Andrew Tuttle

Brisbane, Australia

2014 highlights so far!

Hey happy new financial years eve, internet! Time for the official #tuttythumbsup halfway through 2014 list of my favourite albums/other releases/live gigs that I’ve heard/seen this year so far. There’s *heaps* of things I haven’t caught up on but all of these are thoroughly recommended.


Blank Realm – Grassed Inn (BSR/Fire)
Charlie Parr – Hollandale (Chaperone)
Clipping. – CLPPNG (SubPop)
Ela Stiles – Ela Stiles (Bedroom Suck)
Fennesz – Becs (Editions Mego)
Simon James Phillips – Chair (Room40)
The Soft Pink Truth – Why Do The Heathen Rage? (Thrill Jockey)
Steve Gunn & Mike Cooper – FRKWYS Vol. 11: Cantos de Lisboa (RVNG Intl)
Total Life – Burner (Cassauna)

honourable mentions to aheadphonehome, John Chantler, Mattin, Scraps, Tim Shiel, You Beauty and *heaps* more!


Frank Fairfield – Duncan & Brady (Third Man)
Gardland – Improvisations (RVNG Intl)
Holly Herndon – Chorus (RVNG Intl)
Horse Lords – Mixtape Vol. 3 (independent)
William Tyler – Lost Colony (Merge)

honourable mentions to Austin Buckett, Brainbeau, Brain Drain, Collarbones, These Guy, Tincture and more!

Live shows:

Matmos @ Sydney Festival / MONA FOMA / Howler, January
Danny Brown @ Laneway Festival, January
Screaming Match @ Trainspotters, March
Hether @ The New Globe Theatre, April
Sonic Masala Fest @ Club Greenslopes, June

honourable mentions to Donny Benet, Lee Ranaldo, Robin Fox, Dolly Parton, Scattered Order, Ela Stiles, Scraps and more!

Sonic Masala festival!

Happy June!

One show coming up this month. My last show before I turn 30. How milestone-y is that?! It is the inaugural festival for Sonic Masala, an excellent Brisbane-based blog/label/promoter. The lineup is fantastic – a great mix of Australian music! I’m super excited to see a lot of music at this and also to play – highly recommended. Event info is here and poster is below.

sonic masala fest_poster-01

As a bit of promo for Sonic Masala fest, the good folks at themusic put me in the Brisbane edition of the magazine last week. Great to use this photoshoot we did last year – thanks to Steve Bell and Terry Soo!


On a perfect day, my set would have a similar flow to BickLack, a digital mixtape I recently released on time. Have a listen/download via the link below!

In other news, there’s some other super exciting news that I can’t announce yet but can in a week or two. Lips are sealed until then but it’ll be worth it!

Heaps Decent!

Happy mid-April!


I hope whoever reads this has been having a lovely month. I’ve been having a splendid time, working on some new solo music, making music with some other great people and all of that. A couple of shows coming up on the horizon too – more on those soon.


This is just a quick post – I saw just before that the excellent Heaps Decent organisation are doing a crowdfunding campaign. I’ve been thinking about finding great organisations/causes lately to donate digital sales to, and Heaps Decent are an absolute winner. So I’ll donate all sales from digital and physical from my Andrew Tuttle and Anonymeye bandcamp sites between now and 19 May to Heaps Decent, and will also match it. If it works out best to donate it through the Pozible campaign I’ll do it that way, or if it is best to do it direct I’ll do it that way. Either way, I’m not expecting much money from back catalogue at any given time, but I’d like to even just give this little bit that may come through to help Heaps Decent continue with their excellent program. So yeah, either download some music or of course feel free to bypass me and go straight through Pozible or the Heaps Decent site – whatever works best for you!



New music – ‘BickLack’ mixtape

New musicBickLack. An archival collage style ‘mixtape’ of audio snippets, improvisations and unreleased edits recorded in early 2013. All audio previously unreleased.

This BickLack mixtape is an edited version of an hour long piece created for Zed Digital’s (4ZZZ FM) ‘Back Lick’ program in March 2013. Recorded at Wilden St, January-March 2013.

released 13 April 2014

Andrew Tuttle: computer, synthesiser, banjo, acoustic guitar.photograph by Andrew Tuttle, Brisbane Airport (general aviation terminal).

New music – 4064, Rezoned


4064, Rezoned; a retrospective exploration of Brisbane musician Andrew Tuttle’s 2013 releases 4064 and Brisbane, Rezoned and of a comprehensive Australian tour in May-August 2013; focuses on summer magic, domestic bliss, intense subtropical storms, and a sense of relief in the home. 4064, Rezoned features improvisations and compositions performed by Tuttle on computer, synthesiser and acoustic guitar; as well as field recordings taken on public transport, neighbourhood walks, and airport lounges around Australia.

4064, Rezoned is based on a commission by Darwin based creative producer Britt Guy for the Cross Stitch – Thunderbox series and performed live over two nights at Brisbane’s Metro Arts in December 2013. This one-take version of 4064, Rezoned was recorded in February 2014 exclusively for the Ears Have Ears program on Sydney, Australia’s FBi radio.

March mania!

Last night I played my first show in Brisbane this year at The Waiting Room, as one of the supports for the Bremen Town Musician album launch. A really enjoyable night of music, with great sets from Bremen Town Musician, Secret Black and Cedie Janson. Had a good time playing, incorporating some new ideas and a re-work of some music I contributed towards the new Bremen Town musician album. Thanks to all!

Next up, in a couple of weeks, is an all-vinyl DJ set with Brendan Telford (Sonic Masala) as part of the excellent Friday Slow Down series at Bleeding Heart Gallery in Brisbane. Free entry, perfect way to start the weekend. Even better, all your (well priced) drinks and food money goes towards charity. Hooray! Brendan and I will go back and forth playing a bunch of music that is interesting *and* palatable – I better leave the novelty records and noise albums at home.

Obviously this narrows down things a little. Did you know I have a bandcamp site where you can pay for my music so I can buy records to play in public? Sure you did. Here’s a 2014 reminder!


Next show

Hey February, you’re so fine, you’re so fine in summer time. Hey February!

Been working on a few new tracks over the last couple of weeks, some new ideas and directions in there.

In the next week or two, there’s a bit of live and other activity.

First cab off the rank, I’ve contributed a soundtrack for FBI Radio’s excellent Ears Have Ears program. My soundtrack, titled 4064, rezoned; will be broadcast on Thursday 27 February between 9-11pm (AEDT). Stream outside Sydney, on your radio in Sydney!


Next live show is in Brisbane on Saturday 1 March at The Waiting Room. I’m one of the supports for Bremen Town Musician‘s launch for the excellent new album Echo Dust Is All That’s Left Of Us (being released on Duskdarter). More details here.




I’m also appearing on a track (The Radio, The Disco) on the new Bremen Town Musician album – lovely to work with Marisa again! I contributed some guitar, electronics and processed vocals (!) to the track.

All Ears compilation

I’ve got a track on the new compilation from Perth’s excellent All Ears. Free download, I’ve contributed the track Fallen Powerlines (originally from my 4064 EP), lots of great artists on the album.

2014 Factoids Vol. 1

Whoops! Even with all of these posts, I forgot to link to this mix from the Smalltown Romance blog (run by fantastic guitarist Yair Yona), which features a track from my 4064 EP. Give the mix a listen, I’ve been digging it!

Working on some new music too… trying to finish some releases. It is that optimistic time of the year where I do the will I/won’t I play shows on other continents dance… I’ve got an invite for the US in late September, trying to figure out options to make a tour happen. Get in touch if you’ve got any ideas.

Also, if you’re like me and shamefully spend too much time on social media and put news on there instead of, well, websites… I’m on Facebook (music related) and Twitter (occasionally on topic?). I’m 99% sure those sites are on my links page, but who knows. 





Well, 2014 has been fun so far! After a nice easy start to the year, including some nice little accolades (as per previous posts) and Australia winning The Ashes; I played my first show last Sunday, supporting Matmos (USA) and Always in Melbourne. Really enjoyable show, was happy with my set, Always was superb, and Matmos were stunning too! I was fortunate to be traveling around the country with Drew/Martin of Matmos as their tour manager/dropbear keeper-away-er; with performances at Sydney Festival and MONA FOMA as well as the Melbourne club show. Was involved with the first track of each Matmos show too which was super enjoyable. 

Here’s a photo of my part of the show (credit to and Prudence Upton!). There’s some reviews here, here, here and here of the Sydney show. 


I was fortunate enough the whole week to experience a wide range of exciting music, which put me in a great place for the show on Sunday, and for future live sets this year. Nothing on the horizon right now, working on some music and preparing for some releases in the next few months to tour around (see previous posts). 

In other news, here’s a nice review by Cyclic Defrost of Venation, a compilation by Brisbane label Duskdarter which I have an exclusive track on. Free download, give it a go!


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