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June 22, 2002

I'm currently recording another song called "Sodom, Japan", of which you can monitor the progress in my RealAudio section.

May 2, 2002

Tonight I'm gonna see Bob Dylan perform in Ahoy, Rotterdam (The Netherlands). And this weekend I'll be off to Dublin for a short vacation, and to celebrate this I've finally published one of my newer recordings, namely "The Foggy Dew", on my website.

April 28, 2002

This weekend I've partly recorded another song, "Anarchy Rules", and I've redone the lead vocal of "Sweet Lady of Flowers" (see the RealAudio section).

April 20, 2002

Last Thursday I've been to a concert of Shane MacGowan and The Popes in the Melkweg, Amsterdam, and it was fucking great. :-)   Shane rules!

April 7, 2002

This weekend I've partly recorded "Twelve Black Swans" together with a friend of mine, and last weekend I've recorded some more parts of "Sweet Lady of Flowers". So check out my RealAudio section!

March 23, 2002

I've finally found the time to update my web radio station, so if you're in for more than two hours of great music, do visit The American Tradition. Oh, and let me know what you think.

March 22, 2002

I've replaced the picture gallery that I added last December, because I wasn't happy with its style. And I've added an e-mail form to this website, so if you have any questions or remarks...

Januari 19, 2002

I've been playing with Lucky's digital camera again, so if you want to know what my guitars and other instruments look like, click here!

Januari 2, 2002

Wishing everybody a benevolent 2002, I've added a new picture gallery of me in the snow. :-)

Januari 1, 2002

Last weekend me and Fast have been working on a Irish traditional called "Sam Hall", which you can preview in my RealAudio section.

December 21, 2001

This evening I've been recording some tracks for a new song called "Judith", so check out my RealAudio section.

December 20, 2001

I'd like to wish everybody happy holidays and a good 2002! Click here to view my season's greetings card featuring Bob Dylan.

December 8, 2001

I've published a new picture gallery from the recording session during which "South African Girl" was recorded.

December 8, 2001

Together with a couple of friends of mine I've recorded a song called "South African Girl", which was written and sung by Henk Gansekoele (who also plays one of the guitar parts). Arend Jan Niessink plays harmonica, and I do the two other guitars, as well as mandolin and backing vocals.

November 24, 2001

I've been to a concert of The Handsome Family in Paradiso, Amsterdam, and they were absolutely great! Oh, and handsome, too. :-)

October 19, 2001

I'm currently recording "Twin Sisters" and a sneak preview is amongst my RealAudio files.

October 9, 2001

I've re-recorded some parts of my tunes "Mercy" and "Shoe Store Blues", and I'm quite happy with the results (at least I am for now).

October 7, 2001

I've been working on a song of a friend of mine, so check out "Aisling" in my RealAudio section, which also lists other songs I'm working on.

September 29, 2001

I've been working on some songs again ("The Day We Set Sail" and "Shoe Store Blues"), see RealAudio. I've slightly changed the layout of the website, because I'm sort of cancelling the MIDI section.

September 11, 2001

I've added a picture gallery with pictures from Bob Dylan, Nick Cave and others at the Roskilde Festival 2001.

September 9, 2001

Together with a friend of mine I've recorded the Irish folk traditional "The Foggy Dew". You'll find this recording and other recordings I'm working on in the RealAudio section of this website.

September 2, 2001

I've (almost) finished another tune called "Fabiola and the Sad Faced Clown", so go to my RealAudio page and check it out.

August 22, 2001

Check out the first couple of tracks from the new Bob Dylan CD "Love & Theft" at the website and/or the newsgroup.

July 23, 2001

This weekend I've bought a mandolin and it's really cool.

June 18, 2001

I'm going to see Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Nick Cave and many others perform at the Roskilde Festival in ? days, hours, minutes and seconds!

June 9, 2001

I'm working on another tune called "Hanging Terror", so for more info check out my RealAudio area and my songbook.

June 6, 2001

I've been partly re-recording and mixing my own song "My Ballerina", of which the preliminary results can be heard at my RealAudio section.

May 16, 2001

I've cancelled my "Bob Dylan MIDI Files" website, which was a member of the Bob Dylan webring, until Yahoo took over :-(. Anyway, the MIDI files in question can still be downloaded from my MIDI files section.

May 12, 2001

I've started my own web radio station called "The American Tradition". It will feature mostly Americana (folk, rock, country) music, but also celtic folk music and blues.

March 3, 2001

My version of "Dirty Old Town" is featured on the radio station of Thompson Roulette, which also features some great songs of Thompson Roulette themselves.

February 27, 2001

I've written some JavaScript code, that produces a better layout when printing pages using Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher.

February 26, 2001

I've been working on a song called "My Ballerina" for some time now. Click here for a sneak preview of the results so far (preliminary lyrics are also available, and there's an earlier version in my RealAudio section).

December 21, 2000

Merry Christmas and a happy 2001 for ev'rybody! With a little luck my experimental IUMA website should go "life" just about now, so check it out.

December 13, 2000

My MP3 files are now exclusively found on my website, which I've given quite a new look b.t.w.

November 11, 2000

I've changed my list of links a bit, so there's more text and less image (or so it appears).

September 27, 2000

Tonight I'm attending a gig of Bob Dylan in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Yeah!
And tomorrow I'm off to Beverwijk, The Netherlands for a gig of The Dubliners.

August 26, 2000

I've published a new song that I have been recording in my spare time the last few weeks. It's called "Going to Sunny California" and it's available as RealAudio stream, and as MP3 file at my website.

August 22, 2000

Because the guys at have changed the layout of their website a bit, I've also changed the layout of my website at a bit. So don't forget to check out the revised!

June 9, 2000

Since I was free today, I have turned around one or two things in the layout of my website. (Lucky en Boevie are in New Orleans, and I am not. Damn!)

June 4, 2000

There's a new Tale song available called "Mercy", see the RealAudio, MIDI and lyrics sections.

March 28, 2000

Last weekend I've bought a new mic and used it to record my version of an Ewan MacColl classic: "Dirty Old Town", which is available as RealAudio stream.

March 18, 2000

I've changed a little bit of ev'rything. you can now click to the links and this news page from any other page, because I've put it them the main menu (on the left of the screen). I've dropped the SoundVQ format and converted these audio files to the MP3 format. The RealAudio files are now all RealAudio G2 files, meaning that the audio quality is much better now.

January 14, 2000

Last weekend I've recorded a short song called "If There Would've Been Anything", see RealAudio and SoundVQ.

August 22/29, 1999

I've recorded a blues called "Aching Heart Blues", which is available as MIDI file, RealAudio stream and SoundVQ file.

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