LOAR Nicole Hanratty sits down to chat with the electro pop rock band Kraak & Smaak from the Netherlands upstairs in the green room at The Roxy in West Hollywood, California. Wim Plug and Oscar De Jong chat about their unique sound, support from KCRW, the music festival scene, their “Chrome Waves” album cover designed by artist Jacob Escobedo (artist for The Shins, Vampire Weekend and Broken Bells), and show off their impressive vast knowledge of geography.
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WE ASKED KRAAK AND SMAAK
Q: If you had to choose one song title to describe your personality, which would it be?
Wim: Bob Dylan “Like A Rolling Stone”
Oscar: ” David Bowie “Space Oddity”
New single “How We Gonna Stop The Time” featuring Stee Downes is synthesized blend of catchy pop lyrics with a sinful breed of delicious beats. Kraak & Smaak have just released their third album “Chrome Waves” via Jalapeno Records and it’s available for purchase on iTunes here. Their sexy building tracks incorporate live instruments fusing together electro highs with rock music and soulful powerhouse vocals.
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KRAAK AND SMAAK “CHROME WAVES” TRACKLIST
The Future Is Yours
How We Gonna Stop The Time (feat. Stee Downes)
Good For The City (feat. Sam Duckworth)
The Upper Hand (feat. Capitol A)
Love Inflation (feat. Janne Schra)
Where You Been
Just Wanna Be Loved (feat. Joi Cardwell)
Don’t Let People (feat. Berenice Van Leer)
Back Again (feat. John Turrell)
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