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Sooji Kim

Sooji is a Naarm-based musician creating works that explore adventurous sonic territories through performance, composition and spatialised sound installations. Working primarily with synthesisers and electronics, she embraces the unexpected outcomes that arise from collaboration and improvisation. Influenced by diverse sources…
MESS
March 4, 2024

Mads Davey

Mads Davey is a composer, instrumentalist and vocalist with a focus on analogue synthesis. Formally trained as a composer, Mads spent years honing her craft arranging for orchestras, string quartets and various other ensembles, before delving deep into the world…
MESS
March 4, 2024

Lauren Squire

Lauren Squire is an electronic music producer, synthesist, DJ, audiovisual artist, and sound designer based in Naarm, Melbourne. Her practice focuses on experimental and ambient music, underground dance music, audiovisual installation art and the spaces where these disciplines intersect. As…
MESS
March 4, 2024

Catherine Ryan

Catherine Ryan is an Australian artist, writer, performer and musician who works in media including performance, sound, text, video and installation. Her recent works examine how the imperative to be productive structures the experience of time under neoliberalism, as well…
MESS
February 26, 2024

Jake Richards-Curry

Jake Richards-Curry | Puscha (they/them he/him) Jake is an ambient artist and film composer who creates spacious, cinematic, minimalist soundscapes and musical impressions under the artist name Puscha. Taking wide influence from 20th-century classical to kosmiche and world music, their…
MESS
February 19, 2024

Alex Mraz

A sound nerd and synthesizer enthusiast from Narrm/Melbourne, Alex mainly works as a live audio engineer, and also enjoys dabbling in the following from time to time: sound design for theatre, podcast editing, AV technician, educator, production management, studio mixing,…
MESS
February 13, 2024

Vijay Thillaimuthu

He/him Vijay Thillaimuthu is an electronic composer/performer and audio-visual artist informed by the rich history of analogue sound synthesis. Often performing under the moniker Xenosine, he creates unique immersive environments that can be experienced across different sensual distinctions based on…
MESS
February 13, 2024

Jonnine Nokes

Jonnine Nokes (they/them), a disabled transperson, is an artist and freelance audio engineer working across venues in Narrm (Melbourne). They have mixed and finaled music for local musicians across a wide range of genres. They have designed sound and score for…
MESS
February 5, 2024