From his roots in Alice Springs (Mparntwe), composer Dave Crowe’s music makes waves country-wide.
Trading as a singer-songwriter, electronic musician and multi-instrumentalist, Crowe also makes music under the moniker Resin Moon. His work has been featured in ads for the Northern Territory Government, Mitsubishi Motors, and Medibank. He’s also the Director of Sing Hum, a record label that engages Australian artists and international collaborations.
On 18 November, Crow’s work for synthesiser and string ensemble To Face the Sun (Crimewaves) will receive its world premiere with the Alice Springs World Chamber Orchestra. He joins an esteemed lineup of composers commissioned by the orchestra over the years, including Elena Kats-Chernin, Hollis Taylor and Jon Rose; an impressive feat for both composer and ensemble alike.
Speaking to Limelight, Crowe says that the process of researching and writing a work...