Michael Stratford Hutch

One-time cellist, ballroom dance champion, youth cult leader, Cocteau Twins superfan, and karate kid, now bringing you the best in new Australian music (at least until I get into clown school).

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Nazira on her time in Australia & the rewards & challenges of building community

Kazakhstan’s NAZIRA (Nazira Kassenova) is an electrifying DJ, blending incessant techno thumpers with a diverse range of material, from Princess Nokia‘s ‘Brujas’, to propulsive electro, to frenetic breaks.

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Rainbow Chan on her new record ‘Pillar’, the importance of playfulness, & reconnecting with her Weitou heritage

Multi-dimensional vocalist, songwriter, producer and mixed-media artist RAINBOW CHAN has released Pillar, her second full-length record.

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Enderie & Call Compatible on their split EP, ‘Valued Mutuals’ & the importance of local scenes

ENDERIE (aka Sydney-via-Brisbane Andrew McLellan) and CALL COMPATIBLE (aka Sydney’s Del Lumanta) are long-time instigators of the Australian electronic music scene, involved in a slew of different projects over the 2010s.

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Talking Club Princi with host & organiser, Princi

New club nights are plentiful in Sydney, but it takes more than hiring a venue and putting some acts on to really make a club night.

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Rebel Yell on her new single ‘Night Drive’ & her next LP

Since releasing 2018’s industrial, acid-tinged Hired Muscle, Sydney-via-Brisbane’s Grace Stevenson AKA REBEL YELL has showed no sign of slowing down.

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Lonelyspeck makes a dazzling return with new single & clip, ‘My Angel Goes Before Me’

Adelaide-based singer-songwriter, producer and visual artist Sione Teumohenga, AKA LONELYSPECK has returned with their first new material since 2017’s Lave EP.

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imbi the girl is on a roll with new single ‘our room’ & news of their November tour

Sydney-based neo-soul artist and poet IMBI THE GIRL has followed up their recent single ‘i used to’, featuring Perth’s SUPEREGO, with the hypnotic ‘our room’, as well as announcing two headline shows in Sydney and Melbourne this November.

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Tzekin champions a remarkable international community with ‘Skyline Death Remixes’

TZEKIN (aka Sydney-based producer and Eternal Dragonz co-founder Justin Tam) has released Skyline Death Remixes, a continuation of his triumphant debut LP Skyline Death, released last year.

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Tzekin announces ‘Skyline Death Remixes,’ shares a new cut from Sam Rui & Slodown

TZEKIN (aka Sydney-based producer and Eternal Dragonz co-founder Justin Tam) has announced the forthcoming release of Skyline Death Remixes, a continuation of his triumphant debut LP ‘Skyline Death,’ released last year.

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Andy Garvey breaks cover with her spacious debut EP

ANDY GARVEY is no stranger to taking the long road.

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DJ Plead on his new EP, ‘Pleats Plead’

Since emerging as one third of BV (FKA Black Vanilla), Melbourne-based producer, selector and SUMAC co-head DJ PLEAD has moved from strength to strength with each year that passes.

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Milan Ring on her breakout 2018, new single ‘Step Back’ & her debut national tour

Sydney-based MILAN RING released new single ‘Step Back’ at the beginning of March – a sensuous track about “finding your internal light and resilience” and “brushing off negative rhetoric and not allowing it to shake you.