First of all we wish you a happy Christmas, despite the lockdowns, the coronavirus, and everything. Thanks to all your votes we made it again to the Snob 2000 radioplaylist this year. Thank you very much for that! 🙏 😊 We reached position 366 and 400 with our songs ‘Moon’ and ‘Nightporter.’ It’s possible to listen to the Snob 2000 on Pinguin Radio. There’s also a quite popular Snob 2000 2020 playlist on Spotify.
Last week we gave another online livestream concert, this time in the studio at Funtime Live. The sound of this concert was marvellous and the stage was beautiful too with its red curtains like in the black lodge of Twin Peaks. Perhaps you voted last week for the Snob 2000. We’ll hear if we made it to this great yearly radioshow and playlist after December 18. We’ll tell you as soon as we know more! On December 28 we will give another online livestream livingroom concert, on YouTube again, in the evening. Every concert we improve our sound quality. The entrance is free again, hope to see you there! After Christmas we will make some new recordings of a few brand new songs too.
On Sunday evening the 25th of October, 8 PM we will give a short live online livingroom concert (about 40 minutes long), provided to you through our Facebookpage. The concert is free and available for everyone, also for people who don’t use Facebook. We hope to meet you there. Enjoy!
Last week KMS Reviews did a nice and short interview with us. You can find the interview here. The other nice news is that we will give a new online live concert with Funtime Live, on November the 25th. This time the sound will be much better than the last time, when we streamed the gig straight from an old iPhone on our Facebook account. And during this corona times there will be more online live concerts in the (near) future; watch our gigs calender for news about that….
Our concert on Sunday Sept 6th will be online, due to the new coronarules. The council of Breda doesn’t allow us to play in a garden anymore…..The time has been changed to 4.15 PM. Originally we were booked on a gardenconcert at this nice outdoor gardenfestival, totally coronaproof we would say…. but nevertheless the council of Breda didn’t approve it. It would be our first live concert with a real audience since corona………… but now we will give an online concert instead. You are able to watch it live at our Facebookpage and on the Struinen in de Tuinen website. Hope to see you there!
We just heard the great news that we will receive a grant from the Sena Music Production fund for a great deal of the costs that we will make to produce our next album! Not all our costs will be funded, but a large share of it. And that’s good news, since we didn’t receive any grant or subsidy for more than seventeen years. Needless to say that we are quite happy with this and we can’t wait to make this album during the next months.
We are rehearsing, writing songs and recording together again, since May 17, and we’re quite happy with that! We hope to give a few concerts soon too, but that’s still difficult for all musicians in Holland (and abroad) because of the coronarules. We hope to meet y’all soon again in the flesh!
During the lockdown we had a zoom meeting every week. We mixed one of our new songs online together through Zoom, which wasn’t easy, and we gave a small online live concert from home, on Facebook. We wrote a few new songs and improved some lyrics. But now finally we’re looking forward to meet again in the studio. If none of the bandmembers is coughing or snivering anymore, we’ll go into the studio and finally go on with the recording of our songs on the 17th of May. We’ll keep our fingers crossed.
During the lockdown we aren’t able to rehearse or record together for a little while. But instead we had a Zoom meeting last Sunday, where we made a first mix of our new song, called “Elsa.” Next Sunday we will have such a mixing session again. When nobody of the band members has a running nose or cough anymore we will be able to go into the studio again, not only virtual, like now.