Viech

Viech (c) Gerfried Guggi

German-speaking indie-rock with an unmistakable sound of its own: energetic, edgy, danceable, suitable for parties and with poetic depth. The Upper Austrian/Styrian band VIECH definitely knows how to draw musical attention. Paul Plut (guitar, vocals), Christoph Lederhilger (drums, vocals), Martina Stranger (bass, … read more »

VIVIN

Vivin (c) Lukas Reindl

VIVIN are Ada Joachimsthaler, Franziska Kleinschmidt, and Hele Maurer, autodidacts and lovers of refined sound mixes. They blend the electronic with the acoustic, beats with live drums, synthesizer with piano, synth-bass with bass guitar. Influences range from bands such as Tame Impala … read more »

Wallners

The amazing dream pop of four Viennese siblings is called: Wallners. Had they not grown up under one roof, the four Wallners, Nino, Max and the twins Anna and Laurenz, would never have ended up in a band; so they tell us … read more »

Wanda

Wanda

Celebrated by fans and critics across the German speaking realm, Wanda are the shooting stars of the local music scene and “maybe the last important rock’n’roll band of our generation” (Musikexpress). Shortly after signing with the Austrian record label Problembär Records, they … read more »

Wild Culture

Wild Culture

The Austrian producer duo Wild Culture can already look back on years of musical development, successful international collaborations, DJ performances all over the world, over 50M streams across all platforms and airplay success in GSA. Now they are making a statement with … read more »

WURST

WURST © Niklas Von Schwarzdorn

The Austrian singer Thomas Neuwirth created the stage character Conchita Wurst in 2011. The bearded diva won the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen for Austria and became a global figurehead of the LGBTI community overnight with her victory slogan “We are … read more »

Yakata

The trio YAKATA are the brothers Valentin and Vincenz Eder, and producer Fabian Wintersteller. Valentin and Fabian were on a semester abroad in Madrid when they started writing their first songs. Both had difficulties adjusting to the boiling heat of the city … read more »

Yasmo

Yasmo & die Klangkantine (c) Kidizin Sane

Yasmin Hafedh has secured her place among the most interesting and complex female MCs in the German-speaking region. One of the leading voices in poetry slams, she discovered her passion for this art form very early on; her interest in hip hop … read more »

Yukno

Yukno (c) Tim Cavadini

One thing is unmistakable: Yukno has something completely different in mind than following the beaten path. Yukno – spoken like “you know” – is a band that approaches “discreetly electronic indie pop” from a slightly different perspective. The brothers Georg and Nikolaus Nöhrer are not … read more »

Zinn

Zinn sings in the light dialect of morbid Vienna, a longing trumpet hides in the retro sound again and again […] the lyrics are reminiscent of minimalist verses á la bands like Die Heiterkeit or International Music. – Radio FM4