30 Days Challenge // Day 14 – Declutter Your Life

I never thought of myself as a hoarder. My garage isn’t filled with collectible action figures, my kitchen cabinet isn’t filled with cleaning rags in every thinkable color and my shelves aren’t covered with limited edition Ferbies. I am a much more subtle hoarder and I only realized it when I reached early adulthood. Perhaps…

Placebo // “MTV Unplugged (Live)” (2015)

Last Friday, I spent the evening at my parents’ house. I came home from tutoring and my Mom pointed at the television screen: Placebo – MTV Unplugged. The new album that my Mom and I had been listening on Youtube for the past couple of weeks, was broadcasted on MTV! I hurried to the couch,…

CHVRCHES @ Melkweg, Amsterdam (2015) // Concert Review

Last Friday, together with Boyfriend and Jade, I went to see CHVRCHES in the Melkweg, Amsterdam. With their latest album, “Every Open Eye”, fresh in my mind, it was the first time I saw this young Scottish band perform – and it definitely will not be the last! What was really one of the most…

EDITORS @ HMH, Amsterdam (2015) // Photo Diary

For my 19th birthday, my family-in-law gave me a really, really amazing present: a ticket to go see Editors performing at the Heineken Music Hall in Amsterdam. That was in June and several months later, it was finally time to go see one of my all-time favorite artists performing. Editors is band that I have…

Kovacs @ ZNF 2015 // Photo Diary

Mysterious, powerful and intriguing: Last Monday I went to see Kovacs at the Zeeland Nazomerfestival in Middelburg, The Netherlands. Known for her single “My Love“, a dark and intense shadow play, Kovacs is a young and ambitious singer-songwriter from Eindhoven, The Netherlands. Her music is inspired by soul and dark, melancholic pop and knew how…

Triggerfinger @ ZNF 2015 // Photo Diary

Ever since I was thirteen years old, my family and I have been going to concerts and music festivals together. Sometimes we plan them a year (or more) in advance and other times, I get a call hours before the start of a concert, asking if I have anything to do that night. That was…