“Any genre of music named after a one-syllable grunt is not trying to be clever. The objective of Oi! is purely visceral, to be a soundtrack to a pressure release.”
“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.
Tristan Eckerson gives us personal insights into his beautiful music and a glimpse of what may be on tap at his upcoming Noch Besser Leben gig (19 September).
Trash may be the creator of the experience, but he is far from selfish with it. He asks for volunteers to be human canvases and for people to paint them. Read more about the band here and catch them live @ Moritzbastei next Thursday.