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New Single: "Good Scientist"
(Streaming / Download), released September 1, 2020
distributed by Broken Silence
September 2020: New Woog Riots single "Good Scientist" released September 2020 (lo-fi 020). More infos...
And here is the video!
Video Woog Riots - Good Scientist
May 2020: Woog Riots Virtual UK Tour 2020
On Friday, May 22, Woog Riots played a live show which was streamed worldwide on several digital platforms. See the recording here: https://youtu.be/VsrAeWPqx5g
April 2020: Woog Riots released their new single "Yayoi Kusama" - a tribute to the outstanding Japanese artist famous for polka dots, infinity nets and pumpkin sculptures.
(Streaming / Download / Video), released April 1, 2020
distributed by Broken Silence
Video Woog Riots - Yayoi Kusama
February 2020: Our song "Hello Bus Driver" is included on the compilation album "You Don't Have To Be Fashionable Vol.8" by With A Messy Head Paris, France. Listen and download at bandcamp.com
December 2019: We contributed a song to a compilation called "Our Favorite Beatle - Friends and Fans Celebrate The Music of Phoebe Kreutz" (Lousy Moon Records). Woog Riots recorded Phoebe's song "Caveman, Caveman". Listen and download at bandcamp.com
May 2019: A lot of good reviews came in for "Cut-up and Paste", see Reviews...
April 2019: Alexander Tundakov made a video for "Revolution (Radio Edit)". Thank you so much Alexander!
Woog Riots performing "To all you Racists" live at ByteFM in Hamburg.
New Album "Cut-up and Paste" (Album on Vinyl / CD / DL) released March 1, 2019 Label: From Lo-Fi to Disco! (lo-fi 013) Distributed by Broken Silence
February 2019: Digital download single "Revolution (Radio Edit)" (Lennon/McCartney) released February 1 2019 (lo-fi 016). Available through iTunes, Spotify, Amazon and all other digital services.
November 2018: Single 'Hello Bus Driver', released November 23, 2018 Label: From Lo-Fi to Disco! Digital Download Single (lo-fi 014) available through iTunes, Spotify, Beatport, Amazon and all other digital services
The video for "Hello Bus Driver" was directed by Woog Riots and filmed by Woog Riots and Michael Hess. We thank Heag Mobilo for their bus and great help. A very special thank you to the lovely bus driver Mr Satici for driving us safely through the city.
August 2018: Woog Riots will be back in the UK for one exclusive show in London performing songs of their latest album 'Alan Rusbridger'. The show will take place at The Stags Head in Hoxton on August 12th 2018. We will play together with a lot of friends. This is the line-up: Woog Riots, Rude Mechanicals (Jowe Head), Pit Ponies, Scrappy Hood, David Cronenberg‘s Wife, The Stay Aways.
April 2018: Cologne Popfest released "People working with computers" as special edition on a 3½-inch floppy disk. Buy here.
January 22, 2018: In 2013 Frankfurt artist Michael Riedel designed the cover artwork for Woog Riots' album 'From Lo-Fi to Disco!'. German Bundesbank has actually given Michael permission to print his own money (called Riedel) on genuine euro banknote paper. Now you have the choice to purchase your personal copy of Woog Riots' album 'From Lo-Fi to Disco!' for 10 Riedel! Buy here.
January 5, 2018: Our favorite internet radio ByteFM will broadcast the show Antikörper with an exclusive Woog Riots Antikörper session. Including a new recorded acoustic version of Life Electric (see video). Date: January 12th, 23:00 CET. More information...
August 2017: Woog Riots single "Monstrous Monsters" is available worldwide for digital download and on all streaming services.
Video Monstrous Monsters, filmed in Venice / Italy, May 2017.
May 2017: Woog Riots announced their first ever show in Dublin / Ireland. The show will take place on Saturday June 3rd, 2017 at Whelan's (The Midnight Hour Upstairs) together with The Psychological Enhancement (Dublin).
January 2017: Woog Riots released a video for their song "Emma Momoka" to promote their forthcoming tour in Japan (February / March 2017).
October 2016: Meet From Lo-Fi to Disco! / Woog Riots at Bime Bilbao (ES) Conference & Festival. Get in contact:
August 2016: Digital Download E.P. "Revisionen Vol. 1", Release Date: 05th August 2016. More informations and music players... Remixes for Woog Riots’ Album ‚Alan Rusbridger‘ by Apollo Lovemachine, Jörn Elling Wuttke and Unicorn Crew.
May 2016: Few Music - Interview with Woog Riots: "We caught up with them to talk about politics, dancing, football and the modern world. Throw in the best funeral playlist we've had yet, great tracks from the band themselves and a host of others including The Fall, Martin Creed, Heaven 17 and The Velvets and you've got a great read and listen for a sunny Saturday afternoon." www.feelelectricworld.com
May 2016: Tuff City Kids aka Gerd Janson and Philipp Lauer made two amazing remixes of our song "Moscow Domodedovo". It will be released on vinyl / download through www.lofitodisco.com (distribution Broken Silence) on May 6th, 2016.
Alexander Tundakov made another amazing video: Moscow Domodedovo (Tuff City Kids Aeroeffekt Mix).
April 2016: 'An act of genius' – Alan Rusbridger the editor on Alan Rusbridger the album! More: www.theguardian.com
March 2016: On March 11th the new Woog Riots album "Alan Rusbridger" will be released. Release date: March 11th 2016 (Vinyl, Download). Label: From Lo-Fi to Disco! Distributed by Broken Silence.,
UK: Shellshock (release date: 22 April 2016)
Free Download: Alan Rusbridger Songbook (pdf, 800 kb)
This is the third video from the album: George Harrison, filmed and directed by Glyn Bailey.
February 2016: First video outtake "Rain" from new album "Alan Rusbridger":The video for "Rain" was written, filmed and directed by Alexander Tundakov in Moscow in 2016.
Second video outtake from new album "Alan Rusbridger": Moscow Domodedovo, filmed and edited by Jonny Collins.
January 2016: "Alan Rusbridger" on green vinyl limited to 300 copies. Release date: March 11th 2016
Free Download: Alan Rusbridger Songbook (pdf, 800 kb)
November 2015: New Woog Riots album "Alan Rusbridger" is completed. "Alan Rusbridger" was produced by Joern Elling Wuttke, Lolo Bluemler and Woog Riots. Joern Elling Wuttke is known for his work with "Alter Ego" together with his band mate Roman Fluegel.
March 2015: Our friend Maurici Ribera (Barcelona) released his new single "We Could Be Lovers" via bandcamp. The song was recorded at Woog Riots living room "Mauerstrasse" and features Silvana on additional vocals, melodica and tambourine. Marc played Ukulele. Vocals and guitar by Maurici Ribera, edited and mastered by Albert Palomar, song written by Maurici Ribera.
December 2014: Woog Riots are busy releasing great music by other artists on their label From Lo-Fi to Disco!: October 2014 we released the electro pop album 'Elektronische Musik' by our friends Umherschweifende Produzenten from Hamburg. Some called it "Kraftwerk going Da Da". On February 27th 2015 we will release 'Random Hurray', the debut album by The Spaghetti Wings - a Hamburg based psychedelic-homerecording pop-duo. Woog Riots are also working on their forthcoming album Alan Rusbridger (to be released in 2015).
June 2014: Just found this on YouTube: Someone made a video of "Football 'round the clock". Woog Riots recorded this song in 2006.
May 2014: Download single "The Story of Pop" released through iTunes and all other digital services.
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
You can listen to Woog Riots on Bandcamp:
and all other digital services
worldwide - from Darmstadt
40 minutes benefit live show to collect donations for 'Make a Wish'
7:30 p.m. Central European Summer Time, UTC +2 (UK 6:30 p.m.)
Link: facebook live stream
22.05.2020 Virtual UK Tour 2020
worldwide - from Darmstadt
8:30 p.m. Central European Summer Time, UTC +2 (UK 7:30 p.m.)
Links: youtube live recording /
facebook live recording
30.11.2019 Darmstadt - Oetinger Villa Achtkleinste AIDS-Gala der Welt
28.09.2019 Wiesbaden - Schlachthof
LoFi-Indie / Slacker-Rock Festival at Kesselhaus: International Music / Hutch Harris (The Thermals) / Woog Riots
Cut-up and Paste Tour 2019
18.04.2019 Wien - Fluc
06.04.2019 Berlin - Monarch
31.03.2019 Offenbach - Hafen 2 (afternoon) 30.03.2019 Köln - Tsunami
29.03.2019 Kiel - Prinz Willy
28.03.2019 Hamburg - Astra-Stube (Labelnight)
27.03.2019 München - Kafe Marat
25.03.2019 Aschaffenburg - Kornhäuschen
22.03.2019 Darmstadt - 806qm
live 2017 / 2018
12.08.18 London (UK) The Stags Head
Festival with Woog Riots, Rude Mechanicals (Jowe Head), Pit Ponies, Scrappy Hood,
David Cronenberg‘s Wife
09.06.18 Darmstadt - Oetinger Villa (supporting Wolf Mountains)
20.04.18 Cologne Popfest !!!!
16.12.17 Mannheim - Altes Volksbad
10.11.17 Tampere (FIN) - Telakka
09.11.17 Helsinki (FIN) - Siltanen
08.07.17 Aschaffenburg, Kornhaeuschen
03.06.17 Dublin (IRL), Whelan's (The Midnight Hour Upstairs) together with The Psychological Enhancement (Dublin).
Japan Tour 2017
11.03.17 Tokyo - Koiwa Bushbash (+ Sa Yuu, Energish Golf + Kumagusu + Haruko Tajima + younGSounds)
04.03.17 Kobe, der kiten
03.03.17 Kobe, Helluva Lounge (+ Yolz in the Sky + Waikiki Champions + otori)
26.02.17 Kyoto, Socrates (+ Kailios + Miniskirt solo, + The Fax + Beethoven Frieze)
25.02.17 Osaka, Namba-Bears (+ Yolz in the Sky + Lady Flash + Trespass)
Alan Rusbridger Tour 2016
22.12.16 Darmstadt - Adventswald auf der Piazza
02.12.16 München, Feierwerk (Sunny Red), "get rid! any gender is a drag"
20.08.16 Waldeck, Freakquenz 2016
19.08.16 Darmstadt, Centralstation
04.06.16 Darmstadt, P Party Kunsthalle
20.05.16 München, Suedstadt
19.05.16 Offenbach, Waggon
11.05.16 Mainz, Dorett Bar (GEILOKAY! with Psycho-Jones & his Pop.Bingo)
06.05.16 Berlin, Flittchenbar
05.05.16 Hamburg, Astra-Stube
05.04.16 Darmstadt, Schlosskeller (Early Late Night Show)
01.04.16 Frankfurt, Tiefengrund
30.03.16 Koeln, Tsunami (+ Desperate Journalist)
03.05.16 Darmstadt, Centralstation Lecture by Christof Meueler about his biography on Alfred Hilsberg plus Woog Riots interview & record spinning! More...
19.Feb.2016 Darmstadt, Designhaus 09.Dec.2015 Darmstadt, Fanshop Boellenfalltor
6.June 2014 Darmstadt - P-Magazin Festival at Weststadtcafe / Ponyhof
8. March 2014 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
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
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
Last update: September 24, 2020
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