Netherlands

  • Written by Me – a mastery of the simplicity of acoustic indie music

    Netherlands songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Written by Me AKA WbM has been an active musician for 20 years first under the name Isobel (released one song on Kid Antrim Music compilation called “Don’t be Sad”) and later as member of the band MusicMind which folded after short time. Says WbM:...
  • Chris Abelen: “Songs on the eve of dismissal” – an accomplished and unusual recording

    Chris Abelen is a Dutch jazz trombonist, composer and bandleader. Abelen started his professional career as a member of the Willem Breuker Kollektief band. When he left this band in 1988 he started his own forming his own bands. All compositions for these bands were, and are, written by...
  • Leandro Huerta: “TRAP LIVE HOTEL” – strong and vigorous with velvety vibes

    Born on the tropical island of Curacao and now living in the Netherlands, Leandro Huerta aka De La Huerta is a music producer, songwriter and performing artist. His music reflects his roots, which are drawn from Dutch, African, Spanish and Indian influences. Leandro’s latest release is the EP, “TRAP...
  • Doc Jazz: “It Takes Love” produces a smooth groove

    Doc Jazz’s songs are emotional, some are slow, others are upbeat, and most of the songs weave melodies through stories in a way that has you holding your breath to hear the words – then again, if you want, they can just have you tapping your toes or stomping your...
  • The Estate Amsterdam: “Look At Us Go” – a massive leap forward!

    The Estate Amsterdam is a young band based out of Amsterdam in The Netherlands. The band is formed by Armani van Engelen (Keyboards, bass and vocals), Boaz Vida (Drums, percussion and vocals) and Simon Haneveld (Guitar and vocals), who together deliver a brand of music influenced by a broad mix of styles including blues-rock,...
  • AMARU: “Independence Day” has tapped into something special!

    AMARU is a singer-songwriter and a trained actor, originally from the Republic of Suriname (South America), residing in The Netherlands (Europe) since 1991. Watching Denzel Washington, his favorite actor, on television, propelled AMARU to take acting lessons and oddly enough it was the acting that took off before the...