Tour in Friesland

This spring I will play 15 shows all over Friesland and I’ll be joined by good friend and poet Tsead Bruinja. All places, towns and villages are very special, if you have a chance to drop by, please do. Ticketlinks!

New Single – Boarne

Listen to Boarne, a new song taken from the album Witst noch dat d’r neat wie, which will be out onb November 19.

New Video – Gean net by my wei


I made a Frisian version of Ne me quitte pas by Jacques Brel, called Gean net by my wei.It will also appear on my new Frisian album, to be released on November 19. The song is also available on all streaming platforms and on Bandcamp. Watch the video here

New Album Coming + Release Tour

I have made a new Zea album, it’s in Frisian and it comes with a book full of lyrics, translations, artwork and drawings. The release is on November 19 at the Explore The North festival in Leeuwarden. It will be a full evening with lots of friends, musicians and poets who made translations of my …

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Video for Agency

Annelies Verhelst made a great video for my Agency song which is here

New Zea album with Oscar Jan Hoogland

My latest release is a collaboration with piano and electric clavichord improviser Oscar Jan Hoogland. The album is called SUMMING. Take a look at the new part of the site to find out all about it and see the great video of We Lost Our Phone here made by Dominika Łabądź and Jakub Majchrzak

video for De grûn

A video for the song “De grûn” is here.
Listen the whole album on Bandcamp. I am playing my new album all over Europe, check my concert page to find out where I will be. This video was made by Wolf Mulder and Engel Mulder.

De Zwemmende Stad – video

A new video, for the song De Zwemmende Stad, came floating by just outside at the Olympiakade, look here

Songs for a dead pilot

I made a cover of a Space Siren song called “Who makes me try?” It is out on double 7″ with two Space Siren songs and an other cover by WOLVON on my own Makkum Records, Space Siren’s Katzwijm and on Subroutine. It’s a small statue for Corno, driving force and amazing Space Siren guitarist …

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The Swimming City

The new Zea album. Featuring Mats Gustafsson, Xavier Charles, Oscar Jan Hoogland and more. Out now on Makkum Records (MR 10) on LP and CD. Release party at OCCII on March 28, with King Ayisoba and Band and more. Get it here!

Exploding Head Syndrome

A new 7inch! Finally. It’s a split 7″ with Oscar Jan Hoogland who I have known for so long already and now he joins me on this new song and he fills the other side with a solo electric clavichord piece which I think is fantastic. Send me an email if you like to buy the single, it’s only 5 euro plus shipping costs. Listen here and download the tracks if you like for a few bucks: Zea Bandcamp . A new full length album is coming early April!

The King and Band

zea - king ayisoba

From May 30 untill July 14 I will be touring with King Ayisoba again. On a big part of the tour four more musicians from Ghana will join King Ayisoba. This is going to be a big adventure. Check the GIGS section and also my Makkum Records page for updates. And here is a Facebook event page.

De Moanne

This week I did a written interview with Frisian magazine De Moanne, totally in Frisian so I really had to dive into the back of my memory and in to my Wurdboek. Read it here. The song “Ik Kin Der Net By” is for sale now too, through iTunes and all other stores including CDbaby

Makkum Records

Finally a website for my own Makkum Records, look here. The next release will be the Modern Ghanaians LP and you can listen already to it on the VPRO Radio 6 site here.

Ik ken der net bij

A new Zea song, in Frysian this time. I made an animation video for it too, look here, and here. You can buy the song already at Bandcamp, CDbaby, iTunes etcetera will follow soon.

Fire! Orchestra


I leave tomorrow for 3 gigs with Fire! Orchestra (including Mats Gustafsson next to 35 other musicians). Will join the orchestra and do a short solo set too. Returning to Amsterdam via Denmark to -finally- play in Christiania. Look here, and check GIGS.

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