Suomisaundi – the eccentric electronic eminations of music from up north
A lot of Finnish stuff can be considered quite eccentric: sauna, ice bathing, drinking habits, silence, Finnish manner of speech, desire for solitude, movies, Finnish language and Ior Bock", says Jere Häkkinen of the Suomisaundi act Luomohappo, "I think Suomisaundi fits there nicely".
Skaņu Mežs returns with Andy Stott, Xeno & Oaklander, Marissa Nadler and others
On October 10 and 11 the annual Skaņu Mežs Festival for Adventurous Music and Related Arts will take place in the Daile concert hall in Riga, Latvia.
Ballet School: Lotus flower only grows in muddy waters
Who is this band that consists of a fairy-looking Irish singer Rosie Blair, Japanese-Brazilian guitarist Michel Collet and British drummer Louis McGuire? Michel Collet enlightens us in this short interview.
"Someone just described my music as minimal jazz and I was like, okay, cool. But God knows, I just make music."
Review: Blaue Blume – Beau & Lorette (Brillante Records / A:larm Music / Universal Music Denmark, 2014)
“Blaue Blume” is German for blue flower which symbolizes longing, love, and pursuit of the...
Profile: visitor of Positivus
Positivus Festival, which took place in Salacgrīva from 18th to 20th July this year, always manages to bring together thousands of festival-goers, tens of bands and therefore a very diverse crowd. We tried to capture some of the visitors and their moments with our camera. It was undoubtedly apparent from our discussions that troubles and responsibilites were happily left to wait for their time.
Gallery: Satta Festival 2014
Last weekend brought along the eighth edition of Satta Festival held at Pape seaside resort in Latvia. Our photographer Saulė Bluewhite hit the festival grounds to capture what Satta had on offer.
Amsterdam Dance Event announces first festival program names
The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), the world's biggest club festival and the leading business platform for electronic music, announced the first selection of the more than 2000 artists scheduled to perform during the festival.
Acoustivus: Garbanotas Bosistas perform “It’s hard” at Positivus Festival ’14
Lithuanian band Garbanotas Bosistas performs an acoustic version of their "It’s Hard" at Positivus Festival '14.
Secret Solstice in Iceland – with music and Vikings
For a true music fan, summer isn’t really summer unless you’ve visited at least one music festival abroad. And that’s how the last few summers have been for me – I get tired of the homespun and start craving for something bigger with more interesting artists. And it wasn’t long before I heard about the first Secret Solstice Music Festival to take place in the musical Mecca of Iceland from June 20-22.
Temples and the psychedelic mind
One of the most successful neo-psychedelia acts Temples will be performing at this year's Positivus festival held in Salacgrīva, Latvia from 18th to 20th July. Wader got a chance to ask the band a few questions.
Extraordinary tUnE-yArDs to perform at Palladium Riga this fall
Sohn is not the only big name taking over Palladium Riga's stage this autumn. On November 18th the concert hall will host the first Baltic performance of US singer-songwriter, vocalist and percussionist tUnE-yArDs aka Merrill Garbus. With her unique talent of looping sounds and rhythms into punchy anthems and her playful childlike delivery, Garbus creates a truly memorable live experience that sounds like nothing else.