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Author: Andy Crawford

New releases of Nick’s live performances

**** EXCITING NEWS!! **** Over the last few months we have been searching through Nicko’s hard drives for music recordings that might help us to record his posthumous album, and in doing so have uncovered some pretty amazing live recordings. We have recording’s from Tasmania, Australia, and from his travels in Europe, and all feature Nicko casually engaging the audience from his seat on the stage: softly spoken, laughing, and smiling. We all know how much effort Nick put into his music, and he was just as attentive towards which music he released for people to hear - most live versions were not quite perfect enough in Nick’s mind to be released! But now they take on new meaning: no longer is just about the skill and perfection of his playing, but for us the listeners (for Nicko’s loved ones around the world) it is about hearing Nick’s voice again and imagining his...

Awesome Tassie music talent at our annual fundraiser

Thankyou to everyone for coming along and supporting our event at MONA, also thanks to those of you who have helped but were not able to make it along. We have said our congratulations to Jed and Fibonacci but we really want to also promote the other artists that performed at our fundraiser. If you want to know more about them (and you should!) here is the set list and also some links to their music. Please check them out and support them, you might just discover your new favourite band. A special thanks to Ben Lawless for helping manage the stage, audio and everything else, thanks Legend! Finally, we just wanted to say that this is just a small selection of the amazing musicians who applied for this year's grant - thank you again to everyone who applied! We are blessed with such amazing talent in Tas! Set List: 1) Fibonacci https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BtWEu6R4RwI 2) Hugo Bladel https://soundcloud.com/hugo-bladel/i-lose-my-mind https://www.facebook.com/hugobladelmusic 3)...

Annual fundraiser and grant announcement 28th Feb 2016

To those that may not have seen that we have our annual big bash this Sunday the 28th of Feb at MONA please visit our Facebook event or check out the rad poster produced by Great Scott Design for more details Annual Fundraiser poster  ...

Television interview – Let’s finish what Nick Started

Hey All, If you missed our recent TV interview with Sothern Cross News discussing our crowd funding campaign to 'finish what Nick started' please check out the link below. Great job Camo and Lou, and a massive thankyou to Katelyn Barry for putting such a great story together. Please donate to our capaign on pozible Lets finish what Nick started and help spread the work on social media by recording a short clip of yourself saying 'Lets finish what Nick started' and use the the following hashtag #lfwns See the clip for the 9th of feb 2016 - jump to 6:50 for our story Southern Cross News - 9th Feb 2016 ...

Radio Interview

The day prior to launching our grant we had our first radio interview! For those of you who couldn't tune in live you can listen back to our radio interview with ABC 936 (from 38:19 to 53:24) Lou and Cam did a great job, nice work lads....