Q&A Scene: Mashd N Kutcher

Mashd n Kutcher have just released PRETEND featuring PARK AVENUE on UMG / ISLAND RECORDS and have embarked on their Single & World Tour. During which time, they answer a few of our questions:

What’s your favourite work at this point in time?

hasn’t been released yet! you’ll have to watch this space!

Tell us a quick, on the road or studio, anecdote.

In 2016 lost 6 (expensive) pairs of headphones whilst in transit. planes hotels and automobiles. quite funny really.

What, or who, inspires you?

People who don’t lose headphones. jks. Bands, musicians, music itself and the way it has evolves over the years. just happy to be a part of it really.

Which song do you wish you wrote?

‘Living on a Prayer’ because being Bon Jovi would be pretty great.

What’s next for you?
new music. lots of shows. lots of america. lots of europe. lots of travel. just lots of lots really.

What’s your scene?

rock, pop, dance, party.

How would you describe your sound in food form and why?

Mashed potatoes and lines of corn chips. because we mash things and because corn chips should be arranged in orderly fashion before consumption.


Australian Tour Dates:
Sat April 1 – Light at Crown, Melbourne
Sat April 8 – Pacha, Sydney
Sun April 9 – Bring it On Festival, Prairiewood, NSW
Thurs April 13 – Argyle House, Newcastle, NSW
Sat April 15 – Cool for Summer Festival, Sydney
Sun April 16 – Club Mulwala, Mulwala
Mon April 17 – Cool for Summer Festival, Melbourne
Sat April 22 – The Met, Brisbane
Tues April 25 – Gymea Hotel, Gymea, NSW


Mashd N Kutcher have grown from local DJs, to one of the most prominent electronic acts to emerge past Australian shores in recent times.  Voted Australia’s #1 DJ Duo (inthemix 2015) and making waves around the world through combining music, multimedia and live-electronic performances.

Since meeting each other in 2014, the classically trained pianist and drummer, merged as a duo, with a mission to defy what is considered to be ‘normal’ in electronic dance music.

The boys created a concept for a live show, combining their love of music, an incredible array of skills as multi-instrumentalists, DJs and producers to develop a live-show that brings a new life to nightclubs and mainstages around the world.  Since 2013, Mashd N Kutcher has seen more success than many DJs see in a lifetime – with a social following that built from nothing to now over 1 million Facebook followers, a weekly spot on one of Australia’s largest national commercial stations,  as well as multiple sold-out tours each year across: Australia, Asia, New Zealand, North America, South America and Europe.

Three years later, Mashd N Kutcher have fast become one of the most buzzed about acts in the industry, both within Australia and abroad. While their live-shows keep the dance floors jam-packed, their music has been keeping Australia’s airwaves busy.  With their two Platinum and Gold selling records ‘Do It Now’ and ‘My Sunshine,’ a track that came in as ‘#1 Most Played Record’ on Australian Radio in February by an Australian artist and reached #5 overall on iTunes. ‘Do It Now’ reached over 1 million plays on YouTube alone and was added to every major commercial station across the country.

Unless you’ve been living free from social media, there is no doubt Mashd N Kutcher would have appeared in your newsfeed one time or another, the pair have one of Australia’s biggest social reaches online in music, with each video reaching tens of millions of views – leaving the boys with over 250 million video views in total, winning the boys praise and partnerships from globally recognised brands such as Pizza Hut, Subway and Optus to name a few and international media coverage on some of the world’s biggest news outlets including: The Discovery Channel, CBS, Good Morning America and Inside Edition.

Signed to Universal Music Group and BMG, 2017 saw their new single ‘Pretend’ featuring Park Avenue released globally on all platforms.  Impressively, the boys’ social media stats speak for themselves. With 1 million followers on Facebook, 50 thousand Instagrammers, a whopping 100,000 viewers on Snapchat and over 200,000 YouTube subscribers. There’s no slowing down.

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About Mary Boukouvalas 1620 Articles
Mary is a photographer and a writer, specialising in music. She runs Rocklust.com where she endeavours to capture the passion of music in her photos whether it's live music photography, promotional band photos or portraits. She has photographed The Rolling Stones, KISS, Iggy Pop, AC/DC, Patti Smith, Joe Strummer, PULP, The Cult, The Damned, The Cure, Ian Brown, Interpol, MUDHONEY, The MELVINS, The Living End, Foo Fighters, Smashing Pumpkins, Rage Against The Machine, The Stone Roses –just to name a few - in Australia, USA, Europe and the Middle East. Her work has been published in Beat magazine, Rolling Stone magazine, Triple J magazine, The Age Newspaper, The Herald Sun, The Australian, Neos Kosmos, blistering.com, theaureview.com, noise11.com, music-news.com. She has a permanent photographic exhibition at The Corner Hotel in Richmond, Victoria Australia.

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