Territory: G / A / S
I Am Oak
NL - Snowstar / Midsummer / Cargo
This year the band released their second album ‘Oasem’ after a year of touring over 80 shows through the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany, Luxemburg, the UK and Switzerland with their debut-album ‘On Claws’. It brought them radio- and tv-shows, chartnotations and a big following. The slightly darker ‘Oasem’ won the national award for best album of the year here in the Netherlands, and had the band tour even more, especially in Germany; Doing sold out shows in Berlin, Hamburg on their own tours, and also on showcasefestivals such as Popkomm, Berlin Music Week and Reeperbahn. This year, they also played a sold out gig at the Unitarian Church in Brighton at The Great Escape.
Genre: Calm indie/folkmusic.
Dutch press on album ‘On Claws’:
‘The best Dutch folk album of this year’ – 3voor12
‘Amazing!’ – OOR
‘Wonderful melodies’ – NRC