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The Light Show

by Sun-Bus-5

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    In 1968 Australian projection artist Hugh McSpedden began shooting 8mm film. By the 1970s his films magnified into large-scale projections using as many as 40 or more projectors.

    This limited edition CD/DVD package contains a documentary of The Light Show produced and directed by Andrew Garton, a glimpse into Hugh's work with extracts from a 2012 performance event highlighting his fluid and multiple projector arrays. It also includes the entire soundtrack by Sun-Bus-5, remixed by Chip Wardale and mastered by Simon Polinski at Sing Sing Studios, Melbourne.

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Sleep with me tonight under the moon caress me tonight hold me, unleash me Light up your life Sheer delight Silence is an ocean Be with me tonight


This soundtrack is a fusion of live and studio recorded tracks created by Sun-Bus-5 as a documentation of music performed for The Light Show, a curated program of four decades of low-budget super 8 and video art masterpieces by the legendary Melbourne artist of light, Hugh McSpedden.


released August 31, 2013

Andrew Garton: Treated guitar, synthesizers, samples, voice

Chip Wardale: Bass guitar, electronic bass drum pedal, turntable (Readings By Winifred West, Mittagong 1965 and The Drama Of Sex by Dr Murray Banks, 1960), hammered dulcimer, congas, gong.

Kate Adam: Shawm, kalimba, cymbals, darabuka, loop station and small percussion

Steve Law: analogue synthesizers.

Recorded and mixed by Sun-Bus-5.

Mastered by Simon Polinski at Sing Sing Studios, Melbourne.


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Andrew Garton Melbourne, Australia

Filmmaker, musician, producer. Member of post-punk fusion trio Rat Kangaroo.

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