Coolhaven is a band based on the principle of diabetics. Their music is inspired by the disturbance of balance between centrifugal and centripetal energies. The first and last thing Coolhaven has is some kind of concept or idea about how the noises they make should sound. They think the idea of making ‘good' music is kind of obsolete.
There could be improvisation (utterly and totally composed) involved, or badly played dutch tribal polka blues. It's the moment that counts, not fame or respect from future generations of cd-listeners.
Their first records sounded like some kind of lo-fi techno ambient country and western and in the beginning of 2003 they released their first feature album; “Blue Moustache” , inspired by electronic music, bullshit generators and flying trapeze's.
The members ;
Hajo Doorn ; He used to play with Veryan Weston, and in the notorious group ‘The Lost Lovers. And Dull Schicksal. He's some kind of director at WORM , and his writing alter ego is called ‘Raoul Goudvis.
Lukas Simonis ; Sometimes calls himself 'musician'. Played/plays in Dull Schicksal, Apricot My lady, Liana Flu Winks and Trespassers W. Also works at WORM where he has a 'free' role. Just Like in the bible.
Peter Fengler ; His other group is called ‘Pool Mongool ‘ .And besides that he's a visual artist. And besides that he still has a nice body. And besides that he has a club called DE PLAYER in the former red-light district of Rotterdam. But they do art there nowadays.
here's a song from the album; Mass Love
(this link goes to the Coolhaven website)
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