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Less waltz more disco

— Austria


The Austrian capital is experiencing a second cultural wave but this time, instead of opera and art museums, it’s electronic music and pop-up galleries causing all the buzz.

Dorian concept, Fine arts, Georg Kargl, Parabol, Section.a, fm4 radio

Three key facts:
1: There are 70 theatres and four opera houses.
2: ‘Town Town’ is a new eco-friendly high-rise.
3: There are 20,000 media companies.

The espresso brews on the stove in the kitchen of Patrick Pulsinger’s two-storey recording studio. Down a short hallway, Andy Butler, the creative force of the band Hercules and Love Affair, gushes over the reputation of Pulsinger, one of the deans of Europe’s electronic music scene.

“I approached my management and said I wanted to do my next record in Vienna,” says Butler, a Denver resident whose 2007…


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