Microplaza’s self-titled debut 7″ came out yesterday. Short, soft & sweet! The release show in Studio Patrick yesterday was a great success. Listen to the beautiful mini-LP on your favorite streaming service, or get one of the last copies in our Bandcamp store. Limited edition of 30 is close to sold out already.
Today, Popronde Nederland starts off in Nijmegen. 100 acts throughout the whole city. Major event, really cool.
LOGOUT is playing the Popronde traveling circus this year. These are his confirmed dates so far:
13.09 Theater Vier, Nijmegen
20.09 Plexus, Delft
11.10 Klein Berlijn, Utrecht
03.11 Mudly’s Barbershop, Rotterdam
Watch the official video for Howart‘s Song now, so you can sing along this weekend:
The footage was shot during the turn of the year 2010-2011 in Finland, where I am Oak was recording their album Nowhere Or Tammensaari.
See you tomorrow at Vette Analoge Shit met o.a. Michael Feuerstack, Howart en Howrah in Vechtclub XL, Utrecht!
Howart’s self-titled debut album is out today! After so many years in the making, we are really happy and thrilled that this special release finally sees the light of day.
Listen to the whole record here:
23.06 De Vasim in Nijmegen: https://bit.ly/2ydgaR7
On June 15, we will finally release the Howart debut LP. A mini album with an exciting mix of psychedelica, kraut and noise pop. Also a stunning sleeve. More info tomorrow.
A week later, Howart (consisting of Anneke Nieuwdorp, Dave Mollen, Gino Wht Miniutti and Stefan Breuer) will play two release shows:
22.06 Vette Analoge Shit met o.a. Michael Feuerstack, Howart en Howrah in Vechtclub XL, Utrecht
23.06 Mummy’s a Tree Release Festival Goodbye Stratosphere in De Vasim, Nijmegen
Hope to see you there!
For the latest release by American producer/musician Todd Tobias (Massabu Evening Entertainments), we did something special. A mysterious band is credited on the sleeve of the album, Combo Qasam. This band did not exist. A couple of Lost Bear and Rogue Minor band members then decided to bring this band to life and play the songs from the album.
Todd Tobias also wrote a pamphlet, talking about a DIY Fun Movement: get away from your screens and out of prefab discos, and create your own fun. The music and the pamphlet did create a special DIY Fun vibe on the three shows Combo Qasam played, in OCCII (Amsterdam), Worm (Rotterdam) and Studio Patrick (Utrecht). On the last night (the most successful expression of DIY Fun), there was a reviewer of 3voor12/Utrecht who wrote a very thoughtful piece with some beautiful photos. Read it here: https://bit.ly/2pSZaJb.
We also shot video material of the show. Get a sense of what was going on here:
On the latest album by Todd Tobias (coming out March 23), Combo Qasam is a fictional band from Massabu. But in the meantime, Hanad (electric guitar, rebab, kaban), Soofe (flute, farfisa organ, rababah), Maax (bass guitar, boxes) and Doog (spoons), along with dancers and actors, got ready to perform their weirdness on stage in this visible universe.
During three Dutch shows, Combo Qasam (in which we recognize members of Lost Bear and Rogue Minor) will play the songs from Massabu Evening Entertainments. They will bring their DIY Fun Movement to these towns, supporting Gillespie from Kosovo on every night:
Oh my oh my! Le Mini Who? has always been one of our favorite days of the year. This year we hosted a crowded and great show by Moon Moon Moon (these guys keep getting better!) and then the release show of French slowcore/indiefolk outfit garciaphone (SO GOOD!). It could not have been better.