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Part Evelyn Waugh novel, part silver screen star, Alexander Geist is the velvet voice of a new epoch in pop music. Embracing the dry wit of Morrissey, the soundscape of Moroder, and the sensibilities of Manet, Geist was born for the spotlight. Cinematic, lush, wry, with his melodramatic lyrics and insistent melodies, he has created what he calls “morose disco soul.”
Recorded between New York, Berlin, London and Dublin, his songs capture the flavour of a certain international demi-monde; the glamour, the tears, the raucous parties and the untimely deaths. Compared to everyone from Bowie to Dietrich, Geist has nevertheless created out a unique sound for himself, at once nostalgic and contemporary. Accompanied by saxophonist Matthias Hofmann and violinist Anna Mimouni, Alexander Geist has consistently wowed his audience with a live show that is energetic, dark and always compulsively danceable. Having played throughout Europe, in the chicest hot spots, the most roaring nightclubs, and all the dens of iniquity along the way.
But that was just breakfast; now he is ready for the rest of the world.
A selection of performance dates:
26.01.2013 @ Dyke Fight, Lovelite, Berlin
06.12.2012 @ TAINT, Turbine, Berlin w/ Manhooker, Godmother
29.09.2012 @ Foreign Affairs, Berliner Festspiele, Berlin w/ Joey Hansom
14.07.2012 @ Latitude Festival, Suffolk
12.07.2012 @ September Gallery, Berlin
18.05.2012 @ .HBC w/ Dievondavon, Joey Hansom
12.05.2012 @ Rio Cinema, London
11.05.2012 @ Islington Hill, Manchester
13.04.2012 @ Fake, Rome
04.04.2012 @ Monster Ronson’s, Berlin w/ Joey Hansom
24.03.2012 @ Gender Crash, Vienna
21.03.2012 @ Madam JoJo’s, London
19.11.2011 @ Casa da Música Festival, Portugal w/ Lee Ranaldo, Lætitia Sadier
15.10.2011 @ .HBC, Berlin w/ GODMOTHER, Hedi Mohr
07.09.2011 @ Queer Noises Festival, Schwuz, Berlin
03.09.2011 @ Société Secrète, Paris
20.08.2011 @ Sameheads, Berlin