Arp Frique & Family
Arp Frique & Family
Arp Frique & Family
Arp Frique & Family
Arp Frique & Family
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Arp Frique & Family

Afro-Boogie, Netherlands
Management: Ronald Keizer
+31 (0)6 -53 62 82 77 - ronald@blipagency.com
Booker: Jeroen van den Bogert
+31(0)6-20645346 - jeroen@blipagency.com
Territory: Europe
The Colorful World of Arp Frique is the exotic and super funky debut album of Niels Nieuborg. After his surprising, very well received debut release on Rush Hour, Arp Frique continues collaborating with Orlando Julius, Ed Motta, Americo Brito, Ronald Snijders and more! Tip!

The Colorful World of Arp Frique is the exotic and super funky debut album of Niels Nieuborg. Pulsating NYC style live disco vibes, interwoven with both Caribbean and Cape Verdean sounds, are themes throughout the record with danceability always guaranteed and a healthy finishing touch of weirdness present across most tracks. First single ‘Nos Magia’ was shortlisted for Track of the Year 2017 at Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide Awards and has been given airplay by BBC Radio 6 Music, BBC Radio 1 and NTS whilst club DJs Antal and Hunee have all supported the track in their sets.

The Arp Frique alter ego is a reference of course to two things Nieuborg clearly appreciates in music: firstly the sound of the Arp synths and secondly, by referring to Chic’s ‘Le Freak’, he is also showing love to the genre of disco. Be sure to know however, that you are not listening to edits of seventies jams. Arp Frique’s music may sound vintage and authentic at times but all tunes are original and made with live instruments. Mind you though, that all compositions are the product of the “insatiable creative urge” of just one man.

As part of a wholly different career, Nieuborg once owned a venue and programmed various venues and festivals, like his latest succes; ‘Magia Festival’ With that knowledge in the back of your mind, the impressive cast on the album - which follows on 2017’s ‘Nos Magia’ EP (Rush Hour) - seems logical. Nevertheless, the status level of the contributors is astonishing. There’s a Cape Verdean funana song featuring legend Americo Brito on vocals, an infectious Brazilian disco funk hit-to-be with Ed Motta, two tracks with Surinam’s famous Ronald Snijders on flute, three collaborations with afro-beat don Orlando Julius and so much more… immerse yourself!



Booking Info

Booker

Jeroen van den Bogert
+31(0)6-20645346
jeroen@blipagency.com

Territory

Europe

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AGENDA

2018

Lowlands
Biddinghuizen
Shambala Festival
Northamptonshire
Noorderzon festival
Singelfestival
Edam

HISTORY

2018

Zomerparkfeest
Venlo
Blijdorp Festival
Rotterdam
Openluchttheater Vondelpark
Amsterdam (NL)
Kwaku Festival
Amsterdam
Himmelstorm Festival
Hundested
Artis ZOOmeravonden
Amsterdam
Open Source Festival
Zwarte Cross
Lichtenvoorde
Wildeburg Festival
Kraggenburg
FestivalderAA
Schipborg
Copacobana Festival
Sint-Amandsberg
Festival Mundial
Tilburg
Loft in Space Festival
Groningen
Haarlemmerhout
Haarlem
More Festival
Venice
Lente Kabinet
Oostzaan
Koorenhuis
Den Haag
Woodstock69
Bloemendaal aan zee
Bevrijdingsfestival Nijmegen
Nijmegen
Bevrijdingsfestival Utrecht
Utrecht
Oranjebitter
Rotterdam
Boulevard Kijkduin
Den Haag
Paradiso (Noord Tolhuistuin)
Amsterdam
TivoliVredenburg
Utrecht
Drukkerij Persgroep
Amsterdam
Atelier van Lieshout
Rotterdam
Grasnapolsky
Kootwijk
Rotterdamse Schouwburg
Rotterdam
Noorderslag
Groningen

2017

Fifth
Eindhoven
Paradiso (Noord Tolhuistuin)
Amsterdam
Beekpark
Apeldoorn