CUTTERS023 > KNIGHTLIFE – "DON'T STOP"

CUTTERS023 > KNIGHTLIFE – “DON’T STOP”

After kicking off Cut Copy’s recent critically acclaimed Oceans Apart compilation of underground Melbourne dance culture, Knightlife’s majestic “Don’t Stop” finally sees a vinyl release of on his new 12”, accompanied by a Suzanne Kraft remix and new acid tinged techno jam Interstate 08. With effortless panache, Don’t Stop channels...
CUT COPY PRESENTS 'OCEANS APART' - DOCUMENTARY FILM

CUT COPY PRESENTS ‘OCEANS APART’ – DOCUMENTARY FILM

The ‘partner experience’ to the Oceans Apart DJ mix is a documentary short film directed and shot by Thomas Pollard, which further examines the current musical landscape and climate behind the compilation. Exploring the stories of 4 artists and groups; Andras Fox, NO ZU, Sleep-D and Animals Dancing, the 12-minute...
OCEANS APART - A GLIMPSE OF MELBOURNE DANCE CULTURE

OCEANS APART – A GLIMPSE OF MELBOURNE DANCE CULTURE

It’s been a busy year of performing, travel and insomnia, but as globetrotting Melbourne ambassadors we’ve also been busy putting together Oceans Apart, a 19-track snapshot of our hometown’s thriving underground dance music scene and club culture. The exciting project is the product of our observations between long bouts of...
CUTTERS017 > NILE DELTA – "AZTEC EP"

CUTTERS017 > NILE DELTA – “AZTEC EP”

Once again we have been summoned to worship at the temple of Nile Delta. He has grown to become one of our favorite sons here at Cutters. Ever consistent and constantly evolving, he returns as the architect of the “Aztec EP”, his third release for Cutters Records. Building on the...
CUTTERS019 > KAUF - "AS MUCH AGAIN EP"

CUTTERS019 > KAUF – “AS MUCH AGAIN EP”

We introduced you last month to our newest signing; Kauf, with his debut vinyl release “Relocate”. Now digital listeners FINALLY get their first chance to enjoy Kauf’s music in the form of his immersive AS MUCH AGAIN EP. The LA based artist has been honing his own dark twist on...
CUTTERS015 > KNIGHTLIFE - WITHOUT LOVE

CUTTERS015 > KNIGHTLIFE – WITHOUT LOVE

There’s some good news for you this week because Knightlife has returned with a synth-laden new single, “Without Love“, to follow up 2011’s rather excellent and much praised “I Want You EP”. For the uninitiated, Mike Gamwell, better known as Knightlife, is one of our most prolific artists, a keen...
CUTTERS014 > MIRACLES CLUB - U&ME

CUTTERS014 > MIRACLES CLUB – U&ME

Since we’ve known them, the Miracles Club have been on a mission spreading the joys of classic dance music vibes with their own unique pop twist. Their style draws from an expansive palette including early New York & Chicago house, Detroit techno, and psychedelic pop. On stage The Miracles Club...
CUTTERS012 > BEN BROWNING - LOVERMOTION

CUTTERS012 > BEN BROWNING – LOVERMOTION

This week sees the release of Cut Copy bassist Ben Browning’s much anticipated solo EP titled Lover Motion. With this release, he reveals his own talent for penning perfect crystalline pop that salutes both the past and the future, with 5 tracks laden with classic melody and ethereal synthesizer tones....
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CUTTERS025 > STATUE – "B U I L T" VINYL RELEASE

CUTTERS025 > STATUE – “B U I L T” VINYL RELEASE

STATUE is a new percussion-based dance project erected by two unique drummers, Tom Gould and Nicolaas Oogjes. Having become known for laying rhythmic foundations of cult Melbourne dance bands WORLDS END PRESS and NO ZU, the pair have now joined forces to unveil STATUE, a strange new landmark in the dance music landscape.

Combining raw material...
KNIGHTLIFE - 'DON'T STOP' VIDEO TRAILER

KNIGHTLIFE – ‘DON’T STOP’ VIDEO TRAILER

So… if you need more convincing to love this new knightlife release, have peek at the video trailer, featuring some vintage morning-after rave footage. And some people that probably should be reminded the party’s over. Hey, we’ve all been there right?… ok maybe it’s just me… enjoy. (or if you’re old fashioned and wanna just...
OCEANS APART > ARTIST OF THE DAY 7 - SLEEP D

OCEANS APART > ARTIST OF THE DAY 7 – SLEEP D

Melbourne house fixtures Sleep D come from beyond the Frankston train line, an area in the city’s southern fringes that is certainly not synonymous with challenging electronic music. The duo’s Corey Kikos and Maryos Syawish tailor performances heavily to each show but have laid down more permanent cerebrations across 3 EPs. Helming deep party series...
OCEANS APART > ARTIST OF THE DAY 6 - MICHAEL OZONE

OCEANS APART > ARTIST OF THE DAY 6 – MICHAEL OZONE

With inimitable style, Melbourne loon Michael Ozone is an artist embodying the purest form of absurdist energy. Dropping his debut 12″ on LA label ESP Institute, he has since launched Home Loan Records to issue local greats Andras Fox, Total Control, Zanzibar Chanel and No Zu. Amazing taste! Check out his visual style in the...
LISTEN >  OCEANS APART - STREAMING NOW ON PITCHFORK ADVANCE

LISTEN > OCEANS APART – STREAMING NOW ON PITCHFORK ADVANCE

Just letting y’all know that the full stream of the DJ-Mix compilation Cut Copy presents: Oceans Apart – A glimpse of Melbourne dance culture is up now via Pitchfork Advance. So wait no longer! you can check out the stream here. If you want to skip this all together, you can also pre order the...
OCEANS APART > ARTIST OF THE DAY 5 – COOBER PEDY UNIVERSITY BAND

OCEANS APART > ARTIST OF THE DAY 5 – COOBER PEDY UNIVERSITY BAND

Coober Pedy University Band is the studio project of Lewie Day, aka Tornado Wallace, and Otologic‘s Tom Moore. Coining the term “Krautback”, their psychedelic output will transplant you to the red and arid outback of South Australia in a sun-stroked state of delirium. With Chet Faker contributing reverb washed vocals to the after dark creeper...
OCEANS APART > ARTIST OF THE DAY 4 - FANTASTIC MAN

OCEANS APART > ARTIST OF THE DAY 4 – FANTASTIC MAN

Absorbing a wide periphery of techno, house, disco and out there sound, Fantastic Man aka Mic Newman’s considered tracks are dense with ideas and authenticity. With a hulking discography, he is one of the most proactive makers on the scene. Internationally championed with a string of sold out EPs on New York’s Let’s Play House...
OCEANS APART > ARTIST OF THE DAY 3 – ANDRAS & OSCAR

OCEANS APART > ARTIST OF THE DAY 3 – ANDRAS & OSCAR

Number 3 in our Artist of the day series are the infinitely talented Andras Fox and Oscar Key Sung. Andras lays down his light-footed outdoor groove and flotation tank funk while Oscar ad-libs his sensual vocal takes to worn tape. Their smooth collaborative EPs; Embassy Café ‎and the newly-released Café Romantica reference two late night...
OCEANS APART > ARTIST OF THE DAY 2 - BELL TOWERS

OCEANS APART > ARTIST OF THE DAY 2 – BELL TOWERS

Bell Towers’ distinctive productions toy with techno, early house paranoia, italo disco and j-pop. First committing menacing tracks to Hole In The Sky, he’s since dropped 4 releases on Munich’s excellent Public Possession and another for Prins Thomas’ Internasjonal, backed with remixes from The Idjut Boys, Samo DJ and Ruf Dug. Having recently relocated to...
OCEANS APART > ARTIST OF THE DAY 1 - WORLDS END PRESS

OCEANS APART > ARTIST OF THE DAY 1 – WORLDS END PRESS

For those of you less familiar with some of the names on the forthcoming Oceans Apart compilation, we’ve decided to start an Artist Of The Day series in the leadup to the release to give a short taste of what each artist is about. Hopefully many of you will make some surprising discoveries along the...
OCEANS APART x MELBOURNE MUSIC WEEK

OCEANS APART x MELBOURNE MUSIC WEEK

Earlier this week we announced Oceans Apart, a compilation record featuring the best of Melbourne’s current live artists who are defining dance music and club culture in our home city. And now you have an opportunity to see a showcase selection of the artists from the compilation performing live at our Oceans Apart event at...
CUT COPY – MEET ME IN A HOUSE OF LOVE (NILE DELTA REMIX) FREE DOWNLOAD

CUT COPY – MEET ME IN A HOUSE OF LOVE (NILE DELTA REMIX) FREE DOWNLOAD

Melbourne’s dancefloor wizard Joel Dickson, aka Nile Delta, who last graced us with his solid EP “Aztec”, is currently supporting his friends and fellow Australians Cut Copy on their US tour. And now, he delivers this infectious, acid-tinged rework of “Meet Me In A House Of Love”, a standout track from Cut Copy’s latest album...