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Sweat comes off the Claim album (Mighty Boy Records/Reprise, 1989).


from Through The One Last Door, released October 10, 2005

It was recorded and mixed at Fast Forward Studios by Tim Cole and John French, produced by NDW.

Russel Bradley - humdrum & roto toms
David Bridie - piano, drone & strings
Rowan McKinnon - bass
John Phillips - guitar
James Southall - guitar
Kieran Casey - cello
John Murphy - bowed cymbal & metal things
Archival Manus Island vocals thanks to Don Niles and The Institute of PNG Studies, Port Moresby.


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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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