Udo Jürgens (born September 30, 1934 in Klagenfurt, Carinthia, Austria; † 21 December 2014 in Münsterlingen, Thurgau, Switzerland), civil Udo Jürgen Bockelmann, was an Austrian composer, pianist and singer. He died yesterday at the age of 80 years .
Udo Jürgens composed more than 1,000 songs and released more than 50 albums. In his more than sixty year career, he sold over 105 million records , making him one of the most successful male solo artists in the world.
Ich war noch nie in New York , the title of a musical and a very successful song composed by Jürgens
RapTyrolizm is the rap project of Nigel aka Black Sheepert thaZoli aka Textodendron from the state Tirol, Austria. This song called “Tiroshido”, in the tyrolean slang is really moving to me, no gangsta rap, it’s a song about unity in Tirol. Awesome!!!
Born 1952 in Wolfsgraben, Wolfgang Ambros became one of the most popular Austrian singer-songwriters and Austropop musicians. Listen to his great song “Aufi, Aufi”, more or less about mountaineering:
Quadro Nuevo , an instrumental quartet , founded 1996 in Salzburg/Austria , a group from germany , the european answer of argentinian tango.
They won several prizes, gave already over 3000 concerts all over the world . They play in concert halls , pubs and on festivals , but they often practise their music also as street muscians.
Here is their song “Nature Boy”
DJ Indygo is an austrian DJ. Saw him live last week in South Tyrol. Listen to his nice mix of GuGabriel’s “Salvation”:
Also have a listen to “Eternal Flame”:
Dunkelbunt, born as Ulf Lindemann in 1979 in Hamburg is a german producer, musician and DJ, who’s now living in Vienna, Austria. Listen to his nice song “Cinnamon Girl”:
Gin Ga is a Alternative-/Popband from Vienna, Austria and Manchester, England founded 2003 , consisting of Alex Konrad (vocals, guitar), Emanuel Donner (violin, vocals, other instruments), Wihlidal Clement (guitar, synthesizers and other instruments), Matias Meno (drums, percussion) and James Stelfox (bass).
Today they released their new album , this song “Dancer ” is from 2012
Micrototonner is an austrian postrock band, formed in 1997. Listen to their nice song “Departure” from their 4th album Navigation”:
Lia Pale is generally considered as one of the most promising young jazz voices of Austria. But she gained her first musical experiences in a marching band.
On her debut album “Gone Too Far”, the Vienna-based musician dedicated the song cycle by Franz Schubert’s “Winterreise”. The twelve selected Schubert songs range from jazz, classical and light pop leanings and have been arranged by composer and pianist Mathias Rüegg.
Hubert van Goisern is an austrian musician, performing “Neue Volksmusik”, and alpine rock, mixed with World Music. His music is again and again so awesome. Listen to “Nit Lang Her”: