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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 »

Ciciliani, Marko

Marko Ciciliani, Portaitfoto © Ciciliani

Marko Ciciliani is a composer, performer, researcher and audiovisual artist based in Austria. The focus of Ciciliani’s work lies in the composition of performative electronic music, often in audiovisual contexts. Light- or laserdesigns are often integral parts of his compositions. More recently … 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 »

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 »

Good Wilson

Good Wilson (c) Gabriel Hyden

Günther Paulitsch, Alex Connaughton, Mario Fartacek and Julian Pieber – known from bands such as Mynth, Polkov or Shaun Berkovits together form Good Wilson. The four-piece band invented the genre “Sky Gaze” to describe their music, to fill in a blank space … read more »

Gross, Katharina

Katharina Gross © Nancy Horowitz

Katharina Gross studied at the Musikhochschule Lübeck with David Geringas, at the Musikhochschule Cologne with Frans Helmerson (Diploma 2003) and at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester with Ralph Kirshbaum (Diploma in Professional Performance 2005). She took part in masterclasses … read more »

Haas, Georg Friedrich

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 »