Lachlan Stuckey is a passionate guitarist, with a particular drive towards afrobeat. Having studied a Bachelor of Music Performance at the Box Hill Institute, Lachlan first discovered the music of Fela Kuti through his course coordinator, Simon Edwards, aka guitarist for Melbourne afrobeat ensemble, Public Opinion Afro Orchestra. Lachlan has been exploring his love of West African music ever since, through performance, composition, and collecting records. Lachlan performs in numerous original projects, spanning soul, funk, electronic, hip hop, afrobeat and jazz, such as; Up Up Away, Trick Dog Syndicate, Saatsuma and Alárìíyá (since September 2015). Lachlan extends his passion for music into vinyl DJing, showcasing his broad and meticulously collated record collection in venues around Melbourne.