Moke @ Gebouw-T, Bergen op Zoom 2016 // Concert Review

In 2008, the Netherlands was introduced to Moke, a Britpop band hailing from Amsterdam. Lead by the Irish Felix Maginn, the five gentleman immediately drew media attention: their sharp Beatlesque haircuts, constant frowns on their faces, sleek black uniforms, and a dark, polished and distinctive sounds. Eight years, three albums and one new band-member later,…

I Am Oak @ EKKO, Utrecht 2016 // Concert Review

Last Friday, Boyfriend and I went to see I Am Oak at EKKO, Utrecht. Boyfriend’s birthday was a couple of weeks ago and this was my present to him. In hindsight, the concert was also a bit of a present to myself, as I Am Oak’s performance was a beautiful one, with fairytale-feel and robust…

Wolf Alice @ Paradiso, Amsterdam 2016 // Concert Review

Ever since the band released their debut album My Love Is Cool in 2015, Wolf Alice’s star has been on the rise. Slowly but steadily, the band is evolving from underground favorite, to the indie promise of 2016. Wolf Alice is a distinctive name in the scene, with front woman Ellie Rowsell’s hushed voice, Smashing Pumpkins-esque guitars…

AURORA @ Tivoli, Utrecht 2016 // Concert Review

At Pinkpop 2015, AURORA was one of the bands I was most surprised by. Her hit single Running With The Wolves had just been released and I immediately liked the poppy rhythm, the angelic voice and the fairytale-feel. Her performance turned out to be one of the best of the festival and the band’s debut album…

CHVRCHES @ Melkweg, Amsterdam (2015) // Concert Review

Last Friday, together with Boyfriend and Jade, I went to see CHVRCHES in the Melkweg, Amsterdam. With their latest album, “Every Open Eye”, fresh in my mind, it was the first time I saw this young Scottish band perform – and it definitely will not be the last! What was really one of the most…