SCHACHNOVELLE Score

The novel adaptation SCHACHNOVELLE is a highlight of current film releases in Germany. Based on the book of the same name by Stefan Zweig, director Philipp Stölzl has turned the story into an intense psychological thriller starring a terrific Oliver Masucci. SCHACHNOVELLE (engl. The Royal Game) has been produced by Walker+Worm Film and the score was written by Ingo Ludwig Frenzel.

Published by La Chunga.

           

Welcome NETA POLTURAK

Neta Polturak is a very promising young talent to grow out of the eclectic and creative  music scene of Tel Aviv. Her solo debut album „Every Magic Has Its Cost“ has been produced by Dirk Dresselhaus (Schneider TM) with whom Neta just shared the stage in Berlin@Kesselhaus. The first single Sorcerer has been already released.

Published by La Chunga.

           

Welcome MONSIEUR DOUMANI

The Cypriot trio Monsieur Doumani will release their new album ”Pissourin on Glitterbeat Records early September. This album pushes Monsieur Doumani's trademark Mediterranean sonics into a deep psychedelic and avant-folk direction. The first single Pissourin is already out.

Published by La Chunga.

           

Welcome DEMAR

We‘re proud to present our first German RAP artist of the La Chunga roster: DEMAR. This talented young man will release his first EP „Dream“ end of July. Check out the first two outstanding singles Der Träppige and Flashback (feat. Fuchs), you’ll like it!

Published by La Chunga.

           

Welcome OLIVER EARNEST

Singer/Songwriter Oliver Earnest combines poetic lyrics with catchy melodies and inventive song structures. After writing over 60 songs in the last 2 years, he has now selected 10 to record and release his first album "The water goes the other way" on Glitterhouse Records in November. His first single Gathering Speed is already available.

Published by La Chunga

           

ZOUJ album out now

Adventurous sound prodigy ZOUJ has released his debut mixtape titled ’TAGAT’ via City Slang. The French/Morrocan/American producer has already caused a stir in the international music blogosphere. On TAGAT (Mixtape) he presents nine tracks at the intersection between organic and synthesised. At the end, ZOUJ is all about finding the soul in synthetic sounds. 

Published by CEUSO.

           

Synch News: GRANDBROTHERS

Current Renault TALIANT campaign is flanked by Grandbrothers amazing song 'What We See', taken from their album "All The Unknown". The band has just announced their upcoming tour in October/November, find dates here.

Published by La Chunga.

           

MOTSCHMANN remixed by Luke Slater

English techno pioneer Luke Slater remixed the title track of Motschmann’s latest album taking the original tune into his own clubby spheres. You can check out Luke Slater's "7th Plain Remix" of Lifestream here.

Published by Mute Song & La Chunga.

           

KAI SCHUMACHER & GISBERT ZU KNYPHAUSEN

Pianist Kai Schumacher and singer-songwriter Gisbert zu Knyphausen have teamed up to set a selection of famous songs by composer Franz Schubert to music. With the release of the first single Der Wegweiser (Neue Meister), the listener is given a piece from 'Winterreise' in an excitingly unconventional version.

Published by La Chunga.

           

THE PICTUREBOOKS new collaboration

Making friends on tour definitely pays off and the result of one of these friendships can be witnessed in another stunning collaboration between power duo The Picturebooks and Neil Fallon from stoner rock legends Clutch. The result is the fantastic song Corrina, Corrina!

Published by La Chunga.

           

Welcome THE PIGHOUNDS

This new signing on Noisolution is a duo that sounds like five. Expect catchy three and a half minute songs between Punk and Alternative Rock on THE PIGHOUNDS‘ new album Hilleboom, to be released on April 23rd. Listen to their first single Love Youself and you‘ll know what we’re talking about.

Published by La Chunga

           

SCHNEIDER TM album release

Finally! Well-known electronic artist SchneiderTM anounces the release of his new album The 8 Of Space on April 9th, 2021 on Editions Mego. Expect finest experimental electro-acoustic pop music featuring glorious melodies dancing along human/machine voices. Get an idea about ScheiderTM’s new sound here.

Published by La Chunga.

           

SAMBA TOURE announces new album

The legendary Malian singer/guitarist Samba Touré returns with his most personal and immersive album to date. Intimately recorded with a small band, "Binga" dives deep into Samba's Songhoy roots. To be released on Glitterbeat on April 9th, 2021.

Published by La Chunga.

           

THE PICTUREBOOKS & The Major Minor Collective

What a great project! THE PICTUREBOOKS & The Major Minor Collective have released their first output Here's To Magic. The song features Dennis Lyxzen from Refused on Vocals and guests Ryan Sinn from The Distillers on Bass and Sven Pollkötter from Taumel on drums.

Published by La Chunga.

           

Epic new video by GRANDBROTHERS

GRANBROTHERS have just released another epic video of Black Forest from their current album "All The Unknown".  Furthermore, the duo is featured in Little Black Book article called High Five: Germany where BBDO Group Germany’s chief production officer compliments GRANDBROTHERS' "remarkably unique upbeat piano-edm crossover music".

Published by La Chunga.

           

Welcome KING HANNAH

End of last year, the Liverpool band KING HANNAH released their debut EP “Tell Me Your Mind And I'll Tell You Mine” on City Slang. Lovely songs such as Crème Brûlée or Meal Deal have sent the critics into raptures. The band is currently working on their album, we’re so curious!

Published by CEUSO.

 

           

Welcome 24/7 DIVA HEAVEN

Berlin's Riot Grrrls Trio 24/7 DIVA HEAVEN shares their first single Bitter Lollipop from the upcoming debut album "Stress", out on March 19, 2021 on Noisolution.  "Stress" is a confident, snotty pop album where punk attitudes meet glamour. The perfect soundtrack to be wild, loud, angry and yet surrounded by a lot of glitter.

Published by La Chunga.

           

Synch News: NOGA EREZ

Largest French telecommunication company ORANGE has picked the outstanding track Views by NOGA EREZ for its latest 5G campaign. Great spot, great artist. Views (ft. Reo Cragun and Rousso) will also be featured on the upcoming album KIDS, out on March 26th on City Slang.

Published by CEUSO.

           

GRANDBROTHERS portrait film

This interesting short film shares some insights and thoughts on GRANDBROTHERS' journey to their latest album All The Unknown. Director Manfred Borsch has accomplished a worth seeing portrait about this unique duo.

Published by La Chunga.

           

Welcome GAGA MUSIC

We're happy to announce our cooperation with GAGA Music, a very tasty independent music company based in Australia. Since 2007 GAGA's roster includes some of Australia and New Zealand’s most exciting Independent artists and composers, from the likes of Sophie Hutchings, Hayden Calnin, NIHLS, Cash Savage, Coby Grant, Fazerdaze, Wolf And Cub and many more.

           

THE AUSCHWITZ REPORT is Oscar candidate

THE AUSCHWITZ REPORT, a slovak-czech-german co-production of OSTLICHT Filmproduktion, is the slovak candidate for the Best International Film in the Oscar race. The film is directed by Peter Bebjak and music is written by Mario Schneider.

Published by La Chunga.

           

TAUMEL composed documentary radio play

ARD will broadcast the largest right-wing terrorism trial in German history as a documentary radio play. Saal 101 is the name of the 12-hour production, starting on February 19, 2021 and the 24 parts will be broadcast simultaneously on all ARD radio stations and Deutschlandfunk. The music for this very special project was written by TAUMEL.

Published by La Chunga.

           

SCHNEIDER TM stands out as radio play composer

Dirk Dresselhaus contributed the score to the intense radio play Türken, Feuer by Özlem Özgül Dündar (produced by WDR). Türken, Feuer has been voted "Radio Play of the Year 2020" by the German Academy of Performing Arts and tells of the arson attack in Solingen in 1993.

Published by La Chunga.

           

Welcome ZOUJ

Producer Adam Abdelkader Lenox aka ZOUJ creates wildly imaginative contemporary music at its best. For him, it‘s all about finding the soul in synthetic sounds. His new single Anxious Sleep is first of several tracks to be released over the next months, culminating in an album in autumn 2021 to be released on City Slang.

 Published by CEUSO.

           

NOGA EREZ announces new album

Tel-Aviv singer-songwriter and producer NOGA EREZ announces her new album "KIDS" for March 26th release via City Slang and shares new cut, End of The Road. "KIDS" comes packed with chart-worthy outspoken pop anthems for the 21st century. The new songs are dealing with the personal and the political; mortality and loss; war and peace, insecurity and ambition.

Published by CEUSO.

           

GRANDBROTHERS new album & single

GRANDBROTHERS just have released their second single What We See upfront the new album All The Unknown (out on City Slang) which reaches great feedback so far: "Rich and compelling, the most magical sound GRANDBROTHERS have yet made” cheers Loud & Quiet Magazine. And The Morning Star states "Full of big, propulsive music with a pensive edge, grab your headphones, or dance shoes, and marvel at the talent of Grandbrothers.”

Published by La Chunga.

           

Synch News: PERTURBATOR

The Science Fiction game CLOUDPUNK features the song Venger by French artist PERTUBARTOR. The game is set in the future and features science fiction and cyberpunk elements. It was developed by Ion Lands and released on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on October 15, 2020.

Published by Velvetica.

           

MOTSCHMANN remixed by Tom Adams

With the remix Alpha Waves the British musician and sound artist Tom Adams delivers the prelude to this exciting new release series by Johannes Motschmann. While the original piece possessed a heavenly and cosmic sublimity, Adams interprets the theme with a wink of the eye and a groovy bass line.

Published by La Chunga & Mute Song.

           

PASCAL SCHUMACHER new release

Pascal Schumacher presented his album SOL in a special ambience created with the help of light, interior design and mirrors in the Musée d'Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean (MUDAM) in Luxembourg. This amazing concert was streamed live and is now released as SOL (The Mudam Session)  on Neue Meister.

Published by La Chunga.

 

           

GRANDBROTHERS announce new album

On January 15th, GRANDBROTHERS will release their highly expected third album „All The Unknown“ on City Slang.
The title track All The Unknown unfolds the full potential of the band with their unique fusion of classical music and electronic soundscapes.

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Welcome NEANDER

This berlin-based band is playing heavy instrumental music at its best. Their second album „Eremit" is set to be released on October, 9th on Through Love Rec. Check out NEANDERs‘ first video of the title song Eremit

Published by La Chunga.

           

Synch News: GRANDBROTHERS

The world premiere of 'WANDA, MEIN WUNDER' (Music by Grandbrothers) is now scheduled to September 24. The movie will be the opening film of ZURICH FILM FESTIVAL, German-Swiss premiere will be some weeks later in November.

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Welcome TAUMEL

This musical project of Sven Pollkötter and Jakob Diehl is situated between dark, ambient, experimental and jazz. With their debut album 'there is no time to run away from here' Taumel presents the first part of the music series T-R-A-U-M. Watch their first video HERE

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Welcome KASKADEUR

Since 2013, this quartet from Potsdam has attracted attention in the Stoner Rock scene under the label STONEHENGE. Now they are back with a new band name and new record called Uncanny Valley (23.09.20 Noisolution), check out their first video here.

Published by La Chunga.

           

NOGA EREZ new singles

Tel-Aviv based artist Noga Erez became one of her home city’s most exciting, idiosyncratic artist. Most recent singles Views and NO news on TV have marked the start of the next chapter in her career, with their highly anticipated second LP in the pipeline (RD February 2021).

Published by CEUSO.

           

Synch News: TOOTARD

Brandnew Canadian TV series TRANSPLANT features in its first season TOOTARD's hit Laissez Passer from their s/t debut released in 2017 on Glitterbeat Records.

Published by La Chunga.

           

Welcome DAILY THOMPSON

This likeable trio debuts with its 4. album „Oumuamua“ on Noisolution in August. The first teaser of the upcoming release is the song Sad Frank - we‘re definitely up for more of this vivid indie-inspired Stoner Rock!

Published by La Chunga.

           

Welcome HEADS.

The three-piece from Berlin and Melbourne will release their third studio album PUSH via Glitterhouse Records on May, 29th. On PUSH the band continues to evolve their very own blend of Noise-Rock and Post-Punk, check out their first single Weather Beaten here.

Published by La Chunga.

           

Welcome TRIXSI

Hamburg based 5-piece TRIXSI will release their debut „Frau Gott“ on Glitterhouse Records end of June. Members of Jupiter Jones, Herrenmagazin, Love A, and Findus have brewed a dirty melange of punk, rock and pop topped with fresh German lyrics. First taste offers the song Wannabe.

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TOOTARD announce new album

This inventive duo of brothers from the Golan Heights return with an infectious re-imagining of their sound. Their new synth-powered album "Migrant Birds" unleashes a disco whirlwind and will be released on Glitterbeat on May 29th. The first audio is available of Moonlight.

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Welcome JOHANNES MOTSCHMANN

German composer, electronic producer and classically trained pianist Johannes Motschmann released his newest album on Neue Meister. LIFESTREAM explores new sound spaces inspired by electronic music, but produced 100% by hand. The first video is made for Interoception.

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Welcome PASCAL SCHUMACHER

Award-winning vibraphonist and composer from Luxembourg, Pascal Schumacher will release his intimate debut album SOL on Neue Meister on June 5, 2020. The first outstanding tracks Sol and Air are already available, watch here the mesmerizing music video for SOL.

Published by La Chunga.

           

Synch News: NOGA EREZ

The current ad campaign of the new RENAULT Clio is flanked by Noga Erez' song Off The Radar. Currently Noga Erez is working  on her new album which will be released on City Slang in fall. Fantastic new single VIEWS is already out.

Published by CEUSO.

           

Synch News: MAX RICHTER

The documentary Saudi Runaway features the works Conversation and Wadjda's Journey by Max Richter and had its German premiere at this years Berlinale.

Published by Mute Song.

           

Welcome COMA

Germany’s electronic duo COMA occupies an emotionally-driven corner of the electronic music spectrum, where dynamic soundscapes collide with honest lyrics. Their current album VOYAGE VOYAGE is out on City Slang and features the singles Snurrebassen, Bits & Pieces, A-Train and Spiracles. COMA are currently on tour.

Published by CEUSO.

           

GAYE SU AKYOL

Congratulations! Just recently GAYE SU AKYOL won SONGLINES MUSIC AWARD in the category "Best Artist" and NEW YORK TIMES released a big feature about one of the most noted Turkish music stars these days. Check out her new video for the song Sahmeran (taken from the current album "İstikrarlı Hayal Hakikattir").

Published by La Chunga.

           

ROBERT LIPPOK

The documentary BEAUTY AND DECAY (Schönheit & Vergänglichkeit) by Annekatrin Hendel features Sven Marquardt who is legendary for working as gatekeeper of famous Berlin techno club Berghain. But Marquardt also wrote a bestselling autobiography and is an accomplished photographer. The score for this film was written by Robert Lippok.

Published by La Chunga.   

           

Synch News: REQUIN CHAGRIN

German Netflix series We Are The Wave is loosely based on the 1981 novel "The Wave/Die Welle" by Morton Rhue and features the charming song Adelaide of french singer Requin Chagrin.

Published by Alter K.

           

VUG: new album, single and tour

Berlin-based retro-rocker VUG will release their second album Onyx November 29th on Noisolution. First single release is their catchy new song Easy and the band will betouring in December, find all concerts dates here.

Published by La Chunga.

           

Synch News: GENERATIONALS

The soundtrack of successful German comedy Das perfekte Geheimnis (Elyas M’Barek, Florian David Fitz, Karoline Herfurth, Wotan Wilke Möhring) features the song 'When They Fight, They Fight' by Amercian duo Generationals.

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Synch News: GRANDBROTHERS

The effects-heavy spot A Life To Build by French home improvement retailer Leroy Merlin features the song Bloodflow by Grandbrothers. The emotive DIY spot illustrates how building your home is a metapher for building your life together.  

Published by La Chunga.

 

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