A cooperation of sound:frame and MAK
Launched in March 2011, the event known as BOILER ROOM took just one year to develop into one of the most important international online shows for underground music, as it calls itself. Its sound and video streams by now reach an incredible 1.2 million viewers all over the world. BOILER ROOM VIENNA will for the most part feature local artists. The music program of the sound:frame festival pursues the goal of discovering the most current stylistic trends and genres by hosting domestic and international musicians and producers who break down old barriers and embark upon innovative paths. Today, new genre names and musical categories are being invented and explored at breakneck speed. One term that generally seems to be most fitting might be eclecticism. There are almost no artists moving in just one well-defined direction. The musical styles and their designations vary while bringing together numerous different influences: hip hop, boom bap, glitch hop, bass music, wonky, witch house, fantasy metal, future beats, broken beats, dubstep, grime, broken jazz, post dubstep, fidget house, nu jazz... No matter what one ultimately prefers to call these styles, the 2012 sound:frame program presents an up-to-the-minute snapshot of current tendencies.
Visuals by Woei (Refect / Vienna) & LWZ (Sound:frame AV / Vienna)