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This week another Uriah Heep special in Paperlate, the last one was two years ago when the band visited the hometowm of Zuidwest FM, the station that transmitted Paperlate then. Uriah Heep will be back in Bergen op Zoom on Friday, May 15th so it’s time for another Heep special this Tuesday. Former Paperlate webmaster and since a long time webmaster of the offical Uriah Heep Homepage [ ] will be in our studio and together we will chat with Heep drummer RUSSEL GILBROOK. This will be fun!

Paperlate is transmitted by Omroep Tholen FM every tuesday evening from 21.00 – 23.00 p.m. (Dutch time). Webstream at (click on “Luister Live”)



GASHUNTERS is a prog-project from the Netherlands build around composer/musician/lyricist HANS GEURTS. Gashunters is a studio project that started in April 2013. In something more than a year they already released 3 albums and a single. The latest album “The End of the Big Bang” was released in April 2014 and later this year the next album will be released. In a Gashunters 2.0 version some musicians and vocalists will be participating, e.g. guitar hero DANI ROGOSIC! Not only the amount of music from Gashunters is impressive but also the music itself. This Sunday (July 6th) Hans Geurts will be in our studio to talk about this impressive project!

Thanks to our friends from the German radioshow “ROCK ART” from Ems-Vechte-Welle Radio we’re highlighted this month in the German Empire-magazine!


DARRYL WAY is best known as a member and co-founder of CURVED AIR, but he also had his own band DARRYL WAY’S WOLF and contributed to albums of JETHRO TULL, MARIANNE FAITHFULL and the legendary Dutch prog-outfit fromt the late Rick van der Linden TRACE. Darryl just released his new solo-album “CHILDREN OF THE COSMOS” on Cherry Red Records, just about at the same time as his former band released their first album that includes new studio material since 1976: “NORTH STAR” (also on Cherry Red Records). Although Darryl isn’t a member of Curved Air nowadays, the new album contains several songs that were co-written by Darryl.
The release of “CHILDREN OF THE COSMOS” follows on from the successful release of Darryl Way’s Ultra Violins album in 2013. The new album is Darryl’s first prog album in over twenty years and demonstrates his creative view of Progressive Rock, forty years after being one of the early founders of the genre.
Tune in to Paperlate this week for an in-depth interview with Darryl frames by songs of his new solo album and tracks from “North Star”


On may 18th the legendary CHRIS THOMPSON visited our studio to promote his new solo album “TOYS & DISHES” (released on Esoteric Antenna). It was fun to have Chris in the studio. We talked about his days in Manfred Mann’s Earth Band and his solo-carreer. Chris also played some songs live together with his newly recruted guitar-player Robby Govarts. Our technician Martijn Paape recorded this on video. Here’s a link to the two live-sessions:

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Article published by newspaper BN-De Stem on Saturday may 17th, 2014

Chris Thompson

Does he need any introduction? Chris Thompson the voice of Manfred Mann’s Earth Band will be visiting our show on Sunday May 18 to promote his new solo album “TOYS & DISHES”, resleased by Esoteric Antenna last month. We will be talking with Chris about his impressive carreer and he will be preforming some classics and some songs of his new album.

A limited number of fans can be present in the our studio in Bergen op Zoom during the liveshow on Sunday from 19.00 to 21.00 p.m. Just send an email to and we will send a reply a.s.a.p.

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Composer and keyboardplayer NICK MAGNUS started his carreer in the seventies as keyboardplayer of THE ENID but he’s best known for his work with ex-Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett from 1978 to 1989. Nick played at least on twelve of Hackett’s albums and was on stage with Steve on countless tours.
Nick also did session work with and endless row of artists such as the late Pete Bardens, Brian May, Mike Batt and Collin Blunstone.
Most people will own at least one of the Celtic Dreams albums produced by Nick.

In 1994 Nick released his first solo-album and just a few weeks ago he released his fifth solo album: N’MONIX on Esoteric Antenna Records. A few of Nick’s musical friends contributed to N’MONIX: Steve Hackett, Kate Faber, Tim Bowness, Pete Hicks, Rob Townsend, Andy Neve, James Reeves and Tony Patterson.

It’s such an honour that we can do an interview with Nick in our show tomorrow!


Two sensational interviews this evening in our show. The first interview is with DEWA BUDJANA, a legend in his home-country Indonesia and conquering the world with his latest prog/fusion album SURYA NAMASKAR, released last month on Moonjune Records. Guitar legend Dewa Budjana was one of the founding memebers of the Indonesian Gigi Band in 1994. In 1997 he also started his solo carreer. On his latest album Dewa plays together with Jimmy Johnson, Vinnie Colaiuta, Gary Husband and Michael Landau.

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The second interview is with RHYS MARSH. He is one of the members of KAUKASUS. Kaukasus are a new band whose members are Mattias Olsson (Anglagard, White Willow), Ketil Vestrum Einarsen (Motorpsycho, Jaga Jazzist) and Rhys Marsh (Opium Cartel,

The first single of the band is “Lift The Memory” to be released on 07 April, with the album “1” following a month after. Both will be released on Autumnsongs via Burning Shed. Tonight Paperlate has the Dutch radio exclusive of this first single of Kaukasus. We’re aslo talking with Rhys Marsh about the things to come.


A double-headliner show tonight! The Rock Files allready visited our show two times. Tonight we welcome them again to meet the new female bandmember Brenda Joan van Kampen. We’re proud to have The Rock Files for the first time live on the radio in this new line up.

We also have an interview with Gary Lucas who just released the album “Other World” together with Peter Hammill. Gary is in the music-scene since the late-sixties. Het was one of the memebers of Captain Beefhart’s Magic Band. He also recorded with Brian Ferry and Jeff Buckley and made more than 20 solo-albums.

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