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Altın Gün

On their debut album \u2018On\u2019 (Bongo Joe Records), the band show what happens when you open doors between Turkish folk songs which were passed on from generation to generation on the one hand and a dirty blend of funk rhythms, wah-wah guitars and analogue organs on the other.The Amsterdammers who come from variou...

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Arp Frique

Pulsating NYC style live disco vibes, interwoven with both Caribbean and Cape Verdean sounds, are themes throughout the record with danceability always guaranteed and a healthy finishing touch of weirdness present across most tracks. First single \u2018Nos Magia\u2019 was shortlisted for Track of the Year 2017 at Gille...

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AWKWARD i

AWKWARD i, aka Dutch songwriter Djurre de Haan, has announced a new album: KYD. De Haan found the word “Kyd” in a magazine article about off-the-grid communities. “A woman had the idealistic idea of allowing her son to choose his own name. She waited until he was old enough to decide for himself. When...

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Bazzookas

It\u2019s a universal energy that comes from the beating heart of the 8-man-strong band. Based on a classic ska punk rhythm and happy rock-steady melodies, the band unleashes a stage energy that enriches really any festival. They roll up with brass instruments, bells and whistles in their big yellow American school bus...

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BEA1991

Since 2014, independent artist and musical polymath BEA1991 has lived between Amsterdam, London and NYC, experimenting with a variety of creative disciplines.Following the release of EP\u2019s \u2018Good Thinking\u2019 & \u2018Songs of 2k11\u2019, BEA toured and worked closely with musical allies Blood Orange, Porc...

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Bewilder

Bewilder is a new band, albeit with several familiar faces. After working for over a year on their debut Dear Island (Excelsior Recordings), the band started off great with performances at Into The Great Wide Open, radio and tv shows, and a Dutch clubtour in fall 2015. Dear Island was very well received and was de...

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Black Oak

Black Oak is a new band formed around singer-songwriters Geert van der Velde (The Black Atlantic) and Thijs Kuijken (I am Oak). Just like the name of the band is a synthesis of both songwriters' other band names, so too the music a synthesis of the best that both The Black Atlantic and I am Oak have to offer musically....

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Blaudzun

Indie rock singer Johannes Sigmond goes by the name of Blaudzun, a reference to an obscure Danish cyclist. The Dutchman debuted in 2008 with moving folk noir helped by a strong, melancholic voice. Over the years his sound has matured and he surrounded himself with a more than impressive band. Third album Heavy Flowers...

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Brass Rave Unit

Brass Rave Unit delivers high octane muscle and lung powered raves at \nany location and at any time. They gained notoriety by playing in the \nAmsterdam club scene, toppling over the DJ-stand and playing with all \ntheir might to remind people that live music and real instruments are \nstill the best ingredients for a...

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Chef'Special

Since their formation in 2008, Dutch band Chef’Special has released three albums, toured extensively and rapidly built a fanbase across Europe and the US. The band’s unique blend of hip-hop, rock and reggae is an exciting sound for longtime fans and new listeners alike. A huge part of Chef’...

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Crying Boys Cafe

A celebration of grief, they call it. In any case Crying Boys Cafe is a remarkable band. This four-piece from Rotterdam combines musical happiness with an appreciation of the fragility of life. A bit like the gospel songs in the cotton fields, their songs are cheerful regardless of the situation of the singers. And Cry...

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Cut_

Electronic duo CUT_ took off rapidly after their rendition of Stromae's Papaoutai went viral. They have since played numerous shows, including performances at the Amsterdam Dance Event and most of the major Dutch festivals. After retreating to the French Alps to work on new material and signing a record deal with [...

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Darlyn

Darlyn produce a dreamy mix of roots pop and folk, inspired by acts of the fifties, sixties and seventies. It's where Fleetwood Mac and CSN&Y meet Leon Bridges. The sound of this new Dutch band is raw, rootsy and free, with an elegant edge. Uplifting and catchy, but with a touch of melancholy. Following support...

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Death Alley

Hawkwind-worshipping, Stooges-referencing soulful psychedelic rock'n'roll miscreants from Amsterdam delivering a live show that is a righteous next step for classic heavy rock, as punk as it is metal and delivered with nigh-on-unmatched vitality. After releasing their highly acclaimed debut album  Magick B...

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DeWolff

DeWolff is a three-headed rock \u2019n roll monster from the Netherlands. They were barely teenagers when the band was born in 2007 on a diet of Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, Leon Russel, Allman Brothers and Led Zeppelin by brothers Pablo (singer/guitarist) and Luka van de Poel (drums), 13 and 15 at the time, and Hammond or...

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