August 29, 2020

Although we can't be on the road sharing our music & vibes with you all across the globe, we finally have time to sit down and go through photos and videos (10+ hard drives) of our concerts, gatherings, rehearsals, encores and jams from the last two+ years. It brought...

August 13, 2020

It feels surreal, to release a film into the cinemas during this time. We've always been dreaming of launching our film into the cinemas with amazing sound and on big silver screen, but have never thought of dealing with the possible closure of the cinemas with one day...

July 31, 2020

線上觀看: 公視'藝術很有事'節目紀錄小島大歌

🌺 This half hour doco' by 'Inside the Arts' program on PTS tastefully weaves together the various aspects of SIBS, music production, cultural exchange & personal stories. Amazing work! 


🌺 謝謝團隊在過去從腳本、巡演拍攝到後製這一年多來在各個細節的細心,把小島大歌在音樂製作、音樂家個人故事、...

July 23, 2020

View original content on Cinema Australia 

Filmed over three years on 16 Island nations across the Pacific & Indian Oceans, this grassroots musical follows the ocean highways uniting ancient musical lineages. From Madagascar to Rapa Nui/Easter Island, Taiwan to Zenadth...

July 10, 2020

台湾から出発してオーストラリア、ニュージーランド、マレーシア、さらに太平洋の向こう側に位置するマダカスカル、そしてイースター島に至るまで実に16の島国に残る伝統的な音楽やパフォーマンスを記録していった。そして、「Small Island Big Song」と名付けられたこの試みは単なる伝統音楽の記録に留まらなかった。

本作はその“ソングライン”という思想に基づいて、かつて同じ言葉や音楽で繋がっていた島々の歌をもう一度集結させる壮大な音楽プロジェクト。

いままでのワールドミュージックや伝統音楽の常識を打ち破る全く新しい音楽ドキュメンタリー...

June 27, 2020

Cinemas in Japan are starting to open up, and after a few false starts, thanks to an unnamed virus, the Small Island Big Song film will be on the big screens in Tokyo (for one month!) and then across Japan for 3 months screening starting from 1st of AUG✨ 

Arigatōgozaima...

June 27, 2020

Read from VirtualWOMEX https://www.womex.com/on/quarantine_tales 

Tim here, the director/music producer of Small Island Big Song. Sitting on the verandah in rural Taiwan, the sun has just risen here ( while you Europeans are snoozing away) a view of forest wilderness be...

May 29, 2020

Our first ever live streams are on the way from our little pocket of forest in rural Taiwan this weekend. We will be joining in with Dr. Jane Goodall, Hubert Reeves, Vaiteani, Alexia Barrier and many more for Gaia World Tour festival to celebrate World Environment Day...

November 13, 2019


Remember it was end of Aug', we grabbed an hour off from the wonderful Shambala Festival, drove to town and wrote (literally handwritten) a letter to Lauren Laverne and packed a CD in the envelope (Tim is a huge fan of Radio 6!). We told ourselves we've done all we ca...

October 31, 2019

It all started fours years ago when we received our first WOMEX invitation from Luca Jacob to screen ‘Vanuatu women’s water music’ as part of the official film program.

It was at WOMEX we had our first sit down meeting with festival directors, first industry presentat...

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