Posts Categorized: Seen live


Last night there was a party for all employees of all the companies in the holding. It was a pretty big party, and a pretty nice one as well. Good food, open bar and quite a bit of entertainment. There were two DJs I never even heard of, Crazy Pianos played two sets (although, after… Read more »

Record Store Day

Today is Record Store Day, as is every third saturday of April. Today, we celebrate (independent) record stores, which, let’s face it, are still awesome. While I recognize the fact that CDs and vinyl are ofter available cheaper online—for me, nothing beats walking into an record store, browse around a bit, and walk out with… Read more »

Seen Live: Yori Swart

The first time I ever heard of Yori Swart was when she was playing in support of Anneke van Giersbergen & Agua de Annique in Hilversum. I liked what I heard, and at the end of the evening I went home with her demo and ms. Van Giersbergen’s words (Ik zag je dansen) still echoing… Read more »

De beer die geen beer was

In 1946 schreef Frank Tashlin The Bear That Wasn’t, en daarin gebeurt zo ongeveer het volgende: Lang geleden, om precies te zijn op een dinsdag, begon de Beer aan zijn winterslaap. Toen hij in de lente weer wakker werd, was er een grote fabriek over de grot waarin hij wintersliep gebouwd. En toen begon de… Read more »

Seen Live: Daniël Lohues

Another year, another album by Daniël Lohues, and another tour of Dutch theaters to promote it. So yesterday I once again found me sitting front and center in Amsterdam’s De Kleine Komedie, where mr. Lohues and two of his musical friends played almost all tracks of his latest album Gunder, and a selection of songs… Read more »