Ronny Moorings fronts Clan of Xymox at Union Stage on Nov. 21, 2019. (Photo by Mickey McCarter)
I’m going to say it right out of the gate — Clan of Xymox deserve to be a much bigger act than they are.
As seen at DC’s Union Stage recently, frontman Ronny Moorings and company walk a straight line through buoyant synthpop — a bit more dark and distracted than their contemporaries in New Order and a bit less complicated than The Cure.
Clan of Xymox (Photo by Edmund Messerschmidt)
Dutch dark wavers Clan of Xymox haven’t been to DC in a while, but that’s about to change as frontman Ronny Moorings and his crew hit Union Stage for an exciting show on Thursday, Nov. 21.
Within Temptation performs at Rams Head Live on Feb. 28, 2019. (Photo by Paivi)
Dutch symphonic metal collective Within Temptation released Resist, the band’s seventh studio album, recently, and they took it to Rams Head Live recently for a memorable show.
Within Temptation (Photo courtesy Freeman Promotions)
Dutch symphonic metal collective Within Temptation released Resist, the band’s seventh studio album, on Feb. 1, and their accompanying tour of the United States takes them to Rams Head Live on Thursday, Feb. 28.
Clan of Xymox performs at Ottobar on Nov. 1, 2018. (Photo by Jason Nicholson)
Clan of Xymox released Days of Black via Metropolis Records in 2017, and Ronny Moorings and company hit Ottobar on Nov. 1 on the US Days of Black Tour. Jason Nicholson shot the show.
Candy Dulfer (right) performs at The Birchmere on Oct. 18, 2018. (Photo by Jason Nicholson)
Candy Dulfer was a former member of The New Power Generation, Prince’s backing band, but the Dutch saxophonist had a solo career before officially joining the band. She released Together, her most recent album, last year, and she dropped by The Birchmere to play new songs, old songs, and cover songs recently.
Candy Dulfer (Photo by Carin Verbruggen)
Dutch saxophonist Candy Dulfer released Together, her most recent solo album, in 2017, and followed that up with an autobiography, Sax, Candy & Rock-’n’-Roll (in Dutch only, but with an English version expected soon). Candy, who also was a frequent collaborator of Prince, will perform at The Birchmere on Thursday, Oct. 18.
Bakermat (Photo by Marty Marn)
Deep house DJ Bakermat, born Lodewijk Fluttert, will release a new EP, Do Your Thing, via Be Yourself and Sony on Friday, June 8. Soon after, he will perform at Soundcheck in DC on Thursday, June 14.
Ronny Moorings fronts Clan of Xymox at Saint Vitus Bar in New York City on March 26, 2018. (Photo by Paivi)
Dutch goths Clan of Xymox danced their way through a brief US tour that included two sold-out stops in New York City. The quartet — consisting of founder Ronny Moorings along with Mojca Zugna, Mario Usai, and Sean Göbel — closed their tour at Saint Vitus Bar in Brooklyn on March 26, and Paivi was there to shoot the show!
Ferry Corsten (Photo courtesy Red Light Management)
Dutch DJ pioneer Ferry Corsten is releasing his fifth album Blueprint via Flashover Recordings on May 26, and on the way to its arrival, he spins at Soundcheck on Thursday, May 18!