Halen | Interview & Guest Mix on Premium Tuna

This week on Premium Tuna we’re joined by Chameleon Recording’s own Braedon Plasztan-O’Connell a.k.a Halen. A frequent face at Melbourne hallmark venues Boney and Revolver Upstairs, Halen has also seen his music released on local labels Bush Recordings and Ugenius Music. Have a listen to his most recent Beatport chart here to get a taste of what he might bring in to the studio on Saturday.


A classically trained guitarist with a ferocious passion for electronic music. His music career spans over 10 years and includes musical performance, ensemble and production. He draws influence from both established and emerging artists from various genres and is always striving to create new and unique sounds.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/therealhalen/
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/therealhalen

Listen in or catch the live stream on Kiss’s Facebook page from 10:30 AM this Saturday.

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Mount Mike

Mount Mike is Producer & DJ who hails from Melbourne, Australia and currently resides in Vancouver, Canada. Never wavering in his mission to push song and dance beyond the conventions of genre, Mike's taste is broad and doesn't stick to one sound. His music takes on otherworldly tones and textures, bending mood and energy, blending thump and melody. Deep house at the core, his tracks meander through progressive and minimal territory, sometimes even lending from techno. He loves it weird and wonky and is not afraid to blur the boundaries. His DJ sets have landed him slots at Australian festivals such as Strawberry Fields and Babylon and have also seen him support some of the world’s finest acts including personal favourites such as: Stimming, Frankey & Sandrino and Andreas Henberg. Off the stage his role as host on Premium Tuna - a radio show on Kiss FM dedicated to Australian producers and DJs - and director of Under The Nest Music & Arts Festival - a boutique camping festival run in the Winton Wetlands - has cemented his place in the Melbourne scene as one of their own. As a producer, Mike enjoys creating a space where organic and synthetic sounds can meet in emotive harmony. Just like his live sets, he doesn’t like colouring inside the lines. His mantra? There’s a rhythm in everything, you just have to listen for it. His mission? To spread connection and dancing through the emotive and sometimes weirder side of house and techno. Signed to Australian label Suckmusic, Mike's releases have been building momentum with a string of Beatport chartings and Spotify traction. With a number of exciting releases scheduled for the remainder of 2019, Mount Mike is certainly one to watch out for.

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