Autumnist is a brainchild of Vlado Durajka. His highly acclaimed first studio album The Great Outdoors (2005) was followed by numerous live appearances. The first, eponymous release under a new monicker The Autumnist, was released 2009 and was awarded The Best Album 2009 – Choice Of Critics at the most prestigious slovak awards organized by the national broadcast Radio FM. Following album Sound Of Unrest (2013) tends from pure electronica to more organic sound. The band also appeared at several well-known festivals and clubs abroad supported on stage renowned international projects like Recoil, Laika, Cinematic Orchestra, Mouse on Mars and so on.
Band’s current lineup is: Vlado Durajka (electronics, keyboards, samplers), Mates Homola (drums, trumpet), Martin Turzik (electric bass), Juraj Kocnar (electric guitar), Peter Kohout (saxophones, clarinet).