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...

October 21, 2019

We just came back from our enlightening Pacific premiere performance, where we joined the first ever Torba Arts and Music festival, put together by our friends from Vanuatu women's water music group and it's manager Sandy Sur.

Vanuatu, the inspiration to begin Small Isl...

October 5, 2019

Small Island Big Song album has won the Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik - the most prestiges independent award from Germany! We're honored and thrilled to receive the recognition from 150+ critics and journalists.

"(translated from German to English) Of course,...

August 6, 2019

Still buzzing from our recent performance at Colours of Ostrava Festival in Czech Republic, it was an inspirational end to our 2nd EU tour. To be invited to such a huge mainstream festival, and there, amongst this massive diverse line-up - The Cure, Florence + The Mach...

May 14, 2019

WE WON! 🎉 We're thrilled to be the winner of the Songlines Music Awards UK for Best AsiaPacific Album 2019! 🌏🎶
 

We began the recording with nothing, not a song, or really an expectations of what would result, it truly grew from the gras...

May 12, 2019

The Bali International Indigenous Film Festival aims to empower indigenous people through film - which is something we're proud to be a part of with Small Island Big Song. 🙏

2019 marks the 2nd annual festival based in beautiful Ubud, Bali. This year's festiva...

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