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Alex The Flipper

Alex The Flipper, Coverfoto für die Single "Wonder", 2016 © Bangus Records

Inspired by the earlier years of electronic music, namely nineties trip-hop and French house, Alex The Flipper began to develop a signature sound rich with textures of different synthesizers and high-pitched sampled vocal hooks. We first heard this sound back in 2014 … 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 »

AVEC

AVEC (c) Kidizin Sane, 2018

AVEC appeared seemingly out of nowhere in 2015. With the release of her debut EP “Heartbeats”, the young Upper Austrian has bridged the gap between writing heartfelt lyrics and experimenting with textural sounds. Distancing herself from negative life experiences, AVEC simultaneously shared her own … read more »

Average

Average, Portraitfoto © Philip Kottlorz

Average (aka Av) is a rapper/musician born and raised in Linz (Austria) and currently living in Vienna. Mainly influenced by German and French rap artists, Average is known for critical lyrics as well as for a unique style in rapping and singing. … read more »

Berauer, Johannes

Johannes Berauer, Portraitfoto © Frank G. Brody

Johannes Berauer – a former student of Jazz legend Bob Brookmeyer – studied composition and Jazz piano at the New England Conservatory and Berklee College in Boston, as well as the Anton Bruckner Private University in Linz. Johannes Berauer effortlessly navigates around … read more »

Bernhard Lang

Bernhard Lang © Harald Hoffmann

The compositions of Bernhard Lang, born in 1959 in Upper Austria, go beyond the acoustic sound experience, since the meaning of his creative work is just as important as the musical result. In addition to music-related studies such as piano and composition, Bernhard … read more »

Bilderbuch

Bilderbuch (c) Hendrik Schneider

The story behind Bilderbuch is like a fairy-tale come true. From the humble beginnings as an under-appreciated school band in Upper Austria to international success – it’s all there. But Bilderbuch is anything but a classic rock-band, and anyone who takes a second … read more »

chuffDRONE

chuffDrone © Hans Klestorfer

The five musicians of chuffDRONE aren’t really fans of the idea of following musical dogmas. Ever since their foundation in the year of 2012 they don’t feel bound to the traditional rules of jazz, preferring instead to set their own musical accents. The … read more »

DUO 4675

Duo 4675 (c) Mani Froh

Unconventional, non-traditional and uncategorizable are probably the three most fitting adjectives that apply to the sound of DUO 4675. The siblings Astrid und Beate Wiesinger are not confined to any boundaries and create a refreshing new jazz sound with saxophone and double … read more »