- Funemployed has almost sold out of its print run. What a gift for Christmas. You can get limited copies via the BP SHOP. Buy in November and get a FREE EP DOWNLOAD. Plus I’ll personalise it to whomever you like. (The shop has expanded to include hoodies, shirts and EPs not previously available. Plus the cack batalogue is now available via Bandcamp.)
- Funemployed scored a touchdown on ABC’s Book Club (13:50 mark). Marieke Hardy says: “It’s a wonderful, sad, beautiful, interesting memoir and anyone that’s working in music or art in Australia should definitely read it.”
- i’ve been working on an 8-part Radio National series based on Funemployed. It’ll feature interviews with Judith Lucy, Warwick Thornton & Gareth Liddiard as well as plenty of folks from the book. It’s due to air Feb 2015.
- I’ll be reading a letter to ‘The Book I Wish I’d Written’ at the Women of Letters launch along with Shaun Micallef & Kate Holden. Nov 12 at The Carlton in Bourke St, Melbourne. 7pm.
- Crazy Bastards will feature in the “Best of Fresh Blood” ABC1 on November 26.
- I’ll be taking part in an Art V Sport Great Debate at the Ian Potter Museum November 12. It’s free but RSVP here.
- I highly rate Richard In Your Mind’s new album ‘Ponderosa.’ (They play Melbourne on Thursday.) As well as Mac DeMarco’s Salad Days and Bird Traps ‘The Colour Fields.