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Scarabeusdream: Out of Senses

Seeing scarabeusdream live is always an experience. Their music is intricate and interesting and they are very theatrical; at the same time the theatrics hardly come across as fake or overdone. Considering that donaukanaltreiben is a (free!) open air festival, I was very impressed with the light and sound; they put some of the actual […]


I didn’t make it last night, because I was at a movie premiere and at the sidewalk-headphones-disco, and didn’t make it today either, because I had work to do and I went to VOTE, but hopefully I’ll manage to drop by Donaukanaltreiben tonight, at some point. Especially since THE SCARABEUSDREAM – one of my favoritest […]

sample your heartbeat to stay alive

Sample your heartbeat to stay alive by the Scarabeusdream was hands down THE most amazing local ‘release’ of 2007. It’s a dark and intense album. I had to wait until the second time I saw these guys live to buy their demo, and I then listened to it for a whole week – so much, […]

Chris Garneau & Xiu Xiu @ Brut

If I remember well, this was the set Chris played: We Don’t try Not Nice Relief Sad News Baby’s Romance Between The Bars It was really lovely, because I think most people had shown up for Xiu Xiu, but Chris amazed a few of them I think (and hope). You could have almost heard a […]