Deepdive Music goes international with a two day festival in London

Posted by on Feb 7, 2016
Deepdive Music goes international with a two day festival in London

Deepdive is a music agency, record label and publishing company founded in 1999 in Arch, canton Berne. Whilst concentrating mostly on Swiss artists, their roster also comprises acts from the UK and US. A few years ago, Deepdive established a two-pronged yearly mini-festival in Zurich and Lausanne as a showcase for their artists. This year, […]

Emilie Zoé and FlexFab at GéNéRiQ Festival 24 – 28 February, various cities, France

Posted by on Feb 7, 2016
Emilie Zoé and FlexFab at GéNéRiQ Festival 24 – 28 February, various cities, France

Launched in 2007, the GéNéRiQ Festival follows a rather unusual concept. Instead of being based in one place, it encompasses five cities – Dijon, Besançon, Belfort, Pays de Montbéliard and Mulhouse – in three regions of France, presenting fifty artists over five days. Emilie Zoé and FlexFab will be carrying the Swiss flag at this […]

Animen let loose internationally!

Posted by on Feb 7, 2016
Animen let loose internationally!

The Animen’s new album „Are We There Yet?“ receives a German and Austrian release on 27 February thanks to the German label Noisolution. The Carouge-based four-piece loves the sound of chiming guitars, electric or acoustic. Coming across like a cross between the Hollies, Franz Ferdinand and Gene Vincent in their early days, they recorded „Are […]

ABU’s new album set to spread its wings

Posted by on Feb 7, 2016
ABU’s new album set to spread its wings

Fresh from a multi-date „living room tour“ of Germany throughout the month, 29 January saw the release via Radicalis (Believe Digital/Soulfood Music) of singer/songwriter ABU’s second album, „Reset“. Already, „Reset“ has been extensively and positively reviewed in German and Swiss print media, and a number of songs have been play-listed by several radio stations, including […]

77 Bombay Street UK Youth Hostel tour

Posted by on Feb 7, 2016
77 Bombay Street UK Youth Hostel tour

The brothers Matt, Joe, Simri-Ramon and Esra Bucheli have released four albums so far. Three of these have reached the top 3 in Switzerland. 77 Bombay Street was named after their temporary home in Adelaide, Australia, where the whole Buchli family lived for two years. The band have succeeded in crafting an instantly recognisable brand […]

Aliose sign with Warner France

Posted by on Feb 7, 2016
Aliose sign with Warner France

Aliose, a group formed in 2004 around the singing and song writing core of Alizé Oswald and Xavier Michel, have signed a recording deal with Warner France. The first fruit of the collaboration is a soon-to-be-released EP, followed by the band’s third album later in the year. Whilst the discography of the group, with two […]

New albums: Carrousel, Francesco Lago & Es Brennt – Was Tun?

Posted by on Feb 7, 2016
New albums: Carrousel, Francesco Lago & Es Brennt – Was Tun?

When they first ran into other, Sophie Burande from the South of France and Léonard Gogniat from canton Jura, aka Carrousel, were both acordionists. Pooling their song-writing talents as well as their voices and acordions, they have long since extended their instrumental range to include guitars, drums, bass and a variety of other sounds. Their […]

Showcase Festivals 2016 – better and cheaper with SME!

Posted by on Feb 7, 2016
Showcase Festivals 2016 – better and cheaper with SME!

Showcase festivals, as we all know, offer the perfect opportunity to get to know music business professionals from all over Europe, to exchange ideas and contacts, and to discover new possibilities and creative avenues. Swiss Music Export is well aware of the importance of such get-togethers. We are more than happy, therefore, to be able […]

Six Swiss artists live at Eurosonic Noorderslag 13 – 16 January, Groningen

Posted by on Jan 8, 2016
Six Swiss artists live at  Eurosonic Noorderslag 13 – 16 January, Groningen

A new year has begun – it must be time for Eurosonic Noorderslag! This time round, Switzerland will be represented by six live acts in Groningen: James Gruntz – Der Aa-Theater, Thu Jan 14th, 20:00 – 20:45h Verveine – Platform Theater (Patio), Thu Jan 14th, 22:15 – 22:55h Ingrid Lukas – USVA, Thu Jan 14th, 23:00 […]

Indie Album of the Year 2015: Puts Marie „Masoch I & II“

Posted by on Jan 8, 2016
Indie Album of the Year 2015: Puts Marie „Masoch I & II“

Puts Marie, the much travelled and multi-faceted rock band from Biel, are the winners of the inaugural “IndieSuisse Album of the Year Award”. The five-piece were awarded the prize for their latest album, “Masoch I & II”. The announcement was made on 17 December and the band will be handed their trophy as well as […]

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