Category: Commemoration

1984, the best year for pop music?

5 years ago 1984 was proclaimed to be the best year for pop music. Indeed, the year did spawn many great albums. But was it all really that special?

Prince and the name change

25 years ago Prince shocked the (music)world. He took on a new name. A symbol that was unpronouncable. Looking back at 6.5 years of controversy.

Herman Brood makes two great rock albums in 1 year!

1978: Herman Brood makes two great rock records in 1 year! Shpritsz and Cha Cha are among the very best that Dutch rock ‘n roll has ever produced. 40 years ago Herman Brood took The Netherlands by storm. A look back on a true phenomenon!

My Name Is Prince Exhibition

My Name Is Prince: The official exhibition is in Amsterdam. After success in London now also great success in Amsterdam? A review.

25 years ago: the Bijlmer disaster

In 1992 I lived in the Amsterdam Bijlmer when an El-Al airplane crashed on a flat, very near to my house. A shocking experience.