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More Talk Less Action

Clinton Green and Greg Wadley co-organized a series of events from 2013 to 2015 to promote open discussion about cutting-edge music in a friendly, live environment. All of the More Talk Less Action events took place at Westspace gallery in Bourke st Melbourne, except for the final event which was at The Channel at Arts Centre Melbourne.

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Why Noise?: the aesthetics of noise and 'wrong' sound

with Linda Kouvaras, Mark Groves, John Nixon and The Donkey's Tail

22nd Aug 2013

The Sonic City: activating the city through incursion

with Haco, Darrin Verhagen, Camilla Hannan, Philip Samartzis

31st Aug 2013

Laptops, Costumes, Pedals and Projections: issues for live performance of experimental, drone and noise music

with Julian Williams, Paul Kidney, Michael Pulsford

19th Sep 2013

Junk Music: redundant technology and detourned devices as instruments

with Dylan Martorell, Ernie Althoff, Rod Cooper

3rd Oct 2013

Our Ears are now in Excellent Condition: sound in the gallery and online

with Alice Hui-Sheng Chang, Helen Grogan, Rosalind Hall, Rowan McNaught, Kelly Fliedner

23rd Oct 2013

Tone Scientists: sound art and cutting-edge science

with Stelarc, Warren Burt, Paul Doornbusch

5th Dec 2013

Composition is Dead: writing music in the 21st century

with Cat Hope, Ross Bencina, Warren Burt (with Callum G'Froerer and Cathexis performing works by Hope)

7th Aug 2014

Promoting Unpopular Music: how and why

with Justin Heazlewood, Philip Samartzis, Pat O'Brien

2nd Oct 2014

Improvisation: how to win

with Lloyd Honeybrook, Alice Hui-Sheng Chang, Adam Simmons

20th Nov 2014

What does it mean to be a composer in Australia today?

with Kate Neal, Sean Baxter, Alexander Garsden

10th Aug 2015

Live video

Ernie Althoff performs at More Talk Less Action

Sean Baxter performs at More Talk Less Action


Clinton was interviewed in Cyclic Defrost magazine

More Talk Less Action #1 was reviewed by Jason Heller in Cyclic Defrost magazine


Clinton Green, Cat Hope and Ross Bencina spoke about More Talk Less Action with Julian Day on ABC Classic FM, in 2014

Clinton Green and Adam Simmons spoke about More Talk Less Action with Jeff Sparrow on 3RRR FM, in 2015