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Oscar Dawson

PRODUCER/SONGWRITER

Oscar Dawson is a producer, composer, songwriter and musician, based in Melbourne, Australia.

Oscar’s most recent producer credits include Ali Barter’s A Suitable Girl (2017), Alex Lahey’s I Love You Like A Brother (2017) and singles from Bec Sandridge, murmurmur, British India, and Samsaruh.

Oscar is a founding member of the band HOLY HOLY, which he still writes for and performs in, and has collaborated as a session musician with projects such as Pez, Seth Sentry, Thelma Plum, MPhazes, Grey Ghost, Matik and Cash For Gold.

Oscar also composes for film and TV projects. His work on the short film Belle De Jour won best music at the 2013 Berlin Fashion Film Festival, and his work on the film Swim was nominated in the best music category at the 2013 St Kilda Film Festival. He also worked on the short We Keep On Dancing, winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the 2014 Palm Springs Film Festival, as well as the film A Great Man, directed by brother Joshua Dawson.

SELECTED CREDITS

Holy Holy – ‘Faces’ (Co-Writer, Producer)
Samsaruh – ‘The Beginning’ (Co-Writer, Producer & Mixer)
Joyride – ‘Blue Batmans’ (Co-Writer, Producer & Mixer)
Bec Sandridge – ‘Animal’ (Producer & Mixer)
Busby Marou – ‘Sounds Of Summer’ (Producer & Mixer)
Eliza & The Delusionals – ‘Jackie’ (Producer & Mixer)
San Mei – ‘Wonder’ (Producer & Mixer)
British India – ‘Precious’ (Producer & Mixer)
Alex Lahey – ‘Don’t Be So Hard On Yourself’ (Mixer)

Stream all songs on Spotify here.

24Jun2019

Oscar Dawson and Will Cuming finalists in the Vanda and Young Songwriting Competition

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28Jan2018

Native Tongue writers score place in Triple J Hottest 100 list

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24Feb2017

Holy Holy unveil sophomore album PAINT

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15Mar2016

Courtney Barnett, Marlon Williams, Kingswood and Oscar Dawson nominated for APRA Music Awards

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29Jul2015

Native Tongue welcomes Oscar Dawson

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