Come and join my journey on Patreon
So many of you were supportive, receptive and generous enough to allow me to achieve many of my goals in recent years, by enabling me to return to playing Live Music again, and launching
"The Art Of Darkness".
Further to this you helped me to create a
on behalf of the National Film and Sound Archives, which became
After some time it was decided that it was necessary for me to set up the
to facilitate future recordings and to work in conjunction
with other platforms such as
Spotify, iTunes and others
where all of my back catalog has now been made available.
This next phase
of my personal and musical journey requires for me to apply myself
wholly and solely to the purpose of creating
And having been granted the reward and responsibility of commanding a genuine sea-going vessel,
I am now called to return to the place I love most...
which has long been the place I have
derived the most inspiration from.
Now that my Music is available widely and freely to anyone who seeks it out,
I am able to free myself and embark on a journey, both physically, and metaphorically,
over the horizon.
And I would like to invite you to join me.
Everyone who becomes a PATRON
will have exclusive access to everything to be shared on this voyage.
Poetry, Journals, Video Journals, Music sketches, Film Footage
and any other material that forms a part of the storytelling.
Varying rewards are offered for higher contributions.
But at the end of this journey,
you will all be credited
with the resulting creative works
an album, a doco, an audiobook, a written book,
or anything else that is born.
Most importantly I hope that this story can inspire us all.
Remember - it was only 3 years or so ago that I was destitute and living in a Van.
Now, all things seem possible, thanks to your support,
I feel duty-bound to share this coming artistic endeavour with you,
as the story unfolds.
The Live Interview that took place in Melbourne (Australia) on 3RRR 19/7/18 at 9PM, will be posted on The Vault Page next week. Thanks to Neil Rogers of "The Australian Mood" show for a great interview. Stay tuned folks.
The Documentary - now available to Stream
Louis Tillett is a brilliant musician, a great band leader and a total wildcard. In this classic music documentary the legendary Australian singer-songwriter and keyboardist embarks on an extraordinary concert at the Basement in Sydney and discusses his creative process and episodic mental illness. Featuring performances and candid interviews with collaborators Penny Ikinger, Charlie Owens, Dianne Spence and Don Walker, and interviews with brother John and sister Nina. Surprisingly, Louis is an accomplished sailor, and one evening on the liquid black of Sydney Harbour he confides the connection between the swell of the elemental sea and his own psychological journeys. Louis Tillett is a musician's musician, highly respected yet finding mainstream success elusive, perhaps in part because he paints his own troubles in music.
"He always wears his heart on his sleeve and all the dirty washing comes out" Penny Ikinger
Band: Louis Tillett (vocals and piano), Charlie Owens (guitar), Penny Ikinger (guitar), Jim Dickson (bass), Nick Fisher (drums), Don Walker (Hammond organ), Dianne Spence (saxophone), Stewart ... (trumpet), Anthony Kable (trombone). Stage lighting: Damien Oxley, sound engineering: Chris Mysinski, live music recording: John Bell.
Song list: Sailor's dream, Hold Me, Ancient Song, The Tempest, Life Raft.
Producer: Lisa Nicol. Directors: Lisa Nicol, Anna Craney, Mark Mordue, Carolyn Constantine.
Your purchase helps fund the production and distribution of this documentary - many thanks.
© Round the Outside Productions 2000
Use Coupon Code TILLETT for Discount
The 25% DISCOUNT has been extended until the End of June 2018. Use the Coupon Code TILLETT at the Checkout. And enjoy the albums - downloadable as MP3s, and M4As within the one purchase. There is no expiry and unlimited downloads on every purchase...in case your internet drops out, or you just want to take your time. All the best! Louis Tillett
"From The Archives"