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25.10.2017
YEK EP to be released November 3rd via Nonplace

 

Mohammad Reza Mortazavi und Burnt Friedman have channeled their sublime creative synergy into a new EP.

 

What Mortazavi and Friedman have in common is their shared expertise in uneven, cyclical rhythms - the foundation of their trance-like art music, which is both subtle and ecstatic.

 

Through repetition and improvisation in the studio they create 'numbers' - groove-based pieces played on a variety of drums (Mortazavi mainly plays the Tombak) mixed with electronics. Natural, i.e. given, motion patterns provide the musical backbone. This results in a precisely timed harmony between the electronic sounds and live grooves.


Thanks to the extreme acoustic range of the Tombak and his extravagant technique, Mortazavi merges perfectly with Burnt Friedman’s signature sound and repertoire, which seems to belong to no specific place or time.


Mohammad Reza Mortazavi and Burnt Friedman both live and work in Berlin and are preparing for a live tour in 2018.

 

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25.10.2017
new signing: Takahiro Izutani

Freibank administers worldwide copyrights of DUGO record 'Lingua Franca'.

 

Takahiro Izutani had been playing guitar in instrumental rock band Happy Family since the late 90's. In 1998, Happy Family released an album from the record label Cuneiform Records in the United States. Since then, he has worked on a number of domestic productions for major artists as composer, arranger, and remixer.

 

He also formed an electronic/break beat band Dugo whose track 'Dublin' was used in the TV series in the US 'CSI : Miami Season 3' in 2006.

 

Up to now, has become engaged in many different music productions of media content and is well known to video game fans for his contributions to the Metal Gear and Bayonetta series.

 

Dugo released their first album 'Lingua Franca' via Brave Wave Productions in January 2017.

 

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20.10.2017
Aris Kindt drop second album!

Ambient shoegaze duo Aris Kindt launch the new Kingdoms imprint with their new album, 'Swann and Odette'.

Aris Kindt is the collaborative project of Gabe Hedrick and Francis Harris (Scissor and Thread).

Picking up where their first record (2015’s 'Floods') leaves off, Swann and Odette is an evolutionary leap forward for the duo. The sonic palette is deeper, the grooves more sparse and the melodies are given more room to seep deep within a mix so expansive it feels almost tactile.


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13.10.2017
out now: 'Propaganda' by Oliver Huntemann

The Hamburg-based producer just released his 5th artist album on his own Senso Sounds

Now with over 20 years of releases behind him, Oliver Huntemann finds himself on the cusp of yet a new era in his career.

 

'Propaganda' is the fifth proper artist album from the Hamburg-based DJ/producer, and like each of its predecessors, it shows a different side to one of the most consistently rewarding names in techno. Released on his own Senso Sounds label, the album exudes the level of assurance that perhaps only comes with being so active in curating and developing a label that has stood out from the masses since its inception in 2014.

 

Released October 13th on Senso Sounds

 

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12.10.2017
new Audiac-album coming up!

'So Waltz' to be released October 20th via Klangbad

They are back! 14 years after their highly recommended first record 'Thank You For Not Discussing The Outside World' Audiac's new album is resuming what critics rightfully called "soulfood for melancholics".

 

Once again produced by Hans-Joachim Irmler from Faust, 'So Waltz' will be released October 20th via Klangbad.

 

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11.10.2017
Shiraz Lane Tour kicks off in Berlin today!

Finnish young rock dynamite returns to European venues this Fall.

 

We're excited to announce the return of Finnish young rock dynamite Shiraz Lane, with a brand new video and single 'Harder to Breath' released today by Frontiers Music - and a European tour supporting Brother Firetribe in October and November! Tour kicks off in Berlin today, dates here.


The band has been working with Swedish producer Per Aldeheim (for trainspotters: Max Martin’s bandmate in their glam funk metal (sic) band It’s Alive and later collaborator at legendary Cheiron studios) on infusing a massive blast of fresh air into the upcoming neo hard rock genre while paying homage to predecessors Aerosmith, Guns N' Roses et al.

 

'Harder To Breath' indicates that they may be onto something.

 

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29.09.2017
debut EP: 'GodGiven' by Lex Audrey

Austrian band Lex Audrey has just released their first EP on Las Vegas Records!

 

We often need to take a closer look to comprehend the worth of things. Therefore the name of the Band Lex Audrey, with its implied allusion to Audrey Hepburn asks the audience to share a closer look at the world.


This look should also meet their debut EP 'GodGiven', which has been released end of September.


On 'GodGiven', Lex Audrey confronts the audience with contrasts and spectra, they combine euphoria and sadness and master to shift the musical boundaries between Rock, Pop and Electronic.

 

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f i s c h e r 'Wahn&Sinn' (Konzertlesungen)

17.05.18 Potsdam, Palais Lichtenau

31.05.18 Weitersoda, Paradiesvogelfestival

02.06.18 Braunschweig, Vita-Mine

21.06.18 Berlin, Fete de la Musique-Süßkramdealer

29.06.18 Berlin, Cafe Sur

31.08.18 Berlin, Cafe Morgenstern

27.09.18 Berlin, Lido

 

The Esprits

18.05.18 Braunschweig, Stadthalle (release show)

04.10.18 Göttingen, Exil

05.10.18 Düsseldorf, Tube

06.10.18 Frankfurt, Elfer

09.10.18 Hamburg, Markthalle (MarX)

10.10.18 Berlin, Monarch

11.10.18 Leipzig, Werk 2

13.10.18 Hannover, Musikzentrum

 

Sebastian Hackel (Clubtour)

26.05.18 Köln, SommerStart Festival

30.06.18 Röderland, Gut Saathain

 

Tim Engelhardt

01.06.18 Münch, Harry Klein

29.06.18 Berlin,Watergate

30.06.18 Lärz, Fusion Festival

14.07.18 Köln, Odonien

22.07.18 Berlin, Nation of Gondwana

27.07.18 Freiland, Mit Dir Festival,

11.08.18 Görlitz, Wilde Möhre Festival

 

Sofi Tukker

08.06.18 Geltendorf, Puls Open Air

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

11.07.18 Bern (CH), Gurtenfestival

08.09.18 Berlin, Lollapalooza

10.09.18 Hamburg, Docks

11.09.18 Köln, Live Music Hall

14.09.18 Zürich (CH), Harterei Club

 

Selah Sue

26.07.18 Freiburg, Spiegelzelt

28. - 30.09.18 Dortmund, Way Back When

 

Pari San

26.07.18 Habitat Festival, Hohenlockstedt

27.07.18 Berlin, Freudenzimmer

12.10.18 Freiburg, Theater Freiburg

02.11.18 München, Milla Club

 

Razz

27.07.18 Viersen, Eier mit Speck Festival

28.07.18 Trebur, Trebur Open Air

02.08.18 Elend, Rocken am Brocken

19.08.18 Grosspoesna, Highfield Festival

07.09.18 Osnabrück, Haste Open Air

24.10.18 Köln, Stollwerck

26.10.18 Hamburg, Mojo Club

27.10.18 Bremen, Schlachthof

28.10.18 Berlin, Heimathafen

30.10.18 Bielefeld, Forum Bielefeld

31.10.18 Wiesbaden, Kulturzentrum Schlachthof

01.11.18 München, Ampere

02.11.18 Bochum, Bhf Langendreer

 

Better Person

15.08.18 Berlin, Frannz Club (Pop Kultur Festival)

 

Iceage

12.09.18 Köln, Blue Shell

13.09.18 Heidelberg, Karlstorbahnhof

15.09.18 Berlin, Bi Nuu

 

Her

22.09.18 Hamburg, Reeperbahn Festival

 

Patrick Siegfried Zimmer

28.09.18 Hamburg, Nachtasyl ('Memories I-X' release party)

 

Brokof

10.10.18 Hannover, Medienhaus

11.10.18 Aachen, Musikbunker

12.10.18 Köln, Weltempfänger

18.10.18 Hamburg, Molotow Sky Bar

19.10.18 Berlin, Kantine am Berghain

01.11.18 Dresden, Riesa Efau

02.11.18 Bayreuth, Schokofabrik

06.11.18 Wien (AT), Clash

07.11.18 Linz (AT), Salonschiff Florentine

08.11.18 Regensburg, Alte Mälzerei

09.11.18 München, Milla

10.11.18 Leipzig, Subbotnik

21.11.18 Rostock, Peter Weiss Haus

23.11.18 Lübeck, Tonfink

24.11.18 Braunschweig, Studio Ost

26.01.19 Bremen, Gastfeld

15.02.19 Darmstadt, Goldene Krone

 

Cedric

18.10.18 Berlin, Musik und Frieden

 

Risha

20.10.18 Berlin, Lido

27.10.18 Köln, Stadtgarten

01.11.18 München, Strom

02.11.18 Zürich (CH), Bogen F

08.11.18 Wien (AT), Flex

 

Connan Mockasin

22.10.18 Berlin, Babylon

29.10.18 Hamburg, Markthalle

 

Alcabean

24.11.18 München, Orangehouse

25.11.18 Hannover, Lux

26.11.18 Hamburg, Kukuun

27.11.18 Berlin, Maze

28.11.18 Düsseldorf, Tube

01.12.18 Stuttgart, Keller Klub

 

Shiraz Lane

25.11.18 Rudolfsheim-Fünfhaus (AT), Szene

26.11.18 Berlin, Musik & Frieden

28.11.18 Siegburg, Kubana Live Club

29.11.18 Bochum, Rockpalast

12.12.18 Ingolstadt, Eventhalle Westpark

13.12.18 Pratteln (CH), Z7

14.12.18 Mannheim, MS Connexion Complex

15.12.18 Großmehring, Paunchy Cats

16.12.18 Hamburg, Logo