Magic Beans


This captures a goodly portion of how my favourite coffee is made – with boundless enthusiasm and a generous serve of precision.

Just because it’s great


Tom Waits’ press conference, ahead of his Glitter and Doom tour.

The Happy Plant


The Queensland Poetry Festival is one of my favourite weekends of the year, and it is almost upon us. I’m not involved this year – just lapping it up – but here’s a clip of my 2012 performace, as part of the Sharp With Sparks session:

Eric Eckhart’s DIT Project – The Video


Do It Together from ORANGE 'EAR on Vimeo. – Listen, FREE download and share the album!

"Connect with Eric Eckhart at".

100 independent artists came together for one week to record, design, film, promote, mix, master and release Eric Eckhart's new album, all in front of an audience and all without spending ANY money at a former grocery store in Berlin.
DIT: Do-It-Together is a short documentary film about this unique, open source and powerful project that shows how independent artists can work together to build their own alternative music industry.
Find out how you can host a screening of the film at
DIT was produced by 'A Headful of Bees' international artist collective based in Berlin – and Orange 'Ear Video Productions –
DIT is an open source project and release under a Creative Commons license.

"Produced at Supermarkt, Berlin –"

Gorgeous, magical photos. Dreamworthy.


Photographs by Elena Shumilova

Gorgeous surreal in-studio installations


Jee Young Lee transformed her studio into dreams. Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful.

Steven Heighton: Ten year memoranda


I’m slowly heaving through the gargantuan and sometimes Sisyphean task of emptying my email’s inbox. Among the little gems awaiting time to be read was an update from Another Lost Shark about this collection of poetic wisdom from Steven Heighton. I still haven’t read it, but maybe with it posted here, I’ll remember it without the pang of panic that comes from hundreds or thousands of waiting emails!


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