William White – Release in UK and Ireland

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014
William White – Release in UK and Ireland

William White’s album Open Country will be released on 15 August 2014 in England and Ireland, as well as in other European territories. The double Album Open Country, released in Switzerland in March 2014,  entered the Swiss album Charts # 2 and stayed 2 weeks in the Top10. This was a high score for an […]

Paléo Festival, 22 – 27 July 2014

Posted by on Jul 9, 2014
Paléo Festival,  22 – 27 July 2014

SME in collaboration with the Paléo Festival and FCMA is setting up a series of daily showcases for Swiss bands. From tiny beginnings as a folk festival, the Paléo Festival in Nyon, the hometown of Swiss Music Export, has long since developed into the most important platform for Swiss bands to showcase their talents in […]

With Swiss Music Export to Showcase Festivals in Berlin, Hamburg, Paris & Vienna

Posted by on Jul 9, 2014
With Swiss Music Export to Showcase Festivals in Berlin, Hamburg, Paris & Vienna

It pays to keep in touch with Swiss Music Export! As always, SME will be organising a number of showcases, business mixers and other networking events this year at a number of European showcase festivals. Subscribers to the SME newsletter will not only be the first to be informed of these events. In some cases […]

Rootwords at Across Berlin, 22 – 26 July 2014

Posted by on Jul 9, 2014
Rootwords at Across Berlin, 22 – 26 July 2014

Pop-jazz-singer Mya Audrey went down a storm during the last series of Across Berlin events in June. Geneva-based rapper Rootwords is set to follow her example in July. Across Berlin was launched last spring to provide a platform for up-and-coming artists keen to establish their reputation in Germany. Five series of Across Berlin concerts are […]

Eluveitie with new album

Posted by on Jul 9, 2014
Eluveitie with new album

August sees the release of “Origins“, the sixth studio album by Eluveitie, pioneers of the “new wave of folk metal”. After the success of their 2012 album “Helvetios” (top 5 in Switzerland, top 30 in Germany, top 3 in the US heatseekers charts as well as 143 in the official Billboard charts – a remarkable […]

High Heels Breaker on Compost Records

Posted by on Jul 9, 2014
High Heels Breaker on Compost Records

12 June saw the release on Munich-based Compost Records of the album “High Heels Breaker” by High Heels Breaker, the alter ego of Zurich-based electronica producer and film music composer Domenico Ferrari. A true innovator, Ferrari used analogue electronics to create the sound textures for his new tracks and blended them with sophisticated beats. Zurich-based […]

Peter Kernel with two free downloads

Posted by on Jul 9, 2014
Peter Kernel with two free downloads

Ticinesi art rock combo Peter Kernel are without a shadow of a doubt one of the most innovative as well as witty bands in Switzerland. Combining influences from electronic and dance music with an anglophile art rock sensibility, their new album “Thrill Addict” to be released in January 2015 promises to be a real treat […]

Great review for L’Orchestre Tout Puissant Marcel Duchamp

Posted by on Jul 9, 2014
Great review for L’Orchestre Tout Puissant Marcel Duchamp

Highly respected UK monthly magazine froots (the self-styled “essential folk, roots & world music guide”) lists “Rotorotor”, the new album by Geneva-based sextet Orchestre Tout Puissant Marcel Duchamp amongst their albums of the month. There is also a glowing review of “Rotorotor”: “We are in the land of the desirably unclassifiable. Art rock meets the […]

INFERNO Festival, Lausanne

Posted by on Jun 2, 2014
INFERNO Festival, Lausanne

The fourth edition of the Swiss INFERNO Festival will be taking place on 27 & 28 June 2014 in Lausanne. INFERNO, as the name suggests, is a festival dedicated to heavy metal and the more extreme forms of rock music. Swiss Music Export is a partner of the festival. During its two days, an international […]

Across Berlin with Mya Audrey

Posted by on Jun 2, 2014
Across Berlin with Mya Audrey

The Swiss pop-jazz singer Mya Audrey will be taking part in the next Across Berlin tour, taking place from 17 June – 21 June. Across Berlin is a new project launched by Brand Booking GmbH. Its aim is to provide a platform for up-and-coming young artists with long-term ambitions to build a foundation for a […]

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