In spring 2021, the Bernese rap musician Don presented his debut album Wiudbluämä, with which he gained respect in the scene with high-quality lyrics and sensitive poetry and was able to enjoy a rapidly growing community. Or as Aightgenossen.ch wrote: “An exciting album on which there are references to ancient buildings and great jazz musicians.”
Don rhymes in clear Bernese German and ponders the relationship between humans and robots. Metaphors about cancel culture and consumer society can be seen in the verses. Will the protagonist marry the robot girl at the end of the track? The Bernese saxophonist Saxovoni accompanies the song musically. He is also responsible for the artwork.
The latest IANO exclusive is here: Don & Jot Kosmos brings you a Single with the accapallas and the instrumental. So Rap enthusiasts have the chance to remix the track or to use the instrumental for an own track version. KLICK HERE
We’d like to introduce you to a Rap crew from Zürich, Switzerland. They go by the name of “Schall und Rauch”.
This name stands for positive rap and love for music, life, language and people. Inspired by funk, jazz, blues and soul, the three-person Zurich crew walks on their own paths, but within listening distance to their idols from the golden 90s. After a self-sufficient decade full of fleeting jams in bathing cloakrooms, cowsheds and hay sticks, the desire arose to capture these moments of happiness, to give them a lasting shape and to share them. The wish became reality: The first album “Schall & Rauch mit Liib & Seel” has been rotating on turntables since 2017 and has also been able to get to know a large number of stages. In 2018 and 2019 the crew temporarily turned their backs on the crackling samples, dressed up and went to the organic lap of the blues band “Furhammer” for a pulsating live project. At the same time, the second album “Verbunde” flourished, on which Schall & Rauch remained true to itself and celebrated its connection with funky boombap beats, mature rhyming chains, befriended musicians, hip-hop culture and the whole world. It’s about love!
We’d like to introduce you to the alternative Rockband from Lyss, Switzerland called “Where is Mona?”
Mona is moody, likes it fast and rough, soft and melancholic or razor-sharp and edgy. A spontaneous performance seduced four Swiss musicians to found WHERE IS MONA? With compositions by guitarist and background singer Tobias Preuss, sung by singer Stefan Jaberg, the drumming of Heinz Weingart and the bass of Antonin Jaun, Mona’s trail is followed with heart and soul. Alternative rock, yes, but the sound of the band touches other boundless musical shores and is carried by the musicians’ wealth of experience. So you might hear many kinds of influences like psychedelic, grunge, songwriter or jazz, which WHERE IS MONA? mix to their own sound. In autumn 2019, the debut album WHERE IS MONA? with original compositions was recorded and released in summer 2020.
We’d like to welcome Jot Kosmos. He is a Swiss music producer, songwriter and rapper.
He produces atmospheric Lofi and 90s boom bap rap inspired hip-hop instrumentals.
Whether with beats or playful rhymes, Jot Kosmos is always there with heart and soul and gets the best out of every song.
Today he works with local as well as international artists, including rapper Frank J originally from brooklyn (USA) (Colectivootres) or Jay, also known under the name Jay MauMau, who has his roots in Africa.
In the last few years, music production has become more and more important to Jot Kosmos and he is always keen to accept new, exciting orders and to strive for projects.
“Just do it and don’t think, because if you think too much, you often get in your own way” – That is the motto of Jot Kosmos.
We are very proud to introduce you to the 2nd IANO exclusive single. This single is only available here in our shop. Have a listen and if you like it throw it in the shopping cart and buy it. Thank you for your interest and support!
Lorenz Schaller is an independent musician and producer with a studio located just outside of Bern, Switzerland. Since 2003, and always with great passion and creativity, he has worked on various projects with musicians from all around the world. As a pianist and keyboardist he enjoys playing live with various bands and on music projects.
Lorenz started playing the piano at the age of 8. He discovered his passion for music as a teenager and at 23 he started playing music full time.
Besides his work he is a passionate husband and father.
We are very happy to welcome Lorenz Schaller on IANO! Please check out the album “Dream Big”.
We are very proud to introduce you to the first IANO exclusive single. This single is only available here in our shop. Have a listen and if you like it throw it in the shopping cart and buy it. Thank you for your interest and support!
We are happy to introduce you to the very versatile singer, rapper and musician from Langenthal, Switzerland. He goes by the name of Chéjs Romero.
Chéjs is a multi-artist, visionary, doer, multilingual rap, reggae and soul artist. Since he was born in Cameroon and is Argentine, French, With Polish and Swiss roots, all cultures melt in his art into a unity. He likes to call himself a neo crossover artist. Chéjs has been on the world’s stages as a singer, presenter and teacher since 1999. He founded an optics project in Cameroon. He is the manager and co-founder of Langaton-Studio. His passions are that of producing songs, beats, and video clips Starting projects …
Chéjs Romero can also be found in other formations. For example, he is a co-founder and part of …
STARFISH Was founded in 2008 by Bone Beatz and Chéjs Romero. Several albums and singles were created. MC Gringo was added later. Starfish is a neverending project. No songs will appear here and there in the future either.
CHÉJS ROMERO & MOLASH With the band Molash consisting of Simon Schüpbach, Andreas Schüpbach, Silas Bitterli and Simon Freiburghaus, the crossover album “People of Peace” was created in 2014. The highlight was the performance on Afropfingsten 2015 with 50,000 visitors.
DIPLOMATIX With the sound engineer, producer and rapper Noureddine Abbassi, Chéjs founded the band Diplomatix in 2017. With the singer Joy – Tabea Breiter. Further productions follow.