KAFKA is the two-headed band of Dafne Holtland and Frank van Kasteren, an amalgamation of musical contrasts.
New single ‘Dreamer’ out now!
We have a new single out! Dreamer is a song we wrote when we were expecting our first baby. We wrote it for him, as well as for ourselves to cope with the excitement and also the fear of something that is going to change your life completely. Turns out he’s not scary...
nieuwe blog: hilda
Door Dafne Holtland Wegens privacy redenen zijn de namen in deze blog gefingeerd. Gistermiddag deed ik tot mijn grote vreugde weer eens een zeldzaam goede powernap. Zo een waarbij je ‘s middags diepwegzakt in de bank, je realiseert dat je een uur vrij hebt, dat...
album release ‘out of tune’!
It is finally going to happen! After almost 1,5 year waiting on a fairly unpredictable virus we have fixed the date of our debut album. 'Out of Tune' will be streamable on all online platforms on October 15th, and it will also be physically available on CD and Vinyl....
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.