Music Industry News Network [08-03-2012]
Accessible Blues Duo From Vienna With A Sparse Sound
Following 25 performances in 2011 and 2012 in Germany and Austria, acoustic duo Runway 27, Left's first album 'Weekend Warriors' was released on their label 'Weissfeder Records' in March 2012. The harbinger of their first album, radio-only release 'Flawed & Flattened', had already gathered radio airplay in the UK, the USA, Spain, The Netherlands, Australia, Germany, Austria and Macedonia. Eventually, April and May 2012 saw their first, brief guest appearances in the USA upon invitation by local artists in Memphis, TN, and New Orleans, LA.
Wrapping up the first few months since the release of 'Weekend Warriors', radio and media people grasped the opportunity of reviewing the album and overall performance of Runway 27, Left. Says Mike Lidskin of Twirl Radio in Sacramento, California: 'I love the sparse sound on this album - it kind of makes the songs more powerful.'
Austrian journalist Tina Graf of BVZ thinks that, 'When playing live, they really get the vibe going with the crowd and make them dance!'
Robert Ebhart of Viennese online magazine Jedlersdorfer Rundschau writes that "Runway 27, Left's two musicians 'Tone' and 'Whitefeather' are really nice guys, charismatic musicians who are truly accessible."
Runway 27, Left is a blues project having former Trans Am/Sun Luca/Run Riot bass player Erich 'White Feather' Brandl and My Other Brother lead vocalist Anthony 'Tone' Kammerhofer team up.
The musicians (Erich Brandl - guitars, bass, backing vocals and Anthony Kammerhofer - lead vocals, rhythm guitars) try to reconnect with the roots of pop and rock music, calling their style 'In-Blues Entertainment'. Quite a number of their performances in autumn 2012 will also see them team up with harmonica player Oskar 'Ossi' Antensteiner on stage.
To get your copy of their new album and meet and greet Runway 27, Left in autumn 2012, see their concert schedule below:
4 Oct 2012 Hexenbräu – Wiener Neustadt, Austria
13 Oct 2012 Café meLounge - Frohnleiten, Austria
26 Oct 2012 Mausefalle - Bonn, Germany
27 Oct 2012 Green Island - Bad Nauheim, Germany
28 Oct 2012 Jimmy's Cafe - Landshut-Altdorf, Germany
15 Nov 2012 Die Wilderin - Innsbruck, Austria
16 Nov 2012 Unterhaus - Passau, Germany
23 Nov 2012 Heureka – Vienna, Austria
28 Mar 2013 Irish Pub Coburg - Coburg, Germany
29 Mar 2013 Ristorante FiDeLe - Potsdam/Babelsberg, Germany
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