Camo & Krooked
Austria’s biggest Drum-and-Bass act Camo & Krooked return to the place where it all started. At Arena Wien they spent their early party nights, watched their favourite acts and played their first shows. Since then they have toured the world and become a big player in electronic music scene. However, they still enjoy going back to their roots. For our At Home Session Camo & Krooked walk down memory lane, share private moments and allow us a look behind the scenes of Arena. A few hours later they kick the dance floor presenting their new album “Zeitgeist” with a massive homecoming show.
Arena is a cultural center and music venue in the industrialized district of Erdberg. Its beginnings hark back to 1976, when some thousand demonstrators gathered around the former St. Marx Auslandsschlachthof to save it from demolition and subsequent commercial use. While they were not able to save the huge building complex, the vast social movement did succeed in reaching the foundation of an autonomous cultural center on the smaller area of the former slaughterhouses, which represents today’s Arena. Presently Arena has integrated a wide musical spectrum to its programme for various crowds and commercial use. Yet Arena’s dictum “Love Music, Hate Fascism!” is more than a relict of old days as it is still the venue with the most punk concerts in town.