Announcement: Interviews with Mäläskä, Ashby & Profuna Ocean on Purple Flower Progressive Hour!


This Sunday (10 July) you will hear three interviews during this show!! I interviewed the band Mäläskä after their gig at De Hommel in Vlaardingen, The Netherlands, in July 2016. We talked about their new tour, debut album and more!

I interviewed the bands Ashby and Profuna Ocean right before their gig at Progcity festival in May 2016. You really don’t want to miss this!

After this show you will hear a rerun of the Purple Flower show containing the interviews with Roine Stolt and John Myung, so please stay tuned!

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Show starts 3 PM Eastern Time – 9 PM Central European Time – 8 PM UK Time

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Progcity Festival, Musicon Den Haag, 28 May 2016


After a wonderful first edition of Progcity Festival (you can read my review of the first edition here) it was only a matter of time when the second edition would be held. Organizer Gert-Jan van Middelkoop had two bands lined up I’ve never seen perform live before; the Dutch band Profuna Ocean and German band Ashby. I know Profuna Ocean’s music (I reviewed their latest album In Vacuum, you can read the review here), but I never heard any music from Ashby. While Profuna Ocean had played a couple of times before at Musicon, Ashby was playing their first ever gig in The Netherlands. Continue reading

An update from your shaving reporter! Interviews, interviews and more interviews!


Yay! Time for my Sunday blog post again! I have so much news, I hope I don’t forget some important things I would like to share with you guys… Continue reading