Keith Anthonisz

Acoustic Music

WHO IS KEITH ANTHONISZ?

Keith Anthonisz is a musician and composer from Perth, Western Australia of Dutch/Sri Lankan ancestry, who has been performing since the mid 1980s and has been a prolific songwriter inspired by visits to foreign lands and cultures. His involvement in bands has included work with John Mc Nair in Open Wound, a post punk outfit in 1985 and the band Doom Ensemble in 1995 which released the Northbridge The Tunnel CD. He was also active in the band Winter which originated in 1996 and has recorded two CD's. Winter recording wise, released the CD Introspection in 1998 and finished a second CD called Y in 2000 which was released at the Bridgetown Blues Festival in 2001. Video footage of the performance at the Blues at Bridgetown Festival was streamed on the internet and included the song Elixer of Life.

Keiths also fronted the Three Wise Monkeys, formed in 2001, which has had regular performances at festivals and pubs and also community music events such as the Buskers Club begun in March 2000. Keith and Three Wise Monkeys have also been promoting Three Wise Monkeys CD's and videos. Promised Land and a video produced by Julie Williams for the song 'Angels of Luck' was launched by Keith Anthonisz and Three Wise Monkeys at the Oxford Hotel in Leederville on Thursday, 15th July 2004. A CD entitled the Indian Holiday Album and a video for the song 'Neighbourhood of Earth' was launched by Keith Anthonisz and Three Wise Monkeys in 2002. Both Promised Land and The Indian Holiday Album CD's received favourable reviews and gained airplay on 2MCE-FM in Bathurst, New South Wales, 2RRR FM in Sydney, 2 SRB Rim FM Brisbane, 720 ABC Radio, and 93.5 Red FM in Mumbai, India. The songs 'Footprints in the Sand', 'Neighbourhood of Earth' and 'In Her Garden' from these albums hit number one on the ISON ILR Aussie charts for the Australian Real Underground Music Show in 2003 and 2005. The charts are based on client radiostation feedback from around the world. Stations include in the USA, WLR 105FM - Lansing, Michigan, KPMW 105FM - Maui, Hawaii, KPRT 91.9FM - Richmond, Kentucky, KISSFM 103.5FM - Springhill, Tennessee, IMAGINEFM (network) 100.1FM - Bakersfield, California, IMAGINEFM (network) 99.3FM - Boulder, Colorado, 103.7FM - Canadaigua, New York and WKLY FM 88.5 - Decatur, Alabama. In England, radio stations include Radio Argus 87.7FM - London, Radio Argus shortwave - Europe, BCRFM - Somerset, Radio PYF - Monmouthshire and Outlaw FM - North Yorkshire. In Europe, the Australian Real Underground Music Show is broadcast by Radio Madeira - Madeira Island, Portugal. Song videos have been played on ABC televisions Rage as well as Channel 31's Ball and All and Warp Factory TV. Keith is also keen on involvement with festivals as is evident by his solo performance at the Festival Club at the Tollwood Festival in Munich, Germany in June 2001 and his performance at the Blues at Bridgetown Festival in November 2001, 2002 and 2003 and the Nannup Festival and Moondyne Joe Festival in Toodyay in 2003 and 2005.

Keith Anthonisz is currently focussed on supporting acoustic music through the West Australian Folk Federation with John McNair.

WHO IS JOHN MCNAIR?

Keith Anthonisz sings and plays acoustic guitar and works with fellow acoustic guitarist John McNair in a duet. John and Keith have collaborated in music over many years starting with the post punk band Open Wound in the mid 1980's and Doom Ensemble in the mid 1990's . Keith and John play a range of atmospheric and spiritual songs as well as narratives that link the past to the present. Influences range across the music spectrum from blues, rock and country to Eastern music themes. Both are committed to support of encouraging community appreciation of live music through their work with the West Australian Folk Federation .

PERFORMANCES

* Sunday 27th November 2016, Perth Folk and Roots Club, 5pm at Mount Lawley Bowling Club, Cnr Storthes & Rookwood Street, Mount Lawley.

* Sunday 23rd October 2016, Perth Folk and Roots Club, 5pm at Mount Lawley Bowling Club, Cnr Storthes & Rookwood Street, Mount Lawley.

* Sunday 25th September 2016, Perth Folk and Roots Club, 5pm at Mount Lawley Bowling Club, Cnr Storthes & Rookwood Street, Mount Lawley.

* Sunday 28th August 2016, Perth Folk and Roots Club, 5pm at Mount Lawley Bowling Club, Cnr Storthes & Rookwood Street, Mount Lawley.

* Sunday 26th June 2016, Perth Folk and Roots Club, 5pm at Mount Lawley Bowling Club, Cnr Storthes & Rookwood Street, Mount Lawley.

* Sunday 12th June 2016, Fremantle Folk and Roots Showcase at the Fibonacci Centre, 19 Blinco Street, Fremantle.

Click the Performances button for more information on Keith Anthonisz past performances in Perth with both Three Wise Monkeys and Winter:

CD'S AND RECORDINGS

RECORDINGS

Click the above link to view a video of Neighbourhood of Earth of the Indian Holiday Album. Click the Recordings button below for MP3 recordings from the CD's Promised Land, The Indian Holiday Album, Y, Introspection and Northbridge the Tunnel and a video clip from the Blues at Bridgetown Festival in 2001. Please note that these recordings have been compressed resulting in a lower level of sound quality compared to CD sound reproduction. If you are interested in ordering Promised Land or the The Indian Holiday Album, please note availability through Dada Records, 78 Records, Mills Records and Future Systems. All other CD's are available through Dada Records and Future Systems. CD's are available through Future Systems for $25 Australian or $US20 including mailing costs and can be followed up by an email to futsys@hotmail.com

REVIEWS

Keith Anthonisz and Three Wise Monkeys albums have received favourable reviews. Click the Reviews button for more information:

PHILOSOPHY

Keith Anthonisz is dedicated to bringing artists, musicians and audiences closer together and in seeking to develop a relaxed approach to musically diverse, atmospheric events which have the respect of the broader community. Click on the above link to view a video of Angels of Luck of the Promised Land album.

Links

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CONTACT INFORMATION

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