JP Shilo at Rowland S. Howard Tribute

‘Ave Maria’ at the Rowland S. Howard Tribute at MEMO St Kilda, 1 Mar 2013. Performed by JP Shilo, Harry Howard, Mick Harvey & TJ Howden. Video by Mick Bell.

JP Shilo [is] the star of the show. Rowland was a musician who thought the beauty of electric guitars was that you could defeat their purpose. It’s probably a bit coarse to describe Shilo as Rowland’s protégé since he’s an in-demand guitarist and violinist in his own right, but he’s perfectly captured that mercurial method of playing. He sings as sinisterly as a man pasting up newspaper clippings on his bedroom wall, but he can make a guitar cry, stagger and die with much less effort.
– Jenny Valentish  Time Out Melbourne Feb 28, 2013

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Mick Harvey to support Neubauten’s Australia gigs

From Mess + Noise

The one and only Mick Harvey will support Einstürzende Neubauten for the hallowed avant-industrial German group’s three-date February tour around ATP’s ‘I’ll Be Your Mirror’ weekend. Accompanying Harvey will be violinist/guitarist JP Shilo (Hungry Ghosts, Adalita) and double bassist Rosie Westbrook (Tim Rogers, Spencer P Jones. Harvey’s relationship with Einstürzende Neubauten frontman Blixa Bargeld includes both of their past membership in The Birthday Party and The Bad Seeds.

Tues, Feb 19 – Palace Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
Fri, Feb 22 – Enmore Theatre, Sydney, NSW
Sat, Feb 23 – Tivoli, Brisbane, QLD

VIDEO: J.P. Shilo, Rosie Westbrook, Mick Harvey
“I Can’t Say Fish Don’t Cry” (by J.P. Shilo) @ Brightspace (Aug 2012)

Mick Harvey, Rosie Westbrook and JP Shilo

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Lovely gig last saturday celebrating Brightspace Gallery’s 10 year anniversary.  Interesting set.  Consisted of solo performances by each and collaborative pieces.  Rosie did some interesting playing on her guitar which i filmed.

 

Mick Harvey, Rosie Westbrook and JP Shilo

@brightspace gallery, Melbourne 11.8.12

S L E E P – JP Shilo

2nd movement to JP Shilo’s S L E E P can be heard here:

JP played the beautiful introduction music at his dear friends – Rowland S Howard – funeral.

enjoy!

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