Category Archives: Live

Combo Qazam live at the Vechtclub XL, Utrecht

First live show we organized in more than a year… and it’s happening this Monday (June 14) already! Combo Qazam will play the big hall of the Vechtclub XL in Utrecht. Seats are limited to 30, and all usual corona measurements are in place. No need to test or anything though, you just have to be healthy and buy a ticket in advance. We are beyond excited and really hope you will share this weird sitting-on-a-chair-with-distance-between-you experience with us one last time.

Tickets here (get them fast)!

It’s a special show for Combo Qazam, cause it’s the first (and probably last) time they will perform as a three-piece. Guitarist Gino is still quarantined, but will re-enter society soon. The other members worked on new material all year and are eager to share their work with you. Expect a few Flight Music ditties, and a lot of new and newer stuff. It’s dark, groovy, and cool.

We are happy with the opportunity that Vechtclub XL gave us, as it is not possible at the moment to host shows in our own Studio Patrick. We hope to be able to soon, but you can see this event as a sort of “Patrick presents”. We’ll bring the music, Persian rugs and lamps, and we hope to see all your lovely faces that we haven’t seen at all for so long.

Microplaza offers online release show

Microplaza will perform their new mini-album ‘We’ll Never Fit In This Poem Together’ this Saturday, 15:00, on the Tiny Room Records Facebook timeline. This semi-live quarantine video is the substitute to the live show that was originally planned in Dig It! Recordstore, Utrecht. Since meeting physically is not possible at the moment, we do what we can. So we offer this specially prepared ‘semi-live’ performance with live versions of the songs on the record, recorded remotely.

Stay at home, stay healthy. Watch and celebrate this 10-minute performance with us, and afterwards have a drink and talk in a Zoom session! After that, the remaining records (limited edition of 30 7″ records) will be for sale in the Tiny Room webshop

February 26: Katzwijm x Tiny Room night in OCCII

On February 26, we host an awesome night full of indie rock, punk and experimental electronics in OCCII (Amsterdam). We do this with likeminded platform Katzwijm, the famous (well, in our circles, but they should be known worldwide) studio, record label, beer brewery and show organizing collective from Voorhout. Super siked and heel gezellig!

On the bill are The Johns and True Dreams, both from Brooklyn, NYC. The former will surprise us with a mix of garage folk with Caribbean influences. New album Forge is out now and it’s great. True Dreams is a feminist garage punk duo, a catchy as hell slap in the face.

From our own roster we provide post-punkers Combo Qazam, who are gearing up to the release of their debut album in May, and electronic folk hero LOGOUT, who started to sing in his native Greek language recently. We hope to see you all in Amsterdam!

5 Year Anniversary Party AFTERMOVIE

Yes, we know our big 5 Year Anniversary Party was a few months ago. But hey, we’re a super small indie label and we just didn’t find the time to edit an aftermovie. UNTIL NOW! Footage from all artists, to capture a bit of the magic from that last weekend of November 2019 and put a smile on our faces again.

See you in 5 years! Or in a few weeks, because on February 26 we host our next event in OCCII, Amsterdam: KatzwijmxTinyRoom: The Johns, True Dreams, Combo Qazam, Logout

Live video of Gunshot by Combo Qazam

Last weekend, Combo Qazam played the first show of the year, on the annual Schaalwerk (a set construction company) party. The show was almost blown off prematurely because the security dog bit drummer Arno in his leg and he had to get a tetanus test. Luckily, everything turned out fine in the end.

75 shows booked by Tiny Room in 2019!

A few years ago, we decided to focus more on live events and bookings. We started Tiny Room Booking to make sure our artists get to play throughout the Netherlands. Since then, we also hosted more shows in our hometown Utrecht, mainly in Studio Patrick and Brewpub De Kromme Haring. Sometimes with partners like Vette Analoge Shit or Minor Rogue Bookings.

photo by Ab Al-Tamimi

We ended up booking 75 concerts in 2019. Pretty awesome. What’s even more awesome, is that all these shows were beautiful, mind-blowing, rad, special and/or great. A league of its own.

So thank you for the music: The Star Pillow, Oliver Oat, LOGOUT, Holden Goldmund, Howart, The World of Dust, Broads, Osmosis / I am Oak, Alienbaby Collective, Voorzieningen, Avery Plains, My Friend Television, Santa Fé, Toby Goodshank, BOO HOO, Microplaza, Lian Ray, This Leo Sunrise, Sherman Oaks, Rogue Minor, R. De Selby, Wooden Soldiers, Kittiwake, Enablers, Trey, Astral Swans, Ghost Bag & Tine Fetz, Combo Qazam, Landowner, Mevrouw Tamara, Pollyanna, The Secret Love Parade, Victory Hall, Queen of the Meadow, Garciaphone, Taïfun and Naked Shortsellers.

Also big thanks to all the venues, promoters, labels and bookers that we worked with to make this possible. See a list of all shows in 2019 here: https://www.tinyroom.nl/booking/

New video by The World of Dust: Yellow Fangs

In celebration of the upcoming tour in Japan (starting next week already), The World of Dust is releasing a new video and single today! The video is a combination of collages and landscape videos that Stefan Breuer made in Norway & Sweden this summer. The lyrics have been translated to Japanese, so all the new fans over there will also know what he is singing about (which is insecurity, doubts, trust, the usual dismals).


THE WORLD OF DUST JAPAN TOUR 2019
05-oct-2019: Give Me Little More, 松本 Matsumoto
06-oct-2019: Space Eauuu, 神戸 Kobe
07-oct-2019: K.D.Japon, 名古屋 Nagoya
09-oct-2019: Hard Rain, 大阪 Osaka
10-oct-2019: Toonice, 高松 Takamatsu
11-oct-2019: Space O92, 広島 Hiroshima
12-oct-2019: Home, 渋谷 Shibuya, Tokyo

All tour dates in Japan are with I am Oak.

Toby Goodshank release show

We celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Toby Goodshank‘s untitled album with a re-release on LP on Tiny Room Records and Lousy Moon Records. Release show is next week, May 22, in Brewpub De Kromme Haring. Boo Hoo (DE) and Oliver Oat (NL) are the supports. Come on over for this celebration of beautiful indie music. FB event here!
 
Toby Goodshank (Brooklyn, USA) made his high-profile musical debut as a guitar player in The Moldy Peaches. He started a prolific solo career, recording and self-releasing 14 albums in a five-year span and touring Europe with artists including Jeffrey Lewis and Kimya Dawson. Goodshank’s style draws from a variety of pop, underground art and musical influences and employs many instrumental textures. Unconventional song structure, humor, innuendo and wordplay are staples of his music and artwork. He co-founded the 3MB art collective with Adam Green and Macaulay Culkin. Toby is on tour for 2 weeks in The Netherlands and Germany, and this is the first date.