Australian music producer, artist & performer Leigh Ryan (aka Plutonic Lab) is an ARIA Nominee and a UK Mercury Prize Winner, for his work with Speech Debelle. He is also currently the international tour drummer for Hilltop Hoods.
Plutonic Lab’s eclectic music production has provided the backdrop for a vast number of artists with over 80 releases locally and Internationally on several record labels including work with, G-Love (US), Coma-Chi (Japan) Renee Geyer, Dialectrix, Drapht, Hilltop Hoods, Wiley (UK), Speech Debelle (UK), Fat Lip (Pharcyde), Eternia (Canada), Omni (US), Eligh & The Grouch (US) amongst many, many more.
Plutonic has toured across across Australia and at large festivals such as Big Day Out, Falls Festival, Splendour In The Grass & Internationally in the U.S, Canada, Japan, Singapore, UK & Europe.
Plutonic has landed support from National broadcaster Triple J with placements in the ‘Hottest 100’ & the highly coveted ‘Triple J Feature Album’ placements multiple times.
In 2013 the Dialectrix LP “The Cold Light Of Day” (Produced entirely by Plutonic Lab) was shortlisted for the Australian Music Prize.
Following the success of his critically acclaimed album “Codes Over Colours” (2005), the Australian Music Prize nominated and Mercury Music Prize winning producer released his fourth solo album “Deep Above the Noise” in 2016.