A slightly overlapping sequel to this “Telling of stories without claiming completeness” from 2013 by Stefan „Trishes“ Trischler (Radio FM4) When the noughties turned into the tens, hip hop in Austria still sounded largely like the so-called “Golden Era” ideal that producers … read more »
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 »
Crack Ignaz from Salzburg has already made international waves with his interpretation of hip hop: The so called “King of the Alps” is constantly on tour, already entered the charts with “Geld Leben” in 2016. In the same year he published his … read more »
The Reeperbahn Festival is Germany’s largest club festival and since its debut 11 years ago has grown to become one of the most important meeting places for the music industry worldwide. On Wednesday, Sept 21, Austrian Music Export will be hosting a … read more »
From 21 – 24 September 2016, the Reeperbahn Festival will present more than 700 events spanning a range of genres in locations around Hamburg’s Reeperbahn. Since its debut in 2006, the Reeperbahn Festival has grown to become one of the most important … read more »
Well, the results are in. Law students as well as old school hip-hop fans have decided that CRACK IGNAZ truly is King of the Alps. In 2015 he released his pink coloured debut album “Kirsch” (Cherry) and in January 2016 he released … read more »
Every week on Saturday, 10:40 pm, the popular program Tracks on the German and French TV channel ARTE presents cutting edge sounds, novelties and obscurities in pop culture. This week the program will be celebrating the finest from Austrian pop music in a three-part web series called … read more »
A brief history of Austrian hip hop from 1982 – 2012 without any claim of completeness. The first hip hop incentives in Austria came from pop musicians that either paid tribute to the young genre or used its aesthetics.