Waving the house and techno flag high in the southern end of Australia stands Matais & Cusack. On the mark for cultivating, nurturing and embracing experimental sounds of the underground, the duo brings to light Adelaide’s position on the map. Emmanuel, originally from the UK and Lachlan - of true Australian breed are on the money, fusing a collective of over a decade in solo studio output to deliver an abundance of forward- thinking house and techno.2017 sees the initiation of Matais & Cusack’s welcome into Valiant Records where their complementary studio attire blends perfectly under the imprints’ name. Bearing a subterranean array of tech house and techno traits, the pair’s upcoming EP ‘Be Nothing’ shares an impeccable attitude towards the music. Creating a platform for Emmanuel and Lachlan to genuinely share their flair for experimentation within the underground spectrum and breaking away from the solid norm, the releases are looming.Emmanuel comes from Young Tokyo, Adelaide’s premier house and techno event group, showcasing some of Australia’s prolific DJs, while securing top tier electronic pioneers from across the globe and having played at Melbourne’s iconic Revolver. Lachlan has also engaged the east coast formula having frequented some of the city’s best warehouse parties while in the studio space has drawn in releases on Pure Beat, Natura Viva and One4SevenOne Records gaining support from Richie Hawtin and other top tier artists. Securing an imminent name for themselves together while exploring the depths of sonic sphere, the EP further anticipates an embankment into other territories coming into the 2017/2018 local summer season, while the times behind the booth are imminent.