It’s a new year, and with it comes plenty of new Austrian music highlights to spotlight! Building off of 2022, a year packed with musical accomplishments and developments (see our 2022 Retrospect), the bar’s been properly raised for 2023. But with all … read more »
MEWEM EUROPA IN AUSTRIA – WHAT’S HAPPENED SO FAR?
This year, for the first time, Austria joined five other countries in European efforts to promote FLINTA (women and LGBTIQA) in the music industry. MEWEM Europa (Mentoring Programme for Women Entrepreneurs in the Music Industry) aims to systematically break down structural inequalities … read more »
Electric Indigo, DJ, composer, musician, has performed in 45 countries across Europe, Asia, and the Americas. She represents an intelligent and distinguished interpretation of techno and electronic music. Her DJ-sets are characterized by a wide variety with a clarity of vision and … read more »
AUSTRIAN MUSIC HIGHLIGHTS #3
Covid-19 crisis has a massive impact on the current music scene. Musicians, agents, promoters, independent producers, technicians – almost everyone involved in the music industry is strongly affected. All festivals happening in Europe are either cancelled or postponed. To keep an overview … read more »
The last ten years – what has happened?
A decade is coming to an end. On this occasion we wanted to ask Austrian musicians, music managers, promoters and festival organizers about their personal highlights of the last ten years and also about how the overall conditions of their work have … read more »
10th Popfest Wien: Programme
From 25 to 28 July 2019 , the 10th POPFEST WIEN will be taking place on Vienna’s Karlsplatz, gathering new pop music from Austria. The curators of the anniversary programme MIRA LU KOVACS (SCHMIEDS PULS, 5K HD) and YASMIN HAFEDH (YASMO) invite … read more »
21 years female:pressure – a talk with Electric Indigo
Christina Nemec met Electric Indigo aka Susanne Kirchmayr and summed up the work of the international network FEMALE:PRESSURE. A look back at 21 years FEMALE:PRESSURE The opening event of the RRRIOT Festival in Vienna on March 1 seemed to be the perfect occasion … read more »
“MUSIC IS THE ARTISTIC FORM OF THE COLLECTIVE”
Hyperreality becomes reality again. From May 24 to 26, 2018, HYPERREALITY. Festival for Club Culture by Wiener Festwochen will take place for the second time. The dance floor and the related forms of expression of global club cultures will once again be the … read more »
KLANGSPUREN SCHWAZ – NOCH FRAGEN? ANY QUESTIONS?
The motto of the 24th edition of the Tyrollean new music festival KLANGSPUREN (07.09. – 24.09.2017) is asking a bit of a loaded question. One that is just a bit mischievous. Because anyone who asks a question like that just wants to … read more »
THREE AUSTRIAN ACTS AT SAJETA ART AND MUSIC FESTIVAL 2017
The 18th edition of Art & Music Festival SAJETA will take place at Sotočje, the confluence of two beautiful alpine rivers in Tolmin, Slovenia from 3rd till 9th July 2017. Austria will be represented at this years festival by three well known acts: the violinist Mia Zabelka, … read more »