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Arktis/Air

Arkti/Air

Arktis/Air dedicate themselves to the merciless stretching of all genre terms that have come out of a false sense of shame, be it avant rock, math rock or post-rock. As a recalcitrant gang of jazzers allergic to any kind of purism, they … read more »

Bulbul

Bulbul

Founded 1996, Bulbul is probably the most unconventional, trippy and deranged rock formation in Austria. With its signature layer of weirdness, this band is known for playing rock music with a special passion for gritty edges. Musically being nearly impossible to squeeze … read more »

Chili & The Whalekillers

Chili and The Whalekillers

The musical style of Chili & the Whalekillers is hard to assign to a specific genre or style category. Yes, the music of Chili Tomasson (vocals, guitar), Hjörtur Hjörleifsson (vocals, bass, guitar), Árni Hjörleifsson (saxophone, vocals), Michael Szedenik (guitar, piano, vocals) and Divad Barx Bitschnau … read more »

Cornerstone

The Austrian band Cornerstone was signed by the US-label “ATOM Records” and is successfully representing melodic rock. A US-tour, tours in the UK, a number of concerts at famous European festivals, airplay, TV-appearances on stations like BBC and much more is on … read more »

Dornenreich

Dornenreich, Portraitfoto © Caroline Traitler

Established in 1996 Dornenreich from Tyrol have continously been exploring the depths of existence artistically for the last decades. Over the years they created eight albums relying on poetic and spiritual German lyrics. These albums are ranging from avantgarde-black-metal to purely acoustic … read more »

Flut

Flut © Seayou Records

It all started out with a portable VHS camera, that FLUT heavily fell in love with. Inspired by its crude and dirty 80s aesthetic, they paved the way from modern synth minimalism to tremendous stadium rock. But not only in their music, … read more »

Fuckhead

Fuckhead

In 2013 one of the most important musical institutions of the domestic underground celebrated its 25th anniversary. The Upper Austrian formation Fuckhead whose provocative-actionistic approach often polarizes and divides opinions, has long been recognized beyond Austrian borders as a pioneer of the … read more »

Gasmac Gilmore

Gasmac Gilmore, Bandfoto 2015/2016 © Gasmac Gilmore

For many years now Gasmac Gilmore belong to the most successful bands of the Austrian rock scene. A triumph, if you look at the fast pace in today’s music world. Many bands have emerged and quickly disappeared from the scene. Gasmac Gilmore … read more »

Hunger

Hunger © Christian Lamb

Hailing from the suburbs of Vienna, electronic pop/rock band Hunger first formed in early 2014, when Daniel Rumpel, Johannes Herbst and vocalist Lucas Fendrich started creating cinematic and atmospheric songs together. In 2015 the trio decided to relocate to L.A., where the … read more »

Lex Audrey

Lex Audrey (c) Lea Foeger

LEX AUDREY released their debut album “No Intention of Changing the World” in February 2019 and immediately became the FM4 Soundpark Act of the month. The trio from Upper Austria – Niklas Pichler, Patrick Pillichshammer and Lukas Staudinger – plays with distinct … read more »