Safran

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Safran Short Info

"...besorgniserregend gut." Stefan Wolf, Amusio.de, 16.09.2015
German Version below.

Safran is a German band roaming on the ridge between Experimental Folk and Jazz, a mixture of Portishead and the Beatles, John Cage and Lady Gaga. The four musicians use eight instruments to create a distinctive and extensive but always surprising sound. The multifarious voice of Klaus Schüller (v, g, sax) layers over the sometimes spheric, sometimes clear-cut foundation laid by Ben Briggmann (b), Friedrich Weber (p, vln, sampler) and Mats Niepmann (dr, sax). With a strictly adhered distance to the rest of the music scene, Safran create counter-intuitive and strangely familiar compositions and songs to appease your thirst for musical progression.

Safran ist eine 4 köpfige Band, die sich an der Grenze von Experiment und Pop bewegt, eine Mischung aus Portishead und den Beatles, John Cage und Lady Gaga. Der Sound ist tief und bewegend, melancholisch und expressiv. Pathos und Gesellschaftskritik spiegeln sich in einem Gesamtkonzept wider, das sich in Medienkunst und Musik vereint. Interaktive Visuals, Homepages, Alter-Egos des Bandlogos, nichts geschieht hier sinnfrei.
Safran erzeugen mit 11 Instrumenten seit 2011 einen beeindruckenden Klang, der trotz wechselnder Instrumentierung immer der Safran-Sound bleibt: Live und aus der Dose etwas zum Zuhören.

"...besorgniserregend gut." Stefan Wolf, Amusio.de, 16.09.2015
German Version below.

Safran is a German band roaming on the ridge between Experimental Folk and Jazz, a mixture of Portishead and the Beatles, John Cage and Lady Gaga. The four musicians use eight instruments to create a distinctive and extensive but always surprising sound. The multifarious voice of Klaus Schüller (v, g, sax) layers over the sometimes spheric, sometimes clear-cut foundation laid by Ben Briggmann (b), Friedrich Weber (p, vln, sampler) and Mats Niepmann (dr, sax). With a strictly adhered distance to the rest of the music scene, Safran create counter-intuitive...

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Safran on Tour

  • 12 | 12 | 2016 An Sibin, Darmstadt Bandsupporter Sessions

Past Gigs Safran

  • 11 | 2016 Tamsta Club, Vilnius, Lithuania Vilnius Mama Jazz 2016 | Showcase Stage
  • 11 | 2016 Café KUGEL, Görlitz Safran im KUGEL
  • 11 | 2016 Lifeparade Studio, Habitzheim Kellerkonzert
  • 11 | 2016 Portugiesischer Club, Groß-Umstadt
  • 11 | 2016 Caveau, Mainz
  • 09 | 2016 JUZ, Langen (Hessen)
  • 08 | 2016 Steinfort, Luxembourg Kolla Festival
  • 06 | 2016 Krone Darmstadt Safran in der Kneipe
  • 06 | 2016 Secretgig ...
  • 05 | 2016 Loop5, Weiterstadt Music meets Fashion
  • 05 | 2016 An Sibin, Darmstadt Bandsupporter Sessions
  • 05 | 2016 Wambolts Groß-Umstadt
  • 04 | 2016 Groß-Umstadt Frühlingsmarkt Groß-Umstadt
  • 04 | 2016 Messe Frankfurt Musikmesse Unplugged Streetgigs
  • 04 | 2016 Kugel KUGEL Play
  • 03 | 2016 Bistro Pastis Friedberg Bandsupporter Session
  • 09 | 2015 An Sibin Darmstadt Bandsupporter Sessions
  • 06 | 2015 Mediencampus der Hochschule Darmstadt hda Concert
  • 02 | 2015 HoffART Theather Machinery Release
  • 12 | 2014 Krone Darmstadt Safran in der Kneipe
  • 08 | 2014 Steinfort De Kolla Festival
  • 07 | 2014 Franzis Alternative Saturday Night
  • 07 | 2014 Steinfort De Kolla Festival
  • 01 | 2014 Krone Darmstadt
  • 12 | 2013 MOB Lifeparade Labelabend
  • 10 | 2013 Pengland Pengfestival
  • 08 | 2013 Loftus Hall Safran, Snacks und Wurst
  • 06 | 2013 Darmstadt Schlossgrabenfest
  • 03 | 2013 Krone Darmstadt
  • 01 | 2013 Havanna Lautern
  • 01 | 2013 Krone Darmstadt
  • 12 | 2012 Stadthalle Groß-Umstadt
  • 11 | 2012 MZH Wiebelsbach Caktuszelt Indoor
  • 10 | 2012 Bürgerhaus Klein Umstadt Battle of the Bands
  • 10 | 2012 An Sibin Darmstadt Newcomer Night
  • 04 | 2012 Batschkapp Frankfurt Emergenza Halbfinale
  • 03 | 2012 Jagdhofkeller Darmstadt Fayst trifft Lifeparade
  • 11 | 2011 Lifeparade Studio Eröffnung
  • 11 | 2011 Nachtleben Frankfurt
  • 07 | 2011 Krone Darmstadt Safran in der Kneipe

Discography Safran

  • 2015 Machinery Album | Timezone
  • 2015 Machinery Album | Lifeparade
  • 2014 Olimpia Single | Lifeparade
  • 2013 3 Album | Lifeparade

Media

  • Video Safran - O L I M P I A
  • Video Safran - Toys (Live at Hoff...
  • Sound Soulmachine (Live At HoffAR...
  • Sound Taking A Chance
  • Sound Soulmachine
  • Video Safran - Future Perfect (Li...
  • Video Safran - The Clue (Live at ...

Fan Radar

558 Fans
4,029 Views
3,594 Plays
81 Follower

Origin

  • Darmstadt DE

Founded

  • 2011

Members

  • Klaus Schüller Vocals, Sax, Guitar, Synth
  • Friedrich Weber Piano, Violin, Synth, Sampler, Visuals,
  • Ben Briggmann Bass, Backing Vocals
  • Mats Niepmann Drums, Sax, Backing Vocals