Tag: Vienna

Gold Star – ‘Uppers & Downers’ (album review)

Gold Star – ‘Uppers & Downers’ (album review)

Marlon Rabenreither is a throwback to the days when songwriting was entrenched as a celebrated art form. The music he crafts under the moniker Gold Star is in a word – timeless. His first two albums, Dark Days and Big Blue, captured the energy and spirit of the late ’60s and ’70s when rock ‘n roll and folk-rock were at […]

Read more ›
Gold Star – “Against the Wall”

Gold Star – “Against the Wall”

  This isn’t a new song, but rather a re-release and one that deserves every music fan’s attention. For the past three years, Vienna-born, Los Angeles-resident Marlon Rabenreither has been creating dark but captivating folk with some of the most heart-pounding lyrics. His talents were noticed early on by the great Lucinda Williams, who encouraged Rabenreither to continue writing as […]

Read more ›
Chick Quest – “Girl on Fire”

Chick Quest – “Girl on Fire”

“Girl on Fire” is from Vienna, Austria-based band Chick Quest. The catchy, zany single could be something that the Violent Femmes could have tackled if they were writing music for a spaghetti western. The single is from their forthcoming, new album, Vs. Galore, which will be out April 20. Hear this single and other indie tracks on our Weekend Showcase […]

Read more ›