with two new records from Adelaide’s REGIONAL CURSE and Canberra producer SHISD. ‘Natural Living’ is the third release from REGIONAL CURSE, the solo project of Stacey Wilson (RITES WILD, TERRIBLE TRUTHS, COMFORT ZONES). The record was performed, recorded & mixed at home […]

Full VAGRANT dates & line-ups announced

Posted on Jul 8, 2012
Full VAGRANT dates & line-ups announced

VAGRANT is New Weird Australia’s travelling gig series – a pop-up club-night with no fixed abode and an open-source platform for eclectic and experimental Australian music.  Following its Sydney launch with GUERRE, SCISSOR LOCK and MAJOR NAPIER, VAGRANT travels the country during July 2012, calling at Melbourne, Brisbane, Newcastle, Perth & Adelaide. MELBOURNE – SUNDAY 8TH JULY […]