Born in Moscow, raised in Tel Aviv and currently based in Berlin, Mary Ocher has become over the last five years a rather prominent character in the European queer music world thanks to her quirky voice, unsettling lyrics and slightly out-of-this-world live performances.
After the release of her war-themed concept album and a 7″ on Haute Areal in 2011, Ocher started work on Eden, produced… READ MORE
Since unveiling his debut streaming-only EP “Dandylioness” in 2011, morose disco-soul singer Alexander Geist has carved himself a unique international career, straddling the divide between live art and the dance floor. As BUTT magazine wrote, “his short but startling career has made him a cult hit in much of Europe’s underground.” He has garnered considerable attention, including three magazine covers for Siegessäule (Germany), Du und… READ MORE
Berlin queer scene favourites Alexander Geist have been rather busy lately. On the musical front, they will be playing at the opening night of the David Bowie exhibition in the Martin Gropius Bau museum on May 19tfh before performing at the next Sissy night on May 23rd at Loftus hall alongside La Fraicheur, Linnea Palmestal and many more. Alexander Geist will also be supporting The… READ MORE
There’s a way to write pop music which is still intellectually stimulating. Mary Ocher proves this with her second album Eden, produced by Canadian Rock & Roll guru King Khan (producer of the Black Lips among other acts), recorded in his legendary Moon studios and released on Buback on CD and digitally, and on Haute Areal for the vinyl edition.
The album contradicts the state… READ MORE
Spring is here and brings its share of novelty, videos and releases.
After War Songs (Haute Areal) Mary Ocher is now releasing her second album Eden in mid-June on Buback, produced by Canadian Rock’n’Roll guru King Khan. While waiting seize the chance to (re)discover the video from Mary’s band Your Government.
And another striking video and track: Noblesse Oblige‘s new single “Runaway” taken from… READ MORE