Plutonic Lab is an award-winning Australian music producer, engineer, artist & performer. Pluto is also the international tour drummer and record mix engineer for multi-platinum selling/award-winning group Hilltop Hoods.
His album "Deep Above The Noise" Won “Best Hip-Hop Album’ at the AGE Music Victoria Awards 2016, and attained feature album status on Double J & 3PBS. The singles “The Crib” ft. Guilty Simpson & “Sliced Bread” ft Notes To Self BBRC received rotation on Triple J and Double J nationally.
Most recently nominated for "Engineer Of The Year" at the 2019 ARIA awards.
And won 2020 APRA Music Award “Most Performed Urban Work” for producing the multi-platinum-selling “Leave Me Lonely” Hilltop Hoods.
He is a UK Mercury Prize Winner, producing 2 lead singles for Speech Debelle's Mercury Prize-winning LP “Speech Therapy”.
Notably he produced Dialectrix’s 2013 album, “The Cold Light of Day” which was shortlisted for the Australian Music Prize, and was nominated for ‘Best Urban Release’ at the 2008 ARIA Awards as half of the hip-hop duo Muph & Plutonic for their LP “And Then Tomorrow Came”, Muph & Plutonic also placed 2 songs in the Triple J’s “Hottest 100” and landed the highly coveted ‘Triple J Feature Album’ placements multiple times.
Pluto’s versatile involvement in the industry has provided the backdrop for a vast number of artists over a mammoth production career, collaborating locally and internationally with the likes of Ladi6 (NZ), Black Milk (US), Olivier St Louis (US), G-Love (US), Guilty Simpson (US), Wiley (UK) Miles Bonny (US), Natalie Slade (AU), Notes To Self BBRC (Canada), Coma-Chi (Japan) Renee Geyer (AU), Drapht (AU), Hilltop Hoods (AU), Dialectrix (AU), Speech Debelle (UK), Task Force (UK), Fatlip (US), Eternia (Canada), The Grouch & Eligh (US), amongst many more.
His latest EP “The New Ruins”, placed top ten on the Australian Independent Album chart, was a feature record on PBSFM, enjoyed high rotation on Double J and gained high praise from media and airplay across Australia, USA, and the UK on stations such as Worldwide FM, Rinse FM, BBC 6, Double J, RRR and KCRW to name a few.
“Remo have always offered the best durability and consistency, so i can always rely on getting the right drum tone and feel for my taste. Plus I love seeing the little crowns around the kit, for the kings n queens.” -Pluto