The Wheel

by oliver downes

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    Comes in a beautiful cardboard sleeve featuring ceramics by Felicity Law at Matokie Clay Studio (www.matokieclaystudio.com). Design by Yossi Salamon at D-Ra Creative (www.d-ra.agency).

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    Limited edition T-shirt. Original artwork by Oliver Downes with design by Ksenia Sedelnikova.
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    Cotton Tote Bag featuring original design by Oliver Downes and Ksenia Sedelnikova.
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credits

released March 22, 2019

All songs written & produced by Oliver Downes

Recorded by Mischa Herman at Echidna Studios, Wick Studios and in his home, Melbourne



Alto Saxophone (tracks 1, 2 and 6) - Madeleine Novarina
Tenor Saxophone (track 5) - Chelsea McBride

Oboe (tracks 3 and 7) and Cor Anglais (track 9) - Jess Foot

Drumkit - Jack Towers

Double Bass & Backing Vocals - Loz Irwin-Ray

Electric Guitar - Joshua Kreusler

Piano & Vocals - Oliver Downes


Mixed by Mischa Herman
Mastered by Adam Dempsey


Ceramics by Felicity Law at Matokie Studios, Melbourne

Photography by Ksenia Sedelnikova

Design and Layout by Yossi Salamon at D-Ra Creative, Melbourne



Huge thanks to the musicians who poured their time and talent into making this album and the creative communities of Melbourne and the Banff Centre for giving me something to be a part of.

Big thanks to the residents of the McNamara Palace, Charles Jenkins for the feedback, Lucy and Misch, all my Pozible supporters, especially James Arnold-Garvey, Tristan Blattman, Chris Ganora, Henry Garrad, Gwenda Gilligan, Danny Hamilton, Zita Horton, The Irwin-Ray Family, Henrik Latter, Olga and Roger Martin, Paul McClure, Rebecca Parfitt, Susan Pelka, Greg Price, Pam and Alex Reisner, Anne White, Damian White, Mark White and Ksenia Sedelnikova for being my favourite.

© 2019 Oliver Downes

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oliver downes Melbourne, Australia

Oliver Downes blends intricate, percussive piano playing with soaring melodies and thought-provoking lyrics. Traversing territory charted by artists such as Leonard Cohen, Kate Bush, Ben Caplan, Scott Walker and The Dirty Three, his debut album ‘Ultraviolet’ trips the space between instantly familiar chamber pop and the experimental margins of folk. ... more

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