2018 comes to an end!

Hello everybody!

So 2018 comes to an end and it has been an amazing year for us. In our previous post we talked about the first half, the second half was also gooood. Had a great time playing support for our heroes from our youth Frenzal Rhomb together with buds F.O.D., played ‘Patatland’ with the always charming Friet uh.. Sweet Empire, had substitutes Jasper and Bram for two shows, played the Factory Festival and enjoyed Slotterfest a bit too much 😛 Did a great UK weekender including human pyramids and rowboats and had a very enjoying midweek show in Hove, Belgium with Altitude, Wasei Hey! Go! and the All Star Wedding Band.

Here’s a video of ‘Broken Record’ at the show in Hove, shot by Max!

And what does 2019 bring for Dowzer?
Off course a show here and there, but… in February/March our drumbeast Remy is expecting a little girl! So around that time we will focus on new tunes (just like we are now at the moment). We hope to see you all in spring/summer or at the just announced show FOW Fest Winter Edition!
Have an awesome holiday season, stuff your face and drink like there’s no tomorrow.. see you in 2019!


2018 so far

Hidyho diehard Dowzer fanatics and people who are just checking out the page!

2018 has past the 50% mark and summer holidays are on the way. A good moment to look back on what we’ve done so far this year.

First show of the year was in Belgium with our buddies Barney’s Ego. Always a pleasure sharing the stage with good people and off course.. punkshows in Belgium ❤
Please help us get more shows in Belgium!
Up next were some local shows, a new experience of being the ‘in between interviews band’ in Nijmegen and Uden for writers Leon Verdonschot and Henk Verstraten (thank you Marjolein for the opportunity!), worth to mention the Punksteren show in Eindhoven which was one of the funnest shows we played (Ink Bomb‘s Quirijn should take some diving lessons next time haha) and we had two very cool supportslot shows with Counterpunch and Red City Radio!

Next to playing shows we’ve spoken to lots of old but also lots of new friends that picked up So Much For Silver Linings, thank you all for the kind words! It means the world to us. Pick up an LP, CD or a tape at the next show or order it online, or off course get your Dowzer fix the digital way on bandcamp, spotify, itunes, .. wherever!

Right now we’ll take a short summerbreak, slowly starting writing new songs and getting ready for our upcoming shows, (we’re playing with Frenzal Rhomb in October!! 16 year old Deny is already stoked/siked/stiked/soaked!). See you very soon!

Tim – Sandra – Remy – Deny

Video for ‘Broken Record’ and looking back on 2017

Here is the second video off ‘So Much For Silver Linings’, the official video for ‘Broken Record’. The video sums up what 2017 was for us, our best year yet!

In 2017 we released what, in our opinion, is our best work yet with ‘So Much For Silver Linings’. Still a bit unbelievable it gets picked up really well and we’re very grateful for Shield, Umlaut, Waterslide and Trilob records for helping releasing it. Also great to see so many friends at our release show at Pier15 Breda.

2017 was also one of the busiest years for us with shows. We got to play with old friends (Coral Springs, Running Late, Altitude), new friends (Generation84, Camp High Gain, The Hearted, Müg, Ink Bomb, Barney’s Ego just to name a few) and supercool to play with bands we are listening to since we were kids like I Against I, Consumed and not to forget Undeclinable Ambuscade. We played small venues, big venues, festivals, nearby and further away in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and we went to the UK twice.

We like to thank the following people for a great 2017:
Jasper van den Broek (for recording, filling in on guitar, ‘soundguying’ at the release and for all the darkest humor you could imagine), Bram Bergs (for making the ‘Hindsight Bias Blues’ video, filling in on bass and for being the great roadie eating all the backstage chips), Gert-Jan de Leeuw and Mike Thomas in particular for making the ‘SMFSL’ release happen, the labels Shield, Umlaut, Waterslide and Trilob for their trust, big love to our Dowzer crew Marta Alex Tur, Richelon Florentina, Amanda van Hooijdonk, Erik van Haaren for helping at the shows, massive thanks to Dennis, Richie and again Mike for offering us a place to sleep at our UK weekender, thanks all bookers, all bands, everyone showing up at our shows (extra thanks to Andy, Freek, Kleine, Ome Took, Siebe and Jo). It means a lot to us and let’s make 2018 even better!

The ‘Broken Record’ video is filmed by Marta Alex Tur, Bram Bergs, Siebe Anes, Amanda van Hooijdonk, Sam Bosmans/Niek Bosmans/Joren Mesens of Barney’s Ego and Femke Broekhuijsen at the following events: El Topo Goes Loco Fest – Mol (be), AZ – Aachen (d), Cafe Jaxx – Roosendaal (nl), Galder (nl), Dugfest – New Cross Inn (uk), Undeclinable Ambuscade last show – W2 Den Bosch (nl), Nirwana – Dronten (nl), Kleine Koosjer’s Birthday Bash – Leiden (nl), Studio Gonz – Gouda (nl).