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Indie

Rosa Butsi

Rosa Butsi is Soundtrack winner 2020 and artist in residence at Het Depot (BE). She inherited her musical genes from her Hungarian grandma.

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Pop

Mitch Rivers

Mitch Rivers is no stranger to the Dutch music scene. He uses uplifting soul, R&B, and infectious, danceable hooks as a window into his soul and his own journey to peace.

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Pop

Sophie

Atmospheric pop music written by bassist Sophie van Schaik. Or actually, fragments from the diary of mother and musician Sophie. Melodic and fragile. Visual and sometimes fraught. But above all full of love.

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Indie

Noa Lee

Noa Lee has shared the stage with names such as Eefje de Visser, School is Cool and Arsenal. With the direction of the music, art and videos in their own hands, they will havee a very nice upcoming year.

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Alternative

Subterranean Street Society

Subterranean Street Society is a Danish-Dutch trio that plays a mix of folk, alternative and grunge. Over steel metal resonator guitars, heavily overdriven hollowbody bass guitars, vintage cassette tape noise and dark-beating drums, a road worn voice shouts out poetic tales about tragic heroes, romantic love and vagabonds.

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Indierock

AFTERPARTEES

Originating from Horst aan de Maas, and driven by their love for energetic 70s punk and heartbreaking powerpop, Afterpartees wandered through their country with Iggy Pop, T-Rex and King Tuff blasting from the van’s crooked speakers.

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Indiepop

Amongster

Amongster is the alias of Ghent- based musician and songwriter Thomas Oosterlynck. After his debut album ‘Trust Yourself To The Water’, released in 2016 and recorded with producer Jasper Maekelberg, Thomas Oosterlynck is now focusing on the second chapter of his dreamy alias Amongster. The winner of De Nieuwe Lichting 2014 presents ten fresh songs that feel more intimate.

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Alt folk

AWKWARD i

Djurre de Haan, also known as AWKWARD i, is a talented singer-songwriter who released his debut album I Really Should Whisper in 2009. His music can be discribed as intense alt folk, sometimes toned-down and at other times flaring. Magnificent intro`s combined with gripping poetry and melodic depth; varied, subtle, complex and plain gorgeous music.

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Groovy and Indie snit

Bewilder

Bewilder songs can be recognised by a groovy, vivacious indie sound. She Keeps on Talking has a country feel. The songs never end the way they started. 'They are as ominous as the first sip of your favourite cocktail.

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Indie Folk

Black Oak

Black Oak's music is full of this contrast. Beautiful, earthly acoustic guitar work and soaring melodies create a balanced atmosphere. And then of course there's that magic combination of two of indie folk's distinct voices working together in the best tradition of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Fleet Foxes or Bon Iver.

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Eclectic mix

Bounty Island

Like a stubborn young child, wandering around, exploring and doing whatever it feels like doing, Bounty Island bring you an eclectic mix of everything weird an poppy, straight from paradise.

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Singer-songwriter

Celine Cairo

Celine Cairo’s songs should come with a warning. From first listen, the Dutch seductress reels you in with bewitching vocals and spell-like atmospherics.

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Pop

Dan San

After spending time perfecting their sound, Dan San's comeback is right on time. Seven years after the release of Shelter, the Belgian outfit makes a dazzling return with Grand Salon. This long-awaited third album marks a contrast to the insane rhythm of hurried lives through a collection of accessible, distinct and timeless tracks.

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Indie Rock

Dangers of the Sea

"Dangers of the Sea" is a Dutch indie folk band formed by musician and songwriter Rennie Smit. The band is known for its heartfelt and introspective music, which combines elements of folk, indie rock, and Americana.

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Dreamy Folk

Marla & David Celia

Marla's soft and dreamy songs are accompanied by David's innovative and folksy sounds, these two joined forces after touring together in Germany in 2015.

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Experimental

GRAEF

Graef sound and imagery reaches from progressive rock to fragments of more alternative airwaves but with no set style in mind and eager to experiment. Graef is bound to booze your socks off.

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Indie

Hello Piedpiper

Hello Piedpiper: Mulitple guitar layers, rhythms, melodica, fingerpicking, are added to little walls of sound, and above that, you‘ll find a clear and calming voice that can calm you down in an instant.

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Singer-songwriter

Lotte Walda

Lotte Walda is a singer-songwriter from the Netherlands. Music is everything for her and she wants to inspire and create a better world with her songs.

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Pop

Marble Sounds

Marble Sounds, the band founded and fronted by Pieter Van Dessel, has been a household name in Belgian music for more than 10 years. Not bad for a band that, rather than sticking to one sound, tries to explore new musical grounds.

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Indie-folk

Matt Winson

Indie folk band Matt Winson's music could best be categorized as folk with influences from blues, classical and electronic music, combining lush arrangements with lead singer Matthijs Steur's dreamy falsetto.

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Hammondorgel

Orgel Vreten

Orgel Vreten was introduced to the world in 2012. Ever since then the quintet have been fighting the continuous Hammond battle on various different stages throughout the country, including Lowlands and Paaspop.

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Electronic Rock

Pocket Knife Army

As small as a pocket knife, but as big as an army. When this duo from Utrecht (The Netherlands) unfold their instruments on a stage you wouldn't believe it's just the two of them.

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Experimental pop

Rhinos Are People Too

Rhinos Are People Too gathers its stories from the gutter of this imaginary existence, and projects them onto a disc filled with experimental pop music.

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Experimental

SUiT

Vast-loud-blistering-blues-murky-fuzzy-rock-pop-hard-edged-folk-crossover from Amsterdam and Mannheim, whose music has all the best and wrong influences on you as a listener. Promise.

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Psych-pop/rock

Tamarin Desert

Tamarin Desert creates 60s-oriented psych-pop/rock in the style of Tame Impala and Pond, combined with gritty fuzz riffs and grooves reminiscent of bands like Led Zeppelin and the jangly guitars of King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard.

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Folk-pop

Tangarine

Arnout and Sander Brinks of Tangarine have been the most well-known singing twin-brothers in the Netherlands for a decade. They sing as only identical twins can. De Volkskrant (a big dutch newspaper) says “Singing together, so beautiful that it seems to come from one mouth instead of two,”.

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Psychedelic Indie

Walden

Walden is a psychedelic indie band hailing from The Netherlands, where they won the hearts of many at one of the biggest festivals, Pinkpop.

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Jazz, rock, experimental

Dans Dans

Dans Dans is a Belgian band known for their unique blend of jazz, rock, and experimental music. The band was formed in 2012 and consists of three talented musicians; Bert Dockx on Guitar and vocals, Fred Lyenn Jacques on Bass guitar and Steven Cassiers on Drums and electronics.

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