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
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!
GWO12: JANNE SCHRA

GWO12: JANNE SCHRA

She is featured in the Onder Invloed book and on the second Traditionals record, but we have yet to find a time and place to record a session. However, this September, Janne Schra (of Room Eleven and Schradinova fame) was a part of the Onder Invloed programme during the Into The Great Wide Open festival....
GWO12: RYAN JOSEPH BURNS AT THE BEACH

GWO12: RYAN JOSEPH BURNS AT THE BEACH

This morning I woke up to see the speech of Barack Obama and thought this day couldn’t start any better. But, to keep a great day on the right track, here are two videos I filmed during Into The Great Wide Open. On the Saturday of the festival, Ryan Joseph Burns recorded two songs on...
GWO12: DAVIE LAWSON AT THE BEACH

GWO12: DAVIE LAWSON AT THE BEACH

It’s almost two months ago already, but I still have some unpublished footage shot at Into The Great Wide Open lying around, gathering dust. So before I start to sneeze, it’s time to get something off the shelves. After he played the Onder Invloed stage at the festival, Davie Lawson went to the beach, where...
GWO12: RYAN JOSEPH BURNS ON THE BOAT & IN THE SEA

GWO12: RYAN JOSEPH BURNS ON THE BOAT & IN THE SEA

Aside from the shows on the stage in the woods, we filmed a couple of extra songs on different locations on the isle of Vlieland during Into The Great Wide Open 2012, with Davie Lawson and Ryan Joseph Burns. Expect more videos to appear soon, also videos from the performances by Anne Soldaat, Janne Schra...