This is my new album. A personal journey of holding balance between being a good friend, parent, lover and dealing with grief and the dark temptations of life. This is my mid 90's dance album, half digital / half analogue and released 2nd of February 2022.
Positive Buoyancy - darkvoice 2022 (c)
Thanks to Jason Quinn for mixing the hell out my tracks. Thanks to Speyeral (Soundwizard7) for her lyrics, graphixgoddess as the perfect narrator, Marloes Lupker for the beautiful album artwork, my kids for their energy and artwork for each track, my family, parents Andy and Lya and Elfi for her patience in letting me do what I needed to do. And my friends for listening to all layers of music production. Special thanks to Lennart who is responsible for creating multiple grooves and beats, which I thankfully adapted to be my own songs (sorry :-).
During the pandemic, factors including childcare and working from home are increasing stress levels, which can in turn cause headaches and migraines.Since people have been shuttered up during the pandemic, they’ve also been spending more time looking at computer and smartphone screens and drinking wine.
Do you have to suffer for your art? It's only when emerge from a period of illness that you can look at the darkness and find the words to describe it. So maybe the key to being a great artist and songwriter with a long and happy life is to dare to go to those dark places – but don't make them your home.
If you’re holding off on fully feeling your grief, you might find that it manifests in a different way. Headaches, irritability, aches and pains, anxiousness, mood swings, or feeling numb and apathetic are all typical delayed grief symptoms.
Negative buoyancy occurs when an object is denser than the fluid it displaces. The object will sink because its weight is greater than the buoyant force.
The weather supplies many metaphors for our changeable minds. Moods can brighten and darken, dispositions can be sunny, futures can be under a cloud and relationships can be stormy. Like the weather, our emotions sometimes seem like fickle forces of nature: unstable, enveloping and uncontrollable.
Interlude to something more profound, a deeper love and back in to your eyes.
To live a fluid life, we need balance – between what has been to what will be.
Alzheimer's disease, also referred to simply as Alzheimer's, is a neurodegenerative disease that usually starts slowly and gradually worsens over time. The most common early symptom is difficulty in remembering recent events. Although the speed of progression can vary, the typical life expectancy following diagnosis is three to nine years.
Positive buoyancy occurs when an object is lighter than the fluid it displaces. The object will float because the buoyant force is greater than the object’s weight.
Born in 1973. Living in: Amsterdam. Started producing voice basic music after my fathers death in 1997. Voice Based Music: voices as THE main instrument. All sounds during these times are recodings of voices / vocals (which mostly are mine). Experimenting with techno / ambient / beats / rythms and landscapes of noises. Although I am a happy positive kind of guy, making dark sounds is something I really enjoy. Many years later (being a parent) exploring other ways to express my moods / feelings using gear and computer generated sounds. Making music is a way to do something without boundaries, rules and very personal way to make what I want.
New stuff - work in progress
New old track: "thcirt saaM" (2022) (c) New version and visuals: dark, moody, broken heart, creepy and techno with vocals from 20+ years ago! Work in progress.
A new Darkvoice track and video! A hard techno rave about thinking and drinking after your evening out. Flesje wijn... Made in 2022 (c)
Mix of jams / demos around 2017 - 2021 what did not make it on the album Positive Buoyancy.
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