Tag Archives: vienna

War & Peace

Almost exactly three years ago, I was getting into a venue on a whim to check out unknown, local bands and coming out of it a couple of hours later with the certainty that something big was gonna happen. The last three years were full of decision-making, deadlines and confusion, frustration and at times, the […]

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 […]

Waves Festival: Kick-Off Preview

When the radio went on this morning, I growled and grumbled and then remembered: today is Waves opening day! I’ve been looking forward to this for a good month, even more so in the last week after finding out that with my pass, I get to attend the wonderful opening concert of Soap&Skin, whom I […]

A Mysterious Live Power.

You might have heard the news that I did a tiny bit of band-merch-designing in the last couple of weeks (if you haven’t you were probably hiding under a rock or in a cabin deep in the woods in Michigan with Justin Vernon); said band, namely Ezra Furman & the Harpoons, I’d already had the […]