STATUE - 'MONUMENT' VIDEO

STATUE – ‘MONUMENT’ VIDEO

Following on from his STATUE’S debut BUILT EP, the new release, titled MONUMENT is carved from a much larger slab of earth-rattling techno. The Video for MONUMENT is the brainchild of Australian director Alex Badham and features the hypnotic movements of dancer Natalie Abbott filmed in Melbourne in late 2016....
CUTTERS032 > STATUE – “MONUMENT”

CUTTERS032 > STATUE – “MONUMENT”

STATUE is a live percussion based dance project, the brainchild of Melbourne drummer Tom Gould. Over the past five years he has honed his craft in cult Melbourne bands NO ZU and Worlds End press but now greets the dance world under the moniker STATUE. After featuring in last years...
CUTTERS029 > NO ZU – “HI GLOSS”

CUTTERS029 > NO ZU – “HI GLOSS”

NO ZU extend their very own world of percussive groove and “Heat Beat” into deeper territories than ever on their “Hi Gloss EP” which will be released next week. And to give us our first taste they have unveiled the title track “Hi Gloss” for our listening pleasure. Hi Gloss...
CUTTERS026 > BOBBY BOOMERANG – "UNCHARTED WATERS"

CUTTERS026 > BOBBY BOOMERANG – “UNCHARTED WATERS”

We have a special release hot off the shelves this week, in the form of Bobby Boomerang‘s “Uncharted Waters”. While Bobby may be vaguely known to some having DJed at some of Melbourne’s more esoteric club nights and day parties, he is undoubtedly better known as Dan Whitford, front man...
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...
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CUTTERS034 > TUNNEL SIGNS & WILL BUCK – “SPIRITS”

CUTTERS034 > TUNNEL SIGNS & WILL BUCK – “SPIRITS”

  Tunnel Signs is the nom de plume of Australian born lover, fighter and romantic, Ash Moses. With a taste for playing and producing records that embrace the darkness, Moses parts the sea and finds the wonky middle ground between reverb drenched postpunk, hypnotic techno and spaced out disco. Having previously seen releases on labels...
CUTTERS031 > ARA KOUFAX – “ADULT CONCEPTS”

CUTTERS031 > ARA KOUFAX – “ADULT CONCEPTS”

Our newest release is from one of our current faves, Ara Koufax. Having provided us with “Brenda“, one of the standout anthems of last year’s Oceans Apart compilation, they return to Cutters to share Adult Concepts: a celebration of the year’s end and a snapshot of what can be expected of Ara Koufax in 2016....
CUTTERS028 > KNIGHTLIFE – “VII”

CUTTERS028 > KNIGHTLIFE – “VII”

Since first emerging from Melbourne’s smoke-machine laden dance floors of the late ’00s, Mike Gamwell’s penchant for forward-thinking electronica paired with meticulous production has entrenched him in the consciousness of avid dance music enthusiasts and casual listeners alike. Having signed to Cutters Records, Gamwell released a string of EPs and high-profile remixes that succintly encapsulated...
CUTTERS027 > SPEED PAINTERS – “BELLARINE II”

CUTTERS027 > SPEED PAINTERS – “BELLARINE II”

Following their limited edition 12″ vinyl release, SPEED PAINTERS bring us the second installment of their debut recordings as a 6 track EP aptly titled BELLARINE II. This time they delve even further into the deeper, darker reaches of their sound, with ever-evolving arpeggiator rhythms, metallic percussion and beautifully layered atmospheric house melodies. Also joining...
DJ MIX > SPEED PAINTERS – DUBLAB: FARAWAY RADIO

DJ MIX > SPEED PAINTERS – DUBLAB: FARAWAY RADIO

Our boys Speed Painters just did a DJ mix on Cooper Saver’s “Faraway” radio show on Dublab. As you might imagine from their own musical output, it’s quite a diverse journey through the outer fringes of experimental electronic, techno and disco. So lose yourself for an hour and soak it all in!
STATUE / SPEED PAINTERS DUAL LAUNCH (MELB)...

STATUE / SPEED PAINTERS DUAL LAUNCH (MELB)…

We are excited to announce the launch of new EPs for two unique acts to emerge from the dark strobing shadows and smoke machine haze of Melbourne’s dance underground. STATUE and SPEED PAINTERS will be performing live for the first time alongside CUT COPY DJs, ARA KOUFAX and TURKISH PRISON. It’s a stacked lineup, so...
CUTTERS024 > SPEED PAINTERS – "BELLARINE"

CUTTERS024 > SPEED PAINTERS – “BELLARINE”

SPEED PAINTERS are a unique collective of musicians who improvise simmering, slow-burning house music, built from a foundation of techno, disco and experimental/found sound. Over the past few years, the group (Nick Huggins, Oscar O’Bryan, Jon Tjhia and Tig Huggins) have bewitched dancefloors in the rainy backyards, band rooms and basement clubs of their hometown...
KNIGHTLIFE – SHARES NEW TRACK "HEAVYDOWN"

KNIGHTLIFE – SHARES NEW TRACK “HEAVYDOWN”

So, some good news… Knightlife has shared a brand new track with us today, taken from “VII”; his forthcoming 4 track EP due out in August. It’s a more stripped back and minimal knightlife jam than previous releases, tipping his hat to the legends of detroit techno and modern acid luminaries like Daniel Avery and...
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...