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Estonian rock musicians as CD vendors

Defrage advertises in Limburg
Estonian rock musicians as a CD vendors
05/02/2015 / Nassauische Neue Presse / Germany

(by koe)

If bands want to make themselves known, they go on tour and sell CDs and T-shirtsafter their concerts. But there is another way: The members of the Estonian rock band “Defrage” promoted yesterday in person at the pedestrian zone to new fans.

defragePhoto: From Estonia to Limburg: Manager Alo Puusepp, singer Kari Lindemann and Promoterin Lisette Koster CD of her band “Defrage” present in the pedestrian zone. Photo: Koenig

“Do you speak English?” This question was heard yesterday in the pedestrian zone very often. Because members and supporters of the rock band “Defrage” from the Estonian port city Pärnu sold CDs of their band. This did not happen on a firm booth/stand, but the team of six people spoke directly to the passer-bys.
“The people of Limburg are friendly,” Lisette Koester (19) summarizes her experience in the cathedral city. Because sometimes the reactions of passers fall out less gracious. “We do everything ourselves, have no sponsors or record label,” she says. Finally, the production of the latest album amounted to costs of EUR 13 000. Three cities were approached per day. Everyone on the team has to sell six CDs, then they will go to the next town. In the evening the group wanted to go to Cologne. … Read more (in German) at http://www.nnp.de/lokales/limburg_und_umgebung/Estnische-Rockmusiker-als-CD-Verkaeufer;art680,1247695

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