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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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07.09.2018
New album by Emil Abramyan

'Movements' is out since September 7th!

 

Building on the already incredible collection of music so far released on Francis Harris’ Kingdoms imprint, Emil Abramyan returns with the stunning 'Movement' album.


Abramyan is a Brooklyn based composer, musician, and producer, whose work traverses various styles and disciplines.


In this release Emil shares his unique perspective by bringing together his conservatory training as a cellist and his love of electronic music and sound design. Having played the cello on every Francis Harris album, Abramyan now expands his repertoire by playing every instrument, including cello, piano, and electronics.

 

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04.09.2018
Out Soon: 15 music poems by Mona Mur and Miron Zownir!

'Those Days Are Over' is undoubtedly one of the most unusual and impressive cross-media collaborations between two Berlin artists this summer!

 

Both are like-minded individuals with passion and untamed creativity, who sooner or later seemingly had to find each other and are now releasing a new Audio-CD.


Mona Mur, whose musical career began in the early 1980s with her New Wave punk band Mona Mur & The Tenants (with Gode, Mark Chung, FM Einheit and Alexander Hacke), created an absorbing, mysterious soundscape with the setting of Miron Zownir's English-language poems, absorbing the idiosyncratic expressiveness of the poet with her mystic voice and musical compositions full of powerful melancholy and provocative wildness. (...)


Mona Mur transforms 15 poems by photographer, writer and filmmaker Miron Zownir, which Stanley Kubrik's scriptwriter Terry Southern has long ago nicknamed "Poet of Radical Photography", into deeply disturbing "Poetronica" revealing a cynical “outsider” perspective onto the many superficial surfaces of our lifes ...” (Nico Anfuso, Berlin 2018)


The CD will be exclusivley available for presale at the upcoming live events with Mona Mur.

 

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13.08.2018
New Borusiade EP is out!

'Their Specters' was released August 10th through Ostgut Ton's Unterton sub-label.

 

'Their Specters' will mark Miruna Boruzescu's debut on Unterton, and we're told the Romanian producer - whose style recalls new wave, industrial, EBM and techno sounds - had in mind "themes of ecological and human self-destruction" when composing its four tracks.


Boruzescu released her debut album, 'A Body', through Cómeme earlier this year. Besides Matias Aguayo's label, she's notched appearances on labels including Correspondant, Cititrax and Dark Entries over the past couple years.(words: Brian Kolada/ Resident Advisor)

 

Published by Ed. Música Cómeme/ Freibank.

 

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11.07.2018
New Patrick Siegfried Zimmer release announced!

'Memories I–X' will be out September 28th.

 

The video for the 1st single 'Eternity' premiered on Spex - Magazin für Popkultur today!

 

'Memories I–X' is the first part of a musical decalogy by universal dilettante Patrick Siegfried Zimmer. Scheduled to be released successively over the course of 30 years, ten journal entries every three years. Such is the artist's plan, »provided I'll live to be at least 70 years old and both inspiration and the will to live stay with me.« At which point the opus can always be extended.


Patrick Siegfried Zimmer first hit the scene in 2003 when he released 'Expose Yourself To Lower Education' under the finn. moniker. The album was met with instant international success. In 2008, he toured Europe with Ólafur Arnalds, one year later he took the legendary Montreux Jazz Festival's stage alongside Stephan Eicher (of Grauzone fame and one of the most renowned chansonniers in French language) and book author Philippe Djian (Betty Blue), and he has played multiple shows with José Gonzales.

 

»I–X I got closer than ever to making the album I've always wanted to record«, says Patrick Siegfried Zimmer. »I didn't approach the album as a musician, the process actually was like writing a proper diary in which I attempted to process heartbreak, my anxieties and my joy, to make them tangible for myself.«

 

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10.07.2018
Push communications releases mixes of Marmion's 'Schöneberg'

The iconic rave classic has been reworked by Tim Engelhardt, 2Raumwohung and Der Dritte Raum!

It’s been a while since Marmion’s 'Schöneberg' has been remixed by DJ Hell, Abe Duque, Donnacha Costello, Chaim, Roberto Rodriguez and Sebastian Krieg & Strobe in 2010. 8 years later, it’s about time for some new interpretations.


In March, Push Communications alreday released Tim Engelhardt Remix of the timeless tune Mijk van Dijk and Marcos López produced back in 1993.


Now, part 2 of the remix series is scheduled for August 3rd which pulls together two versions from equally iconic German rave royalty - 2raumwohnung and Der Dritte Raum.

 

And there's still more to come... stay tuned!

 

Also check Mijk van Dijk's remix of 2raumwohnung's '1993' from their 'Nacht & Tag' Album.


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05.06.2018
upcoming release by Alexander Hacke and David Eugene Edwards

'Risha' will be out June 22nd via Glitterhouse!

 

David Eugene Edwards and Alexander Hacke will release their first collaboration album entitled Risha.

 

Both know each other for ages. They have a connection since the early days of 16 Horsepower and collaborated on the reunion album 'American Twilight' by Australian Indie Rock outfit Crime & The City Solution (2013). Finally they found the time to record this astonishing piece of an album.


'Risha' - which means 'Feather' in Arabic - cannot be described in traditional terms. This sound is a sweeping tapestry of Americana, Neo-Folk, Industrial, Ambient, Electronic and Arabic Music.


'Risha' will be released June 22nd via Glitterhouse Records followed by extensive touring.

 

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21.09.19 Steyr (AT), Röda

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21.11.19 Berlin, Dunker

22.11.19 Leipzig, B13

23.11.19 Bautzen, Steinhaus

04.12.19 Dresden, Groovestation

 

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08.11.19 München, Alte Utting

09.11.19 Lörrach, Kulturzentrum Nellie Nashorn

10.11.19 Donaueschingen, Kulturbahnhof (KuBa)

11.11.19 Winterthur (CH), Portier

12.11.19 Basel (CH), Parterre One Music

14.11.19 Köln, Kulturcafe Lichtung

17.11.19 Offenbach, Hafen 2

 

Mona Mur

09.11.19 Berlin, Alexanderplatz (guest of MCH Band)

04.12.19 München, Muffatwerk

 

Patrick Krief

09.11.19 Esslingen am Neckar, Kulturzentrum Dieselstraße

10.11.19 Hannover, Blues Garage

12.11.19 Fürth, Kofferfabrik

13.11.19 München, Zehner

14.11.19 Helmbrechts, Oberfränkisches Textilmuseum

15.11.19 Helmbrechts, Oberfränkisches Textilmuseum

17.11.19 Wawern, Synagogue Wawern

18.11.19 Düsseldorf, Christuskiche (Evangelische Emmauskirchengemeinde)

19.11.19 Aachen, Förderverein Freunde vom Franz

20.11.19 Krefeld, Südbahnhof

22.11.19 Lahr/ Schwarzhald, Storchenturm

23.11.19 Frankfurt (Oder), Kleist Forum

24.11.19 Halle (Saale), Object 5/ Restaurant Ruine

26.11.19 Berlin, Privatclub

 

Fink

10.11.19 Wien (AT), Metropol

13.11.19 Zürich (CH), Kaufleuten

20.11.19 Köln, Carlswerk Victoria

22.11.19 Dortmund, Konzerthaus

25.11.19 Hamburg, Leiszhalle (Großer Saal)

26.11.19 Berlin, Admiralspalast

 

Kazu

18.11.19 Berlin, Privatclub

 

Mauskovic Dance Band

19.11.19 Bern (CH), ISC

20.11.19 Köln, Bumann & Sohn

25.11.19 Berlin, Urban Spree

28.11.19 Hamburg, Frappant

 

Trudy And The Romance

21.11.19 Berlin, Zukunft am Ostkreuz

22.11.19 Hamburg, Nochtwache

24.11.19 Jena, Glashaus im Paradies

25.11.19 München, Heppel & Ettlich

26.11.19 Mainz, Kulturclub Schon Schön

28.11.19 Köln, Sonic Ballroom

 

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