„Laikka's new album Bleach, is the latest example of the potential of their musically inventiveness. Visionary sonics and dazzling vocals combine in the masterful work, with deft production and powerful narratives flowing throughout the 13-pronged album.” (Wonderland Magazine, UK). As a gender- and genre-bending electronic pop duo that is also deeply rooted in the digital art world, Laikka place equal importance on their musical productions as they do on their visual aesthetic. With experimental sounds, dreamy vocals and driving electronic beats, Laikka are increasingly pushing into the international spotlight. A new single "Echo" (Oct 2023) is the first prelude to the third Laikka album, which will be released in early summer 2024.
Following the release of his powerful and dark album trilogy "Je suis le Ténébreux", "Paradise Lost" and "M", British avant-garde composer Christopher James Chaplin has unveiled his latest project in 2021: "Patriarchs", released to critical acclaim. This project is a musical exploration of the Antediluvian patriarchs, from Adam to Noah, and is another captivating and daring work of art that straddles experimental electronic music and the avant-garde. Chaplin has also been wowing audiences with his live performances, releasing the concert album "Patriarchs Live" (2023) to shorten the wait for his new studio album, expected in 2024.
DRAMAS have skillfully mastered the art of the in-between: Between a heavy heart and the knowledge that everything changes, that nothing stands still. Formed in 2016, the boundary-pushing art pop/electronic duo presented a big and emotional debut with their album "Nothing Is Permanent". In 2021 DRAMAS returned with their self-titled second longplayer including the singles "Bloodbath", "Candy" and "Undercover Dreamer", all of which caused a sensation on over 100 radio stations across Europe. A brand new single "AFK Mode" is the opening single of the artpop duo’s new album, due out in 2024.
Multi instrumentalist Peter Zirbs finally stepped into the spotlight as a solo artist in 2018 with his praised album debut »What if we don't exist?«. Zirbs’ musical mixture of futuristic synth-pop, experimental and graceful ambient and minimal music even prompted an American music critic to compare it with Bowie’s legendary album Low. After last year’s instrumental EP "Splinters" and his Europe-wide indie hit "Locked In" together with ex-Archive frontman Craig Walker, Zirbs' will release his long-awaited second longplayer "Melancholia Beach" in January 2024 for which he has once again brought numerous illustrious musical guests into the studio.
Completely dedicated to the wonderfully trashy 60s and 90s aesthetic and combined with the current sound of the Gen Z indie movement, the 23-year-old prodigy convinces with his charismatic voice and a golden touch for great melodies. With his singles, he has been listed on numerous radio stations across Europe and also convinces as an exciting live act. Since his strong debut in spring 2022, Lil Julez has been considered a hot insider tip and now underlines his great talent with his widely praised debut album "It Was A Hoax". The album presentation will take place on 30 March at Rhiz, Vienna.