Announcing Season 2: The Moreland Sessions

11 videos. 11 artists. 12 venues. 33 songs. 1 host. Situated in the City of Moreland. Each episode of The Moreland Sessions features a songwriter being interviewed and performing three duets with host Mandy Connell in a social space devoted to the ritual of sharing time & company. Co-produced and directed by Agostino Soldati Films along…

The Yarra Sessions, Episode 3: Brent Parlane @ A Fan’s Notes

Brent Parlane features in our third episode (Shot in Feb 2017). By this time, our team had expanded to include Clare Bligh and Ben Campbell, as well as Aaron and myself, and filming had to happen in between touring. With a busy schedule,  I was getting hard to reach (thanks to Gallie and Khristian Mizzi for your patience with me).

It took me two days to read an email from Brent, and this nearly meant that I missed our rehearsal. Flying by the seat of my pants I responded just in time. I arrived full of apology and grovel, to be met with the most humbling of good attitudes and professionalism.

An Otherwise Quiet Room is a Melbourne-based video series placing artists (songwriters) in local social spaces, creating shared moments where artists, venue managers, and the host can swap songs and stories in an intimate and relaxed setting. Episodes feature interviews and duets between the featured songwriter and host / creator Mandy Connell. Mandy and her…