Les Biftecs – Draka-Terrein, Amsterdam Noord, 12 juni, 20.00-22:00
Les Biftecs – Hamerstraat 2 (tegenover BP), 5 juni, 20:30
Collective around native Irishman Amsterdam based singer/songwriter Dave O’Riordan.
Bingo blues groove band from Amsterdam, the Netherlands that will tear down house or headphones. Booker T. meets The Doors. Tiers Bakker, Alain Eskinasi, Gerco Aerts, Jan Batelaan, Max Franken.
Mysterious collective known from their hit single “I’m the King”, featured in Suits episode 16 “War” season 2, a trailer of Californication and other hip syncs, with which Six Def Records funds their ideals. (Like how we think all well paid artists should help fund the pyramid of poor music making bastards. Like a true king.)
Marble Valley started as a project of Steve West (Pavement, Silver Jews). Over the years it grew into a party tour de force, consisting of a mix of american, dutch and englishmen, Marble Valley are Steve West, Andy Dimmack, Robert Ellerby, Aaron Gammon, Carl Hogarth, Remko Schouten and James Waudby.
Old Timey stringduo. Moira Mirck & Thomas Olivier
Folk rock / americana collective that creates an easy style with vocal harmonies that are reminisent of the late 70’s early 80’s supergroups. The Good Folks are a collective of seasoned musicians that share an unusual light hearted yet familiar melancholic folk vibe. Jonathan Coughlan, Tom Beemster, Astrid Oud, Daan Guilliamse.
Amsterdam-based Wondertrees share a fascination for bands as Sparklehorse and Palace Brothers. Mixing up the eerily slow tempo and sound of one of their many influences like LOW and Codeine with a faint reminder of Johnny Cash to sped-up postpunk tracks referring to bands such as Jane’s Addiction. “Wondertrees are out there as well-defined keepers of the legacy these bands and musicians have provided us with, while adding new flavour and taking it to the present.”
When IJland Studio engineer Remko met post-Pavement indie rockers Bull on a tour with Canshaker Pi, a perfect artistic mariage was about to take place. Six Def Records released the first few singles of their debut album on 7″ vinyl, quickly co-catapulting them with Young Thugs to EMI. The album Discover Efforless Living is recorded, mixed and mastered at IJland Studio.
‘SLACKER-PUNX FROM ‘ULL.’ SDR released the EP When It’s Party Time. Recorded, mixed and mastered at IJland Studio.
Amsterdam native demi-Irish Rose Doolan delivers deeply personal, folk-inspired songs about the unexpected beauty that lies in life’s darker corners. Endowed with a deep, clear, and warm voice, her simple but catchy guitar arrangements, and a gift for writing scenic lyrics, has lead Doolan being compared to legends Joni Mitchell, Nick Drake, and Laura Marling. SDR released the debut album ‘Free As I aid I Would Be’. Live recorded, mixed and mastered at IJland Studio.