It’s been six years since LadyNerd original flavour. My solo debut. And five years to the day-ish since its Edinburgh Fringe run. Look at us! So cold in midsummer Scotland! We were so young and full of hope! I could say that time flies, but it feels like a century ago. Edinburgh feels like a century Read more…
We’re back! Apologies for the delay – we’ve been getting our live show up and running again. In this episode, we make our escape, talking planes, trains, automobiles, and all else in between. Pack your bags and get moving with….
2:07 Slapdash theme
5:14 Blake Erickson
22:47 Cover Me, Bro!
28:34 Special secret guest
35:21 Fiona Pearson
43:02 Songwriting Battle intro
45:21 Pete’s song
50:18 Keira’s song
58:40 Audience vote
59:41 Joanna Weinberg
Everybody take cover for our COVER ME, BRO! special – songs that probably haven’t been covered before, probably for good reason… as voted by YOU!
This is part 2 of our first annual (Montgomery Burns?) “Songs for the Uncool” celebration. We delve even further into obsession and ineptitude with our fabulous guests, and emerge dorktastic but triumphant. Features Lady Sings It Better, Hilary Cole, Sea Salt-N-Cracked Pepa, and more!
Slapdash Song Night! is back and will now be available for your earholes fortnightly! Enjoy part 1 of our super-fun “Songs for the Uncool” episode, recorded June 1st 2014, packed with singy-singing nerds, dorks and dweebs!
01:32 Opening number
05:23 Opening spiel
08:36 Sugar & Vice
19:48 Helen Perris
25:16 Pontus Aleryd & Bridget Keating (with Lauren Kenyon and Steven Kreamer)
40:40 Cover Me, Bro!
Hurrah! I can finally tell you the awesome news that I’m heading back to the wild west! And piano nerd Mark Chamberlain is venturing with me, the ever-trusty musical sidekick/mandatory eye candy that he is. We’re flying over to perform Keira Daley: LadyNerd and what I’m egomaniacally naming Keira Daley’s Slapdash Song Night! (so they appear side-by-side in the Read more…
Slapdash Song Night! 2014 finale show is in a little less than two weeks away. To date, I have written nothing. But in the lead-up, this song is in my head for no reason, with no relevance: And I may have lost an entire day last weekend here: But I’ve at least listened to our COVER ME, BRO! Read more…
This is an unpublished piece but it includes what are hopefully helpful ideas in listicle form. I have been songwriting since I was a teenager. This does not make me qualified. But it does mean I’ve been thinking about it for a long time. Oh, how I loved my songs back then – back when they were Read more…
“The show doesn’t go on because it’s ready – it goes on because it’s 11.30.” – Lorne Michaels, via Tina Fey in Bossypants How do you become excellent as an artist? Is it about freedom to fail? Is it about pure, reflective practice or constant feedback? Is it about trying new things regularly or doing the same Read more…
7pm March 2nd is our second monthly Slapdash Song Night! live show and podcast. To mark the 86th Annual Academy Awards, occurring the day after the show, the theme for this month is “At the movies”. Come down to The Record Crate (upstairs at 34 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe) and meet your very own guests: Read more…