credit: Janine Sametzky

Presented by SXSW DAY PARTY: German Music @ SXSW BBQ


Mar 15, 2024

5:00pm – 5:30pm CT


With their debut album "Made By Desire", it was already clear: ÄTNA create anything but norm pop. Instead, more artful stimulation. ÄTNA introduced themselves as avant-garde sounding artists with a strong grasp of catchy hooks and driving rhythms to a growing fanbase in Germany, as well as the UK and Europe. After features with Solomun and MEUTE, there was no longer any doubt about their versatility. The duo is a powerhouse of creativity and musical innovation. It is logical that boundaries must inevitably beblown up in the process: those of genres, but also gender, role conceptions, stylistic conventions of all kinds andlong-established ideas of what music can and should be allowed to do. In this way, the second album has become edgier and at the same time more accessible. In accordance with the album title, life fizzes on "Push Life" from all cracks and pores of the songs - like an organic being. Flat synths, distorted voices, detuned basses - everything is possible. From the underground to one of the most sought-after live acts in Europe and, at thesame time, one of the most innovative new electronic music projects.

ÄTNA's new album drops in autumn 2024.

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Primary Access
Music Badge
Platinum Badge
Secondary Access
Music Festival Wristband
Interactive Badge
Film & TV Badge
Berlin, Germany
Avant / Experimental
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