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 »


Asfast, Foto © Philippe Gerlach, unsafeandsounds 2017s

Leon Leder aka Asfast is one of the most promising new discoveries of the Austrian club scene. The experimental electronic producer from Graz has been exciting audiences with reduced, concise tracks that combine elements of diverse progressive club genres from grime to … read more »

Candlelight Ficus

candlelight ficus by reithofer media

Candlelight Ficus is no longer a common houseplant – the band has grown into a big musical tree, that thrives like crazy. The trunk: stable and solid – four creative musicians deeply rooted in groove. The branches: spaciously spreading out to all … read more »


Crush (c) Johanna Dorner

CRUSH is more than a secret infatuation – it is a matter of the heart. Christina Lessiak, Christian Lach, Katrin Borecky, Florian Kolar and Verena Borecky take their audience by storm with dreamy lightness. Since Crush was founded in 2015, the quintet … read more »

Dero & Klumzy

Dero & Klumzy (c) Dero & Klumzy

DERO & KLUMZY (f.k.a. Mr. Dero & Klumzy Tung) are an Austro-British duo made up of Graz-based DJ/producer Mr.Dero and Klumzy Tung, MC and singer/songwriter from London. Since meeting in 2006 they have established an enviable position as a respected production team, … read more »

Dorit Chrysler

Dorit Chrysler © Peter Funch

Best known for her theremin style, composer/musician Dorit Chrysler also has a prolific recording and performing career as a vocalist, guitarist, keyboardist, producer, and engineer. With the combination of the theremin’s haunting sounds and her extraordinary and powerful voice, Dorit Chrysler creates music … read more »

Farewell Dear Ghost

Farewell Dear-Ghost, Bandfoto 2017 © Christoph Liebentritt

There is nothing wrong with musical pathos. Especially when it is combined with musical talent. Philipp Szalay – founder and leader of Farewell Dear Ghost – is not afraid of big feelings or big gestures. And he incorporates them into his music … read more »


photo of Friedberg by Henry Gorse

Friedberg is an all-female-four-piece based in London, centred around singer, guitarist and master of cowbells Anna Friedberg. Their music has often been described as a blend of post-punk and alt-rock doused in alluring pop sensibilities – something that is immediately familiar, but … read more »

Georg Friedrich Haas

Georg Friedrich Haas (c) Substantia Jones

Georg Friedrich Haas – born 1953 in Graz – grew up in Tschagguns (Vorarlberg). In his early student days he took a short detour into natural sciences, before he finally turned to a musical career and started to study at the University … read more »

Gitarren der Liebe

Gitarren der Liebe, Bandfoto © Max Wegscheidler

After their album Nietzsche in Love (2014, Pumpkin Records)  Gitarren der Liebe released “How I Failed To Trick My Destiny” in 2015 –  a 12“ album that comes in a DIY-silk-screen-sweing-sweatshop-sleeve. Attached download comes unexcited. Epic Bernd Heinrauch (Melvins, Chicks On Speed, Mark Deutrum and Hella Comet) … read more »