Text taken from Rural Colours
Jan and Romke Kleefstra are brothers, currently based in The Netherlands who have previously collaborated with Machinefabriek and Peter Broderick amongst many others. On Sieleslyk they are joined by British artist Gareth Davis to make some ominous dynamic soundscapes using guitar, clarinet and spoken word.
The spoken words of Jan Kleefstra are in Frisian, a minority language spoken in the north of the Netherlands.
Music by Gareth Davis (bass- and contrabass clarinet) and Romke Kleefstra
(guitars and effects), words and voice by Jan Kleefstra.
Recorded by Jan Switters at Studio Landscape, Gauw (The Netherlands), February 5/6 2009. Mixed and mastered by Gareth Davis, Amsterdam, October 2010.