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Music: 2002-2022

In 2002 Benedict released his first solo ep, called "Scales".

This was followed by eight albums of solo and collaborative material (released between 2005 and 2013), and a three-track single in 2015.

In 2022 Benedict released two new titles: "Passage of Time" (a new three-track single), and "Ausgewählte Lieder" (an album of German classical songs).

All Benedict's music is listed on this page.

Each title links to Bandcamp where you can listen without subscription or payment.

The music is also available on:

Spotify

Apple Music




Passage of Time

Two new songs, plus a version of "My Favorite Things".
Benedict is joined by Julian Bolleter on piano.

Recorded by Julian Bolleter
Engineered and mastered by Alan Smith.

Released 2022





Ausgewählte Lieder: Schumann, Wolf, Mahler

Twelve songs by German and Austrian composers (Robert Schumann, Hugo Wolf and Gustav Mahler).

Recorded, engineered and mastered by Scott Simms.
Thanks to Anja Schulz, Steve Bond and Alan Smith.

Released 2022





The Gift of Friendship

Two new songs, plus a version of "Danny Boy".
Benedict is joined by Julian Bolleter on piano.

Released 2015





The Magical World

"Beautiful harmonies, delicate piano and guitar work, and an unrehearsed feel."
thedailyalbum.com

with:
Julian Bolleter: keyboards
Andrew Ewing: electric guitar and singing
Rosemary Halsmith: percussion
Miranda Pollard: singing

Recorded, engineered and mastered by Alan Smith.

A video for the song "Happy Girl" is on the video page.
It was made by Andrew Ewing.

Released 2013





Singleton

"Over 12 songs, Moleta showcases his wild imagination, vast vocal range and incredible mastering of songwriting."
X Press

with:
Bill Darby: electric guitar
Andrew Ewing: electric guitar, bass and singing
Miranda Pollard: singing
Scott Tomlinson: electric guitar

Recorded, engineered and mastered by Alan Smith.

A video for the song "Another Hound" is on video page.
It was made by Andrew Ewing.

Released 2012




White Marble Heyday

"Moleta's wonderful turn of phrase is as observant and incisive as ever."
The West Australian

with:
Jonathan Brain: electric, acoustic and nylon string guitars
Harry Kneen: bass
Daniel Marano: electric guitar
Sam Scherr: electric guitar and backing vocal
Lily Sumich: drums
Lorraine Sumich: keyboards and backing vocal

Recorded, engineered and mastered by Alan Smith.

Released 2011





Timesheet

"Moleta paints scene after detailed scene, piling on heady descriptions in a voice that's
hushed, airy and pristinely delivered."
Mess and Noise

with:
Rosemary Halsmith: glockenspiel and keyboard
Harry Kneen: bass
Daniel Marano: field recordings
Sam Scherr: electric guitar
Cameron Sim: pedal steel guitar
Lily Sumich: drums
Lorraine Sumich: Hammond and keyboards

Recorded by Alan Smith, mastered by Scott Simms.

Released 2010





Continuous Talking

"... proves this WA artist isn't afraid of branching out into new and exciting areas of arrangement, adding more colour and texture to his wonderfully detailed drawings."
Drum Media

with:
Jason Barfoot: drums
Jonathan Brain: nylon string and acoustic guitars
Rosemary Halsmith: glockenspiel
James Quinton: bass
Sam Scherr: electric guitar

Recorded by Alan Smith, additional mixing by Max Ducker, mastered by Scott Simms.

Live videos from the CD launch are on the video page.

Released 2008





The Lines of Parallel Trees

"With a bundle of releases to his credit he is already a prolific enough character, but with
The Lines of Parallel Trees Moleta confirms without a doubt he is a rare and undervalued talent."
X Press

with:
Jason Barfoot: drums
Jonathan Brain: piano
Rob Schifferli: electric guitar and bass

Recorded by Alan Smith and Kieren Kenderessy, mastered by Scott Simms.

Released 2007





White Paper: Old House

Four-piece band album. Slow motion songs with a sound that listeners have likened to Go-Betweens, Crazy Horse and Buddy Holly.

with:
Andrew Higginson: bass
Rachell Pirnie: drums
Simon Sieradzki: electric guitar

Recorded and engineered by Simon Struthers
Mastered by Scott Simms

Released 2006





The Warm Sun Coming In

Nine track solo album
Recorded by Simon Struthers
Mastered by Scott Simms

Released 2005




Scales

Five track solo ep
Recorded, engineered and mastered by Scott Simms

Released 2002




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