“Oddly infectious, the sheer alien nature of the sound is allied to a whimsical pop touch that truly gets under the skin.”
(Robin Murray – Clash Magazine)

“Strikingly unique; an offbeat departure from the day that hints at all manner of things to come. ”
(Tom Johnson, Goldflakepaint)

“This is a record that you just couldn’t have heard five years ago. It’s completely in the now, in the moment trying to push the boundaries of what’s possible and what can be done.“
(Tom Robinson, BBC6 Music)

“Like most of the great modern music, Austrian Vinzenz Stergin’s  compositions defy genre brackets, combining elements of electronics, blues, classical and rock music.  Stergin’s live set was easily the most fun performance of MENT 2017.”
(God Is In The TV)

(Photo Christopher Parsons)

Stergin is a multi-instrumentalist, performer, songwriter, cross arts project creator, composer and producer.

His work has been recognised by the Arts Council UK, Help Musicians UK (Do It Differently Award 2018), The Sir Richard Stapley Trust and the Austrian Cultural Forum, as well as being the recipient of multiple academic recognition awards.

He studied at the conservatory Mozarteum in Salzburg and at Trinity College of Music in London.

Recent commissions include a piece for the Tokyo University of the Arts/Ueno Train company for Olympia 2020 and The Kent Medway Museums National Portfolio.

For the award-winning, published musician, the act of making music is its own reward. Growing up in the Austrian mountains, he studied classical clarinet, worked for human rights organizations in Los Angeles and Amsterdam, started a rock band and sang in choirs, before doing a Masters in composition in London, where he still resides today.

I’m a work in progress and I love it,” says Vinzenz.

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“Go At” – commissioned by the Tokyo University of the Arts & Japan Railways group
Piece for Zither, mountain goats & 56 speakers

This is a piece about travelling – for the 165m long foot tunnel connecting Ueno train station with the Tokyo metro system.  Listen to a stereo mix here.