Rowland S Howard rockumentary Autoluminescent

Directed by Lynn-Maree Milburn in collaboration with Richard Lowenstein for Ghost Pictures, Autoluminescent tells the story of Melbourne musician Rowland S Howard.

A key figure in the Melbourne underground music scene, Howard was a member of The Boys Next Door and The Birthday Party. He penned their biggest song ‘Shivers’ when he was just 16.

In the doco, musicians Nick Cave, Mick Harvey (The Bad Seeds), Henry Rollins (Black Flag & Rollins Band) and Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth) all sing Howard’s praises who died in 2009.

The film opens Thursday and is distributed by Umbrella Entertainment.


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