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from Cold and the Crackle, released October 10, 1987
Russel Bradley : drums
David Bridie : keyboards, drum, sticks
Amanda Brotchie : fish stick, vocals
Maurice Lacy : bongos
John Phillips : guitar
Warren Siebert : toms
James Southall : congas

taped voices from oslobip village, highlands of papua new guinea voices sampled by tim cole and david bridie, tape of bats and frogs by les gilbert. ponam island sing sing by alfonse kawei and hubert papi and performed by the ponam islanders, recorded by david bridie and james southall nov ‘86.


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Not Drowning, Waving Melbourne, Australia

NDW's music was haunting, evocative, brooding, sensuous and a million other words that excite people who type for a living. In record stores, you could usually find NDW filed under ambient or art-rock, ill-fitting labels if ever there were. Though they were often minimalist, they never made background music. Arty by comparison to other acts of the era, but they knocked out some glorious pop tunes. ... more

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