At the moment in Austria it’s all about that new-found sense of confidence. Once again, a new breed of sharp, good-looking boys, proper rockstars are standing out there front of stage, proclaiming things like “We’re going right through the middle” (MAURICE ERNST, … read more »
ON THE FRUITLESS SEARCH FOR THE DEFINITE SOUND OF AUSTRIAN POP. By Robert Rotifer. It was June 2013. The singer-songwriter CLARA LUZIA had just played a live session on the MARC RILEY SHOW on BBC 6Music when the DJ stumped her with … read more »
Popfest Wien, Vienna July 25th – 28th 2013 Today heralds the long awaited festival start of the Popfest Wien! After a series of hot, sweat dripping summer days in the city, the weather forecast for today predicts a storm. Indeed, a storm … read more »
The second edition of the international music festival GLIMPS takes place on 14-15 December.
Winter is usually that time of year when we hide under our blankets, retreating from the world to nurse runny noses and drink cups of hot chocolate.
Located in Luxembourg, neighbouring Belgium, France and Germany, Sonic Visions Festival is an initiative of the Rockhal – Centre de Musiques Amplifiées. The festival is getting ready for its fifth edition that is being held from 23-24 November 2012 in Esch/Alzette. Each … read more »
In recent years the local pop scene has experienced a renaissance. For a long time many denied or simply ignored the fact that this country has established a more than lively and multifaceted music scene of various styles far from the radio-compatible … read more »
One should certainly not go too far out on a limb, but it seems as if the musicians of the local pop scene are currently receiving a lot more international recognition than in the past few years. This explains why local protagonists … read more »
“And the worst is over” the choir is chanting in the second singleAmnesiacstaken from the forthcoming album In The Woods. And admittedly, one could see and feel the band’s relief after they had completed their latest piece of work. Recording the new … read more »