[Listen] Wolvon’s new EP “Notice/Cymbals”

December 8, 2015

Groningen-based noise-rock trio and Incubate alumni Wolvon have just released a new cassette EP “Notice / Cymbals” featuring two new tracks. Wolvon’s sound is characterized by heavy guitars, distortion, crushing drums, and catchy, reverberated vocals, all enveloped remarkably in a dreampop soundscape. These bearded men from Groningen have a unique, winning sound of their own. […]

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Weekly Music Roundup – 21/11

November 21, 2015

Top music stories of the week: (Clockwise – Photosylvia/Silabox; Wetransfer; Youtube; Steve Gullick) Music community mourns after Paris Attack – Here Dutch filesharing service WeTransfer to launch music streaming service – Here English singer David Bowie unveils new single ‘★’ – Here Mogwai guitarist John Cummings leaves band to pursue own projects – Here Groningen […]

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[interview] The Afterveins about their new sound, their ideals as a band and how acid house inspires them

March 23, 2015

I interviewed The Afterveins, a psychedelic new wave project based in Rotterdam – and you can hear from their accents. They released their new single last January and their new album is on its way. I spoke to guitarist Xander about their recording process, touring dreams, Xander’s own booking agency Cloudhead, heavy tour stories and how […]

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[Go to] Free show of Mikal Cronin + Traumahelikopter at 013

July 2, 2012

For his self-titled debut record Mikal Cronin did get some helps from his friends Ty Segall and John Dwyer from Thee Oh Sees. That’s why it’s not so hard to guess where does this sounds like; Fuzzy garagerock from the sunny West Coast. Yesterday he played two shows at the Metropolis festival and he was considered as […]

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This Thursday in collaboration with 013: Incubate Scene Report Mini-festival

April 24, 2012

We’ve told you earlier before that this Thursday it’s our second edition of Incubate Scene Report. Now we’ve got a special announcement to make: Because Sleep Party People and Pinkunoizu is gonna play the same night in Tilburg, we decided, in collaboration with 013, that we are gonna mix both events and turn it into one free mini-festival. The night […]

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Incubate Scene Report Groningen: Wolvon + Earth Control this Thursday @ Cul de Sac

April 23, 2012

The second live-edition of Incubate Scene Report is on its way. This Thursday 2 bands from Groningen get the chance to represent their hometown at Cul de Sac, entrance is free. First Earth Control, a nice lo-fi garage band with electronics. They got pretty weird Dutch lyrics, including song titles as ‘ Passen jullie maar op […]

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Incubate Scene Report: a guide to Groningen

April 10, 2012

Groningen is the biggest city in the north of the Netherlands. It’s also a very lively, creative and interesting place with a strong underground scene. VENUES The music scene in this city is diverse. There is De Oosterpoort, which has cabaret, dance, theatre, classical music and some shows from bigger artists. Vera  (photo) is a […]

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[Announcement] New Incubate Scene Report: Groningen

April 2, 2012

Under the name Incubate Scene Report we are putting a city in the spotlight. Two weeks ago we wrote an article about the music scene in Copenhagen and last week we hosted a night at Cul de Sac with two bands from Haarlem. This will get a follow-up, at the 26th of April there is […]

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Incubate @ Eurosonic Noorderslag (#esns12) part 5: report by Peter

January 16, 2012

I have a love/hate relationship with Eurosonic/Noorderslag. The first 25 years of my life i lived in and near Groningen, so i know how the city behaves without music industry people. This year is my 9th time to visit the festival, the first time as a delegate. In the past i saw some amazing shows […]

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Incubate @ Eurosonic Noorderslag part 2: Frank #esns12

January 13, 2012

Eurosonic Noorderslag is an annual festival that takes place in Groningen, the Netherlands. Of course a lot of Incubaters are at the festival watching bands, listening to keynote speeches and drinking some beers. Each of them made a little report of how they experienced it! Today you’re going to hear about the experiences from Frank Kimenai. Soooo, […]

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ICYMI: Incubate Arcade 2014

December 18, 2015

With the year coming to an end, here’s another trip down memory lane – a lovely, detailed look back at the Incubate Arcade of 2014, courtesy of Zuraida Buter. [View the story “Incubate Arcade 2014 ” on Storify]

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