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Original soul, funk and heathen gospel from Tasmania, Australia.


*** MARCH SOUNDS LIKE CAFE CHART ***

Sorry Norah, but reports from over 1200 Soundslikecafe outlets around Australia say our album was the most popular (No.1) on their March playlists. We're very happy...!

 

*** ALBUM LAUNCH PARTY ***

Thanks to the many, many wonderful people who came to our album launch. It was a really special night for us, and one we'll remember for a very long time. Your support was completely overwhelming. Thank you.

 

MARCH 17th 2017 - THE DUKE, HOBART, TASMANIA

 

*** LIVE on Edge Radio*** 14 March 17

 

***LIVE on the ABC*** 10 March 17

 

***ALBUM RELEASED*** 10 March 17

It has been many years in the making, but the album is now released!!!

 

*** REVIEW  *** 3 March 17

 "the most powerful st press in oz"

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**ALBUM RELEASE DATE - 10 MARCH 2017**


Moth to the Flame - **RELEASED**

Visit our audio page to buy it

Here it is: MOTH TO THE FLAME - OFFICIAL VIDEO!!! 

WARNING: This video contains footage some viewers may find

 Featuring the fantastic performing talents of Jeff Michel and the brilliant graphic image by Russ Tatlow.

Foghorn Media

Had a great meeting with Marshall Cullen, marketing and media guru from Foghorn Media in Sydney. Everything is falling into place with his cunning plan... single, video and album announcements imminent...

Marshall Cullen from Foghorn Media

 

2017 Cygnet Folk Festival

What a fantastic time at the 2017 Cygnet Folk Festival. Thanks to the wonderful staff and amazing crowd. Hopefully see you all again next time.

Taste of Tasmania

Thanks to the organisers for asking us back to perform at the Taste of Tasmania again. And thanks to everyone who came to support us.

Photo courtesy of Russ Tatlow

Album almost complete

And the mixing begins... It won't be long now...

 

Rektango

Here are some snippets of our recent Rektango gig. Enjoy...

The Rektango crowd turned out in force again last night. We had a fantastic time, and thanks for all the lovely feedback ... especially from the staff!

Photo courtesy of Katy Johnstone

Recording update: The story so far ...

Back in the studio recording our debut CD with producer extraordinaire, Stewart Long.

International Women's Day

We had a great night celebrating International Women's Day and raising money for the Hobart Women's Health Centre. Thanks to everyone who came for their generosity and enthusiastic dancing. Thanks also to Moonah Arts Centre - excellent hosts as always.

The recording begins...

And so, after all the hard work, planning and preparation, the CD recording is now well under way. The three sessions this week went extremely well thanks to the incredibly creative and professional Red Planet team. Plenty more work to be done, but what a fantastic start!

 

MONA

Thanks to everyone who came to see us at the fabulous MONA (Museum of Old and New Art). It was great to see so many people on the lawn!!

Here's a little snippet of Moth to the Flame...

 

sound recording courtesy of Gregg Ransley - Video by Gregg and David

Thank you also to all who ventured out to see us playing at The TASTE of Tasmania. We had a great time and it was a good warm up for the CD recording!!

Photo courtesy of Tara Tucker / Kim

 

Exciting news!!!

We'll be recording an album in 2016 with Stewart Long at Red Planet Recording and making a video with Jeff Michel.

The project is assisted through Arts Tasmania by the Minister for the Arts.

Thanks to everyone who helped make it happen...

 

 

For a taste of Mama K and the Big Love check out our new video page (or our YouTube channel) and listen to some new songs on the audio page.

 

Video courtesy of D O'Neil

Blue Cow Theatre - Cowshed

We played a few songs at the Moonah Arts Centre on November 20th for Blue Cow Theatre's 'Cowshed' end of year readings. They have some great writers and the actors were fantastic. The Cowshed is Blue Cow’s development programme for playwrights. Blue Cow co-founder, Jeff Michel, facilitates the programme while Peter Matheson, one of Australia’s leading dramaturgs, works with the playwrights throughout the year.

 

Moonah Arts Centre

We had a great evening at the Moonah ARTS Centre (as the 6 piece Mama K and the Lovettes). Thanks to all who attended and to Michael and the MAC staff for making us so welcome. It's a great venue with a fantastic atmosphere and a great sound!

 Photo courtesy of D O'Neil

 

 

 

Music

Mama K and the Big Love

 

Original artwork by Russ Tatlow

 

 

 

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