Posts Categorized: Music

Seen Live: Three Free Gigs

Yeah yeah yeah. I know we’ve been here before: I intend to write some more stuff for my website, and then nothing happens, stuff keeps piling up, and in the end, all I’ve written in a year are a bunch book and gig reviews, and I am not even getting those done at the moment…. Read more »

Overheard at Lunch

“So, Easter, last weekend, did you listen to the Matthäus-Passion?” “No, but I did listen to Jeanny” And in my head, the following scene played out: And so it came to pass that on the first day of the week, very early in the morning, Jeanny went to the tomb, bringing the fragrant spices she… Read more »

Seen Live: Like a Bat Out of Hell

Vorig jaar vierde Meat Loafs Bat Out of Hell zijn 40e verjaardag. Om dat te vieren stelde Menno Gootjes (de gitarist van Focus) een band samen (met muzikanten die bij onder andere We Will Rock You, Jesus Christ Superstar, Ayreon, Anouk, Kane, Trijntje Oosterhuis, Stevie Ann, VOF De Kunst, Charlie Dée, Toontje Lager, Idols/The Voice… Read more »

30 Day Song Challenge #30

Day 30: a song that reminds you of yourself. Acda en De Munnik — Als je me morgen ziet The main reason I like Acda en De Munnik so damn much is the words. Thomas Acda has diminutively said that he just puts them it the right order, but in truth, both he and Paul… Read more »

30 Day Song Challenge #29

Day 29: a song you remember from your childhood. Will To Power — Baby I Love Your Way / Freebird Medley (Free Baby) As I said earlier, I wasn’t all that into music as a kid. Apart from the kiddie stuff, I can’t recall much music beyond what my parents forced upon me (and lets… Read more »