Client: Self – Rosie and The Thorns / Mixmasters Records Project: Full-length original album Roles Singer-Songwriter, Musician, Cover art
The Crazy Talk album was recorded in a mud-brick home by Mixmaster’s Mick Wordley (Delightful Rain, The Yearlings, Jeff Lang). I recorded and mixed some additional vocal tracks and audio samples for inclusion in the final mixing done by Mick.
I created all the album artwork to press-ready standards for the album release to CD and iTunes in October 2009.
Martin Jones in Jan 2010 issue of Rhythms mag – Australia’s roots music monthly:
“Rosie Sutherland is not exactly fresh to music (she first popped up in Andrew Kidman and Mark Sutherland’s Val Dusty Experiment in the mid-’90s), but this is her debut album under her own name.
Sutherland is a fan of left of centre American country – stuff like Neil Young and Lucinda Williams – but exudes a strong folk aesthetic in her writing and singing. She also exhibits the invaluable understanding of economy in her singing; delivering just what the song and lyric requires and no more…
Client: Self Project: Tamworth Festival Video Diary Role: Producer, Director, Digital Video Editing
A light-hearted look at my trip to Tamworth in 2008 as a Toyota Star Maker Finalist. This video has over 15,000 views on YouTube so far!
It was an A-M-A-Z-I-N-G time and really made me feel like I had found a musical home. While I’m not a mainstream country artist, the Country music sensibilities of honesty, story and melody resonate with my songwriting – and we found a whole new audience!