Formidable Vegetable Sound System will be officially launching their debut album at Ceres Community Environment Park in Melbourne on April 6th with support from Mal Webb and Rachel By The Stream as well as some words from guest speaker, David Holmgren (Co-creator of Permaculture).
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Had an absolute BALL at Woodford Folk Festival – officially launching the Permaculture Ukulele Show with the fabulous Mal Webb, Alex Burkoy (Tinpan Orange/Julia Stone), Tim Bennett, Penelope Swales and electro swing buffoon DJ HAP joining me for the occasion!
We were fortunate enough to be invited on air by ABC Radio National’s John Stokes to perform a song and talk about the project to a nationwide audience. Take a listen to the interview below:
An excerpt from the cranking ‘workhop’ we pulled off at the GREENhouse on Saturday the 29th:
Just finished up a great tour around NSW of Sydney, Wollongong and Milkwood Permaculture in Mudgee! Big ups to Kirsten Bradley from Milkwood, Monique Unger from Permaculture Sydney North, Cath Blakey from the Flametree Food Co-op and my mate CelloJoe for a rockin couple of gigs on a pedal powered amp! Hope to see you again soon, Sydney (and Milkwood!) [read the full story here]
Just finished a fun week in Sydney playing a few gigs with a new friend, CelloJoe from Berkeley, California who travels around the world on a bicycle with a pedal-powered amp beatboxing with loops, playing funky cello and singin/hip-hoppin’ about conscious living & things like permaculture!
I’ll be touring with Joey in Victoria in January, so if you’re around Melbourne, come on down to Gertrude’s Brown Couch in Fitzroy on Wed the 16th from 8-11pm and Bar 303 in Northcote on Sun the 20th for a chilled arvo set from 3pm. We’re both playing at Rainbow Serpent Festival and Fest La Frog (a totally rad organic/biodynamic sustainable music festival on French Island off the Mornington Peninsula!)
More info soon on my Facebook page (which if you haven’t ‘liked’ by now, you really oughta! 🙂
I thought I’d post one last song for you guys before disappearing into the studio for a while. There are more new ones where this came from, but I thought I’d leave something to the imagination.. for now!
After weeks of demoing and laying down guide tracks, Charlie has finally entered the studio to begin recording ‘Permaculture: A Rhymer’s Manual’. Yield Swing and Oil were the first to to be laid down. More to come in the next few days!