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special

music

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masthead.

publisher // editor-in-chief

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editorial. //by Kat Ober


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contributors.

Luise Hannah //photographer facebook.com/LuiseHannahPhotography

Isabella Hager & Tereza Mundilova // street style schnittenjagd.tumblr.com


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Pia Birk // fashion www.frockazine.com

Jennifer Kate Galilee Robson // DIY // street style schwurlie.blogspot.com

styleeast.blogspot.com


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StyleStalker: You're My Trophy //by Kat Ober

youremytrophy.blogspot.com


Newcomer:

Eleanor Amoroso


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Inspired by dramatic contemporary design, she has developed her own unique technique of making garments from long lengths of fringing and using macramé techniques to create innovative knits. She has both reinvented and modernised an ancient craft, which she will continue to develop with her brand. Every piece is entirely made by hand and not machine, so no wonder her work has previously been described as ‘commemoration of the forgotten art of craftsmanship’. We had the chance to catch up with her and she gave us an insight in her work, inspiration and idols. WHAT

WAS YOUR HIGHLIGHT OF YOUR DESIGN CAREER SO

FAR AND WHAT DO YOU EXPECT FROM THE NEXT YEAR?

YOU

ARE A

WESTMINSTER UNIVERSITY GRADUATE

WHICH

EXPERIENCES DID YOU TAKE ALONG?

WHAT

HOW

FASCINATES YOU ABOUT MACRAMÉ?

DOES THE IDEA IN YOUR HEAD BECOME A PIECE OF

YOUR COLLECTION?


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A LOT

OF YOUR DESIGNS ARE BLACK IS THAT SOMETHING

THAT IS

"ELEANOR AMOROSO"

OR WHAT WOULD YOU SAY

IS YOUR UNIQUE DESIGN SIGNATURE?

HAVE

YOU EVER BEEN AT THE POINT WHERE YOU WERE

THINKING ABOUT IF IT WAS A WRONG DECISION TO GO INTO A FASHION CAREER?

WHAT

WAS YOUR PERSONAL HIGHLIGHT OF THIS YEAR SO

FAR AND WHAT DO YOU EXPECT FROM

ARE

2012?

THERE ANY DESIGNERS YOU LOOK UP TO?

WHO

WOULD YOU LOVE TO DESIGN CLOTHES FOR?

WHAT

DO YOU THINK ABOUT DESIGNER COLLABORATIONS

WITH BIG HIGH STREET RETAILERS

IS IT A CHANCE FOR

CERTAIN DESIGNERS OR MORE A SELL-OUT?


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Austrian Vintage? Bows&Bandits! //by Kat Ober


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WHERE FROM?

DOES YOUR LOVE FOR VINTAGE FASHION COME

WHERE

DO YOU DISCOVER YOUR VINTAGE FINDS AT FLEA MARKETS, 2ND HAND SHOPS OR YOUR GRANNY’S CUPBOARD?

THE

SHOP HAS A BIG THAT?

AUSTRIAN

INFLUENCE

WHY IS

HOW

DO YOU PICK THE THINGS THAT MAKE IT INTO YOUR ONLINE-SHOP?

WHERE

DO MOST OF YOUR CUSTOMERS COME FROM?


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HOW

MUCH VINTAGE DO YOU WEAR YOURSELF?

HOW

IMPORTANT WAS SOCIAL MEDIA IN ORDER TO GET RECOGNIZED?

WOULDN’T

YOU LOVE TO KEEP A LOT OF THE THINGS IN THE SHOP FOR YOURSELF?

www.bowsandbandits.com


LILA - lisi lang //by Kat Ober


WHAT

REPRESENTS THE CURRENT COLLECTION OF

WHERE

LILA?

DO YOU FIND INSPIRATION FOR YOUR DESIGNS?

HAS VIENNA A BIG INFLUENCE ON YOUR DESIGNS? AND WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN WIEN AND OTHER FASHION CAPITALS?

WAS

THERE A DEFINING MOMENT THAT MADE YOU

DECIDE TO START YOUR OWN LABEL?


5

YEARS DOWN THE LINE

HAVE YOU EVER

REGRETTED STARING YOUR OWN LABEL?

WHICH

OBSTACLES DID YOU HAVE TO OVERCOME?

IN 2011 YOU ALSO STARTED TO DESIGN MENSWEAR – WHAT MADE YOU DO THIS AND IS THE PROCESS ANY DIFFERENT?

HOW

DO YOU PICK THE PHOTOGRAPHERS FOR YOUR

COLLECTIONS WHICH AMONGST OTHERS HAVE BEEN

KATARINA SOSKIC

YOU

AND

SIA KERMANI?

DIDN’T ACTUALLY STUDY FASHION DESIGN BUT

INSTEAD LEARNT EVERYTHING BY SELF-STUDY, HAS THAT EVER BEEN AN ADVANTAGE OR DISADVANTAGE FOR YOU?


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wardrobe inspection: basic appeal //by Kat Ober

Blogger rookie Stevie-Rose has my envy just for having such straight forward, capsule wardrobe. The 18 year old Liverpudlian girl already pin-pointed her signature look and rocks the minimal style. You won’t see wild patterns or bold colours on her blog instead a quite monochrome look that focusses a lot more on the cut than on the prints. A welcome change to the usual blogger look, which is why we asked her to take part in our Wardrobe Insight feature.

Instead of orientating herself by a style icon – she finds inspiration on street style blogs such as Hoy Boutique and other websites. Having recently finished her graphic design course she is dreaming of a minimal apartment in Paris and writing for a fashion magazine. Her signature look with a boyish twist consists of oversized blazers, skinny crop trousers, shirts, really oversized t-shirts, tote bags and cuffs. Check yourself how chic a simple as possible wardrobe can look like!


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TELL US

A LITTLE BIT ABOUT YOURSELF?

WHERE

DO YOU FIND INSPIRATION FOR THE WAY YOU ARE

DRESSING?

WHAT’S

DO

SPECIAL ABOUT THE AREA YOU LIVE IN?

YOU COMPLETELY STICK OUT WITH YOUR STYLE OR MORE

OR LESS FIT IN?

YOUR

IS

PERSONAL STYLE ICONS THROUGH THE AGES ARE?

THERE A PERSON THAT INSPIRES YOUR WAY OF

DRESSING AND WHY IS THAT?


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HOW

DO YOU PICK YOUR CLOTHES IN THE MORNING FOR

THE REST OF THE DAY?

IS

WHAT

CAN YOU NEVER BE WITHOUT?

WHAT

ITEM OF CLOTHING DESCRIBES YOU THE BEST?

THERE A CERTAIN FASHION RULE YOU ARE FOLLOWING?

Shoes! I have so many pairs that I just do not wear and have no idea why I even bought them in the first place.


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My favourite shoes? My Topshop studded loafers, I adore them.

YOUR

FAVOURITE ITEM OF CLOTHING?

WHAT

ITEM OF CLOTHING DESCRIBES YOU THE BEST?

basicappeal.blogspot.com


rosĂŠ photographer: Hannah Luise stylist: Kat Ober make-up: Jana Pieper model: Katharina Kostroubina


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Katarina Soskic //by Pia Birk

27 year-old photographer Katharina Soskic, who was born in Serbia but currently lives in Vienna, brings back the charm of traditional photography. By using the ‘mistakes’ of her analogue camera and playing with lights and blur, she creates that nostalgic and dreamy atmosphere that makes her images very unique and distinctive. Katarina told us about her inspiration, fashion photography, about music and furthermore about her averseness to digital photography.


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HOW

DID

WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOURSELF IN A FEW WORDS?

YOU ALWAYS WANT TO WORK AS A PHOTOGRAPHER OR WAS

THERE ANY DEFINING MOMENT, WHEN YOU KNEW YOU WANTED TO TAKE PHOTOS PROFESSIONALLY?

YOU’RE

WHAT’S

BELGRADE, BUT MOVED TO VIENNA A COUPLE HOW DID THIS MOVE INFLUENCE YOUR WORK?

FROM

YEARS AGO.

YOUR FAVOURITE SPOT IN

VIENNA? ARE

OF

THERE ANY

SPECIAL LOCATIONS YOU PREFER TO TAKE PHOTOS?

WHAT

IS YOUR MAIN SOURCE OF INSPIRATION?

WHAT

MUSIC ARE YOU LISTENING TO?

DO

YOU HAVE ANY FAVOURITE PHOTOGRAPHER OR ARTISTS?

THERE ANY ARTISTS THAT HAVE INFLUENCED YOUR WORK?

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REPORTEDLY YOU ONLY USE ANALOGUE CAMERAS FOR YOUR PHOTOS. WHAT DO YOU THINK ARE THE BENEFITS OF AN ANALOGUE CAMERA?

HOW

YOU

RECENTLY DID SOME FASHION SHOOTINGS, LIKE THE

LOOKBOOKS FOR ‘LILA’ AND THE COLLECTION OF

ANNA

SOPHIE BERGER. IS FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY SOMETHING YOU’D LIKE TO DO MORE OFTEN?

DO YOU DECIDE THE SUBJECTS AND LOCATIONS OF

YOUR SHOOT?

WHAT WOULD BE YOUR "DREAM YOU'D LOVE TO WORK WITH?

WHICH

PROJECT"?

ANY PEOPLE

ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO YOUNG PEOPLE WHO

ARE INTERESTED IN PHOTOGRAPHY AND WHO'D LIKE TO WORK AS A PHOTOGRAPHER?

WHAT

WAS YOUR FAVOURITE PROJECT YOU’VE BEEN

WORKING ON SO FAR?

DON'TS?

ARE

THERE ANY

DO ' S

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Emma Elina Keira Jones and Amanda M. Jansson //by Kat Ober

Everyone knows two’s a company three’s a crowd and being alone is anything but fun – so it is not surprising that many artists ally. This is also the case with Emma Elina Keira Jones and Amanda M. Jansson two analogue photographers who seen the advantage of them bonding and so far have been featured in various magazines such as Contributor, HONK! or Girlzine. Each of their photographs perfectly displays their influences but even if it is the same model – each of the photos seems to tell a different story – keep on reading if you want to know how they got into photography in the first place and where they find inspiration.


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HOW

WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOURSELF IN A FEW WORDS?

WHAT

PROFESSION WOULD YOU LIKE TO ATTEMPT, IF YOU

WOULDN’T BE A PHOTOGRAPHER?

DID

YOU ALWAYS WANT TO BECOME PHOTOGRAPHERS OR

WAS THERE ONE DEFINING MOMENT WHEN YOU KNEW YOU WANTED TO TAKE PICTURES PROFESSIONALLY?

WHERE

DOES YOUR MAIN INFLUENCE AND INSPIRATION

COME FROM?

WHAT

DOES IT TAKE TO BE A FANTASTIC PHOTOGRAPHER

IN YOUR OPINION?


WHAT

ARE

SHOULD NEVER BE MISSING FROM A PHOTOGR

THERE ANY PHOTOGRAPHERS YOU LOOK UP TO?

HOW

DO YOU DECIDE ON SUBJECTS AND LOCAT

YOUR SHOOTS?


RAPH?

IN

GENERAL DURING A SESSION, HOW MANY PICS DO YOU

TAKE TO FIND

“THE

RIGHT ONE”?

WHAT

?

DO YOU LOVE MOST ABOUT YOUR JOB AS A

PHOTOGRAPHER?

DO

YOU HAVE YOUR WORK CRITICISED BY SOMEONE ELSE

BEFORE YOU PUT IT

“OUT

THERE”, OR DO YOU JUST GO

WITH WHAT YOU THINK IS RIGHT?

TIONS OF

WHAT

WHAT

ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE PEOPLE, WHO ARE

INTERESTED IN PURSUING A CAREER IN PHOTOGRAPHY?

DIFFERS YOUR PHOTOS FROM OTHERS?


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Street Style Vienna //by Kat Ober, Isabella Hager & Tereza Mundilova


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Street Style London //by Jennifer Robson


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Cord Bracelet //by Kat Ober

The designs of Sabrina Dehoff are in great demand amongst the German blogettes and I could not help falling for her designs myself, I am especially fond of the cord bracelets. After having a closer look at them I realized how easy it would be to recreate a similar piece.


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diy

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Rope Choker Necklace //by Kat Ober


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diy

Turn a jacket into a cape //by Kate Galilee

schwurlie.blogspot.com


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Victoire Jin FOUNDER

&

EDITOR IN CHIEF OF

KNEON

Little online publications and printed zines are seeming to fight the overall opinion that print is dead and news and information will in future only be publicized via quick social media solutions, like blogs and twitter. Instead, it looks like there is more and more creative people out there who use the platform, the internet provides, to publish their very own take on a magazine as well as to promote the latter. The first person we interviewed on this subject is Victoria Jin, who recently relocated from Austria to England and who is probably one of the or the pioneers of Austrian Independent online fashion magazine publishing – if not that, she’s the best. Frock&Roll quized her about her inspirations, views on magazine publishing and current work on the next issue of KNEON.

WHAT

WOULD YOU SAY IS

KNEON

ALL ABOUT?

YOU

RELEASE YOUR MAG ONLINE AND VIA MAGCLOUD

WHERE PEOPLE CAN RECEIVE A PRINTED VERSION, WHAT DO YOU THINK DOES PRINT HAVE A FUTURE?

HOW

DID YOU COME UP WITH THE NAME

KNEON?


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DO

YOU DRAW INFLUENCES FROM OTHER MAGAZINES OR

PUBLICATIONS?

DO

YOU SEE YOUR FUTURE AS AN EDITOR SOMEWHERE?

YOU

DO A LOT OF THINGS FOR YOUR MAG OWN YOUR

OWN

BUT PICK A FEW GUEST WRITERS AND

PHOTOGRAPHERS, HOW AND WHY DO YOU PICK THEM?

DID

YOU TRY TO MARKET YOUR MAGAZINE IN ANYWAY OR

DID THE SUCCESS COME PURELY THROUGH WORD OF MOUTH?

HOW

LONG DOES IT TAKE FROM A RAW IDEA TO THE END

RESULT?

WHERE WHAT

THERE ANY OBSTACLES YOU HAD TO OVERCOME?

WAS EVENTUALLY THE INCENTIVE FOR YOU TO START

YOUR OWN MAGAZINE?

THE

AND

WHERE LIES THE ALLURE TO KEEP ON GOING?

NEXT IS OUT SOON WHAT IS IT MOSTLY ABOUT?

WHAT

GOALS DO YOU WANT TO REACH WITH

KNEON?


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Das kleine Schwarze Print has been proclaimed dead and the sales figures only underline this statement. For some reason though independent publications seem to flourish – no matter if online or offline as printed zines. What is a zine though and what drives people to publish those? Well, first of all a zine is designed for a very limited target audience, and usually distributed on a small scale. The term itself is short for “magazine”. A zine is often regarded as a news organ of an underground community and had its climax in the 70s when the counterculture was at its peak but also in the 90s along the riot grrrl movement. Frock&Roll had the chance to have a q&a with the two publishers, Maximilian Huber & Lucas Gerstgrasser, of Austrian zine Das Kleine Schwarze which shines a light on Viennese and Austrian underground culture.

FOR

THE PEOPLE HOW HAVEN’T HEARD OF IT YET

KLEINE

HOW

SCHWARZE“?

DID YOU COME AROUND THE NAME?

WHAT IS

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WHAT

DO YOU THINK

DOES PRINT HAVE A FUTURE?

IS INFLUENCES

WHAT

OF OTHER MAGAZINES?

WHAT DKS?

ARE MAIN TOPICS?

HOW

DO YOU SHARE THE AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY?

HOW

LONG DID YOU WORK ON IT?

WHAT

WAS THE ULTIMATE INCENTIVE TO START THE

MAGAZINE?

WHEREIN

LIES THE INCENTIVE TO PRODUCE SUCH A

MAGAZINE WITH MAXIMAL EFFORT AND MINIMAL MEANS?

PRINT

ETC, IS RELATIVELY EXPENSIVE

HOW DID YOU

SOLVE THAT PROBLEM?

HOW

DO YOU TRY TO MARKET YOUR MAGAZINE?

WHEN

THERE A POSSIBILITY FOR A SUBSCRIPTION?

DOES THE NEXT ISSUE COME OUT?

DO YOU WANT TO IMPLICITLY ACCOMPLISH FOR


HOW

Radio Plugger

DID YOU GET STARTED IN THE MUSIC BUSINESS?

WHAT’S

THE BEST THING ABOUT WORKING AS A RADIO

PLUGGER?

WHAT’S

AN AVERAGE DAY LIKE FOR YOU?


WHAT

SOURCES DO YOU USE TO DISCOVER NEW MUSIC

?

WHAT BANDS ARE YOU EXCITED ABOUT WHO'S BEEN GETTING IT RIGHT?

WHAT’S

IN

2011?

THE PROS AND CONS WORKING AS A RADIO

PLUGGER?

WHAT

DO BANDS HAVE TO HAVE SO YOU’D INTERESTED

TO WORK WITH THEM?

WHAT

WOULD YOU ADVISE SOMEONE WHO WANTS TO BECOME A RADIO PLUGGER?

WE

IMAGINE YOU SEE A LOT OF PRESS RELEASES.

WHAT

KIND OF MISTAKES DO YOU FREQUENTLY SEE BANDS MAKING AND WHERE CAN THEY IMPROVE?

YOU ARE ALSO OWNER OF THE MUSIC BLOG MY BAND’S BETTER THAN YOURS AND ORGANISE LIVE MUSIC NIGHTS ALONG WITH IT – WHAT MOTIVATES YOU TO DO IT?

mybandsbetterthanyourband. wordpress.com


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Faris Badwan // Interview by Kat Ober & Carlton Gibson // Photography by Neil Krug

No one expected The Horrors to stick around long when they first released “Jack The Ripper” and the like back in 2005 – they were mainly known for their big hair and skinny skeleton legs. But then there was Primary Colours something which probably has come as quite a shock to the vast majority of people, who dismissed the band from Southend-on-Sea during their initial hype-fuelled rise, and even raked a Mercury Award nomination for themselves. And then there was Skying – a pure masterpiece. Most certainly the album that channeled the vibe of 2011 the best -

plaintive and somber. Lyrics that are far from the ones of the hyped bands of 2011, The Vaccines or Viva Brother – intense and vague at the same time. Who would have expected The Horrors creating and brooding over a song like ‘Still Life’ back in 2007? Well, yet they kept on arranging fierce and noir undertones throughout and manage to categorically cataloguing a lifetime of influences. Even though in our interview Faris Badwan, the lead singer, didn’t seem to be too keen of giving us an insight into those. We think the influences of musicians are interesting,


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no matter if they might draw influences of cartoons whilst sitting on the toilet or if they like the sound of a 90s Gameboy game – as interested listeners we like to get to know about those things, we might discover new music – and in the end Faris gave us only a little hint on his influences. But for a person that acted deep there was quite some intractability to answer questions that would have enabled us to look underneath the surface. For a person that wants to be taken seriously in the music scene he tried a bit too hard on acting the part – being all up

for watching the football in the backstage room of the venue to a completely changed Faris that awaited us in the completely chaotic tour bus in his thinking posture . Focusing on his hands a lot more than the flamboyant character did on our questions and somewhat acting like he was ‘skying’. An interview with Faris Badwan seems to be doing a lot more for his ego than we might have expected. We had something to laugh up our sleeves anyway: Despite giving us a hard time interviewing him, he was locked out of his own venue laptop in hand.


HAVE

YOU SEEN SOME OF

VIENNA YET?

WHAT ARE YOUR BIGGEST MUSICAL AND NON-MUSICAL INFLUENCES? HOW DID YOUR INFLUENCES CHANGE OVER THE YEARS WITH THE ALBUMS?

DID

AN ALBUM OR AN ARTIST INFLUENCE YOU TO TAKE UP MUSIC?

WOULD

YOU SAY THE PASSION OF OTHER MUSICIANS WAS ONE

THING THAT MADE YOU MAKING MUSIC?

DO

YOU WRITE YOUR SONGS ON AN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL BASIS OR DO

YOU TAKE INSPIRATION FROM OTHER THINGS?


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WHEN

WOULD YOU KNOW THAT A SONG IS FINISHED?

CAN

YOU EXPLAIN WHY THE ALBUM IS CALLED

YOU

SET UP YOUR OWN STUDIO FOR

SKYING –

“SKYING”?

HOW DID THAT CHANGE

YOUR RECORDINGS AND SOUND?

THERE ARE QUITE A FEW REFERENCES TO WATER IN YOUR TRACK NAMES. WAS THAT SOMETHING THAT HAPPENED CONSCIOUSLY?

IS

THAT THE CASE OF OVER-INTERPRETATION THEN?

THERE

IS ALSO WATER

WELL A SEA ON THE COVER DID THE ARTWORK

REFLECT THAT KIND OF THEME?


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I

READ SOME DISAPPOINTED COMMENTS OF EARLY FANS BELOW THE

ALBUM STREAM OF

SKYING –

IS THAT SOMETHING THAT BOTHERS YOU,

THAT PEOPLE COMPLAIN AT THE DIFFERENT SOUND?

BOB DYLAN

DID SOMETHING SIMILAR…

DID

YOU FIND ANY DOWNSIDES PRODUCING

“SKYING”

YOURSELF?

YOU

KIND OF PUSHED OUT OF THAT BEFORE?

DO

YOU EVER WATCH ANY OF YOUR LIFE PERFORMANCES AND TAKE

STUFF OUT OF THAT AND PUT IT INTO YOUR NORMAL SORT OF SETS?


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WHEN

THE

HORRORS

FIRST APPEARED IT SEEMED PEOPLE

WERE MORE INTERESTED IN THE LOOKS THAN THE MUSIC

DID

ANY OF THIS PARTICULARLY IRRITATE YOU

PIGEONHOLED BY

BEING

NME AND THE LIKE?

HOW IMPORTANT IS LOOKS AND FASHION TO YOU IN GENERAL?

WHICH

PRESS WOULD YOU CONSIDER AS VALUABLE

CONSIDERING YOU DON’T TAKE THE

NME

SERIOUSLY?

"Our name guarantees at least one lucrative gig offer every Halloween"


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WHERE

DO YOU SEE THE RESTRICTIONS OF TODAY’S MUSIC

PRODUCTION?

HOW

CAN YOU CHANGE THE WAY OF MUSIC

RECEPTION OR EVEN CHALLENGE IT?

DID

ANYTHING CHANGE ENTHUSIASM WISE FROM THE

EARLY DAYS?

DO

YOU EVER THINK THOUGH YOU HAVE TO OVERCOME

CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS, LIKE SELLING YOURSELF IN A WAY?


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Dominique Dillon de Byington

//by Kat Ober

YOU

VE SPENT YOUR EARLY CHILDHOOD IN

THEN LIVED IN

COLOGNE –

DID

BRASIL AND

BRASIL OR COLOGNE

SHAPE YOUR MUSIC IN ANY WAY?

THERE YOU

ARE STUDYING PHOTOGRAPHY

INTO MUSIC?

HOW DID YOU GET

IS QUITE A BIG GAP

FOUR YEARS TO BE EXACT

BETWEEN YOUR FIRST GIG AND THE RELEASE OF DEBUT ALBUM

HOW COME?

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HOW COME YOU TECHNO LABEL?

RELEASED YOUR DEBUT ALBUM VIA A

DO

YOU WRITE YOUR SONGS ON AN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL

BASIS OR DO YOU TAKE INSPIRATION FROM OTHER THINGS?

THE

INTERNET PLAYED QUITE A BIG ROLE IN YOUR SUCCESS

AS AN ARTIST, WAS ANY OF IT PLANNED OR DID IT JUST HAPPEN?

YOUR

“THIS SILENCE KILLS” UP WITH IT?

ALBUM IS CALLED

DID YOU COME

WHAT

HOW

PROCESS DO YOU GO THROUGH WHEN YOU WRITE

YOUR MUSIC?

WHAT

DO YOU THINK ABOUT FASHION IS IT A NECESSITY

OR LUXURY?


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fallulah //by Kat Ober

Fallulah could be the love child of Lykke Li and Marina& The Diamonds - she makes raw but confident indie pop that combines the eccentricity of Bat for Lashes, the musicality of Kate Bush and the spirit of Lykke Li, all amidst a uniqueness that makes her hugely fresh and exciting. Already a star in her hometown of Copenhagen and native Denmark, Fallulah is ready to make her mark on the rest of Europe. Fallulah leaves her own imprint on a mix of Indie rock and Balkan beats, which adds a hint of folklore to her productions. Only 25-years-old half Dane, half Romanian and with a personality that is sensitive, vulnerable, strong-willed and defiant which comes out vividly in her music, Fallulah is one exciting young lady that you should keep your eyes peeled for in 2012.

WHAT’S

THE STORY BEHIND THE NAME

FALLULAH?

THE

BEST RECORDS OF ALL TIMES IN THE WHOLE WIDE

WORLD?

AS

A CHILD WHO DID YOU WANT TO BE LIKE?


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WHAT’S

THE MOST EMBARRASSING RECORD IN YOUR

PROCESS DO YOU GO THROUGH WHEN YOU WRITE

YOUR MUSIC?

COLLECTION?

YOUR

WHAT

FAVOURITE PLACE

ARE A BOOK/SONG

WHAT

THAT CHANGED YOU?

YOU SEEKING FAME OR FORTUNE, GUYS OR

SOMETHING ALTOGETHER DIFFERENT?

INFLUENCES WOULD YOU SAY WAS PRESENT IN

YOUR MUSIC?

HOW

WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOUR SOUND IN ONE

SENTENCE?


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gwylym gold - a new music format //by Kat Ober


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My bandshirts //by Kat Ober


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Zulu Winter //by Kat Ober

Who knows who really will be responsible delivering the hot new shit of the British island? Well we hope we do! There are a few clues why – the Guardian’s Paul Lester featured them, they have played an enormously promising first headline gig in London last November so far, they release on Double Denim, have the same management as the likes of The Vaccines and obviously: they talk to us. The London 5 piece wraps their atmospheric, dreamy sound round singer Will Daunt’s falsetto vocals. Having been labeled as the new Wild Beasts, Friendly Fires and The Vaccines already Zulu Winter will tell us how it feels to be the latest buzz in the music and blogger world.

HOW

DID YOU ALL GET TOGETHER?

WHAT’S

WHAT

YOU’VE BEEN COMPARED TO WILD BEASTS, FRIENDLY FIRES AND EVEN BEEN LABELED AS “THE NEW VACCINES” – IS IT FLATTERING OR ANNOYING BEING PIGEON-holed?

THE STORY BEHIND THE NAME OF THE BAND?

IS BEING IN

ZULU WINTER

ALL ABOUT?

THE MUSIC PRESS IN ENGLAND HAS ALWAYS BEEN IS IT DIFFICULT TO GET NOTICED BY THE MAJOR

FICKLE.

MAGAZINES AND DO YOU VIEW IT AS IMPORTANT TO YOUR SUCCESS?


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Our sound? Melancholic, with a slight hint of menace. WHAT

INFLUENCES WOULD YOU SAY WERE PRESENT IN

YOUR MUSIC?

WHAT

ROLE DOES SOCIAL MEDIA AND THE INTERNET PLAY

IN YOUR ATTEMPTS TO MARKET THE BAND?

WHAT

PROCESS DO YOU GO THROUGH WHEN YOU WRITE

YOUR MUSIC?

WHAT

DO YOU THINK ABOUT FASHION IS IT A NECESSITY

OR LUXURY?

DO

YOU WRITE YOUR SONGS ON AN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL

BASIS OR DO YOU TAKE INSPIRATION FROM OTHER THINGS?

ARE

YOU SEEKING FAME OR FORTUNE, BIRDS OR

SOMETHING ALTOGETHER DIFFERENT?


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introducing....arthur beatrice //by Kat Ober

“Savages, with their rare cuts and organ hooks. Grafting Wave, dance and classical influences upon themes of time, violence and absence. Theirs is a surprising and well executed alloy. The macabre impulse shared by very different London bands offsets erased history, City ennui, digital paranoia. Wills into life a new timeline, fresh legs. Injury, illness, loneliness haunt these lyrics, lurk beneath surface calm. 'Fragments of deranged dreams veer across the night air above the raucous neon'. Black lungs, leaden limbs, and red eyes at a dislocation dance. Attack music.�


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bands to watch...2012 //by Kat Ober

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Daughter

Breton

Young*Husband

Theme Park


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Sulk

Peace

Au Palais

The Loud


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vienna travel guide by bloggers


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Mariahilfer Strasse & its side streets

Simon Winkelmueller, dotsondots.com


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Haus des Meeres

Catherine Hazotte, fraeuleincatherine.blogspot.com


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Donaukanal

Leonie Soyel, leonie-rachel.blogspot.com


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Cafe Europa

Carola Pojer, viennawedekind.blogspot.com


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Cupcakes Vienna

Mia Louisa Engel, thisishowwerule.blogspot.com


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Sternlite Boutique

Allegra Zerz, allegrabj.blogspot.com


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Zweitwert

Stefanie Regoutz, lepetitpierrot.blogspot.com


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