Fanciful Fiction Auxiliary at Brisbane Writers Festival

As part of the Brisbane Writers Festival, I will be taking part in The Fanciful Fiction Auxiliary on Saturday 9 September at 7pm in the Top Shelf bar (right beside the State Library of… Continue reading

The Stress of Leisure ‘I Wanna Be Adult’ Video

    Here is The Stress of Leisure’s  video for  I Wanna Be Adult, which is fashioned after the hit television show Come Dine with Me. It’s the first single from our upcoming album, Eruption Bounce. With Phil… Continue reading

The Stress of Leisure support Shonen Knife at The Zoo

The Stress of Leisure will be supporting Japan’s Shonen Knife when they play The Zoo on Thursday 21 September. Also supporting is I Heart Hiroshima.

QUT Digital Literature Award Shortlist

My piece ‘Generation Loss (after Alvin Lucier)’ has been shortlisted for the QUT Digital Literature Award, alongside works by Mez Breeze, Jason Nelson, David Thomas Henry Wright with Karen Lowry and Julia Lane, and Marianna… Continue reading

Travelling Light: Leonard Cohen Tribute for Queensland Poetry Festival

I’ll be doing a couple of Leonard Cohen poems for the Travelling Light: Leonard Cohen Tribute at Queensland Poetry Festival on Thursday, August 24 at 8:30pm. There is a stellar line-up of LC fans, including  Ben Salter, Ben… Continue reading

Issue #8 of ‘Today, the voice you speak with may not be your own’

Originally posted on Today, the voice you speak with may not be your own:
The eighth issue of the zine Today, the voice you speak with may not be your own is available and…

Borrowed Verse Pozible campaign

  Simon Munro‘s Borrowed Verse project, bringing poets and songwriters together, is working to get an album out through pozible – check out the rewards and consider backing it: https://pozible.com/project/borrowed-verse-poetry-in-song. There are wonderful people… Continue reading

Fanciful Fiction Auxiliary MILLS AND BOOM! at Brisbane Powerhouse

As part of the Wonderland 2016, I will be taking part in The Fanciful Fiction Auxiliary‘s Mills and Boom! at the Brisbane Powerhouse on Sunday 4th December. The Fanciful Fiction Auxiliary (FFA) is… Continue reading

The Stress of Leisure play The Go-Betweens tribute with Adele Pickvance at The Triffid

          The Stress Of Leisure will be playing with former The Go-Betweens member Adele Pickvance at The Triffid‘s Streets of Your Town: A Tribute to the Go-Betweens on Friday 2nd December.… Continue reading

‘Unspooling UN/SPOOL’ in art project ‘A book of small things’ by Panayiotis Michael

My piece Unspooling UN/SPOOL  has been included in the gorgeous print and performance project  A book of small things by artist Panayiotis Michael (Cyprus). The project includes fantastic work by Maria Petrides, Isabel Carvalho, Peter Eramian,… Continue reading

Poem in Contemporary Australian Feminist Poetry Anthology (launching at Queensland Poetry Festival)

My poem endowed through marriage with an aristocratic title (after Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven, nee Plötz) has been included in Hunter Publishers’ Contemporary Australian Feminist Poetry edited by Bonny Cassidy & Jessica L. Wilkinson. The anthology will… Continue reading

The Stress of Leisure play Sonic Masala Fest 2016

The Stress of Leisure is looking forward to play Sonic Masala Fest again on Saturday 13th August at Greenslopes Bowls Club from 11am. poster art by Phoebe Paradise Wrap your eyes around the… Continue reading

the death of the author (after Roland Barthes) published in Stale Objects

My piece the death of the author (after Roland Barthes) – a poetic deconstruction of the essay of the same name – is available for free download over at Stale Objects (SOd press) as… Continue reading

The Stress of Leisure cover Iggy Pop and David Bowie

The Stress of Leisure will be partaking in two tribute nights this month, covering the songs of both Iggy Pop and David Bowie. First up, is Lust for Life: a tribute to Iggy Pop at… Continue reading

‘Generation Loss (after Alvin Lucier)’ published in Cordite 55: Future Machines edited by Bella Li

My piece Generation Loss (after Alvin Lucier), including second generation: text compression  and third generation: Alvin standing outside (stick to your guns), appears in Issue 55 of Cordite Poetry Review: FUTURE MACHINES edited by the wonderful Bella Li. It… Continue reading

The Stress of Leisure play The Bearded Lady for Some Jerks’ single launch (with Hot Wings)

The Stress of Leisure will play the Bearded Lady on Friday 8th July to help celebrate Some Jerks’ new single The Hunter. Also playing is Hot Wings from Melbourne. Rough set Times: Hot Wings…… Continue reading

The Stress of Leisure at Stones Corner Hotel presented by Sonic Sherpa Record Store

The Stress of Leisure is looking forward to playing The Stones Corner Hotel on Friday June 10. Also on the bill are two other longstanding Brisbane acts Silent Feature Era and Leichhardt. Simon… Continue reading

In conversation with Kate Tempest at Avid Reader

  I will be talking with multi-award winning poet, rapper, playwright and novelist Kate Tempest on Monday 23rd May at Avid Reader to discuss her debut novel The Bricks that Built the Houses. Kate Tempest is… Continue reading

Response by Carody Culver to the Pocket Issue

Originally posted on Today, the voice you speak with may not be your own:
In an attempt to remind us all that great literature is very important — with accuracy optional — writer Carody Culver…

The Stress of Leisure ‘No Idea Is The New Idea’ Video

    Here is The Stress of Leisure’s  video for  No Idea Is The New Idea from our album Achievement. Featuring (in order of appearance): Renee Vaughan Sutherland, Chris Hetherington, Nicola Scott, Scott Regan, Adam… Continue reading

Poetry readings at Kurilpa Poets and Riverbend Poetry Series One

  I will be doing a poetry reading at Kurilpa Poets on Sunday 27th March from 2pm at 91 Cordelia St, South Brisbane, alongside Jem Sparkles and Reverend Hellfire. Entry is $5. Then… Continue reading

Issue #7

Originally posted on Today, the voice you speak with may not be your own:
The seventh issue of the zine Today, the voice you speak with may not be your own is available and…

‘As if, Philip Tagg’ on Clan Analogue’s ‘Intone: Voice Abstractions’ compilation

  *** UPDATE: Congratulations to Clan Analogue on Intone: Voice Abstractions’ shortlisting for the Australian Art Music Awards’ Excellence in Experimental Music award. *** I have a track called As if, Philip Tagg (featuring Renee… Continue reading

Borrowed Verse at the Junk Bar with Tom Cooney, Matt Hetherington and Alex Bell

I will be part of an evening called Borrowed Verse at the Junk Bar on Thursday 10th March from 7:30pm. Borrowed Verse brings songwriters and poets together to create original songs. I have… Continue reading