After last month’s open call out, we’re stoked to announce that Innez Tulloch and Andrew Tuttle will be joining Stu Buchanan as co-directors of New Weird Australia. Together, Innez, Andrew and Stu will be collectively responsible for the future direction of NWA, and will each individually develop and explore new projects, new events and new label releases.
Some more background on the new Co-directors:
Innez Tulloch is a musician, producer, audio engineer, and arts enthusiast based in Brisbane.
Innez is a multi-instrumentalist who currently performs with Brisbane groups Feathers, Pastel Blaze, Tiny Spiders and Roku Music. Three of the groups are currently finishing off records with Tiny Spiders releasing their Self Titled debut in July of this year. Over the past three years Innez has booked tours for these projects throughout the East Coast of Australia, aiming to create valuable networks of independent and underground musicians.
Innez is currently completing a QUT Bachelor of Music degree in which she majored in Production with a Minor in Digital Media. Throughout this time Innez was able to develop skills as an audio engineer, music practitioner and producer. Gaining real world skills through her volunteer work at 4ZZZ, Brisbane DIY venue The Waiting Room and assistant engineer at studio Nowhere Audio Trading Company Innez has developed a well rounded appreciation of the independent music community throughout Brisbane and Australia.
Innez has previously been involved with the co-organisation of events for 4ZZZ and Youth Arts Queensland such as music fundraisers, zine making workshops, markets and swap meets. Innez was also part of a team that compiled a one hour documentary on the This Is Not Art Festival for national airing on Community Radio Network.
Andrew Tuttle is a promoter, musician, tour manager and freelance arts administrator based in Brisbane.
Andrew performs abstract-folk music under the moniker Anonymeye. To date Anonymeye has released three albums, a score of EPs/splits/compilations, and performed over one hundred live performances in Australia, Europe and New Zealand. Andrew also is a member of irregularly performing split-continent electronic-swear-punk duo Molliger, and intermittently performs in other ad-hoc combos and one-off groups.
Andrew is also the sole operator of Micronations, a touring company and events management operation that has brought musicians to Brisbane from the USA, Europe, Asia and Australia – and the intermittent DJ set out and about as DJ Micronations. As well as Micronations, Andrew has worked on festivals including Sound Summit (2009-10), Brisbane Festival – Under The Radar (2010) and Straight Out Of Brisbane (2006). Micronations
Through practical experience as a musician and festival programmer Andrew has developed grant writing skills which are now offered on a freelance basis, having written applications for Australia Council for the Arts, Arts Queensland, Arts Victoria, Arts NSW, APRA-AMCOS and Brisbane City Council.