Two Bright Lakes Blog


The TBL blog is dead, long live the TBL blog. by blak3b5

TBL Website

Hey friends,

After five years of blogging here, we are moving our middling words to our new website, courtesy of our friends PT Campbell and That Mob, who’ve collaborated with us to make a brand new website at our home of six years, www.twobrightlakes.com

Come visit us there and keep up with all the latest news about Two Bright Lakes people.

Thanks for listening,

Two Bright Lakes.



TWO BRIGHT LAKES on ABC’s ‘ART NATION’ this Sunday / OTOUTO in ARTS VICTORIA’S ‘UNFOLD’ series by blak3b5

This Sunday on ABC1 at 5pm and ABC2 at 920pm, Hazel, Tig and Blake from Two Bright Lakes and other artists from the Schoolhouse Studios will be on ABC’s Arts Nation talking about all things Two Bright Lakes, how it all started, where it’s going, who’s involved, what we eat for breakfast, that sort of thing.  It’s bound to be equal parts enlightening and embarrassing, we hope you can tune in to watch.  If you missed it, click the banner above to have a look…

And Otouto are taking part in Arts Victoria’s Unfold series which looks inside the arts community in Victoria. Their episode will be screening in the coming weeks on the Arts Vic website alongside seven other talented artists and artist groups.



Two Bright Lakes short doco on The Vine by blak3b5

Somehow there was time for us to appear in front of a camera and talk about some of the things that have been going on at Two Bright Lakes.  Full of insights and embarrassments and lovingly put together by Miklos, Max, Chris, Frank and Marc you can view the minutes long piece at The Vine.  It’s all part of the Nice Work series about creative businesses doing things and enjoying themselves whilst doing said things.



PSUCHE “boogey” time at Bar Open Tonight! by blak3b5
August 25, 2010, 5:40 pm
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The Psuche duo (otherwise known as Oscar and Martin) have been delivering some astonishing live sets in recent times, so don’t miss an opportunity to catch them in full “boogey” mode at Bar Open tonight alongside Weekend Pharoahs and Waves, doors open at 8pm.  Live beat making and dancefloor fun assured.



PSUCHE supporting Institut Polaire tonight at Gertrudes by twobrightlakes

Above: Martin & Oscar from Psuche

Oscar will playing a Psuche solo show tonight with the help of Cougar Flashy in support of Institut Polaire down at Gertrude’s Brown Couch from 8pm tonight.  Give facebook love here.



PSUCHE and KID SAM in the Top 50 in Mess+Noise 2009 Critics’ and Readers’ Polls by twobrightlakes
December 23, 2009, 11:16 am
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The lists keep rolling in and both KID SAM and PSUCHE have done well in Mess+Noise’s Critics’ and Readers’ Polls for 2009.

PSUCHE’s debut album came in at number 47 with the readers and number 40 with the critics.  Oliver and Martin are making some amazing new music in an exciting new direction and 2010 is going to be a huge year for the boys.

KID SAM’s debut LP has found success beyond any expectations and  both the readers and critics at Mess+Noise thought it deserved some recognition too, coming in at number 13 with the readers and number 10 with the critics.  It’s going to be a massive summer for the Ryan lads, catch them at a festival or venue near you soon.



PSUCHE supporting Flutter Lyon this Thursday night at Horse Bazaar! by twobrightlakes

There’s a little too much to choose from this Thursday night, but there’ll be a medal up for grabs if you can make it to all three gigs that Two Bright Lakes artists are taking part in.  Thursday night will be the Melbourne debut of Sydney musician/audio visual performance artist Flutter Lyon (View of Courage, Exquisite Corpse) at Horse BazaarPsuche will be supporting on the night alongside Melbourne’s Owl+Moth and DJs Blake & Tig, fresh from shaking the dancefloor at Otouto’s recent single launch.  Visuals from Oscar Slorach Thorn, Oliver Hunter, Blake Byron Smith and of course the amazing audio/visual performance of Flutter Lyon.  Tickets are $8 on the door, starting at 8pm.