If you don’t know the Dutch booking agency Belmont Bookings, you should check their roster, because it’s an overload of great acts to go and discover. One of them is William Tyler, the guitarist from Nashville who’s – amongst others – played with Lambchop, The Silver Jews and Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy. He recorded an instrumental...
Last year I published a session with the Dutch songwriter Port Of Call which has been watched very well and got a lot of good comments. I never published the original song he played though, but here it is. Aoide Pt. II of his album Ten Feet of Wind from 2012.
Next week the debut album of Clean Pete will be released on Excelsior Recordings. The twin sisters Renee and Loes Wijnhoven have teamed up with Anne Soldaat, who’s also produced the album and recorded this session. This is the first session in which the artist who’s being covered is actually playing along.
If I’m honest, I didn’t know anything about Jeremy Quentin, a.k.a. Small Houses, until I received an email and started listening to his songs. Usually I’ll have been following musicians for a while before a session is filmed, but it didn’t take me long to get drawn to Quentin’s voice and songwriting.