We’ve made a little film clip with the pictures that were taken at the Dutch Time Trial Championship (August 27, 2009). At this event, we presented our song ‘There it goes (for Koos)’ to Koos Moerenhout. Check out the clip below. Pictures taken by Andre v/d Velden.
We’ve just come home after a great night with Koos Moerenhout. As you know, we recorded a song for him. Today we handed out the first copy of the single to Koos himself. He was very enthusiastic and we chatted with him, his trainer, his wife and his webmaster for some time. In the time trial he was really fast but his team mate Stef Clement beat him in the end. Still quite an amazing second place. After the podium ceremony, Koos gave the flowers to The Gasoline Brothers, thanking us for our song. Of course, we were blushing…
Dutch national radio show The Coen & Sander Show (3FM) interviewed us and we had a funny conversation, during which they received a lot of text messages from listeners that loved our track. How cool is that? Oh by the way, we got airplay on Radio 1, Radio 2 and 3FM today… Nice!
Niels Aalberts is a well-respected blogger with an opinion about nearly everything related to the music industry. Today, he published two guest items written by me (Leon). The topic: how to use Twitter for your band: Twitter as a market place, survey panel and helpdesk. Read part 1 and part 2 on his website.
It’s done. And we’re happy. The recording session for the Koos Moerenhout song last night was a complete success. We rocked it and the tape loved it. Radio 1 reporter Edwin Cornelissen (Langs de Lijn) was at the session all night long and will be editing the material Saturday morning. Then Saturday afternoon, his radio report will be broadcast on ‘Langs de Lijn’. Want to hear what the song sounds like? Be sure to listen to Radio 1 between 14.00 and 17.00 on Saturday.
More free Gasoline Brothers downloads for you! We’ve been busy putting up this new blog and in the process we decided to create a new page with a lot of free downloadable stuff. Check it all out at our Free Downloads page! And there’s more good news: more mp3’s will be available soon!
Another cool track from The Official Gasoline Brothers Vault. This is a funny bluegrass version of our cult hit Sleeping pills and asteroids. It was recorderd live at Tivoli Utrecht May 15, 2008, celebrating ’10 years 3voor12′. Performed by the fantastic Bluegrass Boogiemen from Utrecht. If you don’t know who they are, get the hell out of here and check out their bluegrass stuff immediately!
This Gasoline Brothers footage was thought to be lost. But director Gerben Schmidt of Zomp TV retrieved it when he was cleaning up his video archives. We’re glad he did!
It’s a cool registration of a living room show we played January 29, 2006. Not just your ordinary living room, but the living room of Tivoli booking agent Johan Gijsen. And it was not just your ordinary living room show, for that matter. It was a fullblown rock show, with real amps and loud music. If you’re interested, there’s a nice review on 3voor12. The show itself was quite err… well… legendary if I dare say so, and this footage captures some of the magic we felt that afternoon. Enjoy!
Back in 2007, The Gasoline Brothers recorded a somewhat spooky version of Ambulance Blues by Neil Young. Download it for free, or listen to it first. Have fun!
If you don’t own our debut album Hm! (2006) yet, here’s your chance to download it for free! And hey, if you like it: please share it (use the Share button below to do so)!
Or you could visit our Bandcamp page to stream or download this critically acclaimed album.
We’re happy to announce a new edition of the Coverclub! The theme we’ve chosen this time is ‘Guilty pleasures – songs you always wanted to cover but were afraid to like…’.. Download all the mp3’s and artwork here!
The Gasoline Brothers did a lo-fi stalker vocal version of The Carpenters’ song Close to you. You can listen to it below.
Coverclub Guilty Pleasures
While many coverbands may think it’s cool to play and record Top 40 hit songs, covering popular tunes is really not done among indie bands with a bit of street credibility. However, for the latest Coverclub edition, 10 cool Dutch indie acts came out of the closet and recorded their favourite ‘guilty pleasures’. Want to hear the songs? Listen to the songs with the player below – use the arrow buttons to navigate.
Here’s the complete track listing:
1. Silence is Sexy – Billie Jean (Michael Jackson)
2. Novack – Gypsy Woman (She’s Homeless) (Crystal Waters)
3. Anne Soldaat – Lydia (Dean Friedman)
4. Markowski – Durch den Monsun (Tokio Hotel)
5. The Gasoline Brothers – Close To You (The Carpenters)
6. Solo – Annabel (Hans de Booij)
7. Ponoka – Can’t Get You Out Of My Head (Kylie Minogue)
8. Pien Feith – Englishman in New York (Sting)
9. Tom Knol – Cry (Godley & Creme)
10. Pondertone – We’re All Water (Yoko Ono)
As a bonus, there are 10 rather hilarious video available on Youtube. Have a look at ‘our’ video below!
Once again: download all the mp3’s and artwork here!