The name Westfalia is reminiscent of the famous Volkswagen van, a symbol for globetrotters from all over the world, travelers who do not shy away from any high pressure. Vincenzo Destradis, David Paulis, Jacopo Moschetto, and Enrico Truzzi are musical creatures who have their natural habitat on stage, delivering an all-encompassing yet massive and powerful blend of art pop, RnB, and dance rock. But they are also threading their way into psychedelic territories, as on their first single "Goblin," released in November 2021, while the band was participating in the TV talent show X-Factor Italia. In March 2022, Westfalia released their second single "Sunset Kids." The track could be considered a cross-generational manifesto, with soulful and ironic flair, which also serves as a prelude to their first EP, "We Are not Just Good at Playing." On their latest release, the band surprisingly show more of a rock attitude—the arrangements become neurotic, constantly oscillating between word flows and melodic passages, while the production is rich in nuances and contamination thanks to the heterogeneous musical backgrounds of the band members. However, the best way to understand Westfalia's unique sound universe is to meet them live on their tour...
Tickets are CHF 25 in advance and CHF 30 at the door.