Halvard making Utrecht feel like Nashville in their second full-length
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Halvard making Utrecht feel like Nashville in their second full-length

This week our heavy rotation includes early Roxy Music, Talking Heads, Genesis and the Eno-injected Bowie albums so, we were definitely into the mood for some art rock goodies. Thank goodness what Dutch band Halvard dropped us a record that couldn’t have fit better in what we’ve been into lately. “Day of Electricity” is an outstanding record and a lesson in song-writing, lyrics, production, and visual aesthetics. Spanning over just eight tracks, which honestly will take just a bit over…

Talks

What’s next is the unknown – Interview with Onno Kestens

Onno Kestens’ relationship with music started just like it did for many of us – thanks to our parents’ listening habits and tastes. Then came the guitar lessons, then the first high school bands and finally the desire (and freedom) to write music only for yourself. Currently focused on his upcoming solo album ‘Day of Electricity’, scheduled for June 2019, we had the chance to briefly chat Kestens and find out more about him and how can the unknown be…

Album Reviews

‘Lay of the Land’ by Halvard or the chillest album on Drooble right now

With so many artists trying so hard to be the next big thing we tend to forget in the first place music has to be fun. It has to bring a cool vibe, make you experience something new and take you someplace nice. For this to happen, music doesn’t have to be filled to the top with pretentiousness, big words, and epic concepts. On the contrary, there are so many examples for the best tracks actually being the simplest ones.…