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17.10.2018
1st single and video of upcoming Tillmans Powell EP just out!

The two artists have teamed for an awesome collab to be released on XL Records November 16th.

XL Recordings will release 'Spoken By The Other', the first EP by Powell Tillmans, on November 16th. It's a collection of recordings from two of the most interesting artists in Europe, and one whose short length belies its radical tenderness, sonic language and political ambition.


The two met at the Tate Modern, where Tillmans was programming a series of performances to coincide with his 2017 exhibition. Quickly the conversation turned to talk of a full collaboration, and following Tillmans's video for Powell's track Freezer (released on Powell's very own Diagonal Records), over the summer they got into the studio to begin making music.


'Spoken By The Other' will be out November 16th via XL Recordings and can be pre-ordered here.


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15.10.2018
DJ Polique on top again!

'Dancer' featuring The Chaze is currently #1 of urban dance charts!

 

Top German urban deejay and producer, DJ Polique has released a new single, 'Dancer'. This features vocals by The Chaze, a singer who Polique met in an LA studio sometimes back. The record was released via RNFR Recordings, a upcoming imprint and this is the artist's first release on the label.

 

Polique began as a radio/club deejay in Bavaria, Germany. He has gone ahead to become one of the top names in his space and his previous work, 'Don’t Wanna Go Home' became the top Shazamed track in Turkey and Greece. He has, so far, amassed a lot of online streams for his songs and 'Dancer' will probably continue this winning streak. It’s a song whose production is crispy and the electronic melodies adds to it a special flavour.

 

(Review by aipate)

 

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15.10.2018
Upcoming KMFDM Live album!

'Live In The USSA' headed for an release date October 26th on earMUSIC

 

KMFDM have a new live album titled 'Live In The USSA'. The performances of the songs featured on it were captured live during the band’s late 2017 U.S. Touring.


Once you’ve experienced a KMFDM live show, there is no turning back. The brand new live album by the renowned industrial rock pioneers from Germany shows exactly that.

 

Recorded during the band’s roaring USA tour in late 2017, 'Live In The USSA' perfectly captures the intoxicating atmosphere that was present throughout the whole journey. The album features a diverse and exciting selection of six of the band’s favorite songs from their latest studio album 'Hell Yeah' and six of KMFDM’s classic ultra-heavy beat hits.


Simply put: 'Live In The USSA' commemorates and immortalizes a brilliant experience for fans and band alike.

 

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27.09.2018
New Release: Real rarity album by Einstürzende Neubauten

The album 'Grundstück' incl. DVD was released on the 7th of September 2018.

 

Only what isn’t, is possible! This is what describes the creative process of the band Einstürzende Neubauten and their frontman Blixa Bargeld for the past four decades of designing new sound space. Einstürzenden Neubauten have established itself as one oft he most radical, most unpredictable and most unconventional avant-garde bands in the popular music scene, whose noise-laden anti-pop continues to influence global listening habits to this day.

 

On the 7th of September 2018, the band released a real rarity – 'Grundstück'. Originally issued in 2005 as a small, limited edition, strictly intended only for registered band supporters, the much sough-after album is now officially available as a CD and also for the first time ever as an LP, each including a DVD of the project and an extensive booklet. The DVD, showing previously unpublished film recordings, was filmed on the 3rd of November 2004, during a special supporter gig at East Berlin’s Palast der Republik; the earlier political apparatus of the former GDR state leadership. The building was torn down soon after.

 

'Grundstück' is the missing link between 'Perpetuum Mobile' released in 2004 and 'Alles wieder offen', which came out three years later. The Album represents that the title asserts: One’s own lot. A self-built, stylistic and primarily ideological microcosm within pop culture, in which Einstürzende Neubauten can pursue its sound research processes completely self-sufficiently and undisturbed. It’s a form of artistic independence that is not subjected to a patronizing record company or other commercial survival strategies.

 

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21.09.2018
just out: 'Just When You Thought It Was Over' by Katerina

Spacey melodies meet jagged rhythms on the artist's first Cómeme release.

Matias Aguayo's Cómeme has released some of the scene's more peculiar rhythm-based electronic music. The Helsinki-based Bulgarian producer Katerina experiments with these kind of sounds. Her debut Cómeme release 'Just When You Thought It Was Over' blends a range of influences and styles into a cross-section of unrefined but complex emotions.

 

Katerina's punk sensibility, which can be heard on her Radio Cómeme show, also filters into her productions. Her fragile voice appears throughout the EP, mumbling improvised melodies and off-hand one-liners over trashed electro grooves and bubbly synths.

 

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13.09.2018
Save the date: Freihfn showcase at RPB18

freibank and hfn have teamed up again to create a musical freihfn for this year’s Reeperbahn Festival!

 

Since the early 1990's, hfn's parent company Superstition Entertainment and Freibank have collaborated on countless projects, one of which was freihfn showcase in 2017. Following the success of the event, we are very glad to announce, that we are returning for the second edition. Featuring four great acts, we're set to kick off on Friday evening the 21st of September at Hamburg Haus @ St. Pauli Museum.

 

20h30: 2nd Blood (Live World Debut)


21h45: Better Person (Live)


23h00: Denai Moore (Live)


00h15: Null + Void (Live Germany Premiere)


We look forward to welcoming you :)

 

Hosted by Hamburg Music (IHM)

 

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11.09.2018
new signing: Svavar Knútur

Freibank has just signed Icelandic Troubadour, whose brand new album will be out very shortly!

 

Hailing from the harsh Icelandic western fjords and channeling the pain and angst of long dark winters and the insomnia of the 24 hour glaring summer sun, this eclectic musician has in recent years blossomed into a serene and sublime singer and songwriter.


Knutúr's songwriting has not gone unnoticed internationally, as his song 'Astarsaga ur fjollunum' ('Love Story From The Mountains') propelled his band Hraun to participate in the final 5 competition on BBC World Service's Next big thing, playing for millions of viewers and listeners all over the world.


His song Morgunn ('Morning') was released on icelandic Radio has been in the second place in the Icelandic national radio charts for four weeks running.


Now, he is releasing the first part of his double album, called 'Ahoy! Side A', with 'Side B' to be released later. It’ll be released for streaming and downloading on September 14th. The single/ video of 'The Hurting' is out since September 7th.


Svavar Knútur is currently touring through Germany and Austria!


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13.08.19 Hannover, Cafe Glocksee

15.08.19 Koblenz - Mephisto

16.08.19 Stemwede, Stemweder Open Air

17.08.19 Unna, Rio Reiser Fest @ Lindenbrauerei

30.08.19 Berlin, Badehaus

31.08.19 Potsdam, Stadt für eine Nacht

11.10.19 Isny, Eberz

12.10.19 Reichenbach, Die Halle

 

Sebastian Hackel

20.08.19 Dresden, Palais Sommer

20.09.19 Leipzig, Horns Erben

21.09.19 Pirna, Kleinkunstbühne Q24

22.10.19 Gera, 1880 Alte Brauerei

25.10.19 Gießen, Prototyp

 

Cedric

20.09.19 Ebensee (AT), Kino Ebensee

21.09.19 Steyr (AT), Röda

15.11.19 Chemnitz, Nikola Tesla

16.11.19 Weyer (AT), Schlosserei

21.11.19 Berlin, Dunker

22.11.19 Leipzig, B13

23.11.19 Bautzen, Steinhaus

04.12.19 Dresden, Groovestation

 

Svavar Knútur

14.09 -15.09.2019, Schleswig, Norden Festival

25.09.19 Hannover, TAK

26.09.19 Weimar, Kulturzentrum mon ami

27.09.19 Leipzig, Kupfersaal

28.09.19 Dresden, Jazzclub Tonne

29.09.19 Ludwigsburg, Die Fetzerei

01.10.19 Görlitz, Apollo Theater

02.10.19 Göttingen, Apex

03.10.19 Münster, Hot Jazz Club

04.10.19 München, Feierwerk

05.10.19 Berlin, Lido

06.10.19 Hamburg, Knust

09.10.19 Graz (AT), Die Scherbe

10.10.19 Wien (AT), B72

13.10.19 Düsseldorf, Hotel Friends

 

Rational Youth

31.08.19 Berlin, Urban Spree

 

Andreya Triana

20.10.19 Köln, Stadtgarten

21.10.19 Hamburg, Nochtspeicher

22.10.19 Berlin, Kantine am Berghain

24.10.19 Frankfurt a.M., Zoom

25.10.19 Zürich (CH), Moods

 

Metronomy

21.10.19 München, Tonhalle

22.10.19 Köln, Carlswerk

23.10.19 Hamburg, Docks

24.10.19 Berlin, Columbiahalle

26.10.19 Offenbach a.M., Capitol

 

The Heavy

26.10.19 Lausanne (CH), Croc' the Rock Festival

27.10.19 Köln, Stollwerck

29.10.19 Hamburg, Gruespan

 

Cats & Breakkies

03.11.19 Berlin, Sisyphos

 

Mona Mur

09.11.19 Berlin, Alexanderplatz (guest of MCH Band)

04.12.19 München, Muffatwerk

 

Kazu

18.11.19 Berlin, Privatclub

 

The Mauskovic Dance Band

25.11.19 Berlin, Urban Spree

 

Sofi Tukker

25.11.19 Frankfurt, Gibson

01.12.19 Hamburg, Markthalle

02.12.19 Köln, Carlswerk Victoria

03.12.19 München, Technikum

05.12.19 Wien (AT), Arena

06.12.19 Bern (CH), Bierhübeli

09.12.19 Zürich (CH), Härterei Club

12.12.19 Berlin, Tempodrom

 

Gregor McEwan

16.10.20 Leipzig, Horns Erben

17.10.20 Magdeburg, Moritzhof

22.10.20 Göttingen, Nörgelbuff

23.10.20 Paderborn, Deelenhaus

24.10.20 Bielefeld, Bunker Ulmenwall

25.10.20 Münster, Pension Schmidt

28.10.20 Kassel, Kulturzentrum Schlachthof

29.10.20 Dortmund, subrosa

30.10.20 Düsseldorf, Hotel Friends