Electric Indigo

Not too long ago, women had a hard time breaking new grounds in the still male-dominated DJ scene. A pioneer of this development was Susanne Kirchmayr, who decided in the mid-nineties to try the  “unthinkable” and pursue a career as a female … read more »

Austria´s Young Composers: Peter Jakober

Premiering on the 7 October at the TU Graz, as part of the “Sterischer Herbst” was Peter Jakober’s Puls 4 für 35 Röhren where he has just received the Andrzej-Dobrowolski composition scholarship from Styria.  This piece was written for Constantin Luser’s sculptural … read more »

Koehne Quartet

In our country, it is not only the composers that contribute to contemporary music, but also orchestras and ensembles performing in local and international concert venues. In this sense, Austria is in a fortunate position and offers many internationally renowned ensembles in … read more »

WOMEX 2010

Once again Austrian musicians and labels receive the opportunity to call attention to themselves beyond the Austrian border. From the 27th to the 31st of October 2010, the World Music Exhibition (WOMEX) will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark, and is one of … read more »

Polyamory Sound Festival

The “Polyamory Sound Festival” (21.10 – 29.10) was created by Lukas Kranzelbinder with the aim of working with a number of musicians from various music scenes over a specific period of time.  The Festival is intended to create a basis for musical … read more »

Franz Hautzinger

Franz Hautzinger is a free spirited musician who has been pursuing his own distinctive way over the years and has so far successfully withdrawn himself from any categorization, due to his unique and distinctive playing techniques. In a few words, Franz Hautzinger … read more »

Sound Park Austria 3: POP

At the moment the the London music scene is sizzling in the district of Camden. One of the landmarks of the district is the venue “The Forge”.  In May 2010 the Austrian Cultural Forum London took this advantage and initiated the new … read more »

musikprotokoll 2010, open call

The festival “musikprotokoll im steirischen herbst” is a founding member of the festival network ECAS/ICAS, the European and International Cities of Advanced Sound. Supported by the European Union’s Culture programme (2007–2013), nine European festivals have come together to realise the network project … read more »

Donaueschinger Musiktage 2010

Founded in 1921, the Donaueschingen Music Festival is the oldest festival for contemporary music and takes place every year in the small German town of Donaueschingen. This year, from the 15th to the 17th of October,  the Donaueschingen Music Festival is devoted … read more »