Inclusivity. Community. Authenticity. If you were to deduce ALTA’s ethos down to a three-word mission statement this would be it.
The Melbourne duo of Hannah Lesser and Julius Dowson work tirelessly on making intricate dance music with a simple goal: to move you. And not just in a physical sense. While they’re more than capable of filling dance floors across the country, the pair are looking for a more visceral response.
“If we can elicit any kind of emotional reaction we’ve done our job,” Hannah explains. “We don’t want to have a particular type of fan. We want everyone to be able to listen to our music and feel something. Any type of elitism or being part of the cool kids - that’s so far from what we’re about.”