Sketchbook Quartet

Sketchbook Quartet (c) Christoph Hofbauer_web

Listening to the tracks of SKETCHBOOK QUARTET, there is definitely an initial element of surprise. Oh, so this is also how jazz can sound like! The music of the experimental friendly Viennese quartet has little to do with jazz in the classical … read more »

Sketches on Duality

Sketches On Duality (c) Ina Aydogan

Sketches on Duality is a hip hop / spoken word / jazz quintet straight out of Vienna’s vibrant music scene. The band project was founded in 2015 by musicians Helmut Mühlbacher (guitar), Felipe Scolfaro Crema (keys), Phillipp Kienberger (bass), Michael Prowaznik (drums) … read more »

Sofa Surfers

Sofa Surfers (c) David Seiler

Sofa Surfers were founded in 1996 by the Viennese instrumentalists Wolfgang Schlögl, Markus Kienzl, Wolfgang Frisch, and Michael Holzgruber. Musically the Sofa Surfers belong to the pioneers of the Viennese electronic music scene. Their freestyle grooves pulse with a dub influenced funky feel and a freedom that is … read more »

Sofie

Surrounded by classical music from a young age, Sofie Fatouretchi aka SOFIE started learning the violin at four years old. In her teens she won a place to study at the prestigious Vienna Conservatoire, decided to leave the course early to live … read more »

Soia

Portrait of Soia by Ina Aydogan

Soia’s music is diverse. You can hear jazz samples and world music sounds, sophisticated hiphop beats, deep bass, experimental electronics, broad and enveloping lounge sounds, elements of funk and a whole lot of soul. Soia aka Sophia Hagen, who was born in … read more »

Sophia Blenda

Sophia Blenda Press pic by Michael Wuermerby

Sophia Blenda is the alter ego of Sophie Löw, the 26-year-old singer/songwriter whose distinctive voice and remarkable lyrics have so far made her best known as the singer of the Viennese indie rock band Culk. Now Löw enters the public eye as … read more »

Square Waltz

Square Waltz (c) Birgit Weinstabl

Think about anything you would expect from a Vienna Waltz ensemble – and then forget it all. Square Waltz squares the triangle, pushes circles into ellipses, and transforms any pyramid into a Vienna Cathedral-shaped thingy. Handmade music from Vienna, driven by the … read more »

srsly

srsly (c) Maro Moves

SRSLY is born in Austria and has roots in Brazil. As crazy as this mixture sounds, as crazy the project srsly (yes, lower case letters it is) actually is. With his experienced and energetic DJ-Sets, the producer really knows how to control … read more »

Stefan Sterzinger

Stefan Sterzinger (c) Roland Renner

STEFAN STERZINGER, secret genius, elder statesman, godfather of craziness, grandseigneur, apothecary of anarchy are just a few titles the local music press has bestowed on the Viennese singer, songwriter and accordion player over the years. He performs the material of his respective … read more »

Stephie Hacker

The new project of the young Viennese pianist, singer and composer Stephanie Hacker melts personal feelings with unaffected words and transparent music into a compilation of touching songs. The musician, educated in classical music and jazz, takes influences of these styles and … read more »