Sydney label 3BS Records was originally created by Blue Mountains-based musician Jonathan Pizzay as an outlet for his Mannheim Rocket and Klangberg projects, but has subsequently grown into a home for other artists sharing their label manager’s respect for experimental techno, ambient exploration, dystopian noise and low-end sonics. On this week’s Out From Under we’re guided through the back catalogue taking in fellow Mountains resident Broken Chip, New Zealand’s Borrowed cs, Simon Unwin ...
On this week’s Out From Under, two Australian artists working at the fringes of popular music; both on radically different musical trajectories, but nonetheless equally compelled by a deep desire to protect their own creative freedom. We hear from Via Tania, who discusses her twenty year career, playing with artists such as Prefuse 73, Tortoise, Marcus Popp and Jori Hulkonnen, and weaving her way from nineties grunge, through alt.jazz and Finnish techno to her recent work with a Chicago ...
On this week’s Out From Under, I feature two artists pushing back against the tyranny of the machine in electronic music – capturing inputs and processing outputs in ways that rely less directly on spending face time with the laptop screen. Alex White talks about Nadir, his noise collaboration with Ben Byrne, which rejects dark, power noise in favour of a light and bright counterpoint; and jazz musician Jacques Emery discusses the wide range of electronic output on his Sounds Are ...
Episode 3 of Out From Under is the first of a regular playlist series featuring newly released Australian eclectic and experimental music. In this episode we hear tracks from Fatti Frances’ latest project V/A; LUCIANBLOMKAMP in a remix by Marcus Whale; debut releases from The First Baboon Civilisation and HVISKE; soundtrack work from Karli White and The Vainglories; plus music from Mollusc, Ela Stiles (pictured), Exotic Snake and the new solo release from The Night Terrors’ Miles Brown. ...
Out From Under is a weekly exploration of eclectic and experimental Australian music, presented by Stuart Buchanan. This second episode features an interview with renowned Australian improvisational trio, The Necks – celebrating the release of their new record, ‘Vertigo’, and their current 30th anniversary tour, which takes in Europe and North America over the next two months. Chris Abrahams and Tony Buck discuss their wholly-improvised live shows and their approach to studio ...
Eclectic and experimental Australian music, presented by Stuart Buchanan – weaving documentary stories and interviews with new music specials and live performances. In this first episode, we take a deep dive into ‘Pretty Gritty’ – an intimate experimental music event in Sydney’s Redfern district, where you’re greeted at the door with delicious home baking and a warm welcome from curator Gail Priest. Plus, interviews and music with three artists from the most recent ‘Pretty ...
The end of the first season of Repercussions, featuring another selection of touchstone moments in electronic and dance music history.
Rewind back a quarter of a century to 1989, to a time that is known as ‘the second summer of love’.
Celebrating the seminal album 'Entroducing' by DJ Shadow.
Revisits some of the important electronic records of the 1960s, tracing the journey from musique concrète and tape loop experiments, to sci-fi classics and psychedelic freak-outs
Stuart Buchanan and guest Luke Telford take a 60-minute fly through the Fly-Lo catalogue.
Revisiting the debut album from Underworld Mark 2, Dubnobasswithmyheadman, celebrating the 20th anniversary of its release.
A salute to producer Mark Bell, co-founder of Warp Records’ duo LFO, who passed away in October 2014.
Discussing Thom Yorks's exploratory adventures in electronic music, on the release of his album 'Tomorrow's Modern Boxes'
Young Fathers join Stuart Buchanan to share some of their musical influences past and present.
Stuart Buchanan and Peter Hollo discuss the seminal album from Aphex Twin.
Stuart Buchanan takes a survey of the instrumental grime scene.
Stuart Buchanan rewinds through 99 Records release slate.
Stuart Buchanan revisits ‘Dummy’ via a selection of album tracks, b-sides, live versions and original sample sources.
Seekae visit Repercussions to curate a selection of eclectic tracks that have influenced their work to date.
Exploring the expanding world of experimental R&B with FKA Twigs and more.