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Melbourne, Australia (2001 – present)

Cut Copy is a band formed in 2001 in Melbourne, Australia, and made up of Dan Whitford (lead vocals/keys/guitar), Tim Hoey (bass/guitar), Mitchell Scott (drums) and Ben Browning (bass/synthesiser), Bennett Foddy being a former member. Their sound is much in the vein of artists such as Daft Punk, drawing considerable influence from older bands such as New Order, Electric Light Orchestra and Kraftwerk.

It began in 2001 as the project for Dan Whitford. In 2003, Whitford recruited a band, and in 2005 toured internationally for the first time, visiting London, New York and Los Angeles. They have played with international acts Franz Ferdinand, TV on the Radio, Pretty Girls Make Graves and Junior Senior, amongst others. Cut Copy is signed to the record label Modular in Sydney.

In 2004, Cut Copy released their debut album Bright Like Neon Love. The music is written and produced by frontman Dan Whitford, who is also a graphic designer and DJ. Cut Copy released three singles from this album: “Saturdays,” “Future,” and “Going Nowhere.”

They also released a Fabriclive album featuring a mix of several synth/retro/elektropop songs such as (for example) MSTRKRFT and New Young Pony Club.

Their second album, In Ghost Colours, was released in 2008. Four singles were issued: “So Haunted,” “Hearts On Fire,” “Lights and Music,” and “Far Away.”


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  • Enterthemind

    Awful music

    30 Jan 11:13am Reply
  • Natanaelbp

    His voval remember me David Byrne

    23 Jan 11:18pm Reply
  • Hil_

    best band, congrats dudes.

    7 Jan 8:57pm Reply
  • KEWtiful

    These guys also sound a lot like Simple Minds...very 80's inspired...I love!

    5 Dec 2014 Reply
  • AORocker

    I'm a 80's rocker (whitesnake, survivor, alan parsons, judas priest) and love 80's new wave too... today i hate modern music in general, but this kind of "retro" bands are very nice! i like them!

    22 Oct 2014 Reply
  • canklebracelet

    Free your mind is not just an En Vogue hit. Love the album and this band.

    20 Sep 2014 Reply
  • Franchill86

    meet me in a house of love is their best song ever! fantastic! and the remix by TJANI is wonderful too!

    4 Sep 2014 Reply
  • emilyepierce

    Really looking forward to Cut Copy's set at Outside Lands, along with Big Freedia's set as well! In the meantime I'm playing around with the soundboard on her website, check it out

    4 Aug 2014 Reply
  • flamandarina

    I really like Believers. 80`s back!

    29 Jul 2014 Reply
  • nomoretears_

    loves deluxe ♥

    25 Jul 2014 Reply
  • HaHaHaYoureDead

    пидороваты, но мне нравится

    21 Jul 2014 Reply
  • musiikkionelo

    Lights Shine On is amazing, reminds me a bit of So Haunted.

    13 Jul 2014 Reply
  • niqart

    Take Me Higher is a bit underrated [2]

    10 Jul 2014 Reply
  • mmou

    vibing to this, nice feeling.

    2 Jul 2014 Reply
  • MurilloCezar

    Meet Me In A House Of Love is fantastic!

    24 Jun 2014 Reply
  • lambrk

    Take Me Higher is a bit underrated

    5 Jun 2014 Reply
  • nomoretears_

    tô besta com o novo disco de vcs. vcs se superaram. finalmente!

    7 May 2014 Reply
  • niqart

    OMG ♥♥♥ Like Any Other Day ♥♥♥!!!!!!!!!! Cut Copy killed me again.....

    4 May 2014 Reply
  • niqart

    If you wish be surprised so check "Take Me Higher" & "In Memory Capsule" from last album - these are Their Best Songs to date.

    3 May 2014 Reply
  • han123378622

    sooo surprise that Cut Copy came to china ..they absolutely attracted me

    3 May 2014 Reply
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