February 2018 digital release . SONG OF LIFE by Dave Graney and Clare Moore.
2017 Dave Graney and Clare Moore singles collection CD - LET'S GET TIGHT
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“Rock Music does not usually accommodate the likes of Dave Graney. Few Australian performers have been as resilient, and few have presented as many ideas in song form. ….Graneys tactic is to bring a highly developed context to his audience – his “velvet fog”, his “lurid yellow mist” – in opposition to the sentimentality of “rock’s wasteland of howling dopes”
Mark Gomes… Australian Book Review
New Memoir ccoming in October through Affirm press
"Perhaps the distinguishing feature of Graney's music in comparison to the aforementioned groups is a distinct, if relative, lack of darkness and alienated angst. Graney, rather (particularly in the post-Moodist period), has created a niche that is absolutely unique. Free from any trace of the confessional, he creates vignettes that range from absurdist to deeply moving — often both — mingling wry social observation with a humor that perfectly threatens to stray, but never finally crosses the line, into novelty. One aspect of Graney's distinctness — and distinction — is the very persona-ness of his persona (beginning with costume; from safari suits to Tom of Finland leathers, deadly serious camp is a trademark). Unlike so many other front men, Graney isn't performing faux-transgressively as the typical dysfunctional rock star, drug-addled, sexually voracious, yet constantly heartbroken — but rather transgresses that same transgression through the obviously conscious adoption of a kitsch that is tongue-in-cheek, but wherein the illusion nonetheless remains firmly unbroken. It's an act that is postmodern but never pretentious, both distancing and deeply endearing, especially when combined with his obvious lyrical smarts".
Rowan Savage- TINY MIXTAPES (Online US mag)
July digital release is Gloria Grahame (fuck or die) by Dave Graney
Gloria Grahame - Universal link (spotify itunes etc)
A new digital single from Dave Graney. The third for 2018. This time it’s a breakout keys driven groover called Gloria Grahame (fuck or die). Its vintage Graney.
In the 90s there was the paen to the laconic and beat actor Warren Oates (1991), the instrumental Confessions Of Serge Gainsbourg (1994) and the tribute to Ava Gardner that was Mogambo (1993).
On the last physical album, 2017’s LETS GET TIGHT, there was the Charlie Parker jazz punning wonder that was DRIFTING DONNA REED.
This time Dave Graney drops down to his mean pulp groundwater with a pulsing, keys driven celebration of film noir icon Gloria Grahame, star of the Big Heat and In A Lonely Place recently the subject of the movie “Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool”. The song celebrates her cold power and resilience and enigmatic, restless persona. It touches on an apocryphal incident where, as they watched a couple having sex in a hotel room, she allegedly pulled a gun on her then husband , director Nicholas Ray and gave him the choice, fuck or die!
April digital release is YOU'RE ALL WRONG by Dave Graney
YOU'RE ALL WRONG universal link (Spotify/iTunes etc)
A fantastic interview with Dave Graney on ABC Radio National by Sarah Kanowski, recorded Feb 23rd in Brisbane. Stream it or download it here.
Dave Graney and the mistLY play ADELAIDE at the Wheatsheaf Hotel August 10th/11th/12th - BOOK HERE
Dave Graney and the mistLY play the FYREFLY (Newmarket Hotel) St Kilda August 17th.
Dave Graney has three events at the Melbourne Writers Festival.
September 2nd,9th, 16th and 30th we will be back in the front room of the Croxton Bandroom.Tickets here (choose a date)
October 11th Dave Graney and the mistLY play at Coogee Diggers.NSW
"be sad for me - I'm outsourcing my tears"
January 2017 digital release.
December 2016 digital release.
"Slinky, shuffling and intoxicating, it's an artistic sneer in the direction of the soulless ghouls who run this country".Doubtful Sounds
40 minute interview with Dave Graney by ABC's Richard Fidler- ranging across entire career and life.
Or perhaps a TWO HOUR podcast interview by David Cox in Sydney late 2015. Thanks David!
Dave Graney interview at Scenestr Magazine September 2016
September 2016 online interview with Dave Graney by fellow musician Anto Macaroni
I'm A Good Hater - first of a series of 2016 digital releases.
Play mistLY for me - live recordings vol.1 at Bandcamp
A literary focussed interview with Dave at THE QUESTING BEAST
An album of early 90s demos is out at Bandcamp.
Banana Lounge Broadcasting is a weekly show (12-2pm on Tuesdays) by Dave Graney on Melbourne's Triple R radio station. 102.7fm There is a facebook page.
The show can also be heard at any time via the Triple R "on demand player"
Dave Graney and Clare Moore undertook a short tour of New Zealand in 2014.
Whilst there, they did an interview and live session with Emma Smith
at Radio NZ.
New rap duo with Will Hindmarsh - WAM and DAZ
a page with all the 2013 digital singles
Interview with Dave
Graney about the book and the album on "HEY HEY MY MY"
There is also a page for RARITIES and SINGLES.Very Limited amounts of stock available for these.
September 2016 digital single. Rupert's Pet's Grave. Stereo pick burns lead us into a trippy suspended opening and then into the poppest groove Dave Graney has cooked up in a while. This song has a killer chorus!
2014 solo album from Dave Graney
art tony mahony
the dave graney show- an outstanding album recorded for Festival in 1998
Kiss tomorrow goodbye (2000)
the third woman (2002)
the brother who lived ? (2003)
Keepin' it Unreal (2006)
We wuz curious (2008)
Knock yourself out (2009)
rock'n'roll is where I hide (2011)
YOU'VE BEEN IN MY MIND (2012)
Once I Loved The Torn Ocean's Roar - 80s/90s Demos Vol 2 - dave graney - COCKAIGNE - digital only album at itunes and Bandcamp.
Three albums with the Moodists (plus singles and a double cd COMP and live dvd)
Seven albums with the Coral Snakes (plus a compilation and then a 4 disc box set release in 2013)
(The Above are 2013 Dave Graney digital album albums at bandcamp now - along with many others)
FEARFUL WIGGINGS - 2014 dave graney solo set on COCKAIGNE
"play mistLY for me" - 14 track digital only live collection out on COCKAIGNE
click the dude image to go to a page with soundcloud links to all the 2013 digital singles with accompanying youtube clips.
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illustration- tony mahony- cd out LIBERATION
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