Posts Tagged: Daniël Lohues

30 Day Song Challenge #24

Day 24: a song by a band you wish were still together. Skik — Alles gaat voorbij I only saw Skik live once, and that was long before I really started to like them. Since then, their singer / songwriter Daniël Lohues has completely won me over with his solo work. While I don’t really… Read more »

Seen Live: Daniël Lohues, “Moi”

This time, most of the set list is culled from his latest album Moi, but other than that, it was the same as before: Daniël Lohues came on, said “Moi” to the audience, played songs and told tales. There is little else I can say about this show, without repeating myself. It seems deceptively simple,… Read more »

Seen Live: Daniël Lohues

Daniël Lohues has a new album out, called Aosem, and there’s a story behind the title. He was travelling through the US, and in a hotel bar in Albuquerque, some couple asked did the usual How you doin’? and so he told them that he was travelling around, catching a breath, so to speak. Awesome,… Read more »

Seen Live: Daniël Lohues

As the British philosophers quartet Led Zeppelin once said, the song remains the same. Another year, another album and tour by Daniël Lohues. Together with Bernard Gepken (guitars, banjo, mandoline, vocals) and Guus Strijbosch (upright bass), he plays a large swath of his new album, “D”, and a section of his earlier work, while telling… Read more »

Seen Live: Daniël Lohues

After five years, you probably could call it a tradition: Daniël Lohues records an album and tours in support of it, and I go and see him when he plays in Amsterdam’s Kleine Komedie. (In fact, the last four years I somehow managed to end up in the middle of the first row.) The recipe… Read more »