Eurosonic Noorderslag Music Festival 2018

Eurosonic Noorderslag Artist Village

Foto: Jorn Baars ©

Sorry men, the music year 2018 belongs to the women. At least when you look at this year’s line-up of Eurosonic Noorderslag. Probably the first festival of the year, the trendsetting happening in Groningen, Netherlands, offers a stage for more than 100 emerging bands from all over Europe. And surprisingly many artists were women.

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The Birth of a Monster

Frankenstein's Monster

Exactly 200 years ago, on January 1, 1818, the story of Victor Frankenstein had been published anonymously. Critics didn’t take it well and condemned it as devil’s work. A creature of parts of corpses, excavated at the cemetery, Frankenstein was successful in scooping a creature, but could not accept her as she was. Only the rejection made Frankenstein’s creature a vicious monster because it was not rotten from the core. A rogue who says we did not learn anything from this novel.

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