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Voices of serpents (2010)

Swantigkeit (Jaap solo) 2009






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Cpt. Badass is founded on the smoking ashes of "Music for the defect". In january/ february 2010 the band got together and in april they did their first show (kind of an unplugged session...) with Oldseed (CAN).

Cpt. Badass @ Roland (first show)

In may 2010 they did their first amplified show with The Hand (UK), Ichi (JAP) and Andy Skellam (UK).

In june 2010 Cpt. Badass have recorded @ the singsing studios for an EP called "Voices of serpents". in this line up:

Thys - drums,
Eric - bass, backing vocals
Ellen - piano and vocals,
Jaap - vocals and guitar

In summer 2010 Eric left the band and Cpt. Badass played Op e Sjouwer Festival (Joure) Incubate (Tilburg) Noorderzon (Groningen) and they played @ the Vera club as well. E

Cpt. Badass continued in a more quiet line-up; as a duo with Ellen or just Jaap solo. Shows continued with Port of Call at Qbus, Leiden Check out this link for a video. And and a mill in Noordwijk.

Cpt. Badass @ de Geregtigheid, Noordwijk.

Some houseshows passed, a radioshow for OOG Forum, (it is possible to listen to this, still, at http://www.oogtv.nl/uitzending-gemist of click here and search for thursday the 13th of januarysession, second hour.) We performed at the Eurosonic (see pictures down here) festival in Groningen, and did a boat show for the Winterwelvaart festival and a vodcast for Lopend Vuur (at the USVA) See videos' to the left.

Cpt. Badass @ eurosonic 2011

Then new members joined in. John Hekert (Green Pony) on lapsteelguitar and Bram (Sexton Creeps / Wolvon) experimental drumming. First show was at the Lepel Club with with 'We love people in bearsuits' and 'Woods on fire'. See picture down here.

Cpt. Badass @ Lepel may 2011

In june a great show with the great band Bird followed @ Winsum Synagog. See video's to the left. Some livingroomshows in November with Bob Corn from Italy in Utrecht and Eindhoven were the last shows Ellen sang. See a picture down here of Utrecht and some videos to the left of Eindhoven.

Cpt. Badass at Utrecht (November 2011)

Currently Cpt. Badass is working on a new release which will be recorded by Bardt Bird.

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