Roster


updated July 20, 2017
bold: representation for all of Europe

10cc-posed-paul-keith-graham-mick-rick-in-nz-2015-credit-stewart-macpherson10cc (GBR)
website, myspace
Legendary band with ultra-high quality pop/rock songs that reached the charts many times.
Merely reading the titles should bring the song to your mind: Dreadlock Holiday, I’m Not In Love, The Wall Street Shuffle, The Things We Do For Love, Rubber Bullets, I’m Mandy Fly Me, etcetera.
Check the recent documentary ‘I’m Not In Love – The Story of 10cc’ here.
Bookings for the Netherlands(by Rob)

 

Adoloescents b-w photoThe Adolescents (USA)
facebook, myspace
one of the founding fathers of the Californian punk scene
new album (2016) “Manifest Destiny” (Concrete Jungle-Sonic Rendezvous)
bookings for the Netherlands (by Rob)

 

 

Afrika Bambaataa foto 2010.08.03

Afrika Bambaataa (USA)
zulunation, wikipedia
Afrika Bambaataa is one of the three originators of break-beat deejaying, and is known as the “Grandfather” and “Godfather” and The Amen Ra of Universal Hip Hop Culture as well as The Father of The Electro Funk Sound.
(Tommy Boy Records).
Bookings for the Netherlands (by Rob)

 

ATGC photo turningAnd the Golden Choir (DEU)
website, facebook
New project of multi-instrumentalist and producer Tobias Siebert, melancholic compositions with the bittersweet voice and an analogue approach. The former solo project is now available as full band too!
Current album “Another Half Life” (Cargo Records-Sonic Rendezvous).
Bookings for the Netherlands (by Hilde)

 

Antilopen Gang (DEU)
website, facebook, youtube, soundcloud
Antilopen Gang produce original hip hop, with lots of energy and fun, with real instruments, with humor, with love, but also with a strong stance against the extremist middle class and right-wingers, against homophobia, and against self-complacency.
Their brand-new album ‘Anarchie und Alltag’ entered the official German album-charts on no. 1 immediately upon release!
Bookings for the Netherlands (by Rob)

 

Aucan (ITA)
website, facebook, soundcloud, myspace
live rock and with an innovative electronic production sound, ranging from modern dubstep and jarring broken riffs to desolate ambient landscapes; intense melodies are combined with dark, psychedelic harmonies and rap-influenced styles
new album “Stelle Fisse” (Kowloon Records-De Konkurrent)
bookings for the Netherlands (by Rob)

 

Jill Barber live 2Jill Barber (CAN)
website, facebook
Songs of romance and nostalgia, embracing Stax rhythms and a Philly soul backbeat to go along with Jill’s warm sultry vocals.
Jill recorded her new album together with her brother Matthew, with 5 new songs and 6 covers, all about loyalty, memories and, or course, family.
Current album “The Family Album” in duet with her brother Matthew Barber (Outside Music-Bertus).

Bookings for all of Europe (by Hilde)

 

big-promo-4-smallBlind Idiot God (USA)
website, facebook
Instrumental mix of noise, dub, post-hardcore and heavy metal.
New album “Before Ever After” (Indivisible Music).
Bookings for all of Europe (by
Rob)

 

 

Brian Borcherdt (CAN)
website, facebook, myspace
sad, victorious, melancholic, triumphant, passionate, alive, an orgasm of rock
Holy Fuck’s Brian Borcherdt with his original singer-songwriter/alternative rock material
bookings for all of Europe (by
Rob)

 

buzzcocks-hanging-2016-01-22Buzzcocks (GBR)
website, facebook, myspace
Purveyors of ultimate pop-punk since 1976.
Current studio album “The Way” (1-2-3-4-GO! Records-Bertus).
Booking for the Netherlands (by Rob)

 

 

The Cliks - Lucas Silveria 2011.01.11The Cliks (CAN)
website, facebook, myspace
rock with primal, stylish ferocity reminiscent of the early Pretenders” (Boston Globe)
current album: “Black Tie Elevator”
also available:
Lucas Silveira solo
current album: “Mockingbird”
both: special act for all LGBT-events like Pride Parades
bookings for all of Europe (by
Rob)

 

De Brassers dark photo Sep 2005de brassers (BEL)
facebook, myspace
Flemish new wave pioneers still kick ass with music that grabs you by the throat.
bookings for the Netherlands (by Rob)

 

 

Yael Deckelbaum (CAN/ISR)
website, facebook, youtube
Canadian-Israeli singer-songwriter and activist. She has written and composed the song “Prayer of The Mothers”, that turned into the anthem of the march of hope. The “March of Hope” project was started in October 2016 by Jewish and Arab women, resulting in a march of thousands of women from the north of Israel to Jerusalem in a call for peace.
Current album: Enosh (Hatav Hashmini-import)
Bookings for the Netherlands (by Hilde)

 

Delinquent Habits (USA)
website, myspace
Latin hiphop with distinct mariachi elements.
Hits include “Tres Delinquentes”, “Return of the Tres” and “Here Come the Horns”.
Brand-new album ‘It Could Be Round Two’ out now.
Dutch club tour in April did very well!
Bookings for the Netherlands (by Rob)

 

Dub Pistols posed photo hi res 2012Dub Pistols (GBR)
website, facebook, youtube, myspace
‘A perfect mix of dub, big beat and triphop’.
The last few years revered as one of the UK’s best live acts!
New album “The Return of the Pistoleros” (Sunday Best Records-PiaS); watch out for the next one, out autumn 2017!
bookings for the Netherlands (by Rob)

 

Evvol - edited - profielfoto 1 Facebook 2015.08.14Evvol (DEU)
website, facebook
Evvol are an Irish/Australian/French trio with home-base Berlin. Their beautiful dark wave sounds have mesmerized many. Descriptions include: light and dark, entrapment and escape, immersion and surrender. The band was formerly known as Kool Thing.
Evvol’s debut-album ‘Eternalism’ is out now! (!K7 Records – V2)
bookings for the Netherlands (by Rob)

 

The Fall (GBR)
website, wikipedia
The Fall (Mark E. Smith) is still on top.
Their last three albums received 5*****-rave-reviews. Live album released in ’14, current studio album “Sub-lingual Tablet” (Cherry Red Records – Suburban).
New album “New Facts Emerge” out late July.
Bookings for the Netherlands (by Rob)

 

Fefa2012_3b_360dpi_(Julia Hoppen)Fehlfarben (DEU)
website, myspace
kings of the ‘Neue Deutsche Welle’ from the 80’s, still to the point
brandnew album “Über… Menschen” (Tapete Records-Sonic Rendezvous)
bookings for the Netherlands (by Rob)

 

 

GGG hr credit Rich SiegleGore Gore Girls (USA)
website, facebook
Garage rock girls from Detroit are back together, ‘mix Stooges spit with Supremes soul’.
Current album “Get The Gore”, new album expected in 2017! (Bloodshot Records-Bertus).

Bookings for all of Europe (by Hilde)

 

Heavy Trash photoHeavy Trash (USA)
website, myspace
Jon Spencer + Matt Verta-Ray and band do to rockabilly what the Blues Explosion does to the blues.
Current albums “Midnight Soul Serenade” (Crunchy Frog-Sonic Rendezvous) + “Noir!” (Bronze Rat-Munich/V2).
Bookings for the Netherlands (by Rob)

 

jimi_tenor_and_kabu_kabu3_dlJimi Tenor & Kabu Kabu (FIN)
website, facebook, myspace
Afro-jazz, combining Tenor’s smoking neo-bebop with Kabu Kabu’s African rhythms.
New album “Saxentric” out now! (Herakles Records-Word and Sound).
Bookings for the Netherlands (by Hilde)

 

Sass Jordan (CAN)
website, facebook, twitter, instagram
Canada’s ‘Queen of Rock’, known from her hits: “Make You A Believer”, “High Road Easy”, “So Hard”, and many more.
New album “Racine Revisited” due September 15, 2017! (Linus Entertainment-Bertus)
bookings for all of Europe (by
Hilde)

 

Mo Kinney photo-by-Paul-Wright_279-smMo Kenney (CAN)
website, facebook
singer-songwriter with acoustic guitar lines with lush, soft tones and airy, floaty vocals; the Canadian answer to strong female singer-songwriters like Lorde, Foxes and Lana DelRay
current album “In My Dreams” (Pheronome Recordings)
bookings for the Netherlands (by Hilde)

 

Gods and Monsters - ShiversGary Lucas & Gods and Monsters (USA)
website, myspace
Gary Lucas was guitarist for Captain Beefheart (r.i.p.) before (and after) he started his own career.  With Gods and Monsters, Gary Lucas is accompanied by Billy Ficca (drums; Television) and Ernie Brooks (bass and vocals; Modern Lovers).
current album “The Ordeal of Civility”
bookings for all of Europe (by
Rob)

 

mil-santos-foto-chickenMil Santos (COL)
website, facebook
Mil Santos (Thousand Saints) plays Colombian salsa/cumbia mixed with pop/rock to express the connection between ‘old’ world and ‘new’ world. A great festival band!
Current album “El Día” out now (Flowfisch Records).
Bookings for the Netherlands (by Hilde)

 

Elliott Murphy - hat - 2015.04.19Elliott Murphy (USA/FRA)
website, myspace
Singer-songwriter, on his most recent studio album Elliott Murphy goes back to the style of his classic 70’s albums, that often brought him comparisons to Bob Dylan.
New album “Aquashow Deconstructed”
Bookings for the Netherlands (by Rob)

 

Musée Mécanique fc landscape photo with keys - vs. 1 - small - 2015.01Musée Mécanique (USA)
website, facebook, youtube, soundcloud, wiki
being compared to Neutral Milk Hotel and Beirut, the band’s truly beautiful and superb music is described as “a layered, delicate take on folk, meticulously arranged with an ear for atmosphere and texture, with surprises unfolding every moment”and a “subtle, elegant, yet fully modern folk-pop”
current album ‘From Shores of Sleep’ (Glitterhouse – V2/Munich)
bookings for the Netherlands (by Rob)

 

Os Mutantes (BRA)
wiki, facebook
Os Mutantes, who did very well at last year’s Le Guess Who? Festival in Utrecht, The Netherlands, are an influential Brazilian psychedelic rock band, linked with the Tropicália movement of the late 1960s.
Their well-known fans include(d) Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain and Talking Heads’ David Byrne, who released Os Mutantes albums on his Luaka Bop record label.
The band’s current record label is Krian Music Group (USA) who also released Blaudzun.
Current album ‘Fool Metal Jack’ (Krian Music (USA)).
Bookings for the Netherlands (by Rob)

 

I Muvrini 15 GF et Alain arrière plan mur @ Gypsy FLORES-1I Muvrini (FRA)
website, Dutch website, fansite
Corsican singer-songwriters since 30 years, combination of traditional polyphony with pop.
New album “Luminelli” due summer ’17!
Bookings for the Netherlands (by Hilde)

 

The New Mendicants - Joe Pernice and Norman Blake - photo by L. SteinThe New Mendicants (CAN)
website
Joe Pernice (Pernice Brothers) + Norman Blake (Teenage Fanclub), both based in Toronto these days, treat us to some truly wonderful music live, and on a new 6-track-EP
debut album “Into the Lime” (One Little Indian Records)
bookings for the Netherlands (by Rob)

 

TheNomads - four heads - 2012.04 - by Cato LeinThe Nomads (SWE)
website, facebook, myspace
The godfathers of the Swedish garage rock scene.
Current album ‘Solna’ received rave reviews (Universal for Scandinavia, Devils Jukebox for the rest of Europe); 2013 release: “Loaded Deluxe EP” on coloured vinyl with brand new tracks!
Bookings for all of Europe except SWE (by
Rob)

 

Pretty & Nice four - dance - lo-resPretty & Nice (USA)
website, facebook
“songs are born on sunny porches, zapped with electricity, arranged around dancing morpho-rhythms, and slingshot skyward” (last.fm)
current album “Golden Rules for Golden People” (Rory Records/Equal Vision-Konkurrent)
bookings for the Netherlands (by Rob)

 

Ruts D.C. (GBR)
website, facebook
Ruts D.C. are a punk-rock band with clear reggae-influences. The band recently played various shows all over Europe including the UK and Amsterdam editions of Rebellion Festival as well as the touring French Télérama Festival.
New studio album “Music Must Destroy” (Westworld Recordings)
Bookings for the Netherlands (by Rob)

 

Andrea Schroeder by Dixie Schmiedle 2Andrea Schroeder (DEU)
website, facebook
Schroeder effortlessly combines U.S. folk, gothic country and desert rock of the American Southwest with somber chanson-esque ballads
current album “Where the Wild Oceans End” (Glitterhouse-Munich/V2)
bookings for the Netherlands (by Rob)

 

Sean_Riley & the Slowriders 2011.10.03Sean Riley & the Slowriders (PRT)
facebook, myspace
rock, pop, folk, country, americana
played Eurosonic 2011 and were one of the few new bands recorded there by German TV “Rockpalast” for their special “25 years Eurosonic
current (3rd) album “It’s Been a Long Night” (NorteSul/Valentim de Carvalho-Sonic Rendezvous)
bookings for the Netherlands (by Rob)

 

Shonen Knife - turned - hard rock fingers - smallerShonen Knife (NIP)
website, facebook, wiki
Shonen Knife is a groundbreaking Japanese all-female trio combining the best of pop with the best of punk since 1981.
The band performed at All Tomorrow’s Parties in 2016.
The current album is ‘Adventure’ (Damnably Records – Konkurrent).
Bookings for the Netherlands (by Rob)

 

Skip with guitarSkip ‘Little Axe’ McDonald (USA/GBR)
website, facebook, myspace
blues, with a touch of ambient and dub
current studio album “If You Want Loyalty Buy a Dog” (On-U Sound-Konkurrent)
bookings for the Netherlands (by Rob)

 

sbb donostia zw 2Speedball Baby (USA)
label, myspace
blues and r’n’r, subtle yet rough, a unique mesmerizing blend
(In The Red)
bookings for all of Europe (by
Rob)

 

 

Mark StewartMark Stewart (GBR)
in cooperation with Future Noise Music
website, facebook, myspace
political industrial noise-dub with a massive influence on the Bristol music scene
documentary-dvd “ON/OFF: Mark Stewart – from the Pop Group to the Maffia” (Crippled Dick Hot Wax/SPV-Konkurrent)
current albums “The Politics of Envy” (Future Noise Music) + remix-album “Exorcis of Envy”
bookings for the Netherlands (by Rob)

 

sultans-of-string-duo-uitsnedeSultans of String (CAN)
website, facebook
The Canadian world-jazz band Sultans of String got nominated for the JUNO awards in 2015. The folk-fusion duo collaborates on their new album with sitar legend Anwar Khurshid.
“This album embraces immigration and all the opportunities it brings.” (Songlines)
Current album “Sultans of String” (Proper-Bertus).
Bookings for the Netherlands (by Hilde)

 

Tackhead older group photo b-wTackhead (USA/GBR)
website, myspace
Keith LeBlanc, Bernard Fowler, Skip McDonald, Adrian Sherwood and Doug Wimbish combine industrial sounds, dub techniques and hiphop into a unique sound.
current album “For the Love of Money” (Echo Beach Records)
bookings for all of Europe, non-exclusive (by
Rob)

 

Television - quartetTelevision (USA)
facebook, fansite, wiki
Formed in 1973, originally with Richard Hell, Television laid the foundation for New York’s New Wave.
The band (Tom Verlaine, Billy Ficca, Fred Smith, Jimmy Rip) plays songs from all three albums.
Bookings for the Netherlands (by Rob)

 

Ultimate Power DuoUltimate Power Duo (CAN)
website, myspace
True-punk-rock trio, ‘masters and purveyors of demolition rock’; where The Ramones, The Pixies and The Fall meet.
Current album “Space Joe: Ad Astra to the Stars” (with full comic book)
Bookings for the Netherlands (by Rob)

 

Wucan (DEU)
website, facebook
Kraut-fueled heavy flute rock.
Current album “Sow The Wind” (Made In Germany Music – Suburban), new album due September!
They played a great show at EuroSonic Festival in Groningen this year!
Bookings for the Netherlands (by Hilde)

 

Wussy - Sean Costello - fcWussy (USA)
website, facebook
Wussy is the mucial bridge between The Band en Sonic Youth, between roots/americana and heavy/noisy, with Yo La Tengo references.
Current album “Attica”, soon “Forever Sounds” will be released (Damnably Records – Konkurrent).
Bookings for the Netherlands (by Rob)

 

Zoobombs - laughZoobombs (NIP)
website, wiki, facebook
Psych-funk-donuts-rock punkfloyd music.
Constant factor since ’94 is Don Matsuo, ‘a Japanese hiphop Lou Reed, an eclectic musician, mixing all kinds of genres, like hip-hop and rock and new wave, into a vibrant, original cocktail of energetic noise’ (Frontaal Naakt).
Current album “The Sweet Passion”.
Bookings for the Netherlands (by Rob)