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Ian Svenonius, best known for the groups Nation Of Ulysses, The Make-Up, Weird War and Chain & the Gang, is coming back to Vienna with his newest outfit: Escape-Ism.

Escape-Ism
(Flyer: Andi Dvořák)

The reunited Make-Up performed in New York, Washington D.C. and Paris earlier this year; while the most recent shows took place at the Primavera Festival in Porto and Barcelona some days ago. Now Svenonius is visiting a bunch of European Cites with the self proclaimed found sound dream drama Escape- Ism.

(the Make Up, 23. Juni 2000, Flex Wien, Photo: Andi Dvořák)theMakeUp_01

 

Kristy and the Kraks (*), who have just released their EP Snakes On The Phone, are joining Escape-Ism for a few dates – and Lime Crush ()  play along at the Rhiz in Vienna.

June 18 @ Rhiz, Wien
June 19 @ Klub Gromka, Ljubljana *
June 20 @ Elektropionir, Beograd *
June 21 @ Jazz Kocsma, Szeged *
June 22 @ Beat on The Brat, Budapest *
June 23 @ 007 Strahov, Praha *

Links.
Soft Focus TV
What Is A Group?
Lime Crush, Graveyard 7″
Chain and The Gang – Logic Of Night
Kristy and the Kraks, Snakes On The Phone 7″

 

 

(Poster for Budapest, by Gábriel Rádi)

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Fresh Air was blowing onto the Streets of Vienna when Totally Wired came along. Not that the gang members havent been around or active before – with running the LOVE_ gallery, perfoming in such Bands as Rabe or The Happy Kids. But now a stream of interesting Groups came into light – wrapped in nicely packed covers.

KristyandtheKraks_1214   Kristy And The Kraks, Gartenbau Kino, Wien, December 2014.   Photo Andi Dvořák

Groups like Dot Dash, Kristy And The Kraks and Clemens Band Denk were surprisingly original, yet crediting and communicating with their influences.

After Two LPs on their very own imprint,  Dot Dash did release a 7″ EP in 2014 for Fettkakao (Slide b/w Seasick). When their Label and Band fell apart, Kate Kristal went on with Kristy And The Kraks – a project she founded earlier, alongside Dot Dash, with Ana Threat.

I was impressed from the very first time i have seen them, and it only quadrupled from there: the debut 7″ – a Viennese classic;  Hard hitting Personalities with an extravagant stage presence; always in motion chasing the next interesting moment.

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Ana Threat & Kate Kristal,  Photo Dominik Danner

Kristy and the Kraks have recorded a 7″ EP, an Album called Smile on TWR and contributed songs to local compilations. Now four tracks have been recorded by Florian Tremmel for Fettkakao. The EP Snakes On The Phone is avavailable for streaming on Bandcamp, Spotify and iTunes already.

the Duo is on the road for a week, playing and promoting their current EP in places like Beograd, Budapest and Ljubljana.
check out the dates!

17. June 2017, Wien @ Fluc RECORD RELEASE SHOW
19. June 2017, Ljubljana @ Klub Gromka w/ ESCAPE-ISM
20. June 2017, Belgrade @ Elektropionir w/ ESCAPE-ISM
21. June 2017, Szeged @ Jazz Kocsma w/ ESCAPE-ISM
22. June 2017, Budapest @ Auróra w/ ESCAPE-ISM
23. June 2017, Praha @ 007 Strahov w/ ESCAPE-ISM

 

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Recess Records artist Toys That Kill are playing a show at Venster99 in Vienna!

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By the turn of the century, the Band from San Pedro, California emerged out of F.Y.P –  Todd Congelliere‘s first (solo) project. With Sentimental Ward Toys That Kill have released their 5th Album, which came out in june 2016.

The show takes place April 8th, 2017. La Sabotage from Linz, who have recently released their 7″ on Fettkakao, are opening up the evening.
Ana Threat is doing the Saturday Night Punk DJ thing after the shows!

– event links –
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we are very lucky do be able to host a series of shows, that happen once a month at the Schönbrunner Straße 6 in Vienna.

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The small space, in Vienna’s center, offers exciting happenings: with the Vinylograph events where acts record live onto vinyl, to the Soundapotheke, Baustellebeschallung, early DJ nights and Fleamarkets, this place is just perfect for our early weekend shows.
YES. early. The perfomances start at around 7 and are over by 10PM.
entry? we will ask for donations.

Infinite Pal is premiering the happening. The follow up / side project to Crazy Bitch In A Cave was introduced during last years Electronic Spring & Popfest in Vienna; Nil Desperandum picked up on the act early, as well the Janka Studio Session, who filmed the Infinite Pal song ‘Apart’ (watch it here).

INFINITE PAL, live: March 17th, 2017
event links: Facebook, Fettkakao

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Marlo, who has released her debut Tape  “Implosion” via Epileptic Media in November 2016, will do the Performance show in April, the 21st to be more precise.

Using her laptop, guitar, violin and voice, Marlo crafts music in her bedroom, while her earlier tracks were mostly created on train rides.
Not only when making songs, but also in everyday life, she gets excited about occurring sounds easily, which – beside some curiousity for computers – results in a kind of experimental approach to this very personal project.
You can have a listen to it at: epilepticmedia.bandcamp.com/album/implosion
More Marlo sounds –> soundcloud.com/marlosounds

(beside Marlo, Marlene is also part of the Linz Trio La Sabotage!)

MARLO, live: April 21, 2017
event links: FacebookFettkakao

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One out of two Kristy and the Kraks, Ana Threat is challenging the places of her performances as a solo artist: with two or no drums, sometimes long, repetetive patterns and almost always out on the floor – i can’t help but be exctited at her shows.
Ana Threat’s current record was released via Cut Surface in 2016. listen to Cold Lve via Bandcamp here.

 

ANA THREAT, live: May 20, 2017
event links: FacebookFettkakao

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