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 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...

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...

April 21, 2019

We're still beaming from our album launch in JAPAN with a very special premiere screening of our our Visual Album at the Okinawa International Film Festival. Double billed with Buena Vista Social Club. Two special hosts, 立川直樹/Naoki Tachikawa & Peter Barakan, hosted a t...

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