WE MOGEN WEER! EERSTE KROEG OPTREDEN SINDS START CORONA
27 januari 2022
E-i-n-d-e-l-i-j-k, een optreden in de kroeg! Nu de wereld langzaamaan open gaat, zijn de mogelijkheden om op te treden toegenomen. Het optreden was een groot succes. Het publiek had er zin in en ik zelf ook! Op 7 april treed ik wederom op in Schommelen, te Leiden, Tot dan!
A musical journey
Ever since I can remember I have been making music. I grew up surrounding artists like Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash. I started secretly playing on my moms old guitar and experimented with the sounds. Soon my parents got me into guitar lessons and singing classes too. I wrote my first song when I was 10 and I never stopped making new ones.
Going through high school I was challenged to perform more and develop myself as a songwriter. After graduating I released my first album on June 14th 2019: Lights On.
I moved to Amsterdam soon after where I planned to do further pursue my musical journey. Soon however the Covid-19 pandemic hit. I found comfort in making music and started recording more and more song in my bedroom studio. Going through a mixture of emotions during the pandemic, I soon had a wide range of songs. I decided to call the album The Lost, The Lonely & The Lovers. It was released in november 2020 through an online performance.
Through my academic career and experiences within the queer community in Amsterdam, I found myself more and more concerned with the social inequalities surrounding me. I started writing songs more external to me about every day situations I read about or stories I heard. It became an inspiration for a new album. Liberate Me will be released in June 2022 and will mark a new era in my music. Music that challenges political established conceptions and gives a voice to those often silenced.