"With each track, her child-like otherworldly voice flies over summery guitar, catchy bass and eery, lo-fi keys." - thepulpzines
"Standout The Walls has a strong Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffti-feel with it’s groovy baseline, swirling effects and angelic voice reflecting on the process of love". - thepulpzine
Having made her first recording in grade school as half the pop duo Beethoven’s Duet, and performance beginning while attending high school in the techno duo Joey Baby Tonight, Madelyn Strutz aka: Wolfgang Strutz is no stranger to the Chicago eclectic music scene.
Her first breakthrough on the Chicago club circuit was through her performance with the female rock group Naughty Spells, where she was the main instrumentalist and solo engineer for the groups 10 track homemade LP.
As a music major at Columbia College, her formal education brought yet another side of expansion for Wolfgang. While studying the roots of Modern, African, and American Folk music, she found herself enlisting as a member of the Alternative Folk bandOdd Folk touring the Midwest and ultimately releasing a digital EP containing the song “Sorry I’m Arrogant & Obsessive,” featuring her vocalized intro that reached commercial success as the soundtrack in a television ad campaign for Tempe Arizona’s award winning creperie, Crepe Bar.
Continuing to expand and while an active member of Odd Folk, Wolfgang also self released a solo digital album of rare and lesser known hymns titled Wolfgang Strutz sings Hymns that gained critical praise.
Now with a new year beginning, Wolfgang Strutz is also starting a new chapter in her music career with the highly anticipated release of originals Wolfgang Strutz. An album entirely written and performed by Wolfgang Strutz that reaches new heights of musical expressions filled with personal and musical phrasings for the New Year.