What?

Live sessions & portraits of your favorite bands. They Shoot Music is a music website featuring intimate and exclusive video content. We film unique performances and portraits of bands we like. Our aim is to capture an intimate musical moment and a snapshot of the everyday life of people and places. We have started exploring our homebase Vienna by means of music videos in late 2007 and have since then released more than 300 sessions including videos, photos, location info and maps. In 2014 we have produced our first full-length music documentary Fuck The Atlantic Ocean.

Music Video & Geo Blog

In 2008 They Shoot Music Don’t They was among the first geo-blogs on the web. We portray all our shooting locations with photos, texts and maps.

Where?

We are based in Vienna but have worked in many cities across Europe – from Porto to Copenhagen, from Edinburgh to Barcelona – and will continue to explore exciting places with our cameras.

Sharing

TSMDT videos are made to promote artists we love. Since we support the free flow of information on the web, the free availability and circulation of the videos is crucial for us, and all bands and labels we worked with (and will work with) share this view.

What Others Say

“One of the coolest music websites ever”
spiegel.de, 06/2011
“[...] a wonderful Austrian site that [...] usually films its beautifully recorded sessions around Vienna, with the written descriptions of each location giving it the feel of a music-cum-tourism site.”
guardian.co.uk, 05/2011
“[...] TSMDT is a video blog powered by Viennese cinematographers and music enthusiasts who aim to turn their favorite urban locations into great performance stages. In this way, TSMDT is able to not only create beautiful musical moments, but also bring attention to sites of cultural importance within their city.”
mashable.com, 05/2010

Work with us?

We are available for cooperations and projects and love to work along the intersection of music and filmmaking. We develop concepts and ideas and realize projects ranging from short clips to full-length features. Up to now we have worked with public bodies (City of Vienna, Hamburg Marketing), private companies (such as Adidas, Red Bull) and music festivals (including Primavera Sound, MS Dockville and Reeperbahn Festival) all over Europe.

Supported by

Equipment

We use microphones and sound recording equipment kindly provided by our official supporter AKG.

Contact

Sarah Brugner:
sarah(at)theyshootmusic(dot)com
Michael Luger:
michael(at)theyshootmusic(dot)com

Thanks

  • bands & labels for working with us
  • YOU for watching and following
  • blogotheque for the initial inspiration
  • Simon Brugner and Matthias Leihs for starting this project with us
  • all video producers, sound engineers, photographers and graphic designers who have made contributions

Imprint

They Shoot Music – Don’t They
Verein zur Förderung von Popkultur
Castellezgasse 2/25
1020 Vienna
AUSTRIA