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On a boat between Vienna and California: Waves Festival, Day One

With the arrival of Autumn comes Waves, one of Vienna’s first club and showcase festivals. Following the Scandinavian example of By:Larm, the Waves Conference and Festival aims to bridge the gap between East and West and between live music and club culture by offering a 5-day event taking place mainly in clubs along the Danube […]

A Trip to the Seaside

I’ll always remember being a young teen and hearing for the first time the story of my paternal grandmother, Paola, coming home from the hairdresser to her parents dead and a house falling apart, having been hit by a bomb exactly in those couple of hours that she was away. I can’t help but wonder […]

On Black Stars and True Love.

Back in my youth, in the days of Buckley obsession, I also fell hard for Radiohead‘s The Bends. Somehow, when I was 12 or 13, that record felt perfect from beginning to end; not a single track to be kept aside and thrown out. Albums like the Bends or Grace (or, more recently, Hospice and […]

Seewiesenfest 2011

Small local festivals are always my favorite attraction of the summer (with football championships being a close second and effective mosquito spraying my third on the list). The first festival roadtrip of the season was taken slightly impulsively, as we packed tent, boots, music and our pretty selves into a borrowed car on a seemingly […]