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.








Into The Great Wide Open
TANGARINE (GWO13)

TANGARINE (GWO13)

Tangarine were the first to play a session on the Sunday of our Into The Great Wide Open show. Twin brothers Sander and Arnout Brinks are known for their delicate folk songs, although their new record shows them playing with more power and dynamics than before.
KEATON HENSON (GWO13)

KEATON HENSON (GWO13)

I’ve had two weeks to think of a sufficient way to describe the weekend we had at the Into The Great Wide Open festival on Vlieland, but I’m afraid I’ve not had much luck this far. The location of our stage was even better than last year, the crowds were bigger and the musicians as...
INTO THE GREAT WIDE OPEN 2013 (UPDATE)

INTO THE GREAT WIDE OPEN 2013 (UPDATE)

UPDATE 3 SEPTEMBER 2013: Meindert Talma, Keaton Henson & Leine bevestigd Onder Invloed is het project van journalist Matthijs van der Ven. Sinds 2008 filmt hij een groot aantal internationale en Nederlandse muzikanten die hun favoriete nummers coveren in sessies en bij live-avonden optreden. In 2012 verscheen er ook een boek bij uitgeverij L.J. Veen....
HERE COMES THE SUMMER

HERE COMES THE SUMMER

Last week, Onder Invloed was at Here Comes The Summer, the Spring version of the Into The Great Wide Open festival. At our stage, Gijsbert Kamer (de Volkskrant) interviewed a bunch of musicians who then all played two covers and one original song. Here Come The Videos!