Easy Access: Vienna’s New Concert Series

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This new event series for contemporary DIY music provides emerging international and local artists a platform for live shows.

Easy Access is a monthly event series presenting contemporary DIY music in all its shimmering facades at BRUT WIEN. One night to focus on eclectic live performances, reduced to itself to unfold their full engaging power. burt, the brut bar, provides easy access to intimate shows in pleasing stage ambiance.

For the first edition on October 15 Magic Island and Pictorial Candi are invited to perform their dreamy pop pieces.

Magic Island

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Magic Island came to be from a suffocated abyss of ecstasy and torture, like any relationship of give and take. This is the ethos and emotion of the music and the woman– when the pain is strong, the love proves stronger, something to be noted in our day and time. This is the feeling that the saccharine melodies and raw vocals intonate through the works of Intoxicated Sunset and Wasted Dawn EPs. Initialised by the finding of a Casio keyboard of the streets of Neukölln in Berlin, Magic Island developed her signature synth melodies and unexpected harmonies through this innocence and naiveté, providing a sanctuary between digital and analog production.

Pictorial Candi 

Pictorial Candi

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Grown up in Argentina, Candelaria Saenz Valiente aka Pictorial Candi nowadays lives in Warsaw. Her latest album Forever Till You Die is another fascinating, intricate puzzle piece in the assembling of a whimsical and abstracted world. In it, Valiente meanders like a sleepwalker through eight songs and a poem, sounding at first unruffled like Fleetwood Mac on Tusk, next exalted like Kate Bush on any old album, and then hallucinatory and dazed Inga Copeland-style. Hi-fi, lo-fi, past and present all weave their distinctive marks together to buttress a voice that seems utterly unrestricted. 

Next dates:
14.11. w/ Asfast, Elvin Brandhi, Mermaid & Seafruit
07.12. w/ Sean Nicholas Savage

Photo by Jonas Brinker (Pictorial Candi)