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November 24, 2018

 I'm very pleased to announce the release of my new album, Yokohama Flowers, on Room40!

"his pieces, sweet as the nectar and sublime as the flowers of a gladiolus or chrysanthemum, bloom briefly in an intimate moment and then pass away in their radiant beauty. Sound and...

July 16, 2018

I had the pleasure to launch a new sound installation as part of the EcoAcoustics Congress 2018.  It's the first installment of a larger collaboration called "Hidden Sounds | Sounds in Motion."  Details and link below...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y2j5RqLcy0w

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February 24, 2018

A nice piece on The Piano Mill in Triton Magazine - the magazine of my alma mater, University of California, San Diego.  Beautiful photos by Greg Harm, descriptions of the project, and making experimental music in the context of the Australian bush.

Read here.

February 24, 2018

Toby Frost has produced a fantastic "New Waves Podcast" for ABC, from our 2017 Water Pushes Sand Australian Tour, featuring interviews and performances from the Nolan Gallery at MONA in Hobart. 

Listen here.

November 6, 2017

Pleased to announce that my article "The Piano Mill:  Nostalgic Music and Architecture in the Australian Bush" is now available in Leonadro Music Journal...MIT Press.

Read the article here

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August 12, 2017

I'm very proud to announce the release of Water Pushes Sand on Jazzhead Records.  This is a large-scale collaboration with the Australian Art Orchestra and master musicians of Sichuan Province, that represents 17 years of intercultural exploration.  It's a suite of my...

June 13, 2017

My amazing partner Vanessa has co-edited a new book called "Here and Now."  Published by Joel Chadabe's Intelligent Arts.  Along with articles by Vanessa, Danielle Bentley, Stephen Emmerson (Beethoven), Jessica Aszodi, Stephen Emmerson (Bach), Louise Denson, Kim Cunio,...

May 5, 2017

A few weeks back I had the very singular experience of hearing my music played on all the pianos of the Queensland Conservatorium at once.  Conceived by my partner Vanessa Tomlinson for the World Science Festival, 84 Pianos was an amazing event which came closest to "s...

January 17, 2017

Very pleased to announce my new album, "Ecstatic Descent," will be released January 20th on the Cold Blue Label.  In Ecstatic Descent every note of the piano is altered (“prepared”) with bolts, screws, strips of rubber, cardboard, and paper—transforming the instrument...

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