ALMOST A MIRROR SOUNDTRACK, PRODUCER AT PHARMACY RECORDS
Richard Andrew has been active in the music industry for the past 30 years. He is a multi-instrumentalist, writer, performer, producer and studio head at Pharmacy Studios and founder of pharmacy records….and he makes great coffee.
Songwriter and co-producer, Almost a Mirror theme song
While his long term band Mikelangelo and the Black Sea Gentlemen celebrate their 20th anniversary this year, Australian singer-songwriter Michael Simic rebirths his solo career with his new album Caravan Songs.
vocals and co-producer, almost a mirror theme song
Michael Mooney is a composer, performer and producer who has worked on film & television soundtracks, major festival touring, advertising, video games, podcasts, immersive museum exhibitions and, in remote communities in Australia. Winner of the John Lennon Songwriting Contest & Bronze Lion at the Cannes Advertising Awards, he is also frontman for Montréal’s Le Trouble. The band signed to New York’s Lava Republic Records (Lorde, Jessie J, The Weeknd) and played major festivals across Europe and The Americas, and supported bands like The Flaming Lips, Vampire Weekend and The War on Drugs.
Kay is a Wollongong raised indie-folk singer-songwriter with a remarkably agile, engaging, honest, soul-bearing voice and a wry, dry-ice sense of humour. Kay has taken part in various projects throughout the worlds of folk music, musical theatre and the dramatic arts, most recently composing songs for the black comedy stage show ‘See You Later Mum’ (Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2020, Adelaide Fringe 2021).
The original drummer with the Birthday Party. Still actively drumming a producing young bands for his label Behind the Beat Records and others.. Phill is also one half of the collective Kitty Calvert producing assemblage sculpture in a collaboration with his wife Julia Brampton.
Guitarist, Nick the Stripper
Jasper Fenton is a Sydney-based musician. He has played in the bands Aerial Maps, Fenton Project X, Decoder Ring, The Red Sun Band and The Laurels.
LISTEN TO THE MIXTAPE!
As each podcast episode is released, the corresponding song will be available on Bandcamp. The Almost a Mirror soundtrack will feature Australia’s top musicians including ADALITA, AMANDA BROWN, MICHAEL SIMIC and PAUL MCDERMOTT.
NICK THE STRIPPER features ANNA SIMIC on vocals, ANDY GRIFFITHS on backing vocals, JASPER FENTON on guitar, RICHARD ANDREW on everything else, and The Birthday Party’s own PHILL CALVERT on drums. Thanks Phill!
The ALMOST A MIRROR podcast theme song features LE TROUBLE (Mick Mooney) and KAY PROUDLOVE on vocals and is co-produced by MICHAEL SIMIC and MICHAEL MOONEY. The original version was written by Michael Simic as a response to my novel (yes, I cried!). It features on his album Caravan Songs.
The Almost a Mirror soundtrack will be released on vinyl – and maybe even cassette – in 2022, recorded and produced by Richard Andrew at Pharmacy Records, and Jed Palmer.