Tag: Music

The Ukelles

The Ukelles are another fun band based around the Ukulele but with a good collection of other instruments and musicians. I’ve been playing Violin and Mandolin with them for some time now, so much fun.

The fUKErs

The big men of little music are renowned as one of Australia’s most entertaining ukulele ensembles. This quirky eight piece band boasts numerous ukulele players, jazz guitar, double bass, drums, violin, mandolin and an array of […]

Strings – Short Film

Strings is a short film by Guy Chapman that won the graduating students award for Best Film at City Art Institute in 1991. The work-print was screened at the graduating exhibition and after graduating received […]

The Bob Dylan Revue

With five-piece rockin’ band! The Bob Dylan Revue musically captures the essential story of Dylan’s prolific and creative life. It will entertain, inform and move even the purest of Bobcat fans. The Show The five-piece […]


The Tenderhooks band was an originals outfit fronted by Douglass Bishop, singer songwriter (Douglass is in the middle in the image above between Guy Chapman at the front and T-Rev Champion). We played original music around […]

Twang – Whatcha Gonna Do?

Twang was an originals band from Sydney, Australia. They played all over town in the ’80s and ’90s and recorded an EP in 1997 titled Highly Strung And Ready To Twang that is available on […]

The Dullards

The Dullards got up to all sorts of things… busking, fringe club, kings cross new years eve stripper, harold park, name changes, strawberry hills, punters club in Melbourne, recordings to convert… but for now, here’s […]

Small Talk

Small Talk was a contemporary acoustic music show that Douglass Bishop of Tenderhooksmusic held every second Sunday afternoon at a couple of different pubs in Sydney back around 2002-2003. The Clare Hotel, 20 Broadway, Ultimo […]

The Hotdogs

A covers band that used to play Rock classics from the ’60s & ’70s. The Hotdogs captured the sound of a period when music was raw and real. The five-piece band fronted by Douglass Bishop had […]

Bagel House

The Bagel House was a great Sydney cafe, near Taylor square, I played some jazz there in the ’80s with friends in an outfit called Jazabilly, or some times The Dullards. I wonder what became […]

Fist Of Affection

Well on the first night our little arty theatre show opened at the Adelaide Fringe Festival in March 1990, the first couple of rows were filled with leather-men waiting to see the fist-fucking show. We […]


In 1994 Harlos Productions presented Felix Mitterer’s play Siberia at the Lookout Theatre in Woollahara. The production was nominated for the Sydney Critic’s Circle Award. The Lookout theatre has gone now. I was asked to produce […]

The Triffids at the Enmore

Here’s another one from a while ago. 1989, The Triffids at the Enmore theatre in Newtown, Sydney, Australia. Standing room only, poor sound but I guess that’s the deal with the real thing.