June 2019

ARK NOIR - From the belly for the belly

25. June 2019

Ark Noir

ARK NOIR - Aus dem Bauch für den Bauch

No, what Ark Noir play on their debut is not new. But it's pretty damn close. The Munich quintet consists of Moritz Stahl (saxophone), Sam Hylton (keyboards), Tilman Brandl (guitar), Robin Jermer (bass) and Marco Dufner (drums). At the end of June the debut album "Tunnel Visions" will be released, whose nine tracks convince with unusual ideas, sounds and arrangements. They all have an avant-garde jazz and fusion touch and the same basis: electronic beats and lots of effects. eclipsed spoke with drummer Marco Dufner about the background of the band.


SUPERTRAMP - 40 Years Breakfast In America

19. June 2019


SUPERTRAMP - 40 Jahre „Breakfast In America“

Forty years ago Supertramp created their most accessible work to date with "Breakfast In America". It meant for the British formation not only the breakthrough in the USA. It is also the record that sold best by far from their catalogue, the record that made them world stars and a stadium band. What you don't listen to is the arduous, sometimes agonizingly slow process of creation - at a time when the two songwriters Rick Davies and Roger Hodgson were already avoiding each other as much as possible.


50 YEARS WOODSTOCK - The Exhibition

19. June 2019

Woodstock Elliot Landy

50 JAHRE WOODSTOCK - Die Ausstellung

Only a few singular music events have shaped an entire generation and acted like a beacon for many decades. The festival on the inconspicuous pastures of a dairy farmer in Bethel, 70 kilometres from the eponymous Woodstock, is definitely one of them. The film is cult. The large travelling exhibition "Elliott Landy Woodstock Vision. 50 Years Woodstock. The Exhibition" now reports once again about the magic days in August '69, when the hippie spirit was at its zenith.


KING CRIMSON - Robert Fripp holds court in London

19. June 2019

King Crimson

KING CRIMSON - Robert Fripp hält Hof in London

Robert Fripp speaks. He hasn't done that for a long time - at least not with the press. But on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of his life's work King Crimson, the odd master guitarist has invited media representatives from several countries to London. To a mixture of panel discussion, press conference and personnel show, which took place according to his rules. eclipsed was there.


ISILDURS BANE & PETER HAMMILL - At the Amazon Basin with colleagues

ISILDURS BANE & PETER HAMMILL - Am Amazonasbecken mit Kollegen

Two years after their collaboration with Steve Hogarth, Isildurs Bane dare to start another cooperation. This time they make common cause with Van der Graaf Generators mythical Peter Hammill. The lone wolf is known for only entering into musical collaborations in exceptional cases. With "In Amazonia" the Englishman and the Swedes have presented a wonderfully complicated, demanding album.


BANCO DEL MUTUO SOCCORSO - After 15 comes 14

19. June 2019

Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso


After guitarist Rodolfo Maltese died in 2015 and singer Francesco Di Giacomo died in a car accident the year before, Banco del Mutuo Soccorso seemed to be history. But now - after 15 years without new recordings - the progressive rock formation founded in 1969 unexpectedly presents their 14th studio album with "Transiberiana". So it's all back to the beginning?


THE WATERBOYS - The Freewheelin' Mike Scott

3. June 2019

The Waterboys

THE WATERBOYS - The Freewheelin’ Mike Scott

Waterboys boss Mike Scott is what you call a real type: an indestructible loner, idealist, romantic and do-gooder. One who doesn't care about commercial success, who does everything to be unpredictable. But also one who possesses great entertainer qualities and enjoys a high reputation among his colleagues. Now he presents his 13th band album - and enthuses about Bootlegs, Burg Herzberg and The Clash.


THE OUTSIDE - On the Death of Scott Walker

3. June 2019

Scott Walker

DER AUSSENSEITER - Zum Tod von Scott Walker

Scott Walker is dead. Is that even possible? Isn't he one of those legendary figures, known only from the Bible or medieval verses, who rise again and again after each death? A musical phoenix of modern times? The Austrian-Israeli writer Max Brod wrote that death was a temporary state of weakness. With Scott Walker, this seems to be true in more ways than one.