FEATURE ARTIST: DEN HAAG

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Introduce yourselves- where are you from and who plays what?
We are Den Haag and we are a Post Punk band from London.  We are a 4 piece and we consist of Kristian (Vocals), Mike A (Guitar), Mike B (Bass) and Adam (Drums).

Describe your sound/lyric style
We have a raw uncomplicated sound just based on the instruments we play we haven’t really experimented with synths although we have been discussing the possibility of it on some songs in the future. Kristian is the lyricist of the band, he writes a lot of his lyrics based on real life events and his own personal experiences. We compose most of the tracks as a band; the musical content is a group thing.

Who are your main influences? What else inspires you?
We are heavily influenced by other Post Punk/New Wave bands a main Influence being Joy Division, other bands include Siouxsie And The Banshees, Depeche Mode and The Cure although there are a massive amount of other artists and bands that all of the members take their own personal influences that are from many genres.

What are you working on now?
We have currently completed our debut album called Trials and Tributes which we have released through Zorch Factory Records (Paris). Trials and Tributes is available for free download on their website, however the commercial release will be on the 3rd of January 2013 for those who would like to download the full CD quality files and you will be able to get them from iTunes and other digital outlets. The Zorch Factory Records free mp3 download of Trials and Tributes can be found through this link:

http://www.zorchfactoryrecords.com/official-releases/item/171-den-haag-trials-and-tributes-ep.html

We are currently in the process of creating our second album which we are hoping to release next year sometime, things are moving quickly and we have lots of ideas and the creativity seems to be flowing and there are a few tracks we are already quite excited about!

Are you touring now? When/where?
We have no tour dates as such yet but we have gigs in various places around London and we are hoping to venture out to some other parts of the UK in 2013 so check the website and FB for more up to date information on where we are and if we have any gigs near you!!

What can people expect at your live gigs?
Our live gigs are energetic and the tracks are the sort you can listen to and lose yourself too. The best type of music.

Where can people check out your music?
The main places to find out more about us, what we are getting up to and what to expect in the future from us are:

www.denhaaguk.com

www.facebook.com/denhaagband

https://twitter.com/denhaagbanduk1

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