Waves Festival 2015 – Who to see – Saturday

Hey Waves, let’s have a party! Waves Vienna turns five this year. Five years of discovering your new favourite bands, late nights, weird and wonderful venues and dirty, stinking hangovers. In other words, five great years. As with every Waves Festival the timetable can be a little daunting, the big names are now fewer and far … More Waves Festival 2015 – Who to see – Saturday

Waves Festival 2015 – Who to see – Friday

Hey Waves, let’s have a party! Waves Vienna turns five this year. Five years of discovering your new favourite bands, late nights, weird and wonderful venues and dirty, stinking hangovers. In other words, five great years. As with every Waves Festival the timetable can be a little daunting, the big names are now fewer and far … More Waves Festival 2015 – Who to see – Friday

Waves Festival 2015 – Who to see – Thursday

  Hey Waves, let’s have a party! Waves Vienna turns five this year. Five years of discovering your new favourite bands, late nights, weird and wonderful venues and dirty, stinking hangovers. In other words, five great years. As with every Waves Festival the timetable can be a little daunting, the big names are now fewer and … More Waves Festival 2015 – Who to see – Thursday

Field Day

by Sigrid Huber London’s Field Day is one of the first “inner city” festivals taking place in one of the many parks in the capital. Victoria Park, for that matter, is located in the trendy and buzzing London East surrounded by the epicentres of the young, hip and stylish (indeed I am talking about Shoreditch, … More Field Day

Mavi Phoenix

Who’s that chick thinking she’s all hollywood?   That, ladies and gents, would be Mavi Phoenix. They say appearances can be deceiving, and don’t let that young, pretty face fool you. Mavi Phoenix, real name Marlene Nader, may look like butter wouldn’t melt in her mouth, but it does, and she turns it into venomous … More Mavi Phoenix

On a park bench with…Kommando Elefant

Kommando Elefant’s music lies between electro and guitar, between humour and tragedy. The band’s long-awaited 4th album “Lass uns Realität” came out in November 2014 and saw them dive into a more modern, dance-fuelled sound. Their first single from the album “Ich find dich selfsame” with its just as strange video proved to be a … More On a park bench with…Kommando Elefant

Stadtlicht – Wien Immer Wieder (lasergehirn Remix)

It is Monday. Have a remix Stadtlicht is a Melange made out of Donaustadt and pop, Tyrol and lyrics, Meidling and dedication, styria and beats, bavaria and love. The Vienna-based band make pop music reminiscent of the old Hamburg school. Musically sound, but what makes the difference is the lyrics. Their EP Neubau came out … More Stadtlicht – Wien Immer Wieder (lasergehirn Remix)

Black Sirens @ Fluc

If The Ramones made a dirty little love child with The Black Lips while Nirvana knocked one off in the corner, then Black Sirens would be the depraved little kids name Vienna has a number of cult clubs where you’re guaranteed to see some rough-around-the-edges young band cut their teeth in front of smaller crowds … More Black Sirens @ Fluc

Sohn – Veto (Marce Reazon Remix)

It is Monday. Have a remix. Marce Reazon’s “Veto” remix is a dark, brooding affair as Reazon, better known for his rap and hip hop remixes, gives Vienna’s favourite adopted Englishman Sohn’s atmospheric electro-pop the once-over in bass-pounding fashion. The remix keeps all of the original’s emotional sentiment while giving it a shot of dance … More Sohn – Veto (Marce Reazon Remix)