Four years after his debut “The Material”, the sought-after producer, musician and songwriter CLEMENS BACHER aka CID RIM now returns with the album “Songs of Vienna” (Lucky Me). Musically, the native Viennese – who nowadays commutes between his hometown, London and Los Angeles … read more »
Imagine running into The Clonious, that dude equipped with hundred headphones which directly interact with his musical epicentre. He elegantly puts together the apparent inconsiderable and the clearly essential elements, subsequently he breaks –music- into rhythm + harmonies to reach a point … read more »
Okmalumkoolkat is back! In the summer of 2014, together with Cid Rim and The Clonious, he released the debut of their collaboration “Holy Oxygen Part I” (Affine Records). Now, not quite three years later, they released the sequel. Same title, different content. … read more »
The Great Escape, Brighton/UK, May 14–16, 2015 The Great Escape (TGE) is a new music festival that showcases emerging artists from all over the world. Over 400 up and coming bands play in 35 Brighton venues, accessible on one wristband. It’s the … 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.
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 »
In terms of electronic music there are fortunately a lot of new and exciting things to discover in this country. Affine Records has taken up the cause of making this fact known to a broader and international public. With success. The names … read more »