“The rocker without a band. The cellist in search of fun. The vocalist with all the stage. The sideman without a spotlight. Touring together to show their other sides.” Owl-Eye-Ring at Noch Besser Leben, 1 March. Read the interview and insights by Adam Carrington.
Hamburg quintet Torpus & The Art Directors gave a “very musically rich” performance at Leipzig’s WERK 2 earlier this month, and Erik Braga was there to listen, photograph and write.
A mix of plugged-in violin, nylon string guitar, and a single percussionist combine to give The Trouble Notes a specific flavor – part Romani, a large dash of folk, with some traditional Irish rhythm and modern-day indie influences thrown in. Playing at Horns Erben this Friday.
“I wanted this video to show that no matter who you are and no matter where you come from, we are all related, all connected.”
Voice, lyrics, production and article by Ana Beatriz Ribeiro. (The views in this post do not necessarily reflect the views of The Leipzig Glocal. Just its grumpy editor.)
“For me, music has always been a vehicle for transporting emotions – good or bad, exciting or paralyzing.” Guest writer Lydia interviews Christian “Kirmes” Kühr, organizer of the upcoming TransCentury Update.