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Lawrence Arabia Performs 'The Beautiful Young Crew' - UTR Trash Recital

Lawrence Arabia Performs 'The Beautiful Young Crew' - UTR Trash Recital

Sports Team / C.C. / Image credit: Sports Team / Wednesday 25th May, 2022 9:00AM

We're thrilled to share the second episode of UTR presents Trash Recital Season 2 — starring Lawrence Arabia, produced by Sports Team and made with support from NZ On Air!

For each episode of Trash Recital we've invited some of our favourite Aotearoa artists into the UTR studios to perform one of their signature songs, re-created using everyday items selected from Sports Team's stockpile of recycled junk. Trash Recital not only provides a launchpad for stunning reimaginings of recent classic tunes, but also the perfect opportunity for a chinwag with our local musical heroes.

Our new episode stars Silver Scroll winner Lawrence Arabia aka James Milne, reinventing 'The Beautiful Young Crew' from his recently reissued classic 2010 album Chant Darling. Half of the Chabs & Milky audio-visual dynamic duo and one third of new motorik super-trio Half Hexagon, with Yolanda Fagan (Na Noise) and Julien Dyne, Milne spoke candidly with Sports Team about the tune’s origins and his own songwriting journey, whilst creating musical gold using objects from our famous wall of garbage.

DOP: Callum Devlin
Editor: Callum Devlin
Title Animator: Annabel Kean
Sound Engineer: Shannon Fowler
Sound Mix: Ruby Walsh
Assistant Camera: Tash van Schaardenburg
Theme Tune: Callum Devlin
Project Manager: Annabel Kean
Production Team: Sports Team

UTR Production Team: Daryl Fincham & Chris Cudby

Special thanks to Bob Frisbee and Tim Batt

Made with support from NZ On Air


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