7 July 2020: A group of cows is very interested in EweTube. They cannot commit to the live streaming events for August but have agreed to appear if available.
A single microphone, rigged at the end of a perspex tube, is filtered by the tube’s resonance of around 80Hz. In addition, a stereo ambient mic adds width, perspective and unfiltered birdsong to the mix. Please, please listen with headphones or hifi speakers.
4 July 2020: A single microphone, rigged at the end of a perspex tube, is filtered by the tube’s resonance of around 80Hz. The soundtrack is entirely the sounds of the sheep and surrounds recorded with this tube-filtered microphone. No other microphones were used. A small amount of reverb was added in post.
Please listen with headphones or hifi speakers if you are able. The sheep have agreed to be part of live streaming events beginning early August.
March 24 2020 Covid-19 address by Prime Minister Boris Johnson translated via tape delay. Thanks to Hazel Palmer for the camera work.
The Spaghetti Western Orchestra Live at the Royal Albert Hall 2011, Full Concert. 1.3m views! ‘Probably one of the best performances on YouTube ever.’
Retired dairy farmer Wallace Williams, from Girgarre, hand-hammered and soldered this violin which is fully-functioning and has a unique and surprisingly beautiful tone.
And Now for the News, perfomed by Louise Devenish, 5 December 2014
Nobody Knows, for marimba and melodeon, performed with improvisations by Joey Eng, June 2020
Firebells is a public musical instrument which is part of the Girgarre Sound Walk, an ongoing sound art project along the Rail Trail between Girgarre and Stanhope. Built by shed-wizard Rob Axen with Craig Forster using hydrants donated by Laurie Young of Young Fire Services, the bells are set up and tuned to enable up to four people to play at once. You'll find them across the road from Ken Dunstall Rural Supplies, 15 Station Road, Girgarre, 3624, just north of the historic railway platform in Progress Park.
Unveiled on April 27 2019, Piano Piano by Wallace Williams is one of many planned musical installations along the new Girgarre Sound Walk. Meticulously hand shaped, folded and soldered, intricately detailed and full of mechanical surprises, PianoPiano is set to become a town and district icon. If you are nearby do drop in to play it. You'll find it across the road from Ken Dunstall Rural Supplies, 15 Station Road, Girgarre, 3624, on the historic railway platform in Progress Park.
Old school tape loop delay. The machine on the right is recording, and monitoring, input from the microphone. The machine on the left is playing back. Recorded voice is slowly transformed to beautiful noise with each pass as the tape loop re-records itself. Please listen through headphones or hi-fi speakers, to hear the details.
Percussion Construction Team - the Hard Hat Concert - first ever performance on the Melbourne Recital Centre stage, when it was still a building site, 2007
Say hello to each member of the String Can family, created by Graeme Leak, Wallace Williams and Pete Gibson in Girgarre, 2018
Sound and Instrument design by Graeme Leak
Holly&Ted explore the normalisation of hatred, toxic masculinity and the violence of language through imagined worlds and beguiling soundscapes that are created live on stage.
Ringing the Changes - for aerial bell ringers, performed by Strange Fruit,
Melbourne Festival 2009
A six-minute edit of the eighteen minute FINALE composed for the 'All-Star World Percussion Spectacular' concert for the Commonwealth Games cultural festival, 2006
ARTISTS Madeleine Flynn and Tim Humphrey
VIDEO Cameron Robbins
SOUND Graeme Leak
the amplified piano is being played
by a series of drips from above.
ABC Landline story about the Winton Musical Fence, 2003