Onder Invloed is a project by Dutch journalist Matthijs van der Ven. The title means ‘under the influence’. Since June 16th 2008, he filmed numerous international musicians covering their favourite songs in sessions and at Onder Invloed live shows. His first book, Onder Invloed, was published in 2012.








ANNE SOLDAAT

ANNE SOLDAAT

It was over six years ago when Anne Soldaat recorded his first session and although he’s performed at several of our live shows and was featured in the book Onder Invloed, I felt it was time for a new session. Earlier this year he released his fourth solo record (the third under his own name)...
THE YOUNG FOLK

THE YOUNG FOLK

The first person to introduce me to the Irish band The Young Folk was Davie Lawson, who you might know of one of his hundred sessions for Onder Invloed. Not long after, the band made a guest appearance on a television show by a Dutch singing duo. That caused their first Dutch show to be...
NANA ADJOA

NANA ADJOA

Nana Adjoa is a young musician who’s played bass in quite an impressive collection of bands already, one of the latest being Janne Schra. It wasn’t until last year though, that she started performing as a solo musician. She made it to the final of the Dutch national talent competition De Grote Prijs van Nederland...
PAULUSMA

PAULUSMA

It was still in the early stages of Onder Invloed’s existence, when Paulusma recorded his first session. Since then, he’s performed at multiple of our live events, including the book release, in which he’s also featured, and recorded two traditionals for the record we put out. That’s all in the past, and now he’s recorded...