Chris McCusker

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Chris McCusker (born 13 August 1958 in North Lidcombe, Sydney) is an Australian songwriter, musician and sound designer who has worked with many bands over the last 35 years. He has produced albums for many artists and worked for many years in a recording studio in Bathurst, New South Wales called the Cave.[1][2]

Early years[edit]

Chris McCusker started performing live with bands as a bass player from 1973. His first band performing some of his, and his older brothers [John McCusker (1956–2006)] material, from 1974 was a band called Cade. He is now in the band The Mad Arabs, since 1989.[3]

Current projects[edit]

Chris McCusker is currently working with Higgs Boson and the Strange Charm on their new album "Awaiting Discovery".[4] He is currently working as a mastering engineer at arthouseMastering[5] and plays bass with Shaking Hands[6][7][8] Copperwing Trio,[9] and is the last surviving member of the Abercrombie House Jazz Men. [10][11][circular reference]


Discography[edit]

  • Young Blood II (1990 – compilation album – RooArt upSwing
  • The upSwing (1991) upSwing
  • Third Eye (1993) upSwing
  • Cockies Joy Live (1997) Cockies Joy
  • Glory Box (1998) Glory Box
  • Quantum Connections (2016) Higgs Boson and the Strange Charm

Albums mastered[edit]

  • Requested (1988) Peter Coad.[1]
  • It's Alright (2010) Spike Flynn.[12]
  • When Small Talk Leads To Arguments (2011) Will Tremain.
  • Higgs Boson and the Strange Charm (2011) Higgs Boson and the Strange Charm[13]

Filmography[edit]

  • Angelfish 2016 (Short) (sound design)
  • Swingers 2015 (Short) (sound design)
  • Last Bites 2014 (Short) (sound design)
  • The Hand That Feeds 2013 (Short) (sound design)
  • Reception 2011 (Short) (sound design)
  • Bored Games 2010 (Short) (sound design)[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Peter Coad". Countrymusichalloffame.com.au. Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 1 August 2011.
  2. ^ "Coming in from the Old". Web.me.com. Retrieved 1 August 2011.
  3. ^ "General". kylemanningmusician.com. Archived from the original on 13 July 2011. Retrieved 1 August 2011.
  4. ^ "We are living in very exciting times". somethingsgobang.com. Retrieved 1 August 2011.
  5. ^ http://arthousemastering.com
  6. ^ Mal's Team Gherkin (26 May 2011). "Sounds Live on 2MCE-FM: Matt Williamson "Shaking Hands Trio"". Soundslive.blogspot.com. Retrieved 1 August 2011.
  7. ^ "ARTISTS " Inland Sea of Sound Festival". Inlandseaofsound.wordpress.com. 16 April 2011. Archived from the original on 28 March 2012. Retrieved 1 August 2011.
  8. ^ Bob (28 January 2011). "That Striped Sunlight Sound: Matt Williamson – Shaking Hands". Stripedsunlight.blogspot.com. Retrieved 1 August 2011.
  9. ^ http://aaronhopper.com.au/
  10. ^ "Abercrombie House Jazz Band". 10 September 2015.
  11. ^ Abercrombie House
  12. ^ SpikeFlynn.com. "Lyrics". SpikeFlynn.com. Retrieved 1 August 2011.
  13. ^ "The Higgs Boson and the Strange Charm's Sound". somethingsgobang.com. Retrieved 1 August 2011.
  14. ^ imdb.com. "Filmography". imdb.com. Retrieved 18 January 2019.