New project: Tanah Broadcast

It is not hard to explain the name TANAH BROADCAST; ‘Tanah’ means ‘earth’ (Malaysian). It is the earth that broadcasts.
Tanah Broadcast is a selection of musicians currently active in Holland set down the focus on the African continent. The sub-sahara music traditions are the main influence of the music created by Ferdy Karto’s (vocals and [...]

New: Education

Bass Lessons
Music Theory
Beats & Samples (Electronic Music)
Band Coaching
Rhythm Section Workshops
Home-Studio Recording
More info is coming soon!
Please, use Contact Page.

Music Is Back

Due to some tech problems, music preview was not available for some time. From now on music preview is back as usual on the “Projects” sub-pages. My apologies for inconvenience. Enjoy!

Preview of “D-Time” (2009) by Driftkikker

DRIFTKIKKER is a musical collective led by Daddo, whose iconoclastic songwriting avoids established paths and clichés. From its inception, Driftkikker has introduced a new musical style through the deft fusion of contemporary sounds with a love for jazz. Riding an experimental edge while still soothing through sound, DRIFTKIKKER’s sophomore album, D-Time, stamps this new musical [...]

Driftkikker’s 2nd CD D-Time OUT NOW!!!

The final result of cooking @ Silence Studio, @ Driftkikker Productions and @ Wes Maebe’s GHQ Sonic Cuisine: Driftkikker’s 2nd CD “D-Time” is out now and available @ iTunes!!!
Featuring:
Daddo : Vocals / El. & Ac.Guitar / Guitar Synth / Control Pedals
Elliott Randall : El.Guitar
Praful : Saxophones / Flute/ Melodica
Rene Dissel : Fingered and Bowed Upright [...]

Satoshi Rei Band @ Koffiehuis KHL Amsterdam

Saturday, 17 October 2009, 22:00
KHL
Oostelijke Handelskade 44
1019 BN Amsterdam
An exceptional multi-instrumental player, Satoshi Rei is most known for her skills with Asian instruments such as the “Yueqin” (Asian lute), “Ruan”, “Sha-Mi-Sen”, guitar and Lap steel guitar. In Japan, her music has been featured in various television commercials, as well as videos and as a beautiful [...]

No News = Good News!

Something is cooking. Coming soon!

New Look

As you have noticed the site is under reconstruction.
Thanks to Daddo and his design we have more updated look for the Silence Studio website.
The old and the  latest news are stil missing, some text is still messy, but everything else works fine. I’ll post the latest news a.s.a.p.
Thank you for your patience.

Jazzy Lounge Radio Broadcast

Today Sunday, March 2, 2008 Jazzy Lounge the Station where Driftkikker landed on the 21 place of the top 25 chart with Babylon Philosophy is upgrading it’s broadcast format from 32kbps/mp3pro to 64kbps/mp3pro.
The sound quality for the casual Jazzy Lounge listener with the mp3pro plug-in will be upgraded from FM to CD.
In conjunction with the upgrade, Jazzy [...]

Greppelpop 2008

It was amazing, it was awesome, thoroughly enjoyable!!! Met cool people, made music and had a lot of fun, shared a stage with cool musicians and made new friends! Among wich “Misty Basement” and “Little Mystic” sticked out. We especially enjoyed meeting up with “Mala Vita” a folk punk rock band, memorably great bunch of people!
Marianne [...]