FRIARS – EP (2016)

Since 2015 I’ve been playing bass guitar with the indie rock band FRIARS, together with Jasper Demollin (vocals, guitar), Daan Scherpenzeel (guitar, vocals) and Brian Hokkeling (drums). We recorded this EP on analog tape together with Wouter Bude at his Moon Music studio, the mix was done by our drummer Bryan. EP was released in [read more..]


This week we released the video for “Good Old Times”, the 2nd single from our upcoming EP. We shot the video in 1 day in our hometown Utrecht, edited for 2 days and here it is. Click on the logo to watch it. Hope you enjoy!


The last couple of months I have been playing bass with a new band: FRIARS. Together with Jasper Demollin (vocals, guitar), Daan Scherpenzeel (guitar, vocals) and Brian Hokkeling (drums) we worked on new songs and just released our first demo tape. This fall we’ll play some shows during the Popronde tour around the Netherlands, so [read more..]


In 2013 singer/songwriter Annelotte de Graaf wanted to form a new group: Amber Arcades. For the EP she wanted to work with a different group than for the live sets. She ended up with me (bass), Otto de Jong (drums), Marlon Penninkhof (guitar/vocals) and Thierry Castel (keys) on the recordings. Together with producer Brian Esselbrugge [read more..]

GEM – GEM FM (2012)

At the end of the 2011 summer I joined Utrecht based indie band GEM for the Hunters Go Hungry tour. During the 2011/2012 period we toured all over NL. In the spring of 2012 label Excelsior asked us to record a live EP with mostly covers. Maurits Westerik (vocals) did some acoustic songs, and with [read more..]


Tududuh was actually the name under which songwriter Ronald Straetemans did his performances for years but in 2009 he decided that he wanted to work with a band. He ended up with me (bass), Otto de Jong (drums) and Jelte Timmer (guitar/keys/vocals). In 2010 we recorded an EP with producer Erik Spanjers in his studio [read more..]