Dan Luscombe

Daniel Francis Luscombe is an Australian guitarist and composer. He has been a member of The Blackeyed Susans, The Drones, Dan Kelly and the Alpha Males, Stardust Five and Paul Kelly and the Boon Companions, as well as playing alongside Courtney Barnett and Marlon Williams as a touring member of their bands. He has composed for film and TV with credits including Jindabyne and Laid.[1][2][3]

Dan Luscombe
Birth nameDaniel Francis Luscombe
BornAustralia
Occupation(s)Musician, composer
Associated actsThe Blackeyed Susans, The Drones, Dan Kelly and the Alpha Males, Stardust Five, Paul Kelly and the Boon Companions

Along with Paul Kelly, Katie Brianna and the Stormwater Boys he won the 2006 ARIA award ARIA Award for Best Original Soundtrack, Cast or Show Album for their soundtrack to Jindabyne.

His older brother Peter Luscombe is also a musician: both were members of Paul Kelly and the Boon Companions from 2002 to 2007. At the APRA Music Awards of 2019 he won Feature Film Score of the Year, with co-composer Antony Partos, for the work on I Am Mother (January 2019).[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Newstead, Al (12 August 2013), "The Drones", Tone Deaf
  2. ^ "Jindabyne [sound recording] : original motion picture soundtrack / by Paul Kelly and Dan Luscombe featuring Soteria Bell.", Trove. National Library of Australia
  3. ^ Best, Sophie (24 March 2006), "Stardust Five", The Age
  4. ^ "Feature Film Score of the Year". Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) | Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society (AMCOS) | Australian Guild of Screen Composers (AGSC). 2019. Retrieved 16 February 2020.