Sarah Lois

Sarah Lois is Wijtze Valkema (1983), a country & folk guitarist / singer. His personal understanding of music started when he heard the Carter Family. Music ought to be played at the end of the day, sitting on a quilt blanket by the fireplace. Songs ought to sound like they come straight from the fields…

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SEA and AIR

On the commercial climax of the genres „Singer/Songwriter“ and „Indie“ the big question is: What´s next? A Greek folklore dancer who had to sing secretly when she was a kid and a German composer who can´t read music? A harpsichordist with fear of flying and a guitarist who is scared of the sea? Or a…

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Mensenkinderen

A new rainbow shines above the Fatherland. One might call it a luxury problem. Bas van Nienes had travelled all over the world over the years, together with his musical companion Jeroen van der Werken (the other half of their electro-pop duo Anderson). Tokyo, Berlin, Los Angeles and Stockholm: been there. The hippest clubs and…

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Charles Frail

Charles Frail is an Amsterdam-based singer of suites and serenades. As a youngster, it was old rock & roll that was luring at his soul. After years of pleading, his mother finally gave in and promised to give him an electric guitar. But on one condition: in exchange for the electric guitar he would have…

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Jonas David

The material for ‘Keep The Times’ took shape during an intense two week period in which Jonas David experienced intense and cinematic dreams. Upon waking up, the plot had escaped him; however, the melodies and soundscapes remained crystal clear, ready to record.This way of creating something that has seemed to flourish deep inside a stirred…

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Minco Eggersman

Minco Eggersman tells us more and more, using fewer words in doing so.After three years during which Minco Eggersman mainly devoted his energies to creating soundtracks for films (Jaap van Heusden’s In Blue for the better part of 2016) and documentaries (Sinan Can and Thomas Blom’s Onze missie in Afghanistan for Dutch national TV), he…

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Ponoka

After their last album ‘Outtakes from the Revival Songbook’, which was attached to the novel ‘Nineve’ by their singer Rick de Gier, Ponoka is apparently through creating ordinary albums. Their new project is another combination of music and literature, called ‘Lost in Ponoka’. It’s an ode to the peculiar Canadian town of Ponoka, where Rick…

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at the close of every day

melancholy and lightness darkness travels light unites deep melancholy with lightness in a way only at the close of every day can lay down. again, minco eggersman’s dark, narrative lyrics perfectly go together with axel kabboord’s trademark jazzmaster loops and in their playfulness they bring hope. thematically, darkness travels light shows just how deeply hopelessness…

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Brown Feather Sparrow

Brown Feather Sparrow was formed around singer-songwriter Lydia van Maurik-Wever in 1999. In ten years they recorded three albums which were very well received by the Dutch and international press. On top of that, many songs of the band were used for Dutch TV-programmes like ‘Netwerk’, ‘Nova’ and ‘Zembla’. Brown Feather Sparrow performed many shows…

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Anderson

Meet the Bensons – ten estranged relatives living separate lives across the globe. Like all families, they can’t seem to manage with or without each other, being miles apart, but sharing their deepest feelings through the occasional postcard. To refresh your memory, ANDERSON is an indie-pop duo from The Netherlands, consisting of Bas van Nienes…

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