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'Maybe This Is Love' nominated for 3FM Award: Best Track!

YEAH! ’Maybe This Is Love’ got nominated for the 3FM award: Best Track!🏆🍾 You can vote NOW via 3FM.nl/awards go go go!

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NL Clubtour verplaatst naar voorjaar 2021

Lieve mensen, Hoewel het niet als een grote verrassing komt, hebben we teleurstellend nieuws. Door de huidige maatregelen die vanuit de overheid van kracht zijn vanwege Covid 19, is het helaas niet mogelijk om de clubshows in september door te laten gaan. Daarom verplaatsen we onze clubtour naar het voorjaar …

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EU TOUR CANCELLED

Although it doesn’t come as a huge suprise, we’re still very dissapointed. One of the things we looked forward to most of all this year was touring Europe. Playing for new crowds and making new connections is why we do what we do. We hope everybody stays healthy and that …

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New UNFOLD merch available now!

Ooooh snap! Our new ‘Unfold’ merch is available NOW! Go to http://chefspecial.merchstore.nl/ to shop & snap a pic of your favorite items! 😎 📸: JaapKroon Fotografie

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NEW VIDEO FOR KALEIDOSCOPE OUT NOW!

We’re taking you on a trip down memory lane with our new video for Kaleidoscope. A video close to our hearts, dedicated to all of the amazing times we've spent together! Here’s to many more! 🙌🏻❤

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Chef'Special for War Child!

Wow! All of our open-air shows at @Caprera are completely sold out, THANK YOU! To give all of you one last chance to be there, and to support a cause dear to our hearts, we are doing something very special together with @warchildholland. On the 23rd of July we are …

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All Caprera shows SOLD OUT!

All of the Chef’Special shows at Caprera are completely SOLD OUT! We are so excited to finally play for all of you again! See you there ✌🏼

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Extra shows bij Caprera Bloemendaal!

Wow! Alle 10 shows bij Caprera Bloemendaal zijn uitverkocht, bedankt voor de enorme support! Om dit te vieren hebben we extra shows toegevoegd en tickets zijn vanaf NU verkrijgbaar via https://caprera.nu/

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Caprera 2020!

Can't tell you how much we have been looking forward to this moment: we're doing 10 intimate open-air shows next month in NL and tickets are available NOW! 🥳 Go to https://linktr.ee/ChefSpecial to get your tickets!

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A MESSAGE FROM US

Dear everyone, We hope you’re all in good health and beginning to find your way in these new and challenging times. We miss doing shows with you guys and look forward to the day we can meet again, at some beautiful venue or festival. Until that time: take care of …

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NEW ALBUM 'UNFOLD' OUT NOW!

Our new album "UNFOLD" is out now on all platforms!

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3 BIG SHOWS IN DECEMBER

Is it too early to be STOKED for the end of the year? In December 2020 we end our year with three big shows in AFAS, AHOY & KLOKGEBOUW! Ticketsale starts next Monday at 10am CET via https://www.chefspeciallive.nl/

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NEW VIDEO FOR 'TROUBLE'

Our new video for the song 'Trouble' is now live! Go check it out!

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New Album 'UNFOLD' out on March 6!

Our new album Unfold will be released on March 6th, but you can already add it to your Spotify collection by pre-saving it HERE 🔥. We will create a playlist and drop all the new tracks in there as soon as they are available!

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New Single Trouble

Ladies & Gents, the wait is over. Our new single “Trouble” is out now! We’re happy to finally share a new song with you guys and we can’t wait to hear what you think!

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Clubtour EU 2020

Europe we're coming for you! Tickets for our EU tour have just gone live, where will we see you next? 🇪🇺

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NL CLubtour 2020

Sold out almost all of our 2020 clubshows in NL in just 48 hours! 

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EU Tour 2019

This summer we'll be cruising down Europe! U joining on this one? 💥

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Amigo x platinum album

Grateful we are to hear that our latest album 'Amigo' turned platinum heart ❤

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'into the future' videoclip

Here it is! Proud to share our video for Into The Future. Check it out, tell your friends and let us know what you think. Big love for the boys from Chapter Amsterdam for making this video with us, you rock!

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3fm award for best live act

We won best live act! Big love to all of you who voted and big big big love to our crew. You guys rock hard! ❤ #3FMAWARDS

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NICOTINE TURNED GOLD! ⚡️

BOUYAAA!! Thanks to all of you Amigos out there for streaming and listening ❤️ Listen to Nicotine HERE! #toinfinityandbeyond

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Liefde in de lucht ☁️❤️

Our own Joshua Nolet released a track with Kraantje Pappie! Check out his Dutch debut "Liefde in de Lucht" ☁️❤️

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going for seconds!

AFAS LIVE show: 15/12/18 sold out! ❤️ Extra show: 14/12/18 Get your tickets at WWW.CHEFSPECIALLIVE.NL #moreismore

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OUR NEW VIDEO, FOR YOU ❤️

We hope you enjoy, share and let us know what you think! Love, Chef'Special #nicotine #DIY #DirectorGuido #musicvideo

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It's coming...

New video, this Friday... #nicotine

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AFAS LIVE

We can't get enough of you Amigos! We doen op 15 december een eindejaarsshow in de AFAS LIVE! Hope to see you all there :) Maandag 19 februari om 10:00 uur begint de voorverkoop. Get your tickets on www.chefspeciallive.nl

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EDISONS POP AWARD

Amigo the album won a Edison Pop Awards for best pop album! We would like to thank all our moms ♥️

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ZIGGO DOME

Ziggo Dome, you killed it!! Next year at our place? ⚡️

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OUT NOW: BECAUSE I LOVE YOU

Met trots delen we de VIDEO van onze single Because I Love You.

"I wanna be thankful more often, more gentle, softer"

"Because I Love You gaat over hoe we proberen een betere versie van onszelf te zijn en hoe de realiteit soms in de weg staat. Ondanks onze goede …

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END OF SUMMER...

The end of a beautiful season is here.. It was one of a kind! Next stop >> ZIGGO DOME

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ALBUM AMIGO OUT NOW!

AMIGO!!! Eindelijk, het album is uit! Beluister of bestel hem hier: Spotify: HTTP://SPOTI.FI/2LF4UCB Apple: HTTP://APPLE.CO/2K8G1DL Bol.com: HTTP://BIT.LY/2KNHBRI

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RELEASE 'TRY AGAIN'

Vanaf vandaag is onze nieuwe single 'Try Again' te beluisteren op SPOTIFY, ITUNES en YOUTUBE. Hope you enjoy it! Check HIER de pre-order voor het album Amigo.

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NEW ALBUM

It's coming! Ons nieuwe albums zal gereleased worden op 3 maart 2017. Wil je het album alvast pre-orderen? Check dan de onderstaande linkjes. Pre-order here: iTunes: smarturl.it/Amigo-iTunes CD: HTTP://SMARTURL.IT/AMIGO-CD LP: HTTP://SMARTURL.IT/AMIGO-LP LP Limited: HTTP://SMARTURL.IT/AMIGO-LP-LIMITED

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ALBUMRELEASE SHOW

Album release shows at Patronaat! Op 10 en 11 maart 2017 vieren we de release van ons nieuwe album in onze hometown Haarlem. De voorverkoop start aanstaande zaterdag om 10.00 uur. Let's go, Amigo!

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ZIGGO DOME SHOW!

Ziggo Dome! Let’s go amigos! Date: 7 oktober 2017. Tickets: WWW.CHEFSPECIALZIGGODOME.NL Hope to see all of you there! <3

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NEW MERCH SHOP!

New merch-shop in town! Alle Chef’Special merch is nu online te verkrijgen via onze nieuwe WEBSHOP!

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NEW SONG: AMIGO!

New song: Amigo HERE IT IS! A brand new song of our forthcoming album, along with an impression of our days on the road! Dedicating this to all the beautiful amigo's we met on the ERS2016. Let's go! Video shot by: Reel Bear Media

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SUPPORT TWENTY ONE PILOTS

BIG NEWS!! This summer we will be joining Twenty Øne Piløts on their ”Emøtiønal Røadshøw” tour! Together with Mutemath we will be doing the support for the 47 shows in North America. We’re blessed to be part of this amazing tour! For tour dates check our shows section.

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SOLD OUT DUTCH CLUBTOUR!

Within two weeks we sold out the entire clubtour. Thanks to all of you :)

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3FM NOMINATION!

We are nominated for an 3FM Award in the category 'Best Band'! You can vote HERE. One love!

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BILLBOARD CHART!

In Your Arms entered the Alternative Billboard Chart on #40. The track was also mentioned as 'Tomorrow's Hits' Check the article HERE!

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SWITCHING TO DIRECT SUPPORT ON AER TOUR

More excitement: we’ll be switching to direct support for the remainder of the Aer - One Of A Kind tour. We get to play more songs, to more people. Let's goo!

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NEW CHEF'SPECIAL EP OUT IN U.S.

Exciting times! We just released a new self-titled EP on the other side of the ocean, U.S. that is! After signing with Fueled By Ramen/Atlantic Records we recorded a new video for 'In Your Arms' during a road trip in California. Check out the video here:HTTP://SMARTURL.IT/INYOURARMSYT, new EP available on …

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HEINEKEN MUSIC HALL EXTRA TICKETS

Vrijdag 1 mei en zaterdag 2 mei zijn de vervangende data voor de Heineken Music Hall concerten van 13 en 14 maart 2015. Als gevolg van de verplaatsing zijn er voor beide dagen enkele kaarten vrijgekomen. Op WWW.CHEFSPECIALMUSIC.COM/HMH kun je tickets voor de concerten bestellen, zolang de voorraad strekt.

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LOWLANDS!!

After four years we'll be returning to Lowlands Festival! The Festival will be held on 21-22-23 of August 2015.

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OPENLUCHTTHEATER BLOEMENDAAL

After countless festivals and pop concert halls, we'll be returning to our back garden to do an intimate show at 'Openluchttheater Bloemendaal' on the 9th of July 2015.TICKETS ARE ON SALE as of now.

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NEW EP: SHOT IN THE DARK

It's out there and we're proud! Our new EP: 'Shot In The Dark'. LISTEN TO IT NOW ON SPOTIFY, available on iTunes March 13th.

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STILL DON'T KNOW SOUNDTRACK 'HOMIES'

Still Don't Know is soundtrack for the new 'Homies' movie. Radio station 3FM premiered the video clip this morning, check it out below.

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"PASSING THROUGH" GOLD AWARD

BIG SURPRISE this morning when we visited the 3FM 'Glazen Huis'. We received a Gold Award (sales exceeding 20.000) for our album Passing Through! Thank you all for the amazing support, what an amazing way to end a beautiful year. We decided to put theAWARD UP FOR AUCTION, hopefully it …

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WE'LL BE PLAYING AT THE SERIOUS REQUEST FINAL

Together with Jett Rebel, Kensington, Dotan, Mr. Probz, Afrojack and Jacqueline Govaert. See you there!

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PASSING THROUGH DELUXE, OUT NOW ON ITUNES

We're going full Deluxe at the end of this amazing year. We proudly present: Passing Through Deluxe! Includes 4 extra acoustic tracks. You can GET IT AT ITUNES right now, or wait until Friday December 12th and get it at you local (NL-based) shop. We hope you enjoy :) HTTP://BIT.LY/PASSINGTHROUGHDELUXEONITUNES

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EUROSONIC NOORDERSLAG 2015

Yeah! Ladies 'n gents, we'll be going up north and do a show at EUROSONIC NOORDERSLAG again! Time and location to be confirmed ;)

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SECOND HEINEKEN MUSIC HALL SHOW!

Awesome news! We are doing a second Heineken Music Hall show. The first one sold out in nearly two weeks. GET YOUR TICKETS NOW!

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DUCO & CHEF'SPECIAL

Remember Duco? That cool young kid playing with us on Pinkpop mainstage? He's been a part of our current Deluxe tour and last week our Zapp Music Challenge was broadcasted. Worth watching, CHECK IT OUT!

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HEINEKEN MUSIC HALL SHOW SOLD OUT!

Chef'Special Deluxe at Heineken Music Hall, March 14th 2015 is SOLD OUT!

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NEW VIDEO 'ON SHOULDERS'

Mornin'! What's new?! The video for our new single 'On Shoulders'! That's what's new! Enjoy.

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LIVE IN LEVI'S EXCLUSIVE EVENT

You might have passed by our shop window at the LEVI'S® store in Amsterdam. We'll be doing an exclusive show at the store for a bunch of lucky people. When? 1st of October. How? Share your story with us on Instagram. Ever been to a Chef'Special show or done a …

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'IN YOUR ARMS' DOUBLE PLATINUM

We received a double platinum award for 'In Your Arms' during our appearance at RTL Late Night! Crazy!

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O'NEILL X CHEF'SPECIAL COLLAB SHOE

CHECK OUT our O'Neill x Chef'Special collab shoe! We will be releasing this limited edition shoe upcoming Friday the 18th when we play at the O'Neill Footwear Sessions in Charlatan, Gent (Belgium). We will also be doing an acoustic session at the O'Neill store in Antwerp on Saturday the 19th. …

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3 MORE CLUBSHOWS IN OCTOBER

We just added 3 more regular clubshows to our touring schedule in October. From our DELUXE tour our first show at Paradiso is already sold out. You can still get tickets for the remaining shows. For dates, check out OUR AGENDA!

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DELUXE SHOWS

Our Passing Through clubtour is done, but we will be back playing DELUXE venue shows in October. Dates below! 02 Oktober - Paradiso (main hall) Amsterdam 18 Oktober - Oosterpoort (main hall) Groningen For all the festival dates, check out OUR GIG LIST.

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PLATINUM AWARD FOR 'IN YOUR ARMS'

Many milestones in just one month. Pinkpop Mainstage show, Gold Award & Platinum for 'In Your Arms', Gold Award for 'Birds' and more than 1 million views on the In Your Arms video!

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5 MEI LIVESTREAM

Tune in today at 13:30 hrs. (AMS time) for our live show at 'Bevrijdingsfestival Zwolle'

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LIMITED EDITION SCREENPRINT

Check out the newest addition to our merchandise! Exclusive, limited edition, handprinted screenprint by Mankaiii. For all the connoisseurs out there: it's a 2 colour print on 200GRMS Fabriano paper. Only 30 pieces and only available during shows!

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IN YOUR ARMS 3FM MEGAHIT

Last week our second single "In Your Arms" was announced 3FM MEGAHIT! A few days later the track also entered the Mega Top 40. We will be playing In Your Arms live at Q-Music, Radio 2 and BNN That's Live in the upcoming month.

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PASSING THROUGH #1 ALBUM!

Just one week after the official release, our second album "Passing Through" hit #1 on the album Top100 chart! We couldn't be more proud! Thanks everyone for all the support.

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PINKPOP!

We're playing at Pinkpop Mainstage 2014! Last week the festival announced more names. We will be sharing the stage with Ed Sheeran, Editors, The Boxer Rebellion and Rudimental. We will be rocking more stages this summer. Check out OUR AGENDA for a show near you!

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VIDEOCLIP IN YOUR ARMS

Our new single 'In Your Arms' is a song Joshua Nolet wrote as a tribute to his father, who passed a way not too long ago. The song has been a favorite of 3FM radio DJ Michiel. This morning Michiel premiered the new videoclip for this song. The stop motion …

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PRE-ORDER 'PASSING THROUGH'

Last week we release our new single 'In Your Arms'. Simultaneously we also unlocked the pre-order for our full upcoming album 'Passing Through'. That's RIGHT OVER HERE. Check out the SHOW DATES if you want to catch us playing our new song live.

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NEW SINGLE: IN YOUR ARMS OUT NOW

Last Friday we released our new single 'In Your Arms'. You can get the single at iTunes RIGHT NOW!

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3FM SERIOUS REQUEST LIVING ROOM CONCERT

3FM radio DJ Sander Hoogendoorn already ANNOUNCED our contribution to the Serious Request auction. No signed albums or other small gifts of the kind, we’re auctioning an acoustic living room concert! So if you want us playing in your own living room,START BIDDING! This year 3FM Serious Request focusses on …

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CHEF'SPECIAL OP CONCERT AT SEA 2014

Vanochtend maakte Giel op 3FM de eerste namen voor Concert at SEA 2014 bekend. En samen met de Passenger en Nielson staan wij daartussen! Let's hope for a show at sundown! Concert at SEA op de Brouwersdam in Zeeland is uitgegroeid tot een van de grootste festivals van Nederland. Het …

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CHEF'SPECIAL @ NOORDERSLAG 2014

We'll be rocking the Noorderslag festival again! Together with amongst many other Baskerville, Bo Saris & Digitzz.

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MTV MUSIC WEEK INSTORE

Cheffies op de MTV Music Week! Donderdag 7 November doen we een instore in de MTV Mobile Store in de Kalverstraat. Een exclusieve sessie voor de lucky few met aflsuitend een Meet & Greet. Score je toegangsbewijs in de store op 7 November! "De T-Mobile Youngstore in de Amsterdamse Kalverstraat …

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PARADISO SHOW SOLD OUT!

Our release show at the Paradiso on the 7th of February 2014 is sold out! For the ones who are too late, no worries! We will be visiting your city very soon :)

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PECULIAR VIDEO ON VEVO

Ladies 'n Gents! We present to you our video for Peculiar! Check it out: HTTP://VEVO.LY/EUPXDB Big love to Maxmana for making it awesome and thanks to @VEVO_Nederland for the #VEVONLPowerPremiere

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WE ARE ONE ON MDUNDO!

How cool is this?! Our track 'We Are One' which we recorded in Kenya with Octopizzo and Dr. Eppy is nr. 5 at the Friday Top10 and one of the Hot Songs on Mdundo: Kenya's mobile music curating platform! HTTP://MDUNDO.COM/

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ALBUM RELEASE SHOW!

We're ready to rumble! After an amazing ride with our debut album 'One For The Mrs.' we are proud to announce the release of our second album. The past couple of months we were blessed to be recording in the epicenter of modern popular music: Brooklyn, New York. Time to …

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UPCOMING SHOWS

Now we’re back from NYC and the album is almost finished, we have some time to do some shows again! Check out the dates below. If you want to score some tickets (if necessary of course) head over to the gigs page shown in the menu on the left! 28 …

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SZIGET AFTERMATH

Wow. This must have been one of the craziest Sound System gigs we ever did. Before the festival even started we warmed up the crowds in the basement of Akvarium Klub in the city centre. On Monday we headed over to the festival site and did another DJ set at …

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MORE US TOUR DATES ADDED!

We’ll be playing at Riot fest Denver 2015, Riot Fest Chicago 2015 and supporting Dirty Heads on three of their shows. Beyond excited! Tickets Riot Fest Denver: HTTP://GOO.GL/R4CNM4 ‪#‎RIOTFEST‬ Tickets Riot Fest Chicago: HTTP://GOO.GL/YNLRND Dates and tickets Dirty Heads: WWW.CHEFSPECIALMUSIC.COM/SHOWS

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US TOUR DATES!

It’s happening! Off to the United States. We’ll be supporting the guys from Aer on their 'One Of A Kind Tour'. 30+ shows all over the US. Beyond excited, see y’all soon! Tickets on-sale Friday 26th of June - HTTP://WWW.FRESHAERMOVEMENT.COM

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FIRST SINGLE 'PECULIAR' OUT NOW!

Yesterday we release our first single of our upcoming album. The track 'Peculiar' was premiered by Giel on 3FM and later that day awarded a 9 in the MetMichiel show on 3FM. You can check out the track on Spotify, and of course buy it in THE ITUNES STORE RIGHT …

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