The Slackers are back to good old Europe. They will play shows in Germany, Austria, United Kingdom. The tour presented by Dynamite Magazine. Find the tourdates here.
Listen to the new record of the Slackers "The Radio" here.
Soniamiki: 1st interactive music video in Poland
The polish musician
Soniamiki is currently working on her 2nd album which will
be released in 2012 on moanin'. As an appetizer we now launched the
first polish interactive music video for the single 'Night Is So
Safe'. The video can be watched here: > http://www.soniamiki.de/NightIsSoSafe/
The viewer has to click
the spots at the video in the correct order to build little monsters. If the
viewer manages to build three monsters during the running time of the
video it can download the single for free.
About > Soniamiki The Slackers on tour through Europe in May/June 2011
Again the world best Ska band from New York City serves theire fans from the old continent. This time you can see the band live in Germany, Hungary, Croatia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Belgium, UK and The Netherlands. So, don't miss it!
12.05.2011 Jena (GER) - Kassablanca 13.05.2011 Regensburg (GER) - Alte Mälzerei 14.05.2011 Budapest (HU) - A38 15.05.2011 Zagreb (HR) - Kset 16.05.2011 Ljubljana (SLO) - Gala Hala 17.05.2011 Vienna (AT) - Arena 18.05.2011 Munich (GER) - Feierwerk 19.05.2011 Zürich (CH) - Dynamo Werk 21 20.05.2011 Stuttgart (GER) - Wagenhallen 21.05.2011 Brussels (BE) - VK 22.05.2011 Zwolle (NL) - Hedon 23.05.2011 Kassel (GER) - K19 24.05.2011 Hannover (GER) - Chez Heinz 25.05.2011 Nijmegen (NL) - Dornroosje 26.05.2011 Utrecht (NL) - Tivoli de Helling 27.05.2011 London (UK) - Islington O2 Academy 28.05.2011 Leeds (UK) - TJ's 29.05.2011 Belfast (UK) - Empire 30.05.2011 Newcastle (UK) - Trillians 31.05.2011 Manchester (UK) - Moho Live 01.06.2011 Derby (UK) - Old Bell 02.06.2011 Hazebrouck (F) - Shakalaka 03.06.2011 Cologne (GER) - Underground 04.06.2011 Sittard (NL) - Ernesto's Cantina 05.06.2011 Hamburg (GER) - Hafenklang
With 'Metalchem' Paprika Korps is writing a new chapter of Heavy Reggae. For more than 10 years Paprika Korps is touring non stop all over Europe with it's special mix of caribbean groove, Dub elements, Alternative Rock, psychedelic sounds and New Wave.
On June 25th the new album 'Metalchem' was released with an opulent Digi-Pack in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and BeNeLux via moanin'/Al!ve/Sonic Rendezvous as well as via all well known download-shops like itunes, eMusic, Napster, AOL and finetunes.
Poland is the new place to be for pop music with electronic synthesizer
sounds of the 80ies mixed with the attitude of a singer songwriter. As
animation movie maker, drawer, multi-instrumentalist and singer,
Soniamiki lives right in the middle of scene of young polish artists.
In the beginning her little music project was intended for a fashion
show of friendly designer. Artwork and cover of her record are also
made by friends. Her partner is the singer of the post-rock band
L.Stadt, who's 'Death of a Surfer Girl' she made a very nice cover
version of. Soniamiki likes to play live with a drummer, a guitarist,
her computer, her self singing and - glad to see - also simultaneously
Her debut album '7pm' was recently released on moanin'. The record is available through all well known
download shops like iTunes, eMusic, Napster, AOL, etc.
Vic Ruggiero: New album "Something In My Blindspot" out now!
"I wrote those songs because I could not afford a shrink" Ruggiero has
returned to the couch i.e. the recording studio. Although besides his
main occupation - singer of the New York ska institution The Slackers -
he's got numerous side projects like playing organ for Rancid, he found
time this summer to record a new solo album in Berlin. The new album
"Something In My Blindspot" is available now on CD and online!
We filmed the concert at Berlin's Schokoladen club last summer. Vic performs a track trom the new album, „Lonely Nights“. He's joined on stage by Lisa, singer of the German ska/swing band Black Cat
Paprika Korps: New album MAGNETOFON out on 21st September
Alarming guitars meet driving offbeats, deep baselines, dub sounds and
catchy melodies: "Heavy Reggae Rockers" is what Paprika Korps call their style.
In Poland they are among the most popular reggae acts. On
21st September 2007, their 5th studio album will be released in Germany:
Magnetofon. >>> about: magnetofon
The Special Guests feat. Willie Ocean - BEETROOT (CD 47min, VÖ 04/2007)
Their 5th full-length album, takes their very own
interpretation of offbeat music to a new level: "Swings... like it's
coming directly from a bar in Kingston", a reviewer of the SLAM magazine
wrote. "Well, some jazz and beat elements have infiltrated the songs,
but that only adds more spice... hot!"
>>> about: beetroot
New Berlin Ska compilation: "Hauptstadt-Ska 2"
Newcomers and old offbeat heros from Berlin, part 2: Three years after the first "Haupstadt-Ska" compilation (Haupstadt = capital city), Skaro /
Buschfunk have released volume no. 2. The CD features tracks by The Special Guests feat. Willie Ocean and
Rolando Random & The Young Soul Rebels. And, of course, a bunch of other songs bands representing the wild variety of Ska made in Berlin.
"Reggae Master Blaster 4" compilation features track by The Special Guests feat. Willie Ocean
The 4th volume of the Reggae Master Blaster compilation series by ZYX music features "Free", a song from the new album "Beetroot" by The Special Guests feat. Willie
Ocean. Other tracks include contribution by reggae greats such as Seeed, Gentleman, Martin Jondo,
Beenie Man and many more.
"Skanking Night": First Austrian Ska compilatin released
Night Vol. 1 is the very first Austrian-made Ska compilation. It features all the bands that have played the famous Vienna ska party series "Skanking Night". The project is headed by jamaican Ska legend Mr. Symarip aka Roy Ellis. It also includes favourite german Ska acts such as The Special Guests feat. Willie Ocean, Los
Placebos and K-Mob - and, of course, Austrian bands like The Riddimstix or The