DANSU

Tell us your real names, country of birth and childhood experience.

Bas van Nienes, Eljakim Okkerse, Jeroen van der Werken, born in the Netherlands.

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Tell us your academic qualification.

Bachelors of music.

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Tell us about your music career, band name, musical background, experience and skills.
We play in DANSU, have been touring in Europe, Japan, Israel and Canada.

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Tell us about your genre, concept and idea behind your music video and the song.
DANSU plays indie pop. We recorded the video in Israel; we run around with a green bucket.

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Tell us how to run a record label independently and successfully based on your experience as an artist.
We’re signed to Thistime Records in Tokyo, Japan. Rest of the world we promote DIY.

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Tell us how you are promoting your music.
Though submit hub.:-)

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Tell us what makes you happy and what makes you sad.
Happy: Holidays.

Sad: Seeing people not living life to the fullest.

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Explain clearly the story or concept behind the song.
Sometimes you’re tired of running around all the time, what’s the use of stressing over futile things…

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List the radio stations, TV stations and blogs that have aired or featured your new song.

We had a radio hit in Israel (Galgalatz), were featured on national radio in the Netherlands and were played by a lot of international music blogs (Indie Shuffle etc.).

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Give us links to where the song can be purchased.
itunes.apple.com/nl/artist/dansu/560499645?l=en

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Tell us about other members of your band, music producer, crew or music video director, how the song was recorded and how the music video was shot.

We record / produce / mix in our own studio in Amsterdam. Video was recorded in Israel after we did a tour there.

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Tell us how long you have been in the music industry, your experience and your future goal.
We started DANSU late 2016. We love to reach as many people with our music as possible.

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Tell us what makes you unique from others.
We don’t take ourselves too seriously.

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Tell us your weakness and strength pertaining music.
Weakness – We can be pretty stubborn.

Strength – We can be pretty stubborn.

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List your five favourite songs including the artists.
“Lisztomania” – Phoenix,

“I am John” – Lonely Dear

“La Prima Estate” – Erlend Oye,

“Go To California” – Motorpsycho,

“Last Friday Night”- Katy Perry

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Tell us your position on “DIY” Do It Yourself” and signing to a major label.
We’d love our music to reach as many people as possible, we’re not opposed to signing to a major label, but DIY is fine for now.

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Tell us the instruments put together in this song.

 Vocals, synths, bass, guitar, percussion and drums.

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Tell us other activities you will like to pursue apart from music.
Going on a holiday in a few hours!

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Tell us about gaining the confidence to sing in front of a large crowd for the first time.
Awful and amazing at the same time.

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Tell us the best way to make money in the music business.
Airplay / syncs / streams.

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Tell us your experience pertaining TV/Radio plugging.
That’s hard. We stopped doing that.

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Narrate your recording experience.

We love recording! We have our own studio and we’re working on a few cool new tracks.

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List your various works.
We have released three singles so far.

soundcloud.com/wearedansu
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State links to connect you on social media.

wearedansu.com

soundcloud.com/wearedansu

twitter.com/wearedansu

facebook.com/dansuband

instagram.com/wearedansu

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Kolade Olamide

I am a poet , writer, beat maker, chef, songwriter, web designer, music promoter,digital marketer, blogger and director.

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