Spoonbill (Omelette Records, Australia)


Spoonbill otherwise known as Jim Moynihan experienced childhood in the shrub north of Melbourne, Australia, finding the energy of playing the drums at 12 years old and from there he started playing gigs in bars before legitimately being permitted to enter. As the years folded he moved into the domain of percussion and moved his focus to electronic creation, putting resources into his first sampler in 1998. 

Moynihan started his profession as an electronic music maker under the moniker Spoonbill in 2005. His introduction album Megafauna was released that year through his record name Omelette Records. Spoonbill’s one of a kind blend of extemporized electronica, sound craftsmanship style and intensely altered live instrumental recordings turned into a flash underground hit, rapidly setting him up in the Australian electronic music stage. His second full length album Nestegg followed in 2007 with the help of the Australia Council for the Arts. The album garnered attention & was nominated Album Of The Week on PBS Radio Melbourne, ABC Radio National & Triple R. 

Moynihan is a critically-acclaimed music producer and sound architect for computer games and television. His sound installations have visited both nationwide and worldwide, from ‘Imaging The Apple’ in New York in 2010 to Melbourne’s famous Hosier Lane in Nextwave 2006 and Federation Square for Sate of Design Festival in 2004 to Tokyo Designers Block in 2002, and 100 Percent Design in London in 2003. 

As a visiting artist, Spoonbill has played innumerable live shows over the world at clubs and celebrations in more than 15 nations including UK, Netherlands, Canada, Germany, France, Ireland, Croatia, Spain, Portugal, India, Russia, Israel, New Zealand, Japan, and Australia. He has been a newsmaker at numerous expansive festivals such as Boom Festival (Portugal), Envision Festival (Costa Rica), Rainbow Serpent Festival (Australia), & Earth Frequency Festival (Australia). 

Spoonbill creates a rich and unconventional ensemble of sweet tracks, joyful humor and euphoric beats, merging a regularly developing exhibit of styles into a particular mix. From its lavishly finished electronic focus to the live licks around its jazzier surfaces, the Spoonbill music is certain to get those toes moving and sand shoes rocking the floor.

Mighty keen to be heading State side this June to play 2 sets at SONIC BLOOM.

Posted by Spoonbill on Thursday, January 31, 2019

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