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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 »

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 (c) Ralph Kuehne

chuffDRONE combines five charismatic musicians, each of them with his or her own approach to Jazz. Five mindful team-players who dive into each other’s musical performance with full commitment. With head and heart they compose controlled outlets for uncontrollable eruptions, they orchestrate … 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 »

Duo Dinovski-Schuberth

Dinovski-Schuberth, Bandfoto des Duos mit Akkordeon © Tijana Dinovski

The music of the accordion duo Dinovski-Schuberth is all about provocation and improvisation. The two young accordionists from Upper Austria (Paul Schuberth) and Macedonia (Atanas Dinovski) like to indulge in their mutual passion for Balkan music, Scottish and Irish sounds, jazz and … read more »