Biography

Alt/Hip-Hop project of Brendon Boney. Gamilaroi. Wiradjuri. First Nations. Producer. Former Music Teacher. Pizza lover. Wagga born. Ettalong Beach now.

Blending his irreverent Alt/Hip-Hop influences with New Wave influences of the 80s, The Magpie Swoop sees Brendon Boney stepping away from the acoustic folk world and sharing something that feels original and uniquely himself.

As part of the act Microwave Jenny, Brendon Boney’s music has been played on community radio nationwide as well as triple j, double j, unearthed & fbi radio while performing across Australia, NZ, Asia, the UK at festivals such as Bluesfest (Byron Bay), Woodford Folk Festival (Woodford), Friendship Festival (Seoul).

Brendon’s work has featured in television series Gods of Wheat Street (ABC1), Redfern Now (SBS), Offspring (Network 10), Winners & Losers (Seven Network), Underbelly Chopper (The Nine Network) and the film version of the landmark musical Bran New Dae.

He’s also composed for Bangarra Dance Theatre, Belvoir Theatre, Ensemble Theatre and Ilbijerri Theatre touring with acclaimed comedy production Black Ties as Music Director on top of also making his acting debut.