Sofa Surfers were founded in 1996 by the Viennese instrumentalists Wolfgang Schlögl, Markus Kienzl, Wolfgang Frisch, and Michael Holzgruber. Musically the Sofa Surfers belong to the pioneers of the Viennese electronic music scene. Their freestyle grooves pulse with a dub influenced funky feel and a freedom that is … read more »
“WE AREN’T A BOYGROUP TRYING TO APPEAL TO TWELVE YEAR OLDS”- INTERVIEW WITH SOFA SURFERS
The SOFA SURFERS are 20 years old now. On October 6, 2017, they released a rather atypical anniversary album “20”. The album is more of a reference to their collected works than a Greatest Hits collection. Ada Karlbauer and Julia Philomena spoke … read more »
SOFA SURFERS – “Scrambles, Anthems and Odysseys”
Sofa Surfers are one of the most influential bands to emerge from the electronic music scene in Austria. Spanning nearly 20 years of international success, the Austrian electronic and downbeat pioneers are far from settling down and are once again pushing the … read more »
The Austrian Electronic Music Scene Since 2000
In the years since 2000 Austrian electronic musicians were not as omnipresent as in the previous decade. However there were still a lot of exciting approaches and developments. A brief overview by Sebastian Fasthuber. You could probably write a whole book about … read more »
Nominees for the Amadeus Austrian Music Awards 2013
The nominees for this year’s Amadeus Austrian Music Awards have been announced! The coveted Austrian music awards will be presented on the 1st of May in the Viennese Volkstheater.
Waves Vienna Conference 2012: Sync Rights
One of the panels of the Waves Vienna Festival and Conference was devoted to an important issue in the music business: sync rights are not only relevant for agencies and studios, but also for music creators.
Sofa Surfers – In Vain (feat. Jonny Sass)
SOFA SURFERS – IN VAIN (feat. Jonny Sass) taken from their new album SUPERLUMINAL
For the longest time, the music of Sofa Surfers had been synonymous with the laid-back groove that seemed to come out of every orifice of Vienna’s music scene in the mid- to late nineties. Among all the DJs and remixers, they stood … read more »