Waves Vienna 2011 Review

„The first edition of WAVES VIENNA was a pertinent reminder that there is a music industry in central and eastern Europe which rarely gets talked about. The entire region needs a professionally organized music conference and festival, and a platform where local … read more »

Austrian Music Export

What is Austrian Music Export? Austrian Music Export is a joint initiative of the Austrian Music Information Center mica – music austria and the Austrian Music Fund. What We Do: The aim of the Austrian Music Export is to be a service … read more »

Wolfgang Muthspiel

In the attempt to summarize the musical oeuvre of the internationally acclaimed and respected Austrian jazz guitarist Wolfgang Muthspiel in a few words, the appropriate vocabulary would most likely include terms such as “versatile”, “innovative” and “virtuosic”. Wolfgang Muthspiel is a musician … read more »

ETEP 2.0 with Austrian participation!

Good news for Austrian talents: Thanks to the participation of the Austrian Music Ambassador Network AMAN (www.aman.ag) and the Austrian Music Information Center mica – music austria (www.musicaustria.at) as project co-organizers of ETEP, Austria’s presence at the main conference and showcase platform … read more »

Lorenz Raab

Lorenz Raab is without a doubt one of the creative and innovative musicians of the local jazz scene. This is a musician who thrives in his own creative freedom and for whom the words “fear of contact” are a foreign term. There … read more »

Kollegium Kalksburg

This year the positively wacky trio Kollegium Kalksburg, constisting of Heinz Ditsch, Paul Skrepek and Wolfgang Vincenz Wizlsberger, is celebrating its 15th Anniversary as a true and indispensable institution of Viennese music. Thanks to them, traditonal Viennese songs have experienced a sort … read more »

A new and flexible system

Peter Jenner, former manager of many British Rock bands such as Pink Floyd and The Clash, nowadays manager of Billy Bragg and other artists, also founder of Sincere Management and one of the brightest and most forward-thinking persons of music-biz, talked with … read more »

Stump-Linshalm: ShortCuts

What does music sound like as we enter the twenty-first century? One answer can be found in the project ShortCuts: a unique collection of works for two clarinets or bass clarinets. This diverse array of 34 short pieces written by composers from … read more »