Byron Shire Echo 29th Nov, 2010. This very clever album which falls under the genre of K-Indie Rock is beautifully produced and offers something very intelligent for young people. Michael Turner ex- Durga Babies, has been working producing high quality children's music for the last decade. Read more




Byron Shire NewsNov 2010. An echidna living in a tree stump in Michael Turner’s backyard was the inspiration for the Byron Bay music teacher’s second children’s album. The Spikey and Friends “In My Backyard” CD will be launched at The Mullum Music Festival on Sunday, November 28 at noon at the The Drill Hall.

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northern starNov 2010. Let’s face it none of us really wants to grow up. Some, though, make a living out of it, like Byron Bay musician Michael Turner.
Turner has recently released his latest children’s album and book, “In My Backyard”, as part of Spikey & Friends, attributing his child-like persona as the key to his success. Read more




Art of Healing

Dec/Feb 2008. Michael Turner is a gentle, caring soul with a huge passion for the environment and for children and families around the world. Today in Australia and India, he continues to work with disadvantaged children. "The Peaceful Stars" (singing project) is the culmination of a long and varied journey that has been evolving for some time. Read more