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SCENE PORTRAIT: GERMAN LANGUAGE POP IN AUSTRIA

One young Austrian band after the other, creating songs with German lyrics, sometimes in Austrian dialect, establishes itself on the German-speaking music market and plays sold-out concerts. The strong emotions of the new kids in the Austro-German pop jungle are being heard. … read more »

5/8erl in Ehr’n

5/8erl in Ehr´n, Bandfoto für das Album "Duft der Männer", 2017 © Astrid Knie

Founded in 2006, 5/8erl in Ehr’n has developed its own musical style: “Viennese soul”. The constellation of double bass, acoustic guitar, Wurlitzer, and accordion makes for a special timbre; the mix of jazz, soul, and blues for a unique flair. Since its … read more »

World Music in Austria

The cultivation of Austrian music is distinctly tied to its respective origins. Be it from here or from elsewhere. Some call it  folk music, others world music. The music country Austria has a vast amount of old traditions. From Carinthian choirs to … read more »