Tamara Murphy and The Golden Tone Retrievers

June 26, 2024

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New Trio Album…It’s the bomb! (sort of!!)

October 2, 2022

A few years back, I did a gig or two with the amazing Stephen Magnusson and James McLean and it was so fun, I thought: "I want to record this!" And then... well, you know, …read more

“If there is one quality which most permeates the music of Spirograph Studies, it is melodic beauty. ” – Eric Myers 

July 3, 2022

I'm trying to get a little better at posting news on here, but clearly there is still room for improvement... Lowlights has been getting some really nice press in the form of …read more

Live gigs!

March 6, 2022

It's so exciting to be back playing live to audiences. After such a big hiatus, I really appreciate the magic that it is live music. It feels healing. Not just performing, but…read more


October 25, 2021

The new Spirograph Studies album, Lowlights, is out now!

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Anteloper gets some kudos!

September 27, 2021

Big thanks to PBS 106.7FM for giving Anteloper a plug! It was one of their Top Tracks on Feature Sounds for the week!

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Live Music is Back, Melbourne! Plus: Flipped Interviews are ON!

February 2, 2021

We all know it's been a difficult year. It is still going on for much of the world, and I hope that communities around this globe are doing their best to help each other out. …read more

“Startling Originality”

September 24, 2019

So, we put out the first Spirograph Studies album this year, and we've started receiving some reviews! This one appeared in The Australian, written by Eric Myers on August …read more

New album release, July 1!

April 7, 2019

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Sparkly, new Spirograph Studies videos!

March 7, 2019

Spirograph Studies have gotten around to filming a few select tracks from our up and coming release, Kindness Not Courtesy. We had a super fun day at Lorna Practice Rooms in …read more

New recordings and more!

July 3, 2018

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Things are afoot…

October 24, 2016

It is getting to the business end of the year now... This weekend is the wonderful Wangaratta Jazz Festival 2016, and it proves to be a great one! On Saturday, I'm playing with four different …read more

Hi Everyone!

May 15, 2016

So, I'm not very good at posting regularly. Is this a disclaimer? It looks like one. However, what I'm really doing (right this second) is letting you know that even though I don't blog my every …read more

New website… Excited??? Yes. Yes i am.

April 5, 2015

Hi Everyone! Welcome to the new Tamara Murphy website, the HQ of Murphy's Law and many other projects, old and new (more of that to come). Have a look around: check out some music, upcoming gigs, …read more

Murphy’s Law hit the Melbourne Recital Centre

May 4, 2014

Well, it’s been a busy couple of months! We’ve been gearing up for our upcoming show: This Saturday, May 10th, Murphy’s Law are performing Big Creatures & Little Creatures at the …read more

Ben Caplan Tour

January 8, 2014

Happy New Year everyone! I’ve just come off a nice little tour with Canadian singer, Ben Caplan. We started at the Woodford Folk Festival just after Christmas and played at a bunch of places on …read more

Thanks Roger Mitchell!

May 13, 2013

Thanks to Roger Mitchell for taking these lovely pics! I was playing with Cannonball – here is the link to the full article in Roger’s blog: …read more

Keller-Murphy-Browne gig review

January 23, 2013

Here’s a lovely review of the Keller-Murphy-Browne gig on Monday night at bennett’s lane, by Eric Pozza, from his blog, Canberra Jazz… To see it live, go to: …read more

Album of the week

January 14, 2013

We are very honoured by Eastside radio in Sydney, who have made Big Creatures & Little Creatures album of the week!! Go …read more

Bandcamp: we have arrived.

January 8, 2013

It’s a new year and here at Murphy’s Law HQ, we are trying to fulfil our resolutions by getting a bit more organised and putting all of our albums up on Bandcamp for all of our local supporters…read more

Here it is!

November 20, 2012

So, our newest album is available on Bandcamp! Go to to grab a copy… This is what it looks like:…read more

A **** band…. (or at least a *** review)

November 13, 2012

We just saw today’s copy of The Age, with a great review of our CD launch! …read more

CD LAUNCH shenannigans

November 11, 2012

Our CD launch is tonight!!! Hope to see lots of friendly folk down at Bennett’s Lane!! And in other news, we are now live on Bandcamp!! You can purchase our new album ‘Big Creatures & …read more

Big Creatures and Little Creatures are on their way!

October 16, 2012

Hey All! We’re very excited as our new CD is currently in production! We’ll have pics up here soon of the amazing artwork (by local artist, Jacqueline Murphy), plus we’re doing 100 special …read more