999999999 are an imposing and inescapable presence at the vanguard of the hard techno scene. In the studio and on stage, the immediacy of uncompromising machine music collides with the unpredictability of improvisation to create an ever-shifting, forward-pushing energetic force.
The British-Pakistani producer is big on drums, whether tabla-tapping or plucky dembow rhythms, and is part of a new vanguard of party starters who are creating a pan-global underground sound with a certain London energy.
Akua is a Ghanian-American artist based in Brooklyn. Her practice as a DJ has developed throughout the years to uniquely encompass her passion for techno - not only as an apparatus for dance, but one of self discovery, community building, & unrestricted knowledge.
Anz is a DJ and Producer based in Manchester, renowned for her genre-spanning productions and mixes. Across her work, she unearths the links between Electro, UK Garage, Jungle and more.
AROHA is a dynamic producer and DJ redefining the sonic landscape. Known for her electrifying performances and deep knowledge of music, AROHA’s sets are a fusion of house and techno, infused with elements of breakbeat, electro, footwork, and UK bass, forging a unique and irresistible signature sound.
Aurora Halal is a producer, DJ, and creator of Brooklyn’s influential Mutual Dreaming party series & the Sustain-Release festival. Shadowy and psychedelic, her hardware live & DJ sets have a hazy sensuality and metallic dance floor intensity that’s at turns playful, dark, euphoric, and emotionally vulnerable.
Bailey is one of the most exciting sonic prospects representing the new London scene. His versatility makes him unpredictable. Unbound by genre, his music often sits in the middle of the spectrum of darker UK rave music.
Bambounou is a Parisian DJ and Producer, whose originality and forward thinking style sees him operating at the forefront of today’s dance music scene.
Bertie is a DJ, Producer, Party Promoter and Radio Host based in Naarm, known for her energic and eclectic stylings grounded groove. Expect an accordant amalgamation of disco, house, acid, prog and genre blenders across the wider spectrum of dance music.
Is a multidisciplinary artist and DJ who hails from Bogotá, Colombia. Her cutting-edge selection blends Latin-inspired percussive rhythms ranging from dembow, raptor house, tribal, guaracha, reggaeton, and brazilian funk, with bass-heavy, low-end groove club music.
Cakes is a leading figure of the queer hip-hop explosion in New York that took place in 2011. His witty flow and unapologetic delivery helped push him to the forefront of discussion as the media’s interest in LGBTQ+ visibility and themes in hip-hop heightened.
DJ, radio host, curator, label head and party promoter - CC:DISCO! is hopelessly lost in music and there’s no turning back. Playing disco, house and boogie cuts with her heart at the controls, CC triggers a joyous feedback loop that infects the dancefloor. There’s no pretension, only pure feeling.
New Zealand brothers Ben and Louis Helliker-Hales have worked together for the past 8 years, producing and DJing informed house and techno as Chaos In The CBD.The brothers work with motifs drawn from the historical continuum of house music, paying homage to the timeless classics of the dance spectrum.
Chippy Nonstop takes her moniker from her teen nickname (her friends called her “Chippy” because of her love of eating potato chips) combined with her relentless hustling nature. And there’s a reason the name has stuck.
Chlär holds this perpetual need to learn and improve, convinced of the fundamental relationships humans share with the groove. His productions and performances are attempts to awaken the tribal and primitive instinct that sleeps in each of us.
Clara Cuvé, a prodigious electronic DJ and producer from Munich, Germany, has left her mark on the music scene with her infectious beats and unique sound.
Cromby’s career is on a steep upward trajectory; the Irish DJ and producer who calls Berlin home, has played at major clubs and festivals all over the world.
Raised in Tulmur/Ipswich and now based in Meanjin/Brisbane, dameeeela has steadily amassed a following and reputation as one of the city's most in-demand selectors.
DJ PGZ is a Gunai/Kurnai & Yorta Yorta artist, DJ and producer, harnessing a deep love for underground club sounds from around the world. His
If you’re going to pick a name like Dan Shake, you better have the goods to back it up. With a never-ending tour schedule and his own productions in the record bags of countless established DJ heroes, Shake lives up to his billing.
DJ and producer from England whose hazy, experimental dance tracks are equally suitable for dance clubs as and home listening
Watching DJ BORING in action is the antithesis of his mundane pseudonym; vibrant, energising, fun and full of passion, Tristan Hallis puts his all into every set. Over the last few years he has ascended rapidly thanks to his dazzling displays, impeccable selection and high quality productions.
Gigolo means Playboy, but the word originally derives from the ancient French "Gigole" which used to mean Dancing Woman. This makes DJ Gigola both, a dancing woman and a playboy. Where others see tension and contradiction, DJ Gigola sees a chance for creation
Gabrielle Kwarteng's journey so far is one of passion, dedication and the occasional strike of fate. Born and raised in New York, Kwarteng's name has recently risen in prominence throughout a challenging time for dance music and club culture.
Gerd Janson is one of the most highly respected DJs in the world of house and techno. Quite often, “highly respected” goes hand-in-hand with “underrated” but over the past few years, audiences around the world have also found out what insider types already knew: Janson is a DJ that reconfigures the classics you already knew in an unexpected way – and introduce you to new classics, a few months (or years) before you’ll hear them played everywhere else.
Fresh off the back of a European tour, the enigmatic Naarm (Melbourne) based Glass Beams will radiate their unique brand of serpentine psychedelia.
Mike Blyth aka Hasvat Informant is a Producer / DJ from Naarm, Australia. Mike has established a respectable repertoire of releases across many notable European labels including; Amniote Editions, Mama Told Ya, Space Trax Trax and Ute Rec.
nitially established in 2004 at The Eagle, an innocuous gay bar in London’s Vauxhall, Horse Meat Disco has evolved into a powerful force in queer and club culture as a whole, while staying local to its original home, each and every Sunday.
The mysterious French producer I Hate Models first broke onto the underground techno scene with the release of his 2015 debut Persephone, an onslaught of crunchy, industrial-tinged techno. But it would be his penchant for ripping up the genre rule book that made him stand out from the crowd, embracing acid, EBM, Trance, rave culture, and psychedelics in his future productions.
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Australian ambient house/techno DJ/producer Willaris. K (born Jack McAllister) has a sound that is ever-morphing and hard to define, but is firmly planted in the electronic underground.
Reshaping Australia’s electronic music scene, Jennifer Loveless is a palpable force behind the decks, a well-loved community member and stand-out talent in the local dance scene of Australia.
Inarguably one of Australia’s biggest house luminaries, Melbourne native Janette Pitruzzello aka DJ JNETT has been spinning records and creating heat in Melbourne’s music industry since the early 90s.
Few DJ’s have worked as hard, earned their stripes as honestly or are as universally loved as Job Jobse.
Kessler aka Eddy Kennedy is proving himself as a staple of modern electronic music. Tipped as one of the most exciting producers and selectors, collecting records & studying production from an early age enabled him to showcase his deep passion for music.
Kia’s speedy rise to notoriety is no surprise. Although young, Kia plays with the confidence and experience expected of a DJ with many more years under their belt.
KiNK’s music is unifying in the best possible way. Channeling the spirit and feeling of a time where it didn’t really matter who the faces behind the music were, KiNK plays with the elements of genres and sub-genres as if the future of it all is still wide-open.
Prepare to move as KSMBA unveils a world of percussive, deep, and hypnotic grooves, transforming dancefloors into sonic sanctuaries across Australia’s esteemed venues.
LB aka LABAT is a record collector , he uses them to craft music of his own with his MPC’s and other vintage gears.
Enrolled into the groove with a blues guitarist father and a singer/dancer mother, Mac bathes in the musical cosmos very young, dipped in a home of rhythm and choreography.
Mama Snake first garnered attention as a DJ as part of Copenhagen's now-disbanded Apeiron Crew. She entered the techno scene with a fully formed sound: rattlesnake beats and emotional synths tied together by imperceptible mixing.
Widely associated with Berlin and institutions Berghain and Hard Wax, Dettmann has remained true to his roots by consistently seeking to innovate electronic music, particularly in regards to integrating visual art and techno.
Carving out a solid reputation as one of the UK and Ireland’s most exciting and dependable acts, DJ and Producer Mark Blair has gone from strength to strength in recent years.
Born in Rome, but currently based in the Italian capital of fashiona and design, Milan, Isabella (akaMatisa) has been plugging away at her sound, formulating her signature energy that is bright, bubblingand emotional.
MC Yallah, real name Yallah Gaudencia Mbidde, who was born in Kenya and grew up in Uganda, has been in the East African underground hip-hop scene for nearly 20 years.
French, yet a "Berliner" for the past 12 years, Julien Deblois aka Debmaster, is the eclectic producer behind many of the exciting releases on Hakuna Kulala.
Julian McCarthy aka MCR-T aka MCNZI is a German DJ and producer who is known for his fast beats. McCarthy previously delivered heavy trap and ghetto tunes for several years. Always playful and experimental, he has slowly found his own unique sound by combining different genres and styles.
Memphis LK's sonic world is pop perfection fuelled by the energy of underground dancefloors. Teaching herself to make beats, Memphis's DIY ethic sees her writing and producing all of her music from her bedroom.
Moopie. Club recordings for Boiler Room, Dommune, Resident Advisor. Festival appearances at Dekmantel, Nachtdigital, Pitch. Played B2B sets with Helena Hauff, Ben UFO, Roza Terenzi.
Narciss is quite a phenomenon when it comes to musical unpredictability. Despite being a child of the 90s, they live and breathe musical knowledge. Soaking up everything that catches them, whether it’s rhythmic elements, melody or even just moods within a song.
Everything about Nene H reeks of the unexpected. Whether she's sprinkling trap into a peak-time techno set, or obliterating Berghain in her bridal gown-just when you think you've managed to box Beste Aydin Muasya in, she throws a curveball that hits you square in the face.
Australian-born, Sicily-based Nite Fleit has cultivated a distinct, uncompromising sound of her own, setting the club circuit ablaze, through refined DJ sets and genre-melding original productions.
The Berlin based Techno & House DJ conquers dancefloors around the world with his infectious, highly energizing live hybrid sets, which takes the listener on a journey through sound!
Producer and DJ from Naarm/Melbourne.
RONA. is the electronic project of Kaytetye producer and DJ Rona Glynn-McDonald. Coming to you from Mparntwe in the Central Desert, RONA.
If recent times have taught us anything, it’s that Sally C ain’t messing about. The Belfast-born, Berlin-based DJ has stamped herself as one of the most exciting new artists on the scene thanks largely to her inspired selector skills.
Salome is a dj and producer born in Tbilisi and recently relocated in Berlin where she immediately felt like home. Her sound covers from electro to acid and techno,
Sedef Adasi is in her mid 20s and a resident DJ of Blitz Music Club. In her sessions she bounces in between euphoric Techno, ruff House classics, space Disco and tough electro with elegance and ease.
To find a touring DJ with no tracks to their name and a career relying solely on their ability manning the booth is a rare task these days. Shampain is one of those DJs.
SHERELLE is leading a new generation of high-speed ravers who are addicted to jungle, drum ‘n’ bass, footwork and juke. The London-born DJ has been busy since her 2019 Boiler Room sent her signature brand of low-end energy viral.
Behind the counter at Northside records and Skylab co-presenter with Lori, Sophie is no stranger to Melbourne’s music ecosystem. With no bounds, Sophie has been liberally firing jams at dance floors, working closely with Crown Ruler and various dance communities whilst being a musical friend to all.
One of several aliases used by Paul Woolford (aka Bobby Peru, Hip Therapist, Wooly, and Skip Donahue), Special Request was inspired by the breakbeat techno, drum’n’bass, and other underground dance music forms the DJ and producer encountered on pirate radio stations in his native U.K. In 2012.
Initially sprouting as a reissue label project for pyro + freaky prog, the innate desire for the sound resulted in lockdown tracks and mixes, and the natural step of becoming a producer moniker/DJ.
Meet Surusinghe, the genre-bending producer known for her innovative and percussive, bass-driven music. Born in Naarm/Melbourne and now residing in London, she has a unique blend of international influences that is reflected in her sound.
Over the last few years, Tangela’s spritely techno creations combined with an infectious presence on stage have won the hearts of many both here and in the Eurozone.
Bogotá-born, Berlin-based Tania Humeres Correa plays under the moniker of her own initials: THC. It’s not a gimmick – to hear a track slammed into another so deftly is a psychoactive experience.
Dion Mckenzie known as TYGAPAW, is a one-person army on a mission to highlight inclusivity and displacement through sound.
Enter the electrifying world of VTSS, the techno maximalist and high-octane club rhythms maestro. Martyna Maja, the enigmatic force behind VTSS, dominates every release, set, and transition with unparalleled finesse.
The sound of X CLUB., the dance production duo of Ben Clarke and Jesse Morath, is not easily defined. Inspired by early 90s techno all the way through to future-facing drum’n’bass, X CLUB. has carved out a space entirely their own thanks to their authentic and eclectic take on dance music with serious consideration for underlying groove.
Serbian-born, Brooklyn-based musician, Bojan Cizmic has been chosen by the island as its vessel on Earth and is known for referencing multiple genres in his productions.
Known for his genre versatility and uncapped talent Yikes (Maduwongga & Wongi) has been a staple in the Boorloo community for some time.
Øtta fuses trance and groove to create a vibrant and colorful style. From her « Plus One EP » debut, to the mesmerizing « Candy22 », Øtta’s productions lights old school psytrance, with Brazilian drums combined with some uk garage notes.
bus.group is a creative service based in Berlin. They develop contemporary visual content in close partnership with clients across the corporate and cultural stage.
Consider them the stunt doubles of image making, render whisperers of CGI and trip sitters of brand strategy.
Georgia Treloar is an established a multidisciplinary designer and digital artist based in Naarm (Melbourne). Her artistic practice spans across a wide breadth of creative disciplines: Illustration, 3D Design, Creative Direction and Animation. Georgia’s focus on the symbiosis of music and arts has seen her lead the creative direction on some of Australia's largest festivals, notably this year’s Pitch Music & Arts. With great influence from 70s airbrushed vinyls and fantasy literature, her works are detail oriented and demonstrate meticulous construction techniques - a methodology honed from her architecture background. The surreal tension between imagination and reality thematically drives her work, evoking timeless and dreamy scenes that are a visual feast.
Madi Mercer (aka GHOSTGUM) is a proud Wadawurrung person living and working in Naarm, creating expressive multidisciplinary works exploring their identity, Culture and experience as a femme individual within the Colony. She creates works responding to, and inspired by site, place, space and experience, with intention to express the unwavering Sovereign connection of all things on Blak Land.
The creative masterminds behind the Pitch Music & Arts Pitch One designs.
Katja Banović and Xavier Madden are European-based designers with backgrounds in architecture, stage design, and set design. As a collective, they’re interested in creating atmospheric spaces that foster community interaction through their performative qualities. For Pitch 2024, they will be designing a communal living room for the festival. Some of their recent projects include a spatial installation for the 2023 Waking Life Music and Arts Festival, the 2023 MQ Summer stage for Museumsquartier Vienna, and an upcoming exhibition at Kontejner - Zagreb scheduled for February 2024.
Nick is a Director based in Meanjin (Australia) and works nationally inmusic and commercial film. From his roots as a nightclub videographer, hehas spent the last 10 years working professionally in advertising, musicvideos, touring and festivals.Nick’s work captivates audiences in his unconventional and quirky approach to storytelling, paired with memorable and striking imagery that compliments each narrative. He has collaborated with Artists such as The Jungle Giants, Ball Park Music, Last Dinosaurs and Cub Sport among many others. Most recently, he directed the teaser film for Pitch Music & Arts Festival 2024.
Olivier Ratsi creates site-specific art and immersive installations using light and mapping video projections. In his work he explores reality, time, space and matter as a series of intangible informative notions. Focusing on the experience of reality and its representations, as well as the perception of space, he conceives works that encourage the viewer to question their own interpretation of what is real.
Sam Hayes (samhayes.xyz) is a designer currently based in Melbourne (Naarm), with his practice being deeply rooted in graphic, motion and 3D design. Sam’s methodologically-driven work is esoteric by nature, marrying maximalist visual creations with bespoke typographic arrangements. For Pitch 2024, Sam has worked with Georgia Treloar and Bus Group to craft this year's identity, ‘Mechanical Utopia’, a hyper-surreal dream-like direction inspired by the Grampaign Plains’ location and brutalist stage-design found on-site.
Spencer is a generative artist who explores life through the lens of cellular automata. His work is rooted in fundamental elements of existence, which evolve into complex and immersive realms. Spencer uses interactive simulations to create digital artworks that are simple and aesthetically pleasing, but also raise big philosophical questions. In his latest work, "Void Prospect” he explores the fertility of a blank space and the emergent creation of complexity out of simplicity. Using algorithmic chaos and live feedback to control millions of particles, the works forms emergently mimic aspects of organic life, revealing the common roots between the simulation and nature.
Studio John Fish is a multidisciplinary creative studio based in Melbourne, Australia. Our mission is to ignite curiosity and awe-inspiring moments in audiences by crafting extraordinary experiences that surpass all expectations. Embracing various industries and crafts, we strive to unite audiences and art through our forward-thinking and inclusive approach. By fostering collaboration, we aim to provide our clients with robust creative solutions with a sublime aesthetic.
Tetrik is a Melbourne-based design and manufacturing group that has been making waves in the events industry since 2015. They are big fabric specialists, led by head designer Aidan Beyer, and their team of skilled creative professionals is dedicated to pushing the boundaries of custom fabricated shade structures and aerial environments, creating installations that are both beautiful and functional.
UnitePlayPerform is an award winning Australian arts health organisation enhancing wellbeing through creativity in a globally connected world.
Founded by contemporary artist and experience designer ØFFËRÎNGŠ, UnitePlayPerform is a transformational therapeutic methodology incorporating play, making, co-creation and community.
The master method is delivered via educational Playshops, retreats, digital experiences, performance works, exhibitions and therapeutic products that invite self exploration and leadership.
ØFFERINGS is “a cultural disruptor” (Broadsheet) known for creating otherworldly, immersive environments. ØFFERINGS’ body of work showcases transformative experiences at the intersection of art, design and culture, creating experiences that provoke, disarm, educate and heal.ØFFERINGS has collaborated with international mega brands and cultural tastemakers - from Google to Vice. Over the past decade, she has worked in conjunction with titans of industry.