Hans Platzgumer

The Munich-based Tyrolean is a musical jack-of-all-trades. The indie band HP Zinker originated from his creative genius just as well as Convertible, Queen of Japan and its resurrection in the form of King of Japan. Besides that he was a member of … read more »

… in a nutshell

Miniatures are not a registered form of art  for the music of an orchestra: Too many musicians, too much conductor, soloist, organizational apparatus, perhaps also too much expectation of the concert audience for just 40 or 60 or 80 seconds of music. … read more »

Otto Lechner

It is said that Otto Lechner is one of the few musicians who could bring the accordion back and make it popular in Austria again. Born in 1954 in Melk, Lower Austria, the musician turned blind in his early youth, but despite … read more »

Saint Lu

Born in the Upper Austrian City of Wels, Saint Lu is currently ambitioning to conquer the mainstream rock scene with her music. The 25 year old, who lives in Berlin, has already been hailed by the German press as a female Lenny … read more »


“My music goes through your mind, not through your legs”. This is what Eva Jantschitsch a.k.a. Gustav claims about her own work and she certainly has a point. Who doesn’t remember her song “Rettet die Wale” (in English: save the whales)? Not … read more »