Mutant music from the upside down. Neither one genre nor another, New Weird Australia is designed to challenge our collective understanding of what music can and should be. We support new, eclectic and experimental Australian music through a variety of evolving projects.

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The Omega Point, jobfit, Loose-y Crunché + | NWAP121

The New Weird Australia radio-not-radio show returns in its original form for the first time since 2012, with sixty minutes of new mutant music from the upside down, presented by Stu Buchanan. In this first episode of the rebooted show, we hear the new single […]

Bridget Chappell (Hextape) | NWAP120

Talking with artist Bridget Chappell – raver, musician, writer and organiser – who makes frenetic and febrile electronic music as Hextape. In 2020 they released Undertow, which blends sonified data from the City of Melbourne’s Open Data Platform with Melbourne’s public sound sculpture, the Federation […]

Mutant Music From The Upside Down | Spotify Playlist

New and recent releases on Spotify, selected by New Weird Australia.  Updated June 2021: New blood added – 18 tracks from CORIN, Liars, Penelope Trappes, Alex MacFarlane, Shrapnel, Cloud Tangle, e4444e, Mere Women, Tangents, Low Flung, Myriad Sun, Michelle Nguyen, Troth, Exek, Jorah Chalmers, Picnic, […]

New Weird Australia, Space Between Space | NWA019

New Weird Australia, Space Between Space is a work of four parts: quiet, loud, broken and fixed.  Music of inquiry, of anger, of loss, of promise – and the space between all such things. Available as a Name Your Price download / stream from Bandcamp. […]

Sia Ahmad | NWAP119

A chat with Sia Ahmad, one of Canberra’s most prolific experimental artists, curators and producers. Stu Buchanan talks with Sia Ahmad, one of Canberra’s most prolific experimental artists, curators and producers, and relentless advocate for the local independent, DIY and underground music scenes. She discusses […]

New Weird Australia 2020 | Soundcloud Playlist

A fkd up playlist for a fkd up year. We’re writing this on the last day of 2020, and like most of the humans on Earth, we can’t wait to see the back of it. There is one final duty to perform however – the end […]

Wytchings ‘Backseat Getaway’ from Solitary Wave Launch Film | NWAF001

Wytchings is a project from Western Sydney artist, Jenny Trinh. Since 2018, she has participated in New Age Noise (formerly known as All Girl Electronic) where she explored electronic music production properly for the first time, creating dreamy, film-inspired sounds evoking that of space and […]

Yunzero ‘Untitled’ from Solitary Wave Launch Film | NWAF001

Yunzero is an audio-visual artist, previously known as Hyde and Electric Sea Spider. Their debut album ‘Ode To Mud’ was released in 2019, described by Tiny Mix Tapes as “shimmering fields of mutant wheat”. Taken from Solitary Wave Launch Film, celebrating the release of the […]

Jessica At Birth ‘Sequence 01’ from Solitary Wave Launch Film | NWAF001

Jessica at Birth is the solo outsider art project of multi-instrumentalist, producer, songwriter and performing artist Hanna Jenkin. Fusing vintage tape loops with in-the-box electronic production, Hanna blends spoken word stories with guitar, bass loops and experimental indy-punk percussion. Taken from Solitary Wave Launch Film, […]