New Album: Seven Tales is out now through Art as Catharsis. Seven Tales is a song cycle evolving around fictional characters experiencing tragic situations, carried forward by intricate indie-chamber compositions.

Launch Show: 20th of August 2020 at Venue 505 in Sydney. Note: 8.30pm show SOLD OUT. Early 6pm show added – tickets available.

Credits: Music and lyrics written by Jochen Gutsch. Recorded and mixed by Richard Belkner at Free Energy Device Studios in Sydney. Mastered by Michael Lynch at Shoehorse Studio. Artwork by Sam Harwood.

Listen: Bandcamp or other digital platforms.


Hinterlandt is a Sydney-based indie-chamber quintet playing original music written by Jochen Gutsch. The music is acoustic, progressive and has a narrative quality.


Jochen Gutsch – Composition, Trumpet, Guitar, Percussion
Simeon Johnson – Cello
Monique Mezzatesta – Violin
Jara Stinson – Violin
Nicole Smede – Vocals


Listen to and/or purchase several albums online via Bandcamp

Hinterlandt at Ethnic Business Awards Sydney 2019
Hinterlandt at Campbelltown Arts Centre 2015