Altertape and STUFF. blew the roof off Casino Sint-Niklaas

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Last Friday was amazing. It’s hard to describe it any other way. Altertape & STUFF. turned out to be a perfect match and raged through a full concerthall at Casino Sint-Niklaas (for some pictures by Sven Dullaert, see this album). Altertape showed once and for all that the soundscapes they produce are powerful, intriguing, danceable and skilfully composed. There, we said it. And we’re not the only ones. Snoozecontrol was very much impressed as well, as this great review shows:…

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Help SCHNTZL win the Best of Brugge Award!

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2015 has been a good year for SCHNTZL. They won several contests, have exciting perspectives for the new year (JazzLab, Jazz Tour, Brakke Grond, new album at DE WERF…), and now they have been nominated as best band of Brugge, for a “Best of Brugge” award.   Don’t forget to vote! The polls are open until January 10: Go SCHNTZL!

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Tomorrow’s music now: SCHNTZL @ Glimps (and JazzLab & Jazz Tour)


From tomorrow till Saturday the city center of Ghent is taken over by the Glimps showcase festival. Which means you buy one ticket and get a choice of 78 Belgian and international bands, spread over 11 locations and 3 days. And with this you glimps (haha) the future of the music scene. One of these bands representing tomorrow’s music is (…drrrrum roll…) SCHNTZL! Our favourite duo plays a concert on Friday 11 December at 8.10pm, at Campo (Nieuwpoort 31-35). Make sure…

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Altertape’s Nandrin Sessions in the media: win!


Altertape’s new EP Nandrin Sessions has now well and truly been released. The release concert on 28 November at Trefpunt Concertzaal was bang on and Sissel Steyaert Photography managed to capture that beautifully. Altertape got some attention in the media as well. Jazz’Halo published this nice interview on the beginnings of Altertape and where the road might lead them. You would rather hear composer Jonathan tell about it himself? No problem! He appeared on and Jazz Rules. Have a listen. The first review…

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Skordatura releases second album at Handelsbeurs

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It took a while, but now we can finally take the covers off: Skordatura‘s second album Empty The Headbin is coming out on 28 April 2016. That night the band is presenting their new material at Handelsbeurs Concertzaal (Ghent), together with Yves Peeters Group. Two concerts you don’t want to miss! More info about the concert can be found here. The album will be released through the brand new jazz label Solidude, founded by Skordaturian Joshua Dellaert. Solidude makes clear from the start that…

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