JoosTVD The Vanished Dutchman

The Vanished Dutchman

Joost The Vanished Dutchman is, as you might have guessed, from The Netherlands. You cannot pronounce his name easily: Juiced? Well it's an anti- artist name lads and gents! He's a musician first, writing, recording, playing and spreading it digital, it's a flat earth anyway! Tom Robinson played Bomb Won't Go Off (Fresh Fave) , Stupid Songs and Chalky on his BBC6 Shows. Discography: Gift Shot (2005) Volumed 10 (2007) HéJosé [2008] You Know Your Dad [2009] When The Left Foot Fits The Right One [2009] The Vanished Dutchman [2010] Orson Nietes [2011] Art Decoy The Bluebeard Boy [2012] The Ballooning Brouhaha [2013] I Mimic Me [2014] Lightning Dutchman [2015] Open Up My Parachute [2016] Sagitario [2017] Just Say KNOW [2018]






What is music to you? What does it give you?

Joy and fulfillment. Energy. Confidence. Structure in life.

What is your music dream?

To keep developing my songwriting, recording, playing, singing

If you could change the world - what would you start with?

Break down barriers and unfair structures

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Too many...., but I have to get back to the sixties then! The most melodic ones from the Beatles: (Penny Lane, Strawberry Fields Forever) energetic riffs (Led Zeppelin- A Whole Lotta Love, Kinks- You Really Got Me, Rolling Stones- Can't get No Satisfaction)

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Boz Scaggs, 10cc, Steve Miller, Gino Vannelli, Michael Franks, Tubes, Frank Sinatra, Miles Davis, Kinks, Todd Rundgren, Who, Beatles, Rolling Stones, Talking Heads

What inspires you to make music?

Everything. Always keep one eye open. Never sleep. Always dream.

What is the message you want to send with your music?

None. Just enjoy. Have fun.

How do you feel when you perform in front of an audience?


How do you see the musicians’ reality nowadays? What could be improved?

It's still a big business, but more freedom for the musician

What do you think of Drooble?

Great. Lots of opportunities.

What frustrates you most as a musician?

The technical side. Not to get the right mix

What qualities should a musician nowadays have in order to get their music heard by a larger audience?

Everyone can get its own audience, as long as you focus on your own thing. Even if there are only two people

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