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5/8erl in Ehr’n

5/8erl in Ehr´n, Bandfoto für das Album "Duft der Männer", 2017 © Astrid Knie

Founded in 2006, 5/8erl in Ehr’n has developed its own musical style: “Viennese soul”. The constellation of double bass, acoustic guitar, Wurlitzer, and accordion makes for a special timbre; the mix of jazz, soul, and blues for a unique flair. Since its … read more »

Alma

Alma have fitted traditional folk music in some modern clothes, yet without dressing it up as something it isn’t: Julia Lacherstorfer, Matteo Haitzmann, Marlene Lacherstorfer, Evelyn Mair and Marie-Theres Stickler play the violin, the double bass and the accordion, they sing and … read more »

Alpine Dweller

Alpine Dweller, Bandfoto © Camilla Geißelbrecht

Alpine Dweller is a young trio from Styria and Upper Austria. Alpine Dweller unites seemingly incompatible styles, by merging folk music influences with sophisticated urban songwriting and combining traditional music of distant regions with pop. The trio is able to create a … read more »

Attwenger

Attwenger, Coverfoto für die DVD "#106 Attwenger Film / Attwenger Adventure" © HOANZL

With a wild mix of folk, punk and hip hop, Attwenger are certainly one of the most exciting and talked-about formations in the Austrian music scene. For over two decades the Upper Austrian duo consisting of Markus Binder (drums, vocals, jew’s harp) … read more »

Bakanic, Christian

Bakanic (c) Julia Wesely

Christian Bakanic, an Austrian accordionist and composer, studied folk music at the Johann Joseph Fux conservatory in Graz, classical accordion at Graz University of Arts and has already made his mark as a jazz musician in Austria. His musical approaches and experiences … read more »

Baldachin

Baldachin

Known for their unique and stylistically open approach, the music of the Viennese trio Baldachin takes listeners on a rich and varied sonic journey that crosses multiple genres and regions – from the Alps, through to the Danube metropolis Vienna, the vast plains of Eastern Europe, eventually to … read more »

BartolomeyBittmann

BartolomeyBittmann (c) Max Parovsky

The bridge that the two string musicians Matthias Bartolomey (cello) and Klemens Bittmann (violin, viola, mandola) draw in their diversified musical renditions, ranges from classically-oriented chamber music, through various sidesteps towards jazz, to accents of rock and pop. As BartolomeyBittmann they share … read more »

Black Market Tune

Black Market Tune, Bandfoto © John Somerville

Black Market Tune combines New Acoustic Music with graceful twists and sexy swing. “Modern folk music with a Scottish backbone”, is how the young Austro-Scottish accordionist John Somerville describes this quartet. Black Market Tune are: Mira Lu Kovacs (vocals), Paul Dangl (violin, … read more »

bratfisch

Bratfisch, Bandfoto © Rafaela Proell

Connoisseurs of the Austrian music scene have been aware of bratfisch for ages. A live band that can turn every show into a rousing experience, their published works are even more convincing. Formed in Vienna in 2003, they have been playing with … read more »

Cobario

Cobario

The roots of this instrumental acoustic project lie in Barcelona, ​​where the two guitarists Mario Chehade (aka Rio Che) and Jakob Lackner (aka El Coba) used to perform as street musicians. In 2006 the violinist Herwig Schaffner (aka Herwigos) joined the duo … read more »