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.







Sessions
BENT VAN LOOY

BENT VAN LOOY

In the last four months of 2013 I saw Bent van Looy perform live three times: at Into The Great Wide Open at Vlieland, in Tivoli’s Spiegelbar and at EKKO, both in Utrecht. Twice solo, once with band. All three shows were very good, although it was extra special to see the show at Tivoli...
WILLIAM TYLER

WILLIAM TYLER

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...
PORT OF CALL - AOIDE PT. II

PORT OF CALL – AOIDE PT. II

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.
CLEAN PETE

CLEAN PETE

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.