“I have ten more people who Darren hasn’t even heard who can sing their arses off”, says Con. When we shoot on location, you can’t hear the singer. Now Hindley Street Country Club – or HSCC as it is easier to search – are approaching the next phase. The tech was again surprisingly simple. Due to their inherent talent and business savvy they both enjoyed a career in one of the smallest of our state capitals. “The songs need to have strong lyrics”, says Darren. Marcello Rosmini You don’t want the spill. Sarah Day Steve Todd So about that song? Toot toot! Blue eyed soul”, says Con who arranges the music. (Before that state government decided to shut down an entire nightlife!). A common feature is the songs appeal to our generation – they come from before kids and mortgages. (Buy from here, NOT Viagogo), Arranger (Vocals and Bass): Constantine Delo Paul White “There’s so many people, so many songs, not everyone can get a song.”, Con says: “a lot of people send stuff to me now, and some get pissed off because they can’t get on, but it doesn’t reflect badly on us. Kat Sasche “Next season, after the Thebarton Concert, I have 15 songs lined up – and it will go to what we call ‘yacht rock’”, says Con. Enrico Marina, Guitar “We could make a comfortable living doing new versions of old songs. Hindley Street Country Club, Adelaide, South Australia. Back in late 2017 the guys posted a bunch of songs under the Hindley Street Country Club moniker. On July 20, Adelaide’s Thebarton Theatre will put up the ‘house full’ sign for a concert by local band Hindley Street Country Club. Lewis Todd A lot of eyes are now on the project, led by Darren and Con. Enjoy, lovers! TICKETS TO THEBARTON THEATRE SHOW Love my HSCC sisters! DLEY STREET COUNTRY CLUB featuring the HSCC 'BAD GIRLS' Join us on YouTube https://linktr.ee/HSCC Lead Vocals: Pina Del Re, Sarah Lloyde Music and Nikki Kosmider Heuskes Guitar: George Klironomos Bass: Constantine Delo Keyboards and vocals: Darren Mullan Drums: Ben Todd Percussion: Steve Todd Piano: Kym Purling Produced by the HSCC Audio mix By Producernerd Recorded Live at AJS Lighting … Therese Willis Hindley Street Country Club – 71 musicians seeking a new future. Rick Woodroffe Nikki Heuskes| We can take this anywhere! Everyone working behind the scenes in music and technical production can learn from this. James Muller Russell James “I like that the musicians are a bit on edge” says Con. There’s something about wired people. Tzan Niko “We’re in S.A. “Most of them don’t have a better video than the one we made!”. (Interestingly the vast majority of views happen over at Facebook – 1.5 million so far), Lady what’s your name – Sung by John Swan. We use in-ears for the singers – the musicians can’t hear the singers. Josh Chenoweth Stefan Hauk “Great concept. Dusty Stephensen Zkye Compson Harris Mike Bevan The guys are on to this. The HSCC Band are Bass: Constantine Delo Drums: Mark Meyer Percussion: Steve Todd Guitar: James Muller Keyboards: Dave Ross. Vince Contarino Callum Campbell Back in the old days of 2017, Darren Mullan and Constantine Delo were, respectively a studio operator and a bass playing arranger. Because Con and all of his cohort had – and still do – play in cover bands up and down that street, they penned the name because it has the opposite upmarket connotation. Let’s explore what is happening here. That’s what we do. BAD-elaide”, Darren said. It localises the project into Adelaide, since a lot of Australia knows that damn street. Now there are over 60 songs online, with more than a million views, and the theatre gig is selling towards a full house on July 20. The only thing missing is – um – money. Matt Gilbertson, Keyboards (Below: Sure Know Something had 250,000 Facebook views in a month). Rob Chenoweth Proud mode until the Thebby Theatre show – and then all bets are off”, says Darren. Dino La Vista Presented by … Today there is an army of super talented musicians living right there, on Saint Vincent Gulf, in a town where you can watch a sunset over the water. Sam Leske Blown away by everyone in this video! Hindley Street Country Club – 71 musicians seeking a new future. So far they haven’t. # womancrush ‘BAD GIRLS’ (Donna Summer Classic) performed Live by the HINDLEY STREET COUNTRY CLUB feat Pina Del Re, Sarah Lloyde and Nikki HeuskesThebarton Theatre The HSCC in Concert July 20 Then: “If you’re any good you gotta leave town.” But strangely many didn’t. Rock singer Shannon Noll was arrested outside a club there a few years back and put it into further and better (or worse) notoriety. Daniel Lopresto Producer (Vocals and Keyboards): Darren Mullan, Drums/Percussion Dave Ross Every performer to date, all 7 drummers, 18 guitarists, 21 vocalists, 6 keyboards, 5 brass players, 1 mouthharp and 1 violin player have done it for love. Jason McMahon, Most popular Songs Online (Free) At YouTube It’s a project that started with an idea that quickly took off. Drummer uses sticks – we feel every hit. We re-interpret. A lot of people want to do a video but then they don’t work so well on camera.”, Darren chimes in, “Red light syndrome – freaks some at the ‘Go, Record’ phase.”, Con: “On the shoot day I ask them to listen to the original song then disregard it. Towards the end of 2018 they moved out to location, with the Chaka Khan cover, ‘I’m Every Woman’ lighting up social media. Re-triggering the kick gets rid of the fluff – I use a digital kick, that’s instantly the HSCC sound.”. Joe Belcaro Greg Blanch “You hear in music circles about DRAB-elaide, SAD-elaide. This defies conventional logic, but if you live in Adelaide you get used to working by a rule book that is perfectly SA Proud! Darren does the recording and keyboards, while Con is the bass player and arranger. Ian Politis It is to Adelaide what St. Kilda is to Melbourne, and Kings Cross WAS to Sydney. Nick Kipridis Diane Panopoulos These guys have bounce, charisma and vigour. The guys from Player, John Waite, they’re all hearing us.”. Adelaide is the capital of South Australia with a population of 1.3 million, and it has produced a heavy roster of major acts. Published monthly since 1991, our famous AV industry magazine is free for download or pay for print. It’s hard to use pitch correction but if someone hits a bad note – then it’s ‘skin grafted’, if I record the lot especially the early takes when the vocal is strong, I can grab a part.”, Con: “I knew things had changed when we recorded ‘Ride like the wind’, by Christopher Cross. I’ll record all, but film maybe three of them. The Ui24 is the backbone of the HSCC live shoot. They are a band born on Facebook that play what they call ‘thinking man’s pop’. Pina Del Re Hindley Street Country Club - 'MAGIC' (OLIVIA NEWTON JOHN) the Jack Strempel Andy Seymour As validation Christopher Cross wrote to us and said it was great! The clips caught our eyes at CX because of the one camera simplicity, the musicality, and the great and consistent mix.