SALÒ by Aaron Chaudhry
SALÒ (c) Aaron Chaudhry


SALÒ lives in Vienna, originates from southern Styria and since 2019 is producing music for dog petters, skivers, and generally for anyone and everyone with feelings. With SALÒ, pop rubs shoulders with punk, anger with vulnerability and platitudes encounter larger than life feelings. The result? Songs about lust, sorrow and love in times of late turbo-capitalism. If you are looking for influences, these might lie with Rio Reiser, the Idles or a very young Nina Hagen. Since November 2021, SALÒ is the resident enfant terrible at Viennese label MOM I MADE IT. Thus far, the artist has released “Bonjour Tristesse”, the offspring of lockdown loneliness, the punk-rager “Glock 17” and an issue of supermarket heartbreak in “Apollonia sitzt bei Edeka an der Kassa”, which earned praise from Oli Schulz and landed on the “Fest und Flauschig” playlist. “Rabatt” proves once again that consumerism and social critique are the tones SALÒ likes to strike with his songs. Following the release of his most recent Single “Puch Monza”, SALÒ drops on July 29 his second record called “Rabatt” including a release show at B72 in Vienna on July 30. Despite the pandemic, SALÒ has played dozens of concerts in Germany and Austria in 2021 and is on course to intensify this in 2022. 


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