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.








The Seventeenth Century
THIS MONTH LIVE AT ONDER INVLOED (2)

THIS MONTH LIVE AT ONDER INVLOED (2)

I think it’s about time to start introducing the musicians that will play live at the Onder Invloed shows in Utrecht and Zwolle. This month we have live shows on Thursday the 17th (EKKO) and Friday the 25th (Hedon). Playing at both shows, on their second Dutch tour, is the Scottish band The Seventeenth Century....

THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY LIVE IN UTRECHT

Last May, the Scottish band The Seventeenth Century played their very first show in The Netherlands, during the Onder Invloed night at Festival aan de Werf in Utrecht. And they did well. Rudy Mackay – 3FM radio dj and host of the evening – wondered ‘how such young guys can sound so mature‘ and thought...