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Tim Hart ‘A Number Of Us’

I’ve been a fan of Tim Hart’s solo music since I saw him open for Sufjan Stevens last year. It was a surprise choice for an opening act, given that most people only knew Tim Hart as the drummer of Boy And Bear. However he played a great little set full of charming and intimate folk music as well as lots of entertaining, gracious banter.

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Boy And Bear @ The Forum, 18th Of May

It seems like an eternity ago when I saw a bunch of nervous guys play their first ever festival set in a cramped tent at Homebake. Since then Boy And Bear’s rise in Australian music has been nothing short of meteoric, and at no time has this been more clear than last night, when they played the second of two sold out shows at The Forum in Melbourne. And it was immediately obvious that the band have polished their live act to the point now where they are perfectly comfortable with playing a one and a half hour set in front of thousands of people, which it really didn’t seem like they were as little as a year ago. I guess you can call Boy And Bear an accomplished live Australian band now, and sure enough this show was pretty hard to find fault in.

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Tim Hart ‘Stride By Stride’

Earlier this year I was very surprised to see Boy And Bear’s drummer, Tim Hart, listed as the support act for Sufjan Stevens’ show in Melbourne. Sure, he had taken on more vocal duties for the band lately, but I still had no idea at all that he had a solo career. His opening set was simply fantastic though: gorgeous, pure, straight-up acoustic music that exhibited a true song-writing talent as well as a great voice and a charming stage presence. While it’s hard to see Tim devoting much more time to his solo music given how massive Boy And Bear have become, that’s no reason why we can’t enjoy the solo tracks that he has recorded so far

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Splendour In The Grass Day One Review

Returning to Splendour In The Grass this year felt like returning to a second home after a prolonged absence.

Everything was just the way I remembered it, from the amazing shops, the delicious food, the art installations, the campsite, the chilled atmosphere, the cool people, The Mango Hut, and of course the music. Just walking around the venue brought back so many great memories from last year.

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Boy And Bear ‘Milk And Sticks’

Today Boy And Bear have given us another taste of their upcoming debut album with a new single, ‘Milk And Sticks’.

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Boy And Bear Announce Debut Album

Boy And Bear have announced that their long-awaited debut album will be called ‘Moonfire’, and will be released in Australia on the 5th of August and in America on the 9th of August.

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