Born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, Adam Pearce grew up with a love for music and acting. Inspired by bands like Radiohead and Linkin Park, he began playing piano and guitar from a young age. After discovering Porter Robinson’s “Say My Name” and Deadmau5’s “Strobe”, In 2011 he began DJing and producing electronic music. In the past two years Adam has had official releases on Dim Mak Records, Suicidesheep & Lowly/Chill Nation, his debut EP is being released December 7th, 2018.
With merely 2 years of activity, pluko has gone from bedroom producer to main stage act. Hailing from the small town of Hollidaysburg, PA, Sam Martinsen has racked up over 50 million plays across platforms while securing slots doing live sets at major festivals throughout North America. His bass-filled tracks and intricate weaving of each and every record provide a sound you would hear from veterans of the industry, not typically from an 18-year-old. Producing from his home studio, pluko is bringing about a whole new and exciting vibe to the ever-growing electronic scene. Influenced by the likes of ODESZA, Porter Robinson, and Tourist, it is without a doubt that pluko is the next name up in the industry.
Tourist, aka Will Phillips is known heavily as an artist's artist with fans including Flume & Porter Robinson. His critically acclaimed and triple j feature album U (2016) came following a GRAMMY win for co-writing Sam Smith's breakout single “Stay With Me." Previously he's released four EP's including a self-titled debut (2012), Tonight (2013), Patterns (2014) , Wash (2017) with lead single “We Stayed Up All Night” feat. Ardyn becoming a radio favorite. His most recent album "Everyday" was released in early 2019 and featured the songs ”Apollo”, “Someone Else”, “Hearts” and the most recent track “Emily," a mesmerizing and atmospheric dance song that perfectly encapsulates Tourist's unrivaled talent as a producer and composer.
Melbourne is currently teeming with some of the most promising electronic dance music producers to hit the scene in years. At only 20 years of age and with one Platinum Record (Anyway Feat Mimoza) under his belt already, Tyron Hapi is making his mark as one of the most promising ‘up-and-coming’ producers Australia has to offer. Tyron’s growing discography of originals, remixes and collaborations amassing upwards of 100million streams are being released on some of the world’s best known labels including: Teamwrk, SPINNIN’, Universal, Dim Mak, Bourne Recordings and Armada Records (just to name a few) through his Alias – AC3
A self-taught pianist and natural musical talent like Tyron’s, doesn’t come around often. In 2011 he was earmarked as someone with an exceptional musical ability when he was accepted into the highly respected ‘Victorian College of the Arts’ Secondary School on a ‘Drumming Scholarship.’ There Tyron learned in detail about music theory, which gave him the platform to focus his skills into a more professional sounding product and prepare him for what lay ahead. He’s paved a pathway that has lead him to collaborate with some of Australia’s best known artists such as: Will Sparks, Timmy Trumpet and Joel Fletcher. Just one listen to Tyron’s productions and it is evident that all his hard work and study have held him in good stead, together with the technical proficiency in his productions, that belies his young age.
Mashd N Kutcher are NOT your average DJ’s.
The pair of Brisbane-grown musicians have progressed from local DJs to one of the most prominent electronic acts to grace the music scene in recent years, with an ever-growing list of successes including being voted Australia’s #1 DJ duo (inthemix 2015), producing multiple Gold-selling records, hitting the one million followers mark on Facebook and achieving viral video success for their infamous ‘mashups’ almost too many times to count and continue to make waves around the world combining music, multimedia and exhilarating live-electronic performances.
Since meeting each other in 2014, the classically trained pianist and drummer merged as a duo with a mission to defy what is considered to be ‘normal’ in electronic dance music. Creating a concept for a live show, that combined their love of music and incredible array of skills as multi-instrumentalists, DJs and producers to develop a world-class live show – proving themselves as not just musicians and DJs but creative masterminds and all round entertainers.
MNK are no strangers to commercial radio success, with multiple Gold-selling productions, as well as securing a weekly spot on one of Australia’s largest national commercial stations and undertaking multiple sold-out tours each year across Australia, Asia, New Zealand, North America, South America and Europe.
Three years later, Mashd N Kutcher have fast become one of the most buzzed about acts in the industry, both within Australia and abroad. While their live-shows keep the dance floors jam-packed, their music has been keeping Australia’s airwaves busy with their two Platinum and Gold selling records ‘Do It Now’ and ‘My Sunshine’, a track that came in as #1 Most Played record on Australian Radio in February by any Australian artist and reached #5 overall on iTunes. ‘Do It Now’ reached over 1 million plays on YouTube alone and was added to every major commercial station across the country.
Unless you’ve been living free from social media, there is no doubt Mashd N Kutcher would have appeared in your newsfeed one time or another, the pair have one of Australia’s biggest social reaches online in music, with each video reaching tens of millions of views – leaving the boys with over 250 million video views in total, winning the boys praise and partnerships from globally recognised brands such as Dominos, Subway and Optus to name a few and international media coverage on some of the world’s biggest news outlets including The Discovery Channel, CBS, Good Morning America and Inside Edition.
Kicking 2017 off with a bang, MNK signed to powerhouse-label Universal Music Group and highly esteemed publishing company BMG, which in turn has seen their new single ‘Pretend’ featuring Park Avenue released globally on all platforms.
Impressively, the boys’ social media stats speak for themselves. With 1 million followers on Facebook, 50 thousand Instagrammers, a whopping 100,000 viewers on Snapchat and over 200,000 YouTube subscribers. There’s no slowing down.
Wuki is the genre-blending solo project of Los Angeles-based producer Kris Barman. Influenced by the sounds of Detroit ghettotech and Chicago footwork scenes, Barman’s ability to seamlessly mix booty, breaks, electro, and house into hard-hitting club-shakers has become a trademark of the Wuki sound. The ever evolving Wuki, has done official remixes for some of Electronic Music’s top artists including for The Chainsmokers, RL Grime, Kill The Noise, Galantis and has releases on notable imprints such as Mad Decent, OWSLA & more .