Two weeks #1
ALBUM OF THE YEAR (?)
NEW IN ROSTER: Rob Orlemans & HPM
Blues-rock power trio Rob Orlemans & Half Past Midnight has inspired enthusiasm and loyalty among fans around the world through their explosive live performances and exceptional musicianship. The band is a frequent headliner at Blues festivals throughout Europe, and has earned a growing audience for their live performances in the USA, Europe and at home in The Netherlands.
For years, Rob Orlemans toured with the legendary Curtis Knight, mentor of Jimi Hendrix, and they recorded several albums together. Half Past Midnight’s appearances at major European blues festivals are eagerly anticipated by the group’s dedicated fans. The “face” of the band is Rob Orlemans, an innovative and entertaining southpaw guitarist, steeped in guitar lore who has a dynamic, exciting guitar style and sound. In recent years, Rob has led the band to a remarkable international breakthrough. Half Past Midnight’s incredible rhythm section, comprised of super drummer Ernst van Ee and Piet Tromp , a great player on the bass, delivers a powerful yet fluid foundation for Rob’s guitar pyrotechnics. MORE
LATA GOUVEIA – STAY THE SAME
January 21 is the release date of Lata Gouveia’s new album “Stay The Same”.
NEW in roster: LATA GOUVEIA
Lata Gouveia was born in Lisbon but grew up in Guine Bissau, Luxembourg and London, where his musical journey started in the mid-90’s. Lata Gouveia moved back to Europe in 2011 and is now one of Luxembourg’s best known musicians. In 2013 the Lata Gouveia Band was put together and Lata quickly made a name for himself. Apart from having headlined many of Luxembourg’s biggest open air Festivals and packed some of the country’s best known rock venues, in the last 5 years Lata also produced two LPs of original songs and was the national opening act for Ayo, Charlie Winston, Alan Parsons, Keiffer Sutherland, Sting and others. Lata Gouveia is also the founder of the Grund Club, a songwriter collective that includes some of the biggest names in the country and has been endorsed by Centre de Musiques Amplifiees, funded by the Ministry of Culture. MORE