Onder Invloed (The Influences) is a project by
Dutch music journalist Matthijs van der Ven.

Since 2008, he's been filming his favourite
musicians covering their influences in sessions.










Ryan Joseph Burns
INTO THE GREAT WIDE OPEN: PHOTOS

INTO THE GREAT WIDE OPEN: PHOTOS

The footage of the Onder Invloed shows at Into The Great Wide Open 2012 is being edited, but the photos are already finished. As there’s no reason to keep you waiting, there is a selection in this post and more waiting for you at the Onder Invloed Facebook page. You haven’t liked the Facebook page...
RYAN JOSEPH BURNS IN GLASGOW

RYAN JOSEPH BURNS IN GLASGOW

Last Month, I took a two-week-holiday and flew to Glasgow, one of my favourite cities. I brought along a camera, just for the sake of it. For most of the holiday, the camera stayed in the bag I brought it in. But meeting up with a couple of the musicians there, I soon knew it...
RYAN JOSEPH BURNS

RYAN JOSEPH BURNS

It would seem you don’t need an introduction to Ryan Joseph Burns anymore on this website. He’s been featured a lot of times, not without reason though. In March this year we recorded a session with him at the Mailmen studio. Burns performed five songs, including a cover of The Low Anthem’s To Ohio. If...
MORE LIVE VIDEOS FROM HEDON

MORE LIVE VIDEOS FROM HEDON

Earlier this week, we published live videos of Marien Dorleijn (Moss) and Arthur Adam playing the Onder Invloed show at Hedon in Zwolle in March. Also on the line-up that night; Ryan Joseph Burns and The Seventeenth Century from Glasgow. There’s no point in me repeating all the positive words I’ve said about them in...
RYAN JOSEPH BURNS FEATURED ON DUTCH NATIONAL TELEVISION

RYAN JOSEPH BURNS FEATURED ON DUTCH NATIONAL TELEVISION

Jan Kooijman is a well respected Dutch actor and tv host. Using Twitter, he found out about Ryan Joseph Burns and his music. After tweeting about him, Kooijman also tipped the Dutch national television show ‘Opium’ that tells people what cultural things they can go out and see. Today, Burns was featured on the show....
RYAN JOSEPH BURNS LIVE AT EKKO

RYAN JOSEPH BURNS LIVE AT EKKO

Last Thursday, Ryan Joseph Burns played an unplugged aftershow at the Onder Invloed night in EKKO, Utrecht. Due to the large amount of people waiting around to see his show, he had to play in the venue part of EKKO instead of the bar area. People set on the floor, while Burns played his own...

GRASNAPOLSKY (3): RYAN JOSEPH BURNS FEATURING JOAST

The first edition of the Grasnapolsky festival in Bunnik near Utrecht was a huge success. After selling out on the day of the event, there wasn’t one sad face walking around on the surreal festival location which was covered by snow. Onder Invloed had it’s own stage at the festival where we filmed Ryan Joseph...

GRASNAPOLSKY (1): RYAN JOSEPH BURNS FEATURING NOVACK

The first edition of the Grasnapolsky festival in Bunnik near Utrecht was a huge success. After selling out on the day of the event, there wasn’t one sad face walking around on the surreal festival location which was covered by snow. Onder Invloed had it’s own stage at the festival where we filmed Ryan Joseph...