Playlist of September 4 2015
Ophelia Syndrome
The Canadian band Ophelia Sydrome was formed in 2002, when Trina Nadeau (cello) and Deanna Wells (vocals, keyboards) met during their studies. In 2007 Adrian McFarlane and Josh Kohler completed the band with drums, bass and backing vocals.
I pay
Amycanbe is a 4-piece band from Cervia, Italy, started in 2002 by Marco and Mattia. So far they have released 3 albums ("Being A Grown-Up Sure Is Complicated", "Mountain Whales" and "Wolf") and 2 EPs ("Yellow Suit" and "The World Is Round").
Ampia Vista
Embracing melodies
Ampia Vista is a solo-project from Italy. He has been making music for a long time, still before the first internet music sites. His songs combine different styles, from simple pop songs to more complex rock.
Crosseyed Miles
That November
Crosseyed Miles is the solo project of singer-songwriter Greg Polmateer from Rochester, New York.
Songs of Aran
Shut the door
Songs of Aran is the project of Aran Jeurissen. He is a Dutch singer-songwriter with Irish roots and has released 2 albums, "Nothing Personal" and "Into The Waves". He describes his genre as "pop music mixed with a little folk, indie and new wave".
This Flight Tonight
This Flight Tonight are from Auckland, New Zealand. They have released 2 EPs so far, "Friendly Fire” and "Daylight". At the moment they are working on their third EP.
Jeff Hayman
Penelope brigade
Jeff Hayman is a singer-songwriter and guitarist from Mandurah, Western Australia. In 2008 he moved to Stadskanaal, the Netherlands. Since the age of 15 he has been playing and writing songs.
Franka De Mille
So long
Song of the Week
Franka De Mille describes the style of her music as acoustic-baroque-folk which bridges many influences and traditions. She grew up in Paris, but has lived most of her life in London. She has released her debut album "Bridge the Roads" in 2010.
Clive Barratt
I'm without you (fast version)
Singer-songwriter Clive Barratt comes from Blackburn, Lancashire, England. Nowadays he lives in Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada. In October 2014 he has released his debut album "Wall of Storms", funded online by his fans, produced by Rob Begg.
Cy Vanka (Cyriel van Kappel)
Wild wild sea
Cy Vanka is the project of Cyriel van Kappel from The Netherlands. He wrote his first song when he was 13, studied at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague and has worked in various recording studios with bands like the Golden Earring and Vandenberg.
Eat This
If you've got the guts
Eat This is a band of 4 experienced musicians from London. They have released 2 albums so far. Their debut, "The Number One Album" got very good reviews, especially in "Classic Rock Magazine". Two of the album tracks won a "Platinum Auddy" award.
Nigga like you
Psychopigs are a 5-piece band from Galway, Ireland, formed in 2008. They released their debut album in 2012. Their genre is a mix of punk, hardcore, metal, rock and funk.
Jean Cabbie & The Secret Admirer Society
Red blue skies
Jean Cabbie & The Secret Admirer Society is a 4-person band from San Juan, Puerto Rico, US, formed in 2004. Their genre is a blend of alternative, classic rock, power pop and roots rock. They have released 2 albums, "Good Things" and "After Hours".
Infinitus Mortus
The warrior within
Infinitus Mortus is a symphonic metal band from New Jersey. This started off as a studio project by Stephen Megna in 2008. Vincent James Meehan and his sister Caitlin joined the band in 2011.
TalentCast is back!

We had a warm and sunny summer and we hope you did too. During our break we got some songs from artists who have just joined TalentCast and we also got some new songs from artists we have played before. You’re going to hear some of these songs today.

On August the 12th we had our 8th anniversary, so this is already the 9th season in which you can listen to our weekly radio program.

Ede FM, Deventer Radio, Universe Radio and Fame Music Radio, thank you again for broadcasting TalentCast.

Some of our broadcast times are different. From now on TalentCast is on Friday one hour earlier online, so at 16:00 (CET). Deventer Radio has moved our program to the Sunday evening at 21:00 (CET).

These are our actual broadcast times CET):

Friday at 21:00 on Ede FM / Omroep Ede

Friday at 23:00 on Fame Music Radio

Saturday at 19:00 on Fame Music Radio

Saturday at 22:00 on Ede FM

Sunday at 14:00 on Fame Music Radio

Sunday at 21:00 on Deventer Radio 107.3FM

Sunday at 21:00 on Universe Radio

Monday at 17:00 on Ede FM

Monday at 23:00 on Fame Music Radio

Tuesday at 23:00 on Fame Music Radio

Wednesday at 23:00 on Fame Music Radio

Thursday at 23:00 on Fame Music Radio
Podcast of September 4 2015
Song of the Week
Franka De Mille
On the cover of Bridge the Roads, the debut album of singer-songwriter Franka De Mille, we see a feather drawn with a delicate dark line. At a closer look, we see the feather has roots like those of a plant or a small tree. Asked about the symbolism of this image, Franka answered the feather stands for rebirth and spiritual protection, but added that she wanted the image to be open to interpretation. Perhaps the feather foretells the future of Franka's music, which travels the world lightly as a feather, crossing geographical borders, and then roots itself in the hearts of the listeners.

Franka De Mille's fully independent debut was released in 2010. The style of her music, which Franka calls "acoustic-baroque-folk", "bridges" many influences and traditions, which could be expected of an artist which such an international background. Franka's origins range from Flemish to French-Canadian on her father’s side and Italian-American and Australian on her mother’s side; she grew up in Paris, but has lived most of her life in London, where she moved in her teens. However, some of her most passionate fans live in the country to which she has no natural connection: Poland. Perhaps it is because Franka's songs sound as if they had a Polish soul; Polish velvet darkness, melancholy, sensitivity.

The Polish connection established itself on many levels. First, Polish cellist Dorota Gralewska responded to Franka's advertisement, and, having heard Franka's demos, decided to work with her. She became one of the Polish fans also quickly found Franka's music on the internet. Thanks to the help of a Polish fan on MySpace, who introduced her to a number of music journalists, Franka De Mille's songs started to be played on Polish radio stations, both national and local. All this led to an invitation to the first concert in Poland, which took place in September 2011 in Lublin, at Europejski Festiwal Smaku (eng. The European Festival of Taste). The concert was followed by radio interviews, among others, on the renowned "Trójka", Channel 3 of Polish National Radio.

Currently Franka De Mille is working on a new album, while the songs from her debut are still finding their way to the hearts of more and more fans worldwide.


Interview in Rock Area (in English)

Interview in Rock Area (in Polish)

Interview in Goniec Polski (in Polish)

Article in Cooltura Issue 446 (in Polish)
Music video of Franka De Mille