Milky Chance: the need to be sad

a countless Number of music biographies start almost from a fairy tale. A Review of the reality to keep the decorator-colored stories from the dream stayed are

Milky Chance: the need to be sad

a countless Number of music biographies start almost from a fairy tale. A Review of the reality to keep the decorator-colored stories from the dream stayed are not liable to stand eight success usually. The meteoric rise proves upon closer inspection to be a lot more labour intensive and far less smooth than in the airbrushed Version. But there are exceptions that confirm the rule.

Clemens Rehbein and Philipp Dausch, a since 2012 under the name of the band Milky Chance active Folktronica Duo from Kassel, Germany, has managed the seemingly impossible, thanks to a distinctive concept, actually. "Met we have established ourselves in the eleventh class of the Kassel Jakob-Grimm-Schule, as I have with Clemens and a few other friends, the Band Flown Tone," recalls Dausch, the number of instruments controlled at the common Start in school year 2012: "After the concerts and experiences as a road musician Clemens and I started a new project."

From this early phase, there is a remarkable Clip on Youtube. In front of a handful of passers-by in the Kassel city center, Flown Tones to play with Dausch to the solo guitar and Rehbein on Bass, the rustic-style R'n'B Standard "Let's Go Get Stoned". A little later the first Material was created in Rehbeins to the Studio converted a former nursery. Also on Youtube one of this own Songs experienced in the same year, "Stolen Dance", its world premiere. The first small snow ball that should trigger soon, an enormous avalanche, had come rolling. After several hundred thousand clicks as well as other Material on Soundcloud and Youtube, Label, light-tight Records followed in Kassel, Indie the Single "Stolen Dance" and with a word game from "sad" and "necessary" - titled CD debut, "Sadnecessary" (2013).

Corona-benefit concert

Two more albums, countless concerts, and seven years later, are together with the guitarist Antonio Greger and drummer Sebastian Schmidt long for the Quartet, which had become the founder of Milky Chance among the few German artists with a sustainable reputation. As Lady Gaga in April, along with Global Citizen and the world health organization, the curated benefit concert "One World: Together at Home" against the Corona pandemic streamed, were among the international stars in music as the only German representative to you.

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Since the beginning of testing is also in the band a lot structure got into the roles. Rehbein had written the Songs of the debut alone, distribute the since the second Album, "Blossom" (2017) already in uniform, says Dausch. Since "Mind the Moon" (2019) contribute increasingly Greger and Schmidt's ideas to the recording process. A few more new Songs to follow in the year 2020, a fourth Album, but certainly not until 2021.

concerts carry feelings

The alienation from their social environment could prevent the Band so far, says Dausch: "We feel very rooted, not have us lost in the maelstrom and the whole Getoure, which can certainly happen faster than you think." The around tours, the many different places and people have characterized the world view of the Band: "versatility is extremely important for us, in music and in the world in which we live. Our family and friends have supported and were incredibly important.“ There is also the common moving of all the band members and their families from Kassel to Berlin to be overcome.

Updated Date: 30 July 2020, 16:20

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