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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 »

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 »

Alfredo Ovalles

Alfredo Ovalles (c) Jürgen Knoth

ALFREDO OVALLES is one of those musicians that are stylistically hard to categorize, which is a sign of constant evolution and tremendous artistic openness. Born in Caracas, Venezuela, the pianist has already explored many different musical worlds. In the course of his … read more »

Alicia Edelweiss

Alicia Edelweiss © Olesya Parfenyuk

Alicia Edelweiss is an Austro-British musician based in Vienna. She started her musical career as a street musician, when she travelled all over Europe for two years, setting off at the age of 19. In her quest for freedom, and travelling without … read more »

Alma

Alma have fitted traditional folk music in some modern clothes, yet without dressing it up as something it isn’t: Julia Lacherstorfer, Matteo Haitzmann, Marlene Lacherstorfer, Evelyn Mair and Marie-Theres Stickler play the violin, the double bass and the accordion, they sing and … 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 »