Billy Earl and Betty Grey are the musical talent of Wellington indie-folk group, Rosy Tin Teacaddy. Recipients of a Wild Creations fund courtesy of Creative NZ and DOC, they are currently installed in a cottage overlooking Lake Tarawera, immersed in writing and recording a new album – but they took a wee break to talk craft and pick out some Felt favourites over a cuppa…read the full story here.
Sounds Crafty is a special series of craft showcases picked by Kiwi musicians, bands and DJs, published throughout New Zealand Music Month. Starting off in 2010 with Julia Deans, Urbantramper and Hikoikoi, and previously featuring artists such as Minuit’s Ruth Carr, Nathan King, The Twitch’s Fleur Jack, singer/songwriter Flip Grater and Hera, Sounds Crafty brings rhythm and craft together and finds out what NZ musos make of it all.
Which singer’s mosaic lion took pride of place in her dad’s garage? Which Kiwi muso secretly likes lacy coat hangers? These intriguing questions and many more will be answered on Felt during the month of May. Stayed tuned!