Tag: Sparkadia

Dan Sultan & Pip Nominated for Song Of The Year || APRA

Posted on May 1st, by countbounce in Songs.

‘Under Your Skin’ by Dan Sultan has been shortlisted for the APRA song of the year alongside Boy & Bear, Nick Cave, & The Cat Empire. Pip Norman (aka Countbounce) appears as a co-writer alongside Dan Sultan himself and Sparkadia’s Alex Burnett. If you are an Apra Member you can vote here – http://aprap.apra-amcos.com.au/2014/apra-song-of-the-year-shortlist-4/



Dream team

Posted on February 21st, by countbounce in Producer, Studio.

Having a ball and making tracks with the dream team: Alex ‘Kofi Annan’ Burnett (Sparkadia) and the sultry Dan Sultan, at Bounce County.  Also featuring Bounce Jnr.

Running in the Rain single

Posted on May 7th, by countbounce in Producer, Studio.

Bobby Flynn’s new single Running in the Rain has a moody new video. This is a track we’re really proud of down here at Bounce County. Its a bit of a dreamteam, actually: sung by Bobby Flynn, written by Alex Burnett (Sparkadia), recorded and produced by yours truly, Mikey Iveson on drums, mixed by Tony Espie, mastered by David Walker.

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Oh Mary!

Posted on January 25th, by countbounce in Beats, Producer.

In 2009 Sparkadia frontman Alex Burnett joined CB in Darwin for a working holiday (with coconut shake benefits). The sweat, beer, frogs and Papuan soccer tournaments conspired to produce some smash hits. The highlight of these sessions was a sweet little song called ‘Mary’.

The Count flavoured the demo with a severe Juno 106 bass sound and dirty gospel samples. Alex took the results to London to magic up an album with Mark Tieku (Florence And The Machine, CocknBullKid), who kept a lot of the tracking and ideas, earning Countbounce co-production credits.

Check it: “Alex Burnett’s Sparkadia are set to release a limited edition 7” single, ‘Mary’, on Valentine’s Day through new independent label Gold Dust. Shot through with slivers of soulful Springsteen, rousing gospel and a faultless Florence + the Machine-worthy dose of dramatic street spirit, ‘Mary’ is powerful, intelligent pop music at it’s … Read More »