Squalloscope is Anna Kohlweis, who exists as an interdisciplinary artist, illustrator, writer, music producer, composer, singer, and songwriter based in Vienna. Between 2006 and 2011 she was known as Paper Bird, a name under which she released three full-length albums. Squalloscope emerged … read more »
Her name proves she is a creative wordsmith, her album that she is a creative soundsmith. SQUALLOSCOPE sounds like a swarm of jellyfish in the deep sea and that is just the direction her new album “Exoskeletons for Children” (Seayou Records) seems … read more »
For a decade Seayou Records, revolving around label boss Ilias Dahimène and his many protégés, has been enriching the sound world with outstanding musical gems from Austria. Good vibes bring the people together and that is why so many artists flock to the Seayou headquarters. Ilias Dahimène … read more »
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 »
After the outstanding festival debut in 2010 and the no less spectacular sequel in the past year, the organizers of the Popfest Wien are determined to once again succeed with this year’s festival edition, which will take place from the 26th to … read more »
Over half a decade Seayou Records around label boss Ilias Dahimène and his many proteges has been enriching the country with fantastic music.