Blitz – Thunder from under

We’re back from a successful tour through the UK.

Our next gig will be at the Blitz festival at Zaal 100, Amsterdam on June 1, along with Space Siren, Letatlin, Fusée Dorée and NO|me.

Doors open at 20.00 h., entrance is € 6,00. We hope to see you there!

UK tour – April 2013

Labasheeda is currently working on a new set with drummer Jaimy Quite for their upcoming UK tour in April, including a gig at the We Are All Trees festival in Fell Foot Wood (see agenda).

(picture by Kasper Vogelzang)

Christmas Stomp ’12

Saskia and Arne will do a special acoustic-electric performance during the Christmas Stomp festival at De Nieuwe Anita, Amsterdam on December 23.

Besides music, there will be poetry, performances, and food as well. Go here for the complete line-up.

Tour and video

From September 19 till 29 Labasheeda will be back in tour, doing gigs in no less than four countries: France, Italy, Switzerland, and Belgium – see agenda for details.

This summer, Sergio Gridelli shot a video for the song ‘Cars’ (from Castfat Shadows). It is now finished and can be seen on YouTube or the video section of this site. Cheers!

Castfat Shadows release party

Don’t forget the release party for our new album Castfat Shadows at Paradiso, Amsterdam on September 1. Wavezero and Vagelein & Vonnegut will be playing as well, and the Inner City Grit DJ’s will be spinning some records. Entrance is € 8,00. The show starts at 20.00 h., doors open at 19.30 h.

OBA & Roodkapje

This afternoon (between 16.00-17.00 h.) Saskia & Arne will appear on the radio program ‘Songwriters Guild Live’ (AmsterdamFM, 106.8 FM). The recording takes place at the Open- bare Bibliotheek Amsterdam, so everybody’s welcome to watch the performance.

And this Saturday (August 25) Labasheeda will be playing in the full line-up with The Sugarettes at Roodkapje in Rotterdam. exhibition

On Sunday June 24 Labasheeda will do a (semi) acoustic performance during the opening of, an exhibition of paintings by Marco Rump at the Oude Kerk in Amsterdam.

Free entrance, so be there.

Radio Wave session

We’ve just arrived back from the tour yesterday.

Besides five regular gigs we also did two radio sessions in Prague featuring Saskia on acoustic guitar and Erwin drumming on a cardboard box. You can listen to the April 30 session for Radio Wave here.

UPDATE: the StreetCulture session from April 27 is now online as well.

Split single + April tour

The split 7″ with Wavezero is now available as well!

On Wednesday April 25 we will be heading to Germany and the Czech Republic again for a six day tour (see agenda). Erwin van der Laan will be behind the drums this time.

Castfat Shadows

Our new full-length release, Castfat Shadows, is available from April 16. The album is released on transparent green vinyl and as a digital download – no CD this time (yep, the times they are a-changin’ indeed). You can listen to two of the new tracks in the music player.

The split 7″ with Wavezero is delayed a bit, but will be released in the near future.

New Labasheeda LP + split single

Currently test pressings are being made of not only one, but two new Labasheeda records: the full-length Castfat Shadows (planned for April) and a split 7″ with Wavezero. The 7″ will be released in March, and contains the song ‘Liver Spots’, which will not be on the LP. Stay tuned.