Self Tort is a gathering together of musicians who, playing live or in the studio, perform and record the songs of Brian Ralston.
"Each musician brings his or her own unique talents and skills to the music, allowing the songs to shine with acoustic beauty. Captivating, enchanting sounds that evoke the images within the songs bringing the music to life around the lyric."
Brian Ralston's Self Tort (BR-ST) has some exciting upcoming gigs and releases:
To launch the releases set out below, BR-ST will be performing the EPs Side by Side - Side 1 and Side - Side 2 at:
MORTDALE RSL CLUB
25 Macquarie Street, Mortdale
Friday 12 May 2023 from 8pm
Tickets can be purchased online via https://www.stickytickets.com.au/mppht
or in person at Mortdale RSL
Shop 7, Basement Level, 277-285 Broadway
Ticket details TBA
St Bridget is a folk-rock homage to St Brigid of Kildare
who, amongst her other achievements is credited with being able to turn water into beer.
The single is due for digital release on Friday 28 April 2023.
Feel free to go to https://gyro.to/StBridget to pre-save the track to your Spotify, Apple Music, or Deezer playlist
SIDE BY SIDE - Side 1
Side by Side (Side 1) is a four track EP of acoustic style songs involving mistaken identity, a tribute to Brian's darling wife, a rant about our willingness to be herded like sheep and St Bridget.
This EP is due for digital release on Friday 5 May 2023
Feel free to go to https://gyro.to/SidebySideSide1 to pre-save the tracks to your Spotify, Apple Music, or Deezer playlist.
Click for more information and samples of the tracks.
This single is a bluesy rock song about breaking loose and getting out of the comfort zone. Some magic guitar work from Ross Ward.
Digital release is planned for Friday 2 June 2023. Pre-save details TBA
SIDE BY SIDE - SIDE 2
Following the gentler acoustic stylings of Side by Side - Side 1, BR-ST gets into a rockier and more bluesy mode on the four tracks of Side by Side - Side 2.
The EP is due for digital release on Friday 26 June 2023. Pre-save details TBA.
Click for more information and samples of the tracks