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21.02.2014

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Dorian Wood - record Rattle Rattle out now & European Tour announced

Proud to present:
DORIAN WOOD - this guy from California/USA is a musical whirlwind, a thunderstorm. He does theatre performances as well as intimate piano shows - reminding us very much of Anthony & the Johnsons by the way. But he can also be a crazy devil out of hell, a whiskey-built brother-in-mind of Tom Waits. Dorian Wood can play all kinds of musical facets and fragilities. In January/February 2014, Dorian will be touring in support of his latest album Rattle Rattle (newly released on vinyl by European label Atonal Industries). Rattle Rattle is an epic collection of original doomsday-themed songs that form one strong, continuous piece (think Scott Walker re-doing Brian Wilson's Smile). On the record he hosts guest musicians like Sebastian Steinberg (Fiona Apple), trumpet player Daniel Rosenboom (Josh Groban), violinist Paul Cartwright (Father John Misty) and also a 60 member choir!!

artist website

live video "A Gospel of Elephants/Hpssos"

Europe-Tour spring 2014 is over - it was massiv, it was great, its was wonderfull. Look out for new dates soon.

see some tour impressions: tour diary Dorian Wood

watch impressive videos here:
"La Cara Infinita" (acoustic/with chamber orchestra)
"Pearline" (live in studio)
...more videos









CocoRosie - Tales Of A GrassWidow / release date: May 27 in Europe

CocoRosie now introduce their fifth album Tales Of A GrassWidow, produced in collaboration with Icelandic composer Valgeir Sigurðsson and enriched by guest performances. Its a brave record, synthesizing electronic and organic sound to convey a futuristic, back-to-nature feeling. The sisters boldly tackle topics most wouldnt dare including child abuse, drawing parallels between the treatment of children, especially girls, as disposable and the destruction of the earths resources. Amongst the 11 tracks that weave together to create Tales of a GrassWidow is Gravediggress, whose recent release to the web saw CocoRosie warmly welcomed back by fans and critics alike.

CocoRosie @ City Slang

Tourdates & Tickets








sheep, dog & wolf / new zeeland / VÖ "Egospect" 23rd august 2013

new video & single!


At just 17 years old, multi-instrumentalist Daniel McBride released the debut EP from his solo project, Sheep,Dog & Wolf in 2011. He wrote, performed, recorded, mixed and mastered all the parts himself in a home studio he set up in his basement. Its a masterpiece from one of the most interesting musician that we heard in the last years.

"...a young Sufjan Stevens" (The Guardian UK)

...retourning to Europe in 2014

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hear the 2011's EP
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OY - No Problem Saloon / new at Konzertbüro

Electronica with Jazz-Hip-Hop & melody snippets // african inflected

Berlin-based band OY is Swiss-Ghanaian vocalist & musician Joy Frempong and drummer & producer Lleluja-Ha. New record "No Problem Saloon" is a collection of colourful songs weaving OY's own strains of electronica, whirling drums and captivating & humorous storytelling, laced with distinctly African musical and lyrical elements, "No Problem Saloon" is driven by Joy's soulful, melodic and arrestingly versatile voice. Joy gathered elements for this unique album during a series of trips to Mali, Burkina Faso, Ghana and South Africa: the slam of a taxi door became a drum, an antiquated washing machine provided a bass sound, conversation and street noises started drifting in and out of the songs, and the lyrics were naturally developed from the stories and fragments of popular wisdom culled during these encounters.
This quasi-alchemical process worked wonders, and resulted in a mesmerizing and thoroughly engaging album, which OY have managed to masterfully transpose to the stage, as their exhilarating, dynamic live show has already electrified crowds at prestigious events such as Transmusicales, Les Eurockéennes, Sonar, SXSW, Montreux Jazz and more. .

Berlin Release Show of "No Problem Saloon" - 17.4.2014 @ About Blank / Berlin --> tickets


festivals & one-offs in 2014

website
OY on Crammed Disc
Arte / Metropolis







Ravens & Chimes - Holiday Life


Ravens & Chimes are five New York art school kids who recorded their debut album Reichenbach Falls in 2007 with Howard Bilerman (The Arcade Fire, Wolf Parade, Vic Chesnutt, Godspeed You! Black Emperor).
The bands second album Holiday Life was recorded this year by Howard Bilerman and Larry Crane (The Decemberists, Jenny Lewis, Sleater Kinney).
Frontmann Asher Lacks voice is unbelieveable great, the bands sound is big-hearted, indie rock balladry.


on tour in Europe 2014 - with new album!! - get in touch with us.


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Moriarty - album "The Missing Room" release: September 2011



on/offs & Festivals - please contact us.

Moriarty band website -> link


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