Ludwig Dreistern – Linda

Hey Everybody

For your personal pleasure today we present the new Video for Ludwig Dreistern’s “Linda”.


Also be prepared for a new Assignments Release this summer!! Coming soon..


Thank You!

Naked in English Class

“Naked in English Class” is out now!

NiEC are releasing with their fifth album “Naked in English Class” 11 new songs. Taranja Wu finished the record after the tragic death of Olifr M. Guz on January 20th 2020. You now get the chance to listen to the duo anew – in memory of Olifr M. Guz (1967-2020).

Order here: Mailorder, Listen here: Bandcamp (or on all the other shitty platforms).



NiEC – Do The Bee

Out Today!!

The 2nd single ‘do the bee’ or ‘buzzbuzzbuzz’ from the upcoming Naked in English Class album. The Album will be out on January 20th as CD/LP/DL&digital. Check our Mailorder for Preorders: Mailorder. Dedicated to Olifr M. Guz (1967-2020).

Peace and Love!!




NiEC – Ramble and Roam

News from Naked in English Class!!

Today The new Single Ramble and Roam is officially Released. The Album will follow in January 2021.. so stay tuned for more music of Olifr M. Guz and Taranja Wu!! In the meantime look at this wonderful clip. Seems like so much work! Lovin’ it!

You can stream and download this single on all the platforms. Of course also on our Bandcamp-Site
Preorder the Album here: Mailorder NiEC – s/t



In the midst of the Lockdown, whilst realising that everything he usually does is a collaboration with a group of people standing in the same room, Phil came across a Lou Reed interview where Lou talked about writ­ing the song Vicious and about how it was an as­sign­ment from Andy Warhol. Andy gave Lou the ti­tle and the first line and, ac­cord­ing to Lou, the rest was easy be­cause it be­came about fin­ish­ing an as­sign­ment. The first dif­fi­cult step had been done by some­one else. Phil then wrote to some fellow artist colleagues around the planet and asked them for an assignment – the ti­tle and first line of a song – Maybe there’s a song they’d like to hear that no-one’s writ­ten yet?


ASSIGNMENTS #1  contains seven songs written by Phil
after song titles and and first lines were suggested by:

Jacob Wren –  a writer and performance-maker based in Montreal
Paloma Ayala – an artist focusing on social-based artistic practices, originally from Mexico, now based in Switzerland
Charbel Haber – a composer, performer and songwriter from Beirut, Lebanon
Erin Hawkins – a writer and teacher living in Ontario, Canada
Renée van Trier – a musician, performer and painter from Tilburg, Netherlands



Hey everyone!

Check out these three clips for the upcoming ASSIGNMENTS #1 Release. Will be out on November 6th. Available for a limited run of Cassettes and as a digital download/stream:



GOD Y – la falda one

Hey Gang!

Hard times…
Anyway! Our booking and promo Guy has officially started his new Project called GOD Y. This time he does it all by himself. Playing, recording, designin, filming, directing… you name it. And today the first Single is released!

He made a very cool homemade clip with lots of insights to his gardening and kitten-sitting leasuretime. I love it! Well he’s an artist.. what else would you expect but pure art!

Check it out here and download it from our bandcamp site!



Brother A – Dreams From The Past

Today is release day!
Debut album „Dreams From The Past“ of Brother A (available as vinyl and on all digital platforms).
Listen here:

Order Vinyl right here.

Release show is on Saturday 21st of March at Marsbar in Zurich.
Wonderful artwork and photo by Ronny Hunger.
Brother A is the new solo project of Alban Ringli ( singer of The Circle Brothers ). Live he‘s playing with band ( Michael Cerezo/drums/ Davv / John Sars – Luca Pollioni/ guitar/ Borderline Symphony – Holger Walther /bass).
Enjoy the sweet and dark Folkrock Music, share and spread it – thanks!


Brother A – Dead Light

A new Single is released today. And a new Member is announced today: Brother A. This is the new project of Circle Brothers singer Alban Ringli, hence Brother A. He wrote, recorded and produced a whole album called “Dreams from the Past” mostly by himself and we are delighted to help him with the release in March 2020.

Meanwhile we tease you with the first single called “Dead Light”:

They play their forst gig tomorrow with Inez at Ziegel oh Lac, Rote Fabrik. It’s a Rockwoche-thing. Better be there!


Floorbrothers – Alaskan Wild (Winter Version)

Yes! Again a new release. This time by the ultimate Floorbrothers. And by the way: I’d like to congratulate  them for the “cover of the year award” as far as Ikarus Records releases are concerned!
Out today: new single Alaskan Wild (Winter Version) streaming on all platforms and as a free download on Ikarus Records Bandcamp page. Recorded and mixed at River Sound Studio in 2019 by Reed Mantra and Daen Liqueur; Mastered by  Dani Hobi.

And people of Basel: Floorbrothers will play this Friday together with their label mates Phil Hayes & The Trees at HUMBUG !