I am so incredibly excited to announce my debut show at the Melbourne Fringe Festival 2021: The Musical Comedy Jukebox. A dash of theatre, a pinch of comedy, a splash of cabaret and a smidge of technology set this up to be a unique, high-energy musical experience.Read more
Continuing my song compositions for the Minecraft community, this fun reimagining of Sammy Davis Jr’s “The Candy Man” was written for ImpulseSV, a content creator who recently reached one million subscribers on YouTube. His base in the current season of HermitCraft is inspired by Willy Wonka, so I just had to put this together.Read more
My brother Jamie passed away in 2011 after a long battle with diabetes and its many complications. He was often hospitalised with mild health troubles and my family and I would drop what we were doing and visit. He’d usually bounce back and be well for a while, until the day he fell into a coma he never recovered from.
“There’ll Be Days” tells of my mental health journey in the years that followed.Read more
As the world continues to wrestle with the coronavirus pandemic, there’s one thing we know that can make a difference, and that’s simply staying home.
After my earlier ode to poo, this follow up song is dedicated to those people who don’t get the choice to stay home – our medical professionals, emergency service personnel and Uber Eats drivers.
Written, performed, recorded, mastered, disinfected and sterilised by Richard Thornton.Read more
Our local kids festival has was cancelled, leaving lots of families like mine home with their kidlets at a time when we’re all just a little bit more on edge. I love performing and hoped that by putting on this show, I could help entertain you and your kids for a moment and that we could all share a laugh or two.
I held this show at 10am on Sunday, March 15th on my my Facebook page, where you can now watch it in all its glory!
O M F ing G is a brand new, original song, dedicated to those who are freaking the heck out about toilet paper as the COVID-19 virus spreads. Here in Australia we have supermarkets completely sold out of the stuff, while staples like canned foods and pastas are in plentiful supply.
Wash your hands folks. Stay home if you’re feeling crook. Enjoy this short little life we have – as Douglas Adams wrote – DON’T PANIC!
Written, performed, recorded, mastered, sterilised with disinfectant by Richard ThorntonRead more
I am thrilled to announce the release of my first single, Coming Down My Drive; a journey through the chaos that family brings during the holidays.Read more
It’s happened before. No doubt it will happen again. But here we are with a new lick of paint and some pretty awesome new features.
In the past I’ve had trouble differentiating between my career in technology and my passion for performing. But with the coming of my company, Cloud Innovation, I can finally keep my technobabble out of your face!
So enjoy the content I’ve already been able to source. And brace yourself. The onslaught that will be 2020 is just beginning.
Continuing with my tradition of discovering new and interesting bugling experiences, Remembrance Day 2016 turned it up and gave me another memorable one; an interview and performance with Red Symons on Melbourne’s 774 ABC Radio.Read more
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Aussie singer/songwriter playing piano, trumpet and Minecraft. Twitch affiliate, YouTube creator and entertainer. He/him.
No broken knee this year mmkay?
Shall we play a game OR THOUSAND?!
Book your leave, find a fish feeder, inform your loved ones, don’t run with scissors - #PAXAUS IS BACK! 6-8 October 2023 | Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre
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Aussie comedy singer/songwriter playing piano, trumpet and Minecraft. Twitch streamer, YouTube creator and larrikin. He/him.