Playlist Oct 9 2015
The Imaginary Suitcase
Don't. For dignity's sake, don't
The Imaginary Suitcase is the solo project of Laurent Leemans from Tubize, Belgium, who was also the singer and guitarist in the acoustic folk-rock combo Ceilí Moss. In 2012 he decided to start this solo project. Since then he has released 6 albums.
Casee Wilson
Leave a light on
Casee Wilson is a singer-songwriter from York, UK. So far she released 2 albums, "Beggars and Blues" and "Riptides". In 2014 she released an EP, "Tales From the Undertow". Her third album, titled "Here At A Distance" will be released on October 30.
Julia Marcell
Married to life
Julia Marcell is originally from Poland, nowadays she lives in Germany. So far she has released 3 albums, "It Might Like You", "June", "Sentiments" and 1 EP "Storm EP". Currently she is touring and promoting her latest album, especially in Poland.
Kane & Sun
Apples fall
Kane & Sun is a duo from New Zealand. In 2010 they released their album "Three Little Words". In 2012 Kane Sole moved to Melbourne, Australia and formed the 4-piece band "Sons of May".
The Crocked Monsieurs
Borderin' the trainline
The Crocked Monsieurs from London was started by songwriters who were chatting about modern music and how nobody writes music for the over 35's. After this chat they decided to start The Crocked Monsieurs, a band especially for an older audience.
Gisel de Marco
What people say
Gisel de Marco is originally from Argentina, nowadays she lives in Switzerland. At the age of 7 she got a toy piano and at the age of 10 she had made her first home-recorded album "Blue Bay". In 2010 she released a studio album "All The Way".
LaWanda Lee
LaWanda Lee is a singer-songwriter from Ypsilanti, US. She began singing in community, school and church choirs, nowadays it's her profession. She released her debut album "First Born" in 2013. Her genre is a mix of R&B, soul, jazz, pop and Gospel.
Song of the Week
Rosa Sky
The pearl
The Dutch band Rosa Sky was formed in 2007. They describe their music as passionate and authentic, somewhere between folk, blues, country and pop. They have released 3 albums, "Sweet Surrender", "All Around Us" and "White Electric Wizard".
Fading away
REIDmusicNL is a 3-person band from the Netherlands, formed by Niels van de Water. They play a mix of classic rock and 90's rock. They say they are influenced by bands such as Nirvana, Golden Earing and Queens Of The Stone Age.
Across the hall
VanderLinde (from Groningen, the Netherlands) is the project of Arjan Vanderlinde who surrounds himself with different musicians, on stage and in the studio. The genre is a mix of pop, country and Americana. So far he has released 5 albums.
Nemesea is a female-fronted gothic/rock band from Groningen, the Netherlands. The band was started in 2002 by vocalist Manda Ophuis and guitarist HJ at the Prins Claus Conservatory. Nowadays they are a 5-piece band and have released 3 studio albums.
Neon Legion
Neon Legion is a new wave / indie rock band, formed by Philip Kurt Kressin in 2009. The band consists of varying artists from London, Frankfurt, New York, Buenos Aires and Toronto. They released their 11-track self titled debut album in 2013.
Howling Owl
Dance for common sense
Howling Owl is a new 2-person project of Evija Vēbere from Latvia and one of her band members, Lav Kovač from Serbia. Both are finishing studies at Prins Claus Conservatory in Groningen. The music is a mixture of pop, jazz, minimalism and indie.
Sugareyes is an experimental electro pop project from Nijmegen, the Netherlands. This project was started in 2006 as a duo, since 2008 this is a solo-project.
Martin Del Carpio
The silents were golden
Martin Del Carpio is an electronic composer from New York. He has released 6 albums, "In Absentia", "Pequeno Pionero", "Tropic of Capricorn", "Godard", "X" and "Lost Illusions: A Retrospective".
This week there is a lot of music from the Netherlands in the program. We didn't plan that, it just happened this way. Of course we have again some new songs and the Song of the Week, which is also by a band from the Netherlands.

If you missed our album listening session of last Sunday, don't worry. We will start the program with the first song which was played in the listening session and we tell you where you can listen to the complete album.
Song of the Week
Rosa Sky
The Pearl
Since 2007, Dutch band Rosa Sky have been making passionate, authentic music, somewhere between the genres of folk, blues, country and pop. At first it was just two musicians: Singer/songwriter Nicole Schouten and guitarist/songwriter Ben Jasink, who created their songs at their kitchen table. In time, the band grew: Henk Mellema (acoustic bass) and Rene Holthuis (acoustic guitar and lapsteel) joined the band, and in 2014 drummer Marleen Santen completed the lineup.

In 2008 Rosa Sky released their debut album, which can be purchased here.

The band's second album All Around Us (2011) received good reviews in Music Maker, Heaven Magazine, MusicFromNL and Fret Magazine. Some of the songs got airplay on Dutch National radio stations Radio 2 and Radio 5. The album is available here.

Rosa Sky's third album White Electric Wizard was released in spring 2015. Different songs on the album scored well in the Dutch Free40 chars of INDIE XL. This album can be purchased here.
Charts Oct 9 2015
Rosa Sky
The pearl
Sarah's Blue Dress
Little butterfly
RazzMaTazz Music
Vinny Davis
Bed bugs
J. Whitman
Sign of the times
Bad news
Sasho Janevski Richy Project
The Symptoms
Abyss (in the woods)