Urban Klancnik

Urban Klancnik

Guest Writer at Viberate
A journalist, writer, drummer, and music enthusiast. Spent the last 20 years destroying his hearing with Metal and Rock and sharing his experiences from some of the biggest festivals in the world.

Opinions

The Black Dahlia Murder: “Success Doesn't Happen Overnight”

We sat down for an interview with Trevor Strnad, the frontman of The Black Dahlia Murder, and a huge source of musical knowledge.

Urban Klancnik

Urban Klancnik

Apr 9, 2020
Opinions

Sabaton: “If You Don’t Give People All You’ve Got, You Aren’t Worthy of Them”

The Power Metal force talks about building an awe-inspiring set on the stage and skillfully mixing historic stories into their music.

Urban Klancnik

Urban Klancnik

Mar 12, 2020
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How-tos

What Does It Take to Make It in the City of Techno Dreams?

We talked to DJs Namito, Robert Babicz, Andreas Henneberg, and Mike Dehnert, the perfect people to give you a first-hand experience of Berlin.

Urban Klancnik

Urban Klancnik

Mar 9, 2020

Spotted: A Little Bit of Punk, Some Metalcore, and Good Old Rock

"Music is always with me,” says Alan, the first Viberate contributor to share his favorite finds in a new column we’re calling “Spotted”.

Urban Klancnik

Urban Klancnik

Mar 5, 2020
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How-tos

Mike Williams: “Send Your Tracks to the Artists, not Labels”

We talked to EDM DJ and music producer Mike Williams, who suggests a different approach for getting your songs into the right hands.

Urban Klancnik

Urban Klancnik

Feb 26, 2020
Insights

How a Big Player’s Blessing Worked for 070 Shake

In 2018, the then relatively unknown 070 Shake appeared on Kanye West's song “Ghost Town”. We dug deeper to see how it influenced her trajectory.

Urban Klancnik

Urban Klancnik

Feb 18, 2020
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KOAN Sound: To Create a Masterpiece, Switch Reason Off

We talked to KOAN Sound about their creative process, latest releases, live shows, and the use of social media.

Urban Klancnik

Urban Klancnik

Feb 17, 2020
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How-tos

How to Survive Life on the Road? We Talked to Rockers Who Played More Than 100 Gigs a Year

Making a living as a musician can be hard. We diascussed life on the road – DIY tours, scammers, and if playing live is enough to get you fans.

Urban Klancnik

Urban Klancnik

Feb 12, 2020
How-tos
Insights

Is Berlin a Haven for Up-and-coming Techno Artists?

Can a DJ come to Berlin with a pocket full of dreams and make it? Learn about some of the venues that offer breaks for new DJs.

Urban Klancnik

Urban Klancnik

Feb 7, 2020