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New Album: From Lo-Fi to Disco! Release date: July 19th 2013 (CD / Vinyl, Download). Label: From Lo-Fi to Disco!
Riots Mix-Tape by Woog Riots
Distributed by Broken
UK: distributed by Shellshock.
US: distributed by Tedium House / Revolver USA
US Mailorder: Midheaven
March 2014: Woog Riots had the pleasure to write a 1 minute song for Karl Bruckmaier's new book "The Story of Pop" to be released by Murmann-Verlag on March 4th, 2014.
The book is a must have for music lovers and even includes a free download of the song. Stream: https://soundcloud.com/woogriots/the-story-of-pop
December 2013: Woog Riots song 'Under the X-Mas Treeee' is released on 'A very Cherry Christmas 9' - a compilation CD by Cherryade Records UK. http://www.cherryademusic.co.uk
November 2013: Under the X-Mas Treeee
Third video from the album "From Lo-Fi to Disco!" Filmed and directed by Tobias Schrenk.
September 2013: Second video outtake is We are not Houston, filmed and directed by Claudia Lehmann, Bernd Lehmann and Sebastian Reimold.
July 2013: First video outtake is From Lo-Fi to Disco!
directed by Oliver Koop.
June 2013: Woog Riots downloads are available via iTunes and all other digital distributors (Label: From LoFi to Disco!).
April 2013: Woog Riots are part of a Mixtape by Left Turn 4 Records (UK). Starting on monday April 8th, you can listen to cool bands and then on April 13th download the whole tape. Click it and have fun every day!! http://leftturn4records.bandcamp.com
Left Turn 4 Records Mixtape Spring 2013 on facebook
February 2013: Woog Riots created a song for Michael Riedel’s exhibition Powerpoint at David Zwirner art gallery, New York.
Listen / download at http://www.davidzwirner.com "...an up-beat, euro-pop dance tune that sounds like a kid’s band version of Kraftwerk with a girl singer. Very fun!" (www.worleygig.com)
In mailings announcing the opening, a CD was included featuring this song by Woog Riots with lyrics taken verbatim from the text on the show card.
January 2013: Woog Riots left their record company "What's So Funny About" and will now operate their own label "From Lo-Fi toDisco!" (www.lofitodisco.com).
The first release by From Lo-Fi to Disco! will be the new Woog Riots album "From Lo-Fi to Disco!". Release date: July 19th 2013 (CD + vinyl). Distributed by Broken Silence.
UK release date: July 15th, distributed by Shellshock.
October 2012: My Disco Is A Rebellious Jukebox
directed by Oliver Koop.
Album "Post Bomb Chronicles"
Vinyl by Ritchie Records / CD by What's So Funny About
distributed by Broken Silence
July 2012: http://www.bigpinkcake.co.uk: "Jonny Collins, of maverick pop group Modesty Blaise, releases his first solo single on Big Pink Cake. Jonny has recorded a cover version of Commercial Suicide by German punk/pop pioneers Woog Riots, and produced a three-minute ‘cello and oboe inflected slice of wonderpop." Listen to Jonny Collins on Soundcloud... and watch his nice video...
June 2012: Woog Riots song "Football Round The Clock" is featured on the Rare Trax Compilation of germany's Rolling Stone Magazine.
April 2012: Album "Post Bomb Chronicles" released. First video outtake is "Last Beat".
Last Beat - Video (directed by Oliver Koop)
December 2011: Cover version of Sacco & Vanzetti by Ennio Morricone (music) and Franz Josef Degenhardt & Joan Baez (lyrics) with a >>> video <<< made by Hans-J. Brehm, www.epict.de.
Woog Riots did this cover as an hommage to Franz Josef Degenhardt for his 80th birthday. Sadly he passed away November 2011.
July 2011: Woog Riots are part of the french KSAT fanzine art project. KSAT Issue No. 4 is focused on 2 questions: What inspire the musicians while composing music? How does that music inspire visual artists? Woog Riots made a collage about things which inspired them to the lyrics of their new song "Counterculture" and Yasmine Tashk draw a comic called "The story of Counterculture". Check out all the other artists involved, listen to the songs and get a copy of KSAT fanzine at http://www.ksat.fr/Numero4.html
July 2010: Woog Riots were invited by their friend Radiokeg to collaborate on a song for a tribute project to The Wedding Present's 1989 LP "Bizarro". Download the single track "Radiokeg (feat. Woog Riots) - No". Or grab the whole covers LP mp3s here (85.56MB).
September 2009: - a group of artists from Scotland made a video for the song "King of Pop" (originally released 2004) with a lot of Elvis impersonators.
>>> Short live video: Woog Riots at Goodbye Blue Monday, New York, August 12th 2009.
>>> Woog Riots song "King Midas" released on 14 cd audiobook "Alexander Kluge - Chronik der Gefuehle"
March 2009: Woog Riots 's split single with Schwervon! is due for release on April 5th. Released by Decoy Industry. 80g 7" vinyl in a limited edition of 222 hand numbered units. Schwervon! - 'Ballon' b/w Woog Riots - 'People working with computers'.
October 2008: video interview plus live performance in a subway train at www.undertube.de
September 2008: video 'Hotel Room'
Filmed and directed by Stefan Neubig and Hedi Haase.
>>> video for "Frank backwards"
Director: Oliver Koop
April 2008: UK tour photo diary
January 2008: tourblog Finland
From Lo-Fi to Disco! Tour 2014
8. March Paris (F) - Le Motel
Tour Finland 2014
8.Feb. Jyväskylä - Vakiopaine
7.Feb. Tampere - Valoa-Festival
at Artturi (+ The New Tigers)
6.Feb. Turku - Bar Kuka
5.Feb. Helsinki - Siltanen (Oire-klubi)
From Lo-Fi to Disco! Tour - Autumn 2013
presented by ByteFM, CULTurMAG, INTRO
11. Oct. Goettingen - Astrastube / Heimathafen im Pools
28.Sept. Hamburg - Reeperbahnfestival
26.Sept. Braunschweig - Riptide
22.Sept. Muenchen - Milla
21.Sept. Berlin - Madame Claude
20.Sept. Frankfurt - Freitagskueche
19.Sept. Darmstadt - Kuenstlerkeller
UK Tour - Summer 2013
27.July Ripley - Indietracks Festival (+ The Pastels, Helen Love, Camera Obscura + many more)
24.July Edinburgh - Wee Red Bar (+ Spook School, Finnmark)
23.July Glasgow - Glad Café (+ Tunnabunny, Spook School)
21.July London - Odd Box at Buffalo Bar
(+ Arts & Leisure, Tyrannosaurus Dead, Fulhast)
19.July Leeds - The Fenton (+ Racket Ball, Container Drivers)
18.July Huddersfield - Bar 1:22 (+ Container Drivers)
17. July Manchester - KRAAK (+ Glyn Bailey and the Many Splendid Things, Amida)
14.July London - 100 Years Gallery (+ Jowe Head)
12.July Bristol - The Thunderbolt (+ Modesty Blaise)
11.July Ramsgate - Caboose
11.May2013 Plock (Poland) - MajUnia Festival
09.March2013 Ulm - PLS
01.Dec.2012 Darmstadt - Woogsinsel
"En Woog" Book Release
21.Oct.2012 Strasbourg (F) - Galerie No Smoking
20.Oct.2012 Freiburg - Slowclub
19.Oct.2012 Darmstadt - Das Blumen
18.Oct.2012 Wuerzburg - Club L
05.Oct.2012 Berlin - Hotel Michelberger
(+ dj set)
03.Oct.2012 Hamburg - Golden Pudel Club (hosted by Fuerst Mittwoch)
07.July2012 Sailauf - Tsukahara Festival
06.July2012 Darmstadt - CageStage Hauptbahnhof (John Cage Lecture + live show)
15.June2012 Frankfurt - Schirn (opening of Michael Riedel's exhibition "Kunste zur Text")
26.May2012 Darmstadt - Schlossgrabenfest
25.May2012 Frankfurt/M. - Bett (+ Fnessnej)
24.May2012 Dresden - Ostpol
23.May2012 Geislingen / Steige - Seemuehle
22.May2012 Mannhein - Der Bock
21.May2012 Bamberg – Live Club
20.May2012 Nuernberg - Hemdendienst
19.May2012 Leipzig - Cammerspiele
18.May2012 Chemnitz - Atomino
17.May2012 Berlin - Schokoladen
12.May2012 Aschaffenburg - Beatbaracke (+ Doctorella + Wora Wora Washington)
05.May2012 Hamburg - Astra-Stube
01.May2012 Frankfurt/M. - Zoom (supporting YACHT)
30.July.2011 Frankfurt/M. - Christopher Street Day, Festwagen Linke + DJ Set
22.July.2011 Dro, Trentino (Italy) - Festival Centrale Fies
21.July.2011 Calamandrana, Piemont (Italy) - Calamandrana Alta - Palchetto
08.July.2011 Wiesbaden - Kreativfabrik
23.Feb.2011 Frankfurt/M. - Yellowstage (Hazelwoodstock Musikfestival)
28.Dec.2010 Darmstadt - Hoff-ART Theater (Gute Stube)
15.Dec.2010 Wiesbaden - Schlachthof (+ The Indelicates)
04.Dec.2010 Berlin - Madame Claude
20.Nov.2010 Wien - Rhiz ((Club Popo)) + The Nobody's Faults
19.Nov.2010 München - Rationaltheater (+ Luise Pop)
18.Nov.2010 Würzburg - Club L (+ Luise Pop)
13.Nov.2010 Darmstadt - Goldene Krone (+ Paraneuja, Cap'n Arcade)
12. Nov 2010 Bielefeld - AJZ
30.Oct.2010 Stuttgart - Zwölfzehn
29.Oct2010 Dordrecht (NL) - Bobby Kinghe
28.Oct.2010 Gronau - Rock’n’Popmuseum
21.Jun.2010 Hannover - Fête de la Musique,
18.Jun.2010 Marburg - Bettenhaus Open Air
20.May 2010 Frankfurt/M. - Silbergold
08.May 2010 Aschaffenburg - JUKUZ / Beatbaracke
05.March.2010 Darmstadt - Das Blumen (+ Brook Pridemore)
15.Feb.2010 Wiesbaden - Schlachthof (+ Chokebore)
06.Feb.2010 Darmstadt - Schlosskeller (+ Abby)
05.Feb. 2010 Berlin - NBI / Popmonitor (+ Protokumpel)
04.Feb.2010 Hamburg - Astra-Stube (+ Misses Next Match)
12.Dec. 2009 Marburg - Café Trauma
11.Dec.2009 Leipzig - Ilses Erika Leipzig
10.Dec.2009 Grosshennersdorf - Kunstbauerkino
21.Nov.2009 Brescia (IT) La Nave di Harlock
06.Nov.2009 Frankfurt/M. - Hazlewood Yellow Stage
17.Oct.2009 London (UK) - Cross Kings (+ Television Personalities, Corporal Machine & the Bombers, Milk Kan)
16.Oct.2009 Leeds (UK) - Carpe Diem
(live show + DJ set!) + rob galloway & the yalla yallas
15.Oct.2009 Blackpool (UK) - West Coast Cafe (+ Glyn Bailey + The Container Drivers)
14.Oct.2009 Birmingham (UK) - The Hare & Hounds (+ Kate Goes)
12.Okt.2009 London (UK) - The Wilmington Arms (+ Ste McCabe, Horowitz)
11.Oct.2009 Ramsgate (UK) - Belgian Cafe (+ Le Carnival Electronique)
10.Oct.2009 Dordrecht (NL) - Café Arina
09.Oct.2009 Paderborn - Cube
03.Oct.2009 Rosenheim - Asta-Kneipe
(live show + DJ set!)
02.Okt.2009 Graz (AT) - Steirischer Herbst Festivalzentrum
13.Aug.2009 New York (US) -Sidewalk Cafe
(+ Preward Yardsale, Dufus and more)
12.Aug.2009 New York (US) -
Goodbye Blue Monday (+ Schwervon, Dufus, Urban Barnyard)
08.Aug.2009 San Francisco (US) - Hemlock + Barbara Manning & The Sleaze Tax
07.Aug.2009 Chico (US) - Empire Coffee + Barbara Manning & The Sleaze Tax
25.Jun.2009 Wien (AT) - Fluc
more past shows: click here
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