C/O Pop 2015

19.08.2015 – 23.08.2015

C/O Pop is one of the most important music industry events in Germany, and a key location to meet professionals located close to Cologne. This year's Finnish showcase artists are Mirel Wagner and The Hearing.

Project Manager Riku Salomaa (Music Finland) and Eero Tolppanen (Elements Music) are guest speakers at the "Out of Germany: Finland" discussion, which is a part of C/O Pop Convention. The discussion is held at Fritz Thyssen Stiftung / Helmut Coing Saal at 12.30 on Thursday 20.8. 

Finnish artists

Mirel Wagner

Mirel Wagner is a singer-songwriter, whose second album When the Cellar Children See the Light of Day, released by Sub Pop, was chosen as the album of the week by NME. Her songs, whose themes focus on abuse, murder and death, are like smooth, polished black pebbles, thrown into a dark bottomless pond.

”Brace yourself. This album is more clinging than quicksand, it is uncompromising, transcendent voodoo.” –NME


Thursday 20.8. Live Music Hall 20:00

The Hearing

The Hearing is a one-woman act, a twenty-five year old woman called Ringa Manner who creates her harmonic and rhythmic music using multiple instruments. Her 2013 debut album Dorian is a confident debut showing genuine musical creativity and strong songwriting. If you're into warm vocal harmonies and pop melodies like Owen Pallet and St. Vincent, The Hearing is a must for you.


Friday 21.8. Gloria Theater 21:00

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