Long time go we went to Hedon, a youth society club in Zwolle, to see bands like Herman Brood, Vitesse, Gruppo Sportivo… Now we come to the new Hedon for the bands of today, featured during the “Let’s get a little lost” festival.
Ásgeir live in Hedon (Zwolle, 5/4/2014)
Dýrð í dauðaþögn is the debut album by the Icelandic singer-songwriter Ásgeir Trausti. The album was recorded in three or four months in the summer of 2012. Most of the original Icelandic lyrics were written by Ásgeir’s father. The album became the best selling debut album ever in Iceland. In the Silence, an English language version of the album, is translated by the American musician John Grant. Only the vocal part is different from Dýrð í dauðaþögn.
I Am Oak – On Trees And Birds And Fire (Hedon, 5/4/2014)
In 2011, I Am Oak won the Dutch based 3VOOR12 Award for best album for their 2011 release, Oasem. In 2012, the band showcased at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas and performed three shows at The Great Escape Festival in Brighton. 2012 also saw the release of the band’s third full-length album entitled “Nowhere Or Tammensaari” on Snowstar Records The album was recorded in a house in a small town in Finland, the name of which translates to “oak island.”