||Free Energy CD (2010) |
Composer and guitarist Cam Butler (Silver Ray) teamedup with renowned Australian drummer, Mark Dawson inmid 2007 to work on the recording of Cam's album DarkTimes (Symphony No. 2). A series of jam sessions followedfrom which was born The Coralinas.
With the addition of Mark's drumming, The Coralinas area natural progression of Cam's solo work for guitar andlive looping. Mark has a rich musical pedigree - workingwith Ed Kuepper through the late 80's and 90's, he nowplays with The Blackeyed Susans as well as The Coralinas.
He is a perfect foil for Cam's inspirational guitarwork, sometimes using mallets, his hands and percussionas support for Cam's guitar loops and grooves.
Partially composed, partially improvised, dark and mesmeric,spontaneous and exciting, live and hypnotic, adreamy album of The Coralinas' music has been recorded.
Entitled Free Energy, the album was recorded in fullvalve and 2 inch tape glory over a number of sessions atSoundpark Studios in Northcote, Melbourne.
The sound of The Coralinas is completely unique andcaptivating, evoking perhaps wild Australian landscapes,harsh deserts or urban darkness.
"There is a great sense of unboundless space and quietoptimism. As far as I am concerned The Coralinas arethe Great Australian Band."-John Jacobs, ABC Radio National, The Night Air
'slightly more orderlywestern relatives of the Dirty Three'....'exhilarating rhythmic urgency but with the ebb and flowof a nicely paced cowboy movie'. - Michael Dwyer, TheAge Newspaper, Melbourne
For more information go to : myspace /thecoralinas