The Dance & Music part of my ‘Dutch Girl Does Arts & Culture’ series covering anything from ballet, flamenco, electronic music, organ music and a modular synth meet.
Happy Friday everybody! I hope you all have an amazing weekend to look forward to. Here are some of my favourite new music tunes of the moment to get you going. Listen, dance, enjoy and celebrate the weekend!
I’m briefly back in the Netherlands to attend the premiere of Fresas, the latest dance production by Dutch National Ballet scored by my hubby, also known as Robin Rimbaud (artist name Scanner). In this interview Robin speaks about the importance of art and the process of writing dance scores.
Last year I had the pleasure of interviewing Graham Massey, leading figure of seminal British electronic group 808 State. Part 1 of the interview was published last month. Here is part 2!
With the exception of DJs such as Armin van Buuren and DJ Tiësto, hardly any Dutch music acts/bands are known internationally. This is a real shame as there are lots of bands out there that deserve international recognition. Therefore I’m sharing with you in this post four Dutch bands you should know!
808 State, who take their name after the Roland TR-808 drum machine, are regarded as pioneers of acid house. They have been touring with their defining album ‘Ninety’ for the last year and last June I happened to be in the Netherlands when they played a show at W2 in Den Bosch. Before they were about to play an exciting live show, band member Graham Massey kindly agreed to do an interview with me. Here is part 1 of my interview with Graham!
Don’t despair, it’s the moment you’ve have all been eagerly waiting for: my arts & culture wrap-up of the last three months. Without further ado, I give thee an overview of all the art & cultural-related things I’ve done, seen and discovered between April and June 2015.
Last month I shared some of my favourite music scenes in films with you and asked you what YOUR favourite music scenes were. I had lots of responses on social media relating to this and the post proved to be very popular indeed and definitely deserved a follow-up. As I am a big fan of …
It’s a common fact that music triggers memories. Hearing back a song from your childhood can bring back sweet memories of your family or a memorable day with friends. For example, the tunes of Mr Brightside by The Killers instantly take me back to that legendary summer day at Rock Werchter Festival in 2007 where my friends and I saw …
Underworld is currently on tour celebrating the 20th anniversary of their decisive album dubbnobasswithmyheadman. I saw them play at STRP Festival in Eindhoven, here is my review.