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04.04.2020
new signing: Jacob Bellens

The Copenhagen-based artist just dropped his 5th studio album via hfn music!

Thanks to his unique voice and his talent for heart-rending melodies, over the years Jacob has become one of the most distinctive figures on the Scandinavian music scene.

Jacob Bellens has been releasing music since 2004, beginning with the debut album 'Scandinavian South' from electronic sample-based outfit Livstrompet. In the following years, he released three albums with the duo project Murder and has collaborated with several different artists such as Kasper Bjørke and AV AV AV and also composes for other musicians.

'The Daisy Age', Bellens’ solo debut album, was released in 2012. The second release was 'My Convictions', a personal take on classical vintage pop with flutes, strings and horns, produced by Frederik Thaae and released in 2014 through Bellens’ own label A Spot In The Sun. His third solo album 'Polyester Skin' was released in 2016 through hfn music and includes one of his biggest hits: Untouchable. 'Trail Of Intuition', produced by Rune Borup and Lars Iversen, came out in 2018 and is now followed by Jabob Bellens' fifth studio album 'My Heart Is Hungry And The Days Go By So Quickly' released in April 2020.

Somewhere between left-field pop and a classical singer/songwriter approach, the 'My Heart Is Hungry And The Days Go By So Quickly' is an exciting rollercoaster ride through the universe of an exceptional singer and songwriter. It’s made to make you dance, to sing along and at times to make you think, always with an encouraging undertone.

Out since April 3rd via hfn nusic.

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03.04.2020
OUT: New single 'TEN GRAND GOLDIE' by Einstürzende Neubauten

Einstürzende Neubauten are releasing their new single 'Ten Grand Goldie' and announce their long-awaited album in twelve years. 'Alles in Allem' will be out on May the 15th this year and celebrates the 40th anniversary of the band.

For the first single 'Ten Grand Goldie', Blixa Bargeld put out a call live on camera to worldwide supporters, using telecommunications to talk with people in Norway, Italy, and the USA. “Which word in your language do you especially like? What was the last snippet of a sentence you overheard coming out of someone else’s mouth, whether or not the meaning was clear, or if the words were addressed to you?” The result is a song that pre-formulated the album epilogically, in which Bargeld’s text fragments and the callers’ answers got woven into a narrative. And so, “Ten Grand Goldie” enchantingly combines reflections on a city in transition with words borrowed from foreigners. Bargeld calls this process “harvesting.” He picks various things together and reprocesses them.

Go check out Einstürzende Neubauten and their entire back-catalogue on Spotify.

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03.04.2020
OUT: DAS NEU release new song 'Drive'.

The new song 'Drive' by the German band DAS NEU is a tribute to the sound of shoegaze and dark wave of the early 1980s. Nevertheless, the song is driven by Berlin rap and contemporary hip hop elements. 'Drive' is the yet darkest work by DAS NEU, telling the story of a broken relationship coming to an end. 

Have a listen for yourself and watch the video here.

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24.03.2020
Aid packages in times of COVID-19

Dear authors, artists and partners,

the current corona crisis is omnipresent and will have consequences for creatives and the entire music and live business. The government and many associations have come up with different aid packages and we would like to recommend a specific link to the VUT website (only in german!). There, you can find the various packages and contact information.

The press release from the VUT can be found here.

Stay save and healthy!

The Freibank-Team

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23.03.2020
OUT: Patrice releases new single 'Tall Shade feat. Mr. Eazi'

Patrice is back with new music! Via Jugglerz Records, a joint venture with Universal Music, Patrice released his new single 'Tall Shade' feat. the Nigerian Banku pinoeer Mr. Eazi.

The song was produced by the production team of Jugglerz, who have worked with national artists such as RAF Camora, Bausa, Kool Savas, Cro or Ufo361 and international artists like Major Lazer.

Go check it out on Spotify or Youtube.

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20.03.2020
RIP Genesis Breyer P-Orridge

It is with great sadness that we report the death of Genesis Breyer P-Orridge on March 14, 2020.

We cannot think of an artist we respect more for he/r visionary body of work and radical commitment to it. We express our deepest condolences.

Klaus Maeck recalls: ”We met early in the 80s in London, Genesis had just founded the 'Temple ov Psychick Youth' and released audio experiments by William Burroughs (the author of  'Naked Lunch', and 'Interzone') on his Industrial Records label. I wanted both to appear in 'Decoder', the film I was working on at the time - Genesis ideally as a caricature of himself - and that is what we did. Genesis helped organize the shoot with William, we subsequently visited each other to work on film scenes and eventually the soundtrack. It seems right to mention this now as all credits the 1984 film receives for being prophetic belong to Genesis for he/r visionary foresight of the power inherent in the control of information we are meanwhile witnessing.

Many years later, Freibank had meanwhile evolved into an alternative to established publishers. We agreed to publish Genesis's works and set up a UK branch to collect and account royalties there efficiently. The name of that subsidiary - Interzone Music Publishing – was a conscious acknowledgement of the admiration and respect for the radical and innovative work of this very special human being. I owe Genesis many years of inspiration.” (Klaus Maeck)

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19.03.2020
Information about availabilty

Due to increasingly shifting to home offices, there may not always be someone available to take your calls.

We kindly ask you to send an email - please see contact section for individuals - or, where necessary, use the following number,

+49 40 317 6909 20

Stay safe and healthy!
The Freibank Team

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On Tour

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the current situation (Covid-19), the following dates may actually not represent the originally planned schedules.


For further info, please check the webpage of your local venue or artist websites.

 

#stayathome

#flattenthecurve

 

Che Sudaka

22.01.20 Rubigen (CH), Mühle Hunziken

23.01.20 Zürich (CH), Exil

24.01.20 Freiburg, Jazzhaus

25.01.20 Heidelberg, Halle02

02.02.20 Aachen, Musikbunker

05.02.20 Koblenz, Cafe Hahn

06.02.20 Marburg, KFZ

07.02.20 Bochum, Bahnhof Langendreer

08.02.20 Hannover, Mephisto

11.02.20 Halle / Saale, Objekt 5

12.02.20 Frankfurt / Main, Nachtleben

13.02.20 Münster, Café Sputnik

13.02.20 Münster, Sputnikhalle

14.02.20 Stuttgart, clubCANN

15.02.20 Köln, Gebäude 9

18.02.20 Düsseldorf Altstadt, The Tube Club

19.02.20 Bielefeld, Forum

20.02.20 Bremen, Lagerhaus

21.02.20 Hamburg, Fabrik

22.02.20 Berlin, SO 36

04.03.20 Leipzig, WERK 2 - Kulturfabrik

05.03.20 Dresden, Scheune

05.03.20 Dresden, GrooveStation

06.03.20 Potsdam, Lindenpark

07.03.20 Lübeck, Treibsand

08.03.20 Husum, Speicher Husum e.V.

10.03.20 Braunschweig, KufA Haus

11.03.20 Dortmund, Junkyard

12.03.20 Salzburg (AT), Rockhouse

13.03.20 München, Feierwerk e.V.

13.03.20 München, Hansa 39 (Feierwerk)

14.03.20 Erlangen, E-Werk

19.03.20 Wien (AT), Arena

21.03.20 Lindau, Club Vaudeville

 

hackedepicciotto ('The Current' Spring Tour)

17.02.20 Klagenfurt (AT), Hafenstadt

21.02.20 Wien (AT), RHIZ

22.02.20 Linz (AT), Kapu

28.02.20 Frankfurt am Main, The Cave

29.02.20 Freiburg, Slow Club

06.03.20 Dresden, Die Scheune

07.03.20 Leipzig, UT Connewitz

25.03.20 Berlin, Berghain Kantine

22.04.20 Zürich (CH), Bogen F

24.04.20 Bern (CH), Dampfzentrale

12.05.20 Köln, Stadtgarten (soundswrongfeelsright)

 

Die Arbeit

21.02.20 Dresden, Chemiefabrik (Record Release)

27.02.20 Berlin, Badehaus

28.02.20 Leipzig, Noch Besser Leben

29.02.20 Weißwasser, Telux

05.03.20 Dortmund, Hafenschänke Subrosa

06.03.20 Oberhausen, Druckluft

26.03.20 Frankfurt, The Cave

28.03.20 Karlsruhe, Kohi

29.03.20 Solingen, Waldmeister

23.04.20 Jena, Café Wagner

24.04.20 Halle, GiG Kneipe

25.04.20 Erfurt, Kulturquartier

06.06.20 Dresden, Societätstheater

27.06.20 Großkmehlen, Hometown Festival

15.10.20 Chemnitz, Aaltra

03.11.20 Hannover, Café Glocksee

04.11.20 Hildesheim, Club VEB

06.11.20 Berlin, Kantine am Berghain (tbc)

26.11.20 Dresden, Ostpol

 

Shiraz Lane

27.02.20 München, Backstage

28.02.20 Regensburg, Eventhall Airport

29.02.20 Bochum, Rockpalast

03.03.20 Hamburg, Hafenklang

04.03.20 Köln, Blue Shell

05.03.20 Berlin, Maze Club

06.03.20 Wien (AT), Escape

07.03.20 Lichtenfels, Paunchy Cats

 

Burnt Friedman & Mohammad Reza Mortazavi

29.02.20 Berlin, Supamolly

 

Galv (DITOur 2020)

20.03.20 Augsburg, Soho Stage

21.03.20 Wiesbaden, Schlachthof - Tapefabrik

27.03.20 Hamburg, Häkken

28.03.20 Hannover, Mephisto

03.04.20 Göttingen, Vinyl Reservat

04.04.20 Bochum, Trompete

09.04.20 Chemnitz, Atomino

10.04.20 Berlin, Badehaus

12.04.20 Regensburg, Heimat

17.04.20 Freiburg, Harmonie

03.04.20 Stuttgart, Freund & Kupferstecher

 

Akua Naru

27.03.20 Berlin, Lido

28.03.20 München, EgoFM Festival Muffathalle

30.03.20 Wien (AT), Porgy & Bess

 

Madsius Ovanda (Talking Underwater Release Tour)

01.04.20 Ludwigshafen, dasHaus

02.04.20 Nürnberg, Blok

03.04.20 Kempten, Künstlerhaus

04.04.20 München, Milla

05.04.20 Leipzig, Neues Schauspiel

07.04.20 Köln, Club Subwa

08.04.20 Hamburg, Häkken

09.04.20 Berlin, Auster Club

 

Giant Rooks

04.04.20 Dortmund, Warsteiner Music Hall

05.04.20 München, TonHalle

07.04.20 Stuttgart, Liederhalle

08.04.20 Erlangen, Kongresszentrum Heinrich-Lades-Halle

09.04.20 Hamburg, Sporthalle

11.04.20 Leipzig, Haus Auensee

12.04.20 Wiesbaden, Kulturzentrum Schlachthof

13.04.20 Köln, Palladium

15.04.20 Hannover, Swiss Life Hall

16.04.20 Berlin, Columbiahalle

17.04.20 Berlin, Columbiahalle

21.04.20 Wien (AT), Arena

22.04.20 Zürich (CH), X-TRA

19.06.20 Scheeßel, Hurricane Festival

19.06.20 Neuhausen Ob Eck, Southside Festival

25.06.20 St. Gallen (CH), Open Air St. Gallen

15.07.20 Wabern bei Bern (CH), Gurtenfestival

14.08.20 Leipzig, Highfield Festival

 

Igorrr (full band)

05.04.20 Zürich (CH), Dynamo

07.04.20 München, Backstage

08.04.20 Bochum, Zeche

09.04.20 Stuttgart, Wizeman

14.04.20 Hamburg, Gruenspan

16.04.20 Berlin, Columbia Theater,

21.04.20 Wien (AT), Szene

 

Rhonda

14.05.20 Wuppertal, LCB (Live Club Barmen)

19.05.20 Hamburg, Elbphilharmonie (Kl. Saal)

 

Pottery

23.05.20 Hamburg, Nochtspeicher⁣

24.05.20 Berlin, Kantine⁣ am Berghain

28.05.20 Basel (CH), Sommercasino (Czar Fest⁣)

 

Maître Gim

27.05.20 Frankfurt, Batschkapp

28.05.20 Köln, Palladium

29.05.20 Hamburg, Grosse Freiheit 36

30.05.20 Berlin, Astra Kulturhaus

31.05.20 München, Backstage Werk

 

Gregor McEwan

25.09.20 Frankfurt, Lotte Lindenberg

26.09.20 Lauterbach, Schloss Eisenbach

14.10.20 München, Milla Club

16.10.20 Leipzig, Horns Erben

17.10.20 Magdeburg, Moritzhof

21.10.20 Hamburg, Thalia Theater (Nachtasyl)

22.10.20 Göttingen, Nörgelbuff

23.10.20 Paderborn, Deelenhaus

24.10.20 Köln, Die Wohngemeinschaft

25.10.20 Münster, Pension Schmidt

28.10.20 Kassel, Kulturzentrum Schlachthof

29.10.20 Dortmund, subrosa

30.10.20 Düsseldorf, Hotel Friends

31.10.20 Bielefeld, Bunker Ulmenwall

01.11.20 Schermbeck, Ehemalige reformierte Kirche

05.11.20 Darmstadt, Künstlerkeller

06.11.20 Neunkirchen, Stummsche Reithalle

07.11.20 Bayreuth, Das Zentrum!