Mac has long displayed a knack for meshing melancholy and elation. His inspired melodies often seem to be seeking out a satisfying but unexpected resolve that cleverly leave the listener hanging. The Sydney Morning Herald
Paul Mac is one of the leading figures in Australian electronic music. He is a composer, songwriter, musician and producer. Paul is a multi ARIA Award winner for his work with underground dance pioneers Itch-E & Scratch-E and for his own solo work. He has released an album to much acclaim under the moniker, The Dissociatives, with Silverchair’s Daniel Johns and co-wrote and co-produced Ngaiire’s “Blastoma” album.
Paul scores music for films, TV and theatre and he has previously worked with Bangarra on the acclaimed productions “Blak” and “Miyagan” from OUR land people stories.
Credits for Paul’s remix duo, Stereogamous, include LCD Soundsystem, Rufus Du Sol, George Michael, Sia and Kylie.
In addition to his multiple ARIA awards and APRA songwriting award, Paul’s career highlights include Australian Dance Music Awards for ‘Outstanding Contribution to Dance’ and ‘Producer Of The Year’.
Paul has recently completed a Doctor of Musical Arts in Composition at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, where he now works as a lecturer in Contemporary Music Practice. Most recently, Paul composed music for Sydney Theatre Company’s production of How to Rule the World by Nakkiah Lui. His electronic, choral, theatre work The Rise and Fall of Saint George (with playwright, Lachlan Philpott, and director Kate Champion) sold out at the Sydney Festival 2021 after seasons at Hamer Hall for Midsumma 2020 and the Seymour Centre at Mardi Gras.
Paul released his latest album “Mesmerism” on the Here To Hell label.