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Voodoo Beach

In the organizer's words:

The band Voodoo Beach is an unlikely undertaking: In an age where songs are expected to reveal their innermost self after 30 seconds, Voodoo Beach make music that doesn't readily want to blend into this noise around us. This is what makes their artistic approach so important.

On Wonderful Life, Voodoo Beach's post-punk leans here and there towards noise rock with its uncouth, idiosyncratic capers. Primal forces that repeatedly devour Rädeker's catchy guitar riffs out of nowhere, Karsten's bass then dissolves into the feedback and Oleak's otherwise so measured playing forgets itself in a roar. Destructive impulses that our minds gratefully absorb because they remind us that music can be anything: sheer escapism and unbridled dystopia.

Voodoo Beach also find a timeless poetry for these intensities that few German-speaking bands have been able to achieve in recent years. The lyrics speak of a self that - like all of us - has somehow ended up in this world and can face it with sometimes more, sometimes less strength, as in the song Die Hand: "Life on credit / And everyone joins in / Everything anthracite / The animals scream in the forest."

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