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Rock music is dead? Not with this band. No one has rethought and reimagined rock music as
radically over the past ten years as Bilderbuch from Austria. After the band was initially founded in 2005 as a
school band, it evolved over the years and in 2012 found its current
line-up with singer and guitarist Maurice Ernst, guitarist Michael Krammer,
bassist Peter Horazdovski and drummer Philipp Scheibl. With the albums "Schick Schock" and
"Magic Life", Bilderbuch then deconstructed their former indie rock, integrated R&B, hip-hop
and dealt with the themes of their generation in a congenially casual Dada aesthetic.


The sky was now open, Bilderbuch had created a huge field for experimentation, which they
explored in every conceivable direction in the years to come. With the digital
double release "mea culpa" and "Vernissage My Heart", Bilderbuch integrated soft
psychedelic soul and art pop; on the current album "Gelb ist das Feld", they indulge in the rock music of the
seventies.


Today, this band can combine all of these styles and many more - we haven't yet
talked about disco, two-step, and above all: hooks, hooks, hooks - again and again and refine them with
their pop sophistication, because Bilderbuch themselves have such a strong signature that everything
they do is ultimately one thing above all: Bilderbuch. Which, of course, is not least due to the unique lyrics
by Maurice Ernst, which "Der Spiegel" once described as "alternating between zeitgeist aphorisms, Dada
and checker pose".


There is no other band comparable to this one, not only in the German-speaking world. So
Bilderbuch have saved the concept of the band as a gang, as a group of friends, with extravagance, glamor
and never fading inspiration into the digital space. And every time we think we
have just understood them, they are already somewhere else entirely. For example, with the psychedelia of the current Bilderbuch EP "Softpower". There is really only one thing on every new Bilderbuch
release: hits.

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