KAFKA is the two-headed band of Dafne Holtland and Frank van Kasteren, an amalgamation of musical contrasts.
Kafka & band
We are sooo ready to break out and climb the stages with our amazing band! Check out our trailer to get an impression. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFmPjLm2mGw
blog: afraid of the forest
By: Dafne Holtland When I was little, we spent every holiday in nature. My brothers and I hardly brought any toys and had no tv, internet, phone or laptop. According to my mother we were never bored. In Sweden, where we went wild camping in Summer, my brothers and I...
By: Frank van Kasteren Since I was young, I know that my father isn’t good at anything. As a kid I played at a football club, where all the dads were on the sideline. One by one they talked about that time they almost became professional soccer players, all single one...
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.