Knarsetand releases the new hypnotising breakbeat track ‘Dragging me Deeper,’ an arrestingly sexy and dark music video brought to life by film maker Andres Fouchet (Noisia, Dope D.O.D). ‘Dragging me Deeper’ tells a story of how desire and temptation can transform into addiction and obsession. The piece explores how something beautiful can become ugly and the destruction that can ensue. “Taken definitely from personal experience,” laughs frontman/producer Martijn Holtslag.
The video for ‘Dragging me Deeper’ was conceptualised and produced by Martijn, in collaboration with filmmaker Andres Fouchet, model Donnya Zidan and makeup artists Rob and Erik Hillenbrink.
Knarsetand has built a profile in the Dutch scene as a live breakbeat/punk band, shifting woe and misery to raw dance music. This spring/summer the band is on tour again, already confirming over 20 club and festival dates in the Netherlands and beyond. On 7 September the album will be released with a special concert.
Knarsetand has released singles (with clip) ‘Bad Trip’ and ‘Fuckup’ since last summer, and ‘Dragging me Deeper’ is the latest in buildup to the September album. The clip and story ‘Fuckup’ came about the day after frontman/producer Martijn was beat up on a night out on the town, turning the the bruises and bloodshot eyes into an artistic expression of his rage.
Met veel dank, trots en liefde kijken we terug naar onze samenwerking met BLiP Agency🙃😘 Jeroen heeft ons vanaf het begin begeleid en laten groeien in de wondere wereld van de muziekindustrie, maar bands en agency’s groeien, en soms groei je net de andere kant op.
Nu BLiP zich meer gaat focussen op acts met internationale ambitieuze plannen, en wij een eigenwijzere koers varen, vaart Knarsetand vanaf nu onder de vlag van het net zo eigenwijze, rauwe, stoute Cloudhead verder. 💊💥☃
Those touching words were spoken by the great talented radio dj Kaj van der Ree just a week ago. We were invited by him to play some, read two, songs in his radio show at 3FM. After the first two song, he was so flabbergasted that he wanted more and you, the people who sended amazing text messages, wanted more! So, we played an extra track live in his studio. We know, it was late and you might want to go to the church in the morning, so luckily for you we recorded it all!
Here you can find all these songs and interview we did.
ADE (Amsterdam Dance Event) is THE biggest dance festival on the world. With a lot of locations, we were honored to play one of them. An amazing crowd helped us to set the place on fire. It went up up and beyond! Here is some proof.
Or as it is called in Dutch “De Kleedkamer Podcast”. It could be possible you never heard of it before but Podcasting is up and coming in our small country pretty quickly and with this ofcourse some of the podcasters are diving into the music business. This podcast invited me to talk about Knarsetand and my other project Quibus. Talking about the daily things I do for it and what preforming with the band is like.