/kry

/kry in 2021 by Amin Ebrahimi

/kry is an instrumental trio, formed in 2019 by Alexander Yannilos, Mona Matbou Riahi and Philipp Kienberger in Vienna. The band’s eccentric blend of contemporary grooves, avant-garde jazz and electronica leaves it completely untethered from any single genre and defying categorisation. /kry’s … read more »

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 »

5K HD

5K HD (c) Hanna Fasching

5K HD is the moniker of Austrian jazz band Kompost 3 and singer Mira Lu Kovacs of Schmieds Puls. They combine jazz, sound experiments, pop, and cinematic surprises. The ensemble is also expert at creating a subtle kind of funk. This supergroup, that doesn’t … read more »

Adaolisa

press photo of Adaolisa

adaolisa uses her diverse cultural experiences to weave together music that incorporates several genres, consciously deciding not to stick to one alone. She grew up in the City of Gold, otherwise known as Johannesburg, constantly surrounded by music that spoke truth to … read more »

Agnes Hvizdalek

Agnes Hvizdalek, Portraitfoto © Lisi Charwat

Agnes Hvizdalek is an improvising musician originating from Vienna’s experimental music scene. She has been based in Oslo since 2008. From an early age, Agnes Hvizdalek has dedicated her life to new music and her fascination with the human voice. She celebrates … read more »

Airborne Extended

Airborne extended (c) Nevena Tsvetkova

Airborne Extended seems to be a suitable name for the ensemble given that their instruments have an inherent etherical sound quality about them. They range from harp and harpsichord to a selection of ten recorders and four flutes. The ensemble’s extremely unusual … read more »

Aivery

Aivery, Bandfoto © Tina Bauer

Guitar, bass, drums: Aivery is a young band from Vienna. On their full-length debut “Because”,  Aivery reveal themselves to be a band that doesn’t worry about being hip and prefer instead to do their own incredibly cool, authentic, and unglamorous thing. Franziska Schwarz … read more »

Alexander Chernyshkov

Chernyshkhov, Alexander © Alexander Chernyshkhov

Alexander Chernyshkov is a composer, performer and improviser. Born in Russia, he grew up in Verona, Italy. In 2014 graduated at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien with Chaya Czernowin and Karlheinz Essl, and at the Kunstuniversität Graz with Clemens Gadenstätter. … read more »

Alexander Kranabetter

Alexander Kranabetter by Jana Perusich

Alex Kranabetter goes beyond the boundaries of conventional trumpet playing and creates music existing somewhere between free improvization and electroacoustic sound art. What starts off as a tiny fragment, quickly develops its own organic dynamics, and brings about a hypnotic pull. Fleeting … read more »

Alexander Yannilos

Alexander Yannilos drumming in 2021 by judith Stehlik

Alexander Yannilos (*1989) is a drummer, producer and audio engineer based in Vienna. He is constantly involved in a wide range of projects ever since, exploring all forms of Jazz, improvised and contemporary music, as well as modern Pop, experimental club music, … read more »