Artists

The ‘Artists’ I recorded during the five months of cycling round Europe:

UNITED KINGDOM

Oxford

London

  • Jack Durtnall: multi-instrumentalist full of talent singing his own folky tunes,
  • Susie B: singer/songwriter forwarded onto me by Simon Batten (Oxford).

Brighton

  • King of Cats: crazy songwriter I knew from when he lived in Oxford.

Sheffield

FRANCE

Paris

  • Bruno Labrasca: family friend, actor and poet,
  • Lina: lithuanian singer/songwriter I met at Music Hack Paris,
  • Okhaos: a couple of sculptors I met at Music Hack Paris,
  • Paganini Duo: family friends playing at my parents home.

 Lille

  • We are workers: a friend’s band,
  • Germain: Talented guitarist I met through the bass player from ‘We are Workers’

BELGIUM

Bruges

  • Donkey Collective: recorded Jonas doing a performance with a broom stick, planks of wood and in a large room. Unfortunately, the recording got lost… Captivating performance though.

Brussels

  • La Esencia: mexican band I randomly met busking in the streets,
  • Belarusian duo: from the Belarus State Chamber orchestra I randomly met busking,
  • Cougars in America: duo I met through Music Brussels, 
  • Stephan: Italian traditional accordion player I met through ‘Cougars in America’,
  • Ziggy: amazingly talented duo who got in contact hearing about the project through a string of friends.

THE NETHERLANDS

Utrecht

  • Mondo Leon: approaches song-writing from a documentary maker’s perspective, some of his fans said I should get in contact with him.

Amsterdam

  • Sophie Ter Schure: amazingly talented traditional folk singer I met at a Mulligan’s Irish Session,
  • Katìa: lovely singer/songwriter I met through Sophie.

Volendam

  • Alasca: through a string of friends I met a man who cycle the world for 3 years whom I stayed with and he new this band,
  • Pieter: met him firstly through Katìa and a second time through Alasca.

Zwolle

  • In de Kringloop: ‘In the Secondhand Shop’ a lovely project by Patrick Kuiper whom I met through Alasca.

GERMANY

Hamburg

  • Deniz: friend of a friend and band leader of Herrenmagazin,

Berlin

  • Volcano Victims: acoustic duo formed by a Islander and a Japanese,
  • Adam and Peter: traveling americans whom I randomly met in the streets,
  • Jan and Hagen: crazy impovisation duo and Swarali singing in Hindou,
  • Jeffrey Sanders: English teacher with lots of cover songs,
  • Sirte Tircco: acoustic trio of a ska/reggae band in Argentina whom I met when they performed in a street market,
  • Julia Kalkbrenner: lovely friendly poet whose a good friend of a friend,
  • Gosia Winter: lovely trio in which Julia Kalkbrenner plays cello,
  • Adam: hangdrum player I met at street market,
  • Teufelsberg: abandoned spying station with an amazing echo!

POLAND

Poznan

  • Monika: friendly and crazy piano player.

Warsaw

  • Anstaja & Zosia Bernad: traditional polish singing in historically important sewers and a bedroom,
  • Hungarian Duo: I met them whilst they were playing in a park for dancing children,
  • Teren Nowy: was contacted to record this interesting experimental music improvisation collective.

Krakow

CROATIA

Rijeka

  • Kewal: Slovakian travelling musician I met busking.

Zadar

  • Water Organ: sound installation near the port of Zadar.

Sibenik

  • etnOrkestar: traditional band I luckily met when they were playing in a small port bar.

Dubrovnik

  • Duo Notabene: amazing players I met whilst they were playing in a bar, 
  • Bojan: guitarist I met whilst he was busking,
  • Fiori Musicali: classical trio I also met whilst they were busking.

ITALY

Bari

  • Rainvan: pop-rock band and friends of my cousin,
  • Orecchiabili: rockabilly band and also friends of my cousin.

ISRAEL

Tel Aviv

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