Based: Cape Town
Glen Hartmann is a local Cape Town Musician with a passion for different styles of music. His live performance has two streams; one of his sets is “unplugged” which incorporates a lot of acoustic guitar, a kick drum, harmonies courtesy of his girlfriend Kelly and some backing synth folk tracks. This set has been used in events such as “The Perfect Circle” at Mercury. His second stream has more of an electro feel to it. This incorporates the acoustic guitar, kick drum and uptempo synth tracks. Glen has performed alongside big South African acts such as Jack Parow, Isochronous and Ashtray Electric at many well-known venues in Cape Town: Zula Bar, Mercury, The Barleycorn Music Club, The Waiting Room, the Alma Café, Obz Café, to name a few. He has also performed live on many local radio stations such as 2 Oceans Vibe Radio and Assembly radio. He has had the privilege of performing live on Hectic Nine 9 on SABC 2. At the beginning of 2012 Glen participated in the Paco Rabanne “Be a rockstar” competition, where he performed at UCT. His music video for The Sign received the most votes which gave him the title of “Crowd Favourite”. Later that year Glen made his way into the top 10 of the Barleycorn Music Club’s Songwriters competition.