Folk rock at Incubate & a brief genre history

September 8, 2013

Folk, indie folk, folk rock all different ways of describing one genre, often mixed with other styles.  The borders are blurry and many times the music is either more rock or more folk. Furthermore folk music is increasingly being combined with electronic or even industrial music creating genres like folkotronica and neofolk. This piece provides […]

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[Incu Thursday] 13 new artists confirmed for Incubate 13′

May 16, 2013

In our mind the weekend begins on Thursday. Why? Because Thursday = Incu Thursday = new names for Incubate 2013! Last week we added Clock DVA, T.A.G.C. and Shonen Knife to the line-up and today we are happy to announce 13 more artists. The 13 additions are: A Place To Bury Strangers Neil Halstead Wolf Eyes Stare Case Henry & […]

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Incubate’s individual top 10 year lists! Part twelve: Gijs’ picks

December 27, 2011

We posted the ‘top 486 releases of 2011 according to you‘ a while ago, now it’s time for the individual Incubate employees year-lists! Every day until the end of 2011, we’re going to post the top 10 year-lists of the Incubate employees. There’re also links to Spotify  (or to other sources where you can find […]

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[Listen] Incubate’s 100 Best Songs Of The Year 2011

December 20, 2011

(photo by Steph Byrne) After we saw the Dutch music/media site 3voor12 put together their Song Of The Year 2011, we thought that’s the only list left we didn’t pay attention to. So we made one. Incubate’s Song Of The Year 2011 is a Youtube playlist with 100 songs. We didn’t make a top 100, […]

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The top 486 releases of 2011 according to You

December 6, 2011

  86 top-10′s submitted, 486 unique releases submitted resulting in a top 448 releases of 2011; yeah, the call for year-lists seems to be quite a success. It’s not a big surprise the magnificent Let England Shake-album by PJ Harvey ended up on number one in the We Are Incubate year-list 2011, followed by The War […]

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Incubate tips: Le Guess Who? festival #2

November 22, 2011

Le Guess Who? is a music festival that is situated in the city of Utrecht. It’s an ever changing format for creative, daring and refreshing scenes and they aim to bring you some nice experiences. There will be bands and artists performing at various indoor locations, like Tivoli, EKKO, Kargadoor, dB’s, ACU, Vredenburg Leeuwenbergh and RASA.  The Le […]

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Incubated 09: a collection of tweets, pictures and videos

June 6, 2011

We’ve been using Storify for a while now to collect tweets, pictures, videos and all other links about our past events. Check out the stories about Incubated 07 and Incubated 08. This is a great service if you have some kind of event to organise and want to make a cool review about it. Below […]

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Pictures and video’s from Incubated 09 (Frank Fairfield, Stranded Horse & Loops Haunt) online now!

June 6, 2011

Thanks to Steph Byrne for the pictures! Here you can find the whole set of pictures from last weeks Incubated. This was the last Incubated for the season, but we’ll be back in October after the Incubate festival! And thanks to Koen’s Posterous, you can enjoy some quality video footage of Incubated 09 below. Thanks […]

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[Watch] Loops Haunt (Incubated 09) live at Real Your Nature

May 25, 2011

Cool fan filmed footage of Loops Haunt playing at Real Your Nature in Hungary last year. Expect the same cup of tea at Incubated next week alongside Stranded Horse and Frank Fairfield! Make your reservations here.

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[Incubated 09] interview with Frank Fairfield

May 23, 2011

In less than two weeks it’s time for another Incubated edition at the Paradox. This time Frank Fairfield, Stranded Horse and Loops Haunt are playing. Today we’ve got an interview with Frank Fairfield for this blog. Check out his answers below. You can find the Loops Haunt interview we did last week over here. 1. […]

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