Known for his dynamic live performances which focus on his deft guitar work while simultaneously playing bass drum, percussion, tambourine, harmonica and vocals. Australian musical nomad Kim Churchill matches his lyrical artistry with fierce vocals; he is a sonic architect, using his instruments to create landscapes to animate his lyrics. Live, he is a true virtuoso.
Kim has already accomplished impressive feats in his short time as a professional musician. He is recognised as much internationally as he is in his homeland, having performed headline shows, festivals and supports alike all over the planet. In recent years he has opened for Billy Bragg and Michael Franti, and performed at several notable festivals such as Montreal Jazz, Telluride Blues, SXSW, Glastonbury, Beautiful Days and the Winnipeg Folk Festival.
Kim’s new studio album Silence/Win has been produced by Warne Livesey (Midnight Oil, Matthew Good). The month spent recording the album was also the first time in 5 years that Kim had a permanent roof over his head. The busker and surfer, who left home aged 18, preferring to travel and live in customized vans.
UK/Euro release of “Silence/Win” is on the Warner owned “Atlantic Records” on Sep 22nd 2014.
- Saturday-Kim Churchill