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Songcraft: In Conversation at Gold Sounds Music Conference

Event Published Friday 9 September 2022
SongCraft: In Conversation at Gold Sounds Music Conference

The SongCraft event series is a fascinating discussion and insight into the process of songwriting. Join us for our SongCraft panel at Gold Sounds Music Conference, featuring some fantastic and acclaimed songwriters; Jonnine Standish (HTRK), Raquel Solier (Mod Con/Various Asses) and Dallas Woods. The sessions will be facilitated by Annaliese Redlich (Neon Sunset RRR, Imperial Leather). You will need a ticket to the Gold Sounds Music Conference to attend this event.

Artist Jonnine Standish’s solo work both dilates and deconstructs the damaged, sensual minimalism of her iconic, decade-plus collaboration alongside Nigel Yang in HTRK. Skeletal rhythms slink and echo through dimly lit streets framed by fragments of guitar, bass, breath, keys, scrapes, and haze, anchored by Standish’s narcotic, nocturnal voice. Supernatural, her 2019 EP is a chic suite of stripped, spectral dub, and 2020’s Blue Hills, ventures even further including, haunted assemblages of memory and melody.

Raquel Solier aka Various Asses, is a producer of abstract bass music, as well as the drummer in MOD CON. As Various Asses she is a master at creating powerful, build up-driven bass music, performing frequently along the east coast of Australia since 2015. Various Asses' disrupted dancefloor forms are instantly recognisable, the raw power and menacing charm secured her recognition as one of the most important abstract bass music artists of the last decade.

In the five years he's been releasing music, Dallas Woods has used his songwriting as a powerful platform to speak about his experiences in life as an Indigenous man, the justice system, racial stereotyping and his own personal struggles. He has sold out shows across the country, appearing at Bluesfest, Groovin' The Moo and supporting the enigmatic Sampa The Great and Baker Boy. Dallas has reached 1m + streams on 'Heaven of My Own' and his viral earworm 'If It Glitters It's Gold.'

Annaliese Redlich is a Melbourne broadcaster, producer, DJ and musician. Her weekly Saturday music radio show, Neon Sunset on Triple R has built a dedicated following over the past 8 years. She is the presenter and producer of Webby Nominated indie podcast All Ears, a series that looks at music in everyday life. She is also a full time podcast producer at ARN/iHeartRadio.

Date: Saturday 15 October
Time: 3:15-4:15pm
Where: Phee Broadway Theatre, Mechanics Lane, Castlemaine

The Phee Broadway Theatre is wheelchair accessible from the front entrance. There is a ramp to the door and an accessible toilet. The seating in the theatre is tiered with several steps on multiple levels, and a handrail that runs up the side of the wall. There is designated wheelchair seating up the front. There is seating in the foyer which can be used as a quiet space if needed during the conference. Gold Sounds is hoping to be able to provide Auslan interpreter for the events at The Phee Broadway Theatre.

Don't miss out! Make sure you grab your Gold Sounds Music Conference ticket to attend.