DRAMAS are an electro-/art pop duo, formed in 2016 by Viktoria Winter and Mario Wienerroither - driven by rather unconventional chord
progressions and structures, sparse and subtle synthesis of organic
sounds, a blend of soft yet powerful synths, crisp percussions and
harmonized vocals. Their emotional and epic album debut »Nothing Is Permanent« has been released in October 2018. Watch out for tour dates!
Berlin based sound artist Jana Irmert is delving in the spheres of film sound, electroacoustic composition and
audiovisual installation art. Following appearances at international festivals and exhibitions as the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, the I-Park Environmental Arts
Biennale (US) or the
Banff Centre (Canada) she released her highly acclaimed albums "End of absence" (2016) and FLOOD (2018), which is based on a monumental quadraphonic work. Live: 07/02/2019 at Acud, Berlin w/ Robert Lippok and The Allegorist
Following the release of his powerful solo debut "Je suis le Ténébreux" London-based musician and avantgarde composer Christopher James Chaplin released his epic second album "Paradise Lost" in Summer 2018 – featuring the American poet and musician Leslie Winer and British tenor Nathan Vale. For Chaplin's upcoming live shows he teams up again with visual artists Luma.Launisch. Watch out for tour dates 2019.
As a part of the techno movement of the 90s, the
multi-instrumentalist and electronic music producer Peter Zirbs has
released recordings under numerous pseudonyms, produced and remixed various artists, and
scored a range of experimental films. Following a remix
for British composer Christopher Chaplin Peter Zirbs released his monumental solo album debut »What if we don't exist?« in October 2018.
"Emotionally raw lyrics. Immense choruses. Turbulent indie-rockers Wolventrix are definitely ones to watch." NME.COM. Formed in Oxford, Wolventrix recorded their debut »The Berlin EP« with producer Arnold Kasar in 2009 and will re-release it in February 2019. An album and collaborations with other artists, including Morrissey's musical director Boz Boorer and electronic music producer Peter Zirbs have followed. 2019 sees Wolventrix back in the studio with new material of their own.
Icelandic electronic music trio Stereo Hypnosis and British experimental musician and avantgarde composer Christopher Chaplin
have played a number of concerts together in recent years. During that
time, the idea of recording an album based on these live electronic
improvisations began to emerge. In the summer of 2018 a fully equipped
recording studio was set up in the town of Hvammstangi in northern
Iceland, where the album »Bjarmi« was recorded live.
In his debut album, electronic pop artist LOVECAT cannot and will not hide from
the global madness. His personal approach to solving problems involves
driving rhythms, playful basslines, dry ice, fluorescent lights, and
above all the voice of a hopeful romantic. Indie Shuffle about LOVECAT’s first album 'The Great Catsby' "Shit is literally some off-the-chart sound that
you're going to absolutely hear all over this year's New York Fashion
Week, a couple of weeks from now, and for the rest of the year”.
Loretta Who - a fascinating, charismatic singer and artist with her stunning solo debut release 'Virtue EP' - including the singles 'All Over Me‘ and 'Virtue'. Following successful collaborations with artists such as
Albin Janoska (SOHN) and Hubert Mauracher (Mauracher) she now presents
her own distinctive musical microcosm.
NY-based singer and multi-instrumentalist Monika Heidemann performs minimalist
pop songs with electric bass, synthesizers and pulsing analog drum
machines. When not performing as HEIDEMANN, she plays synthesizers in The Juan MacLean. Her new 'Detectives' EP has been released in April including the single "I'm So In Love", feat. vocals from Nancy Whang (LCD Soundsystem and The Juan MacLean).
Boz Boorer, long-time co-songwriter, guitarist and musical director of Morrissey is back with an epic new solo album, 'Age Of Boom' - his first proper LP of fresh recordings in ten years, featuring an array of top-drawer musical guests as Eddie Argos from Art Brut, James Maker, Thomas Walkden from Wolventrix, Tracy Vandal, Georgina Baillie, Alex Lusty and many more. 'Age Of Boom' has taken shape over the last four years in Boz's Studio in Portugal, and forms a cross section through the entire musical Boz Boorer universe.
One of the most fascinating pianists of our time and a truly great innovator of the piano. A short film/portrait about the Ukrainian composer and pianist Lubomyr Melnyk, the inventor of 'continuous music'. A full length documentary is coming in 2020.