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Murray Paterson (born 1963) is an Australian songwriter and musician most notable for his collaborations with Tex Perkins.

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Among his compositions are: Fine Mess and Ice in the Sun from the Tex Perkins album Dark Horses; Lucid, Midnight Sunshine and A Name on Every One from the Tex Perkins’ Dark Horses album Sweet Nothing; Paycheques and Someday I’ll Forget from the Tex, Don and Charlie album All is Forgiven. He also contributed I Miss Your Big White Bum to the Joel Silbersher album Greasy Lens.

Paterson and Perkins co-scored the soundtrack for the film Beautiful Kate, the directorial feature debut from Rachel Ward. With Perkins he received an ARIA nomination in 2009 for Best Original Soundtrack/Cast/Show Album for the soundtrack.

Paterson contributed significantly to 2011 self-titled release Tex Perkins and the Dark Horses and to Everyone’s Alone in 2012.

Paterson oversees HEADLAND, a film-retrieval project in which 8mm film shot by amateur moviemakers involved with the Northern NSW surf-culture in the 1970s is collected and archived. His score for the edited footage, sound/track, was released in Australia in 2013 and in the UK and Europe in 2014.

Dr Paterson lectured in Contemporary Art Theory at Southern Cross University, Lismore, New South Wales between 1999 and 2013. He received his Doctorate of Philosophy for the ficto-critical work Wonderstruck.


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