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...
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...
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...
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...
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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...
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...