KAFKA is the two-headed band of Dafne Holtland and Frank van Kasteren, an amalgamation of musical contrasts.
big in japan!
We've got some great news! We've released an EP together with the Japanese Lofi DJ WAZGOGG! The single Time for Love is about the desire to escape these dark, uncertain times.The catchy, characteristic melodies of KAFKA on top of the gritty, nostalgic beats of...
New single ‘Blueprint’
Yay our new single 'Blueprint' is out on all musical streaming platforms! What if you were the blueprint of your perfect, ideal life? The life you could live. Then how would you know what that life would be? What to become, what to want, be or not be. These never...
live video ‘dreamer’
Are you curious where we record en produce our songs? Well, enjoy this little sneak peak into our Amsterdam based studio. We made you an acoustic version of our single 'Dreamer'. Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vlg6-zyGCy4 If you're curious about the full song...
She: a sky-blue voice. As ‘up’ as it gets. Light, lyrical, rounded, and harmonic, yet brazen as rock ‘n’ roll. Hand her an instrument and she’ll play, fingers flying with equal parts childlike innocence and formal training. That’s what happens when you learn to play classical music, are drawn into light (pop) music, and bring in the technique, ‘zhuzh’, and art of improvisation from the world of theater.
And what about him? Frank van Kasteren. Alternative songwriter.
A workhorse on any instrument, unpolished but skilled, and with a composer’s perfectionism. Seeks the surprise of musical contrasts, adds raw beats, and tinkers until it sounds as it should. An experienced songwriter, guitar player for various bands, and creator of beautiful LP’s.