One-man-band Helder released an album trilogy on his one-man-label Jarko. Taking care of the entire music production he plays, records, arranges and mixes every single instrument himself, either in his home studio or whatever part of the world he's in. In 2003 Helder records his debut album The King Lost His Crown. A compilation of honest, rootsy pop music produced in his own bedroom.
Guest vocals by Trixie Whitley (Black Dub) and Pascal Deweze (Metal Molly). In 2006 Helder leaves for New York City and Morocco to write, to gig and record his second solo full album: The Ceiling Is Not The Sky. Again, the album features additionnal guest vocals by Steven De bruyn (El Fish) and Trixie Whitley (Black Dub). Both albums were critically acclaimed in the Belgian and Dutch press receiving stunning reviews. In 2012 Helder releases the final part of his "The" trilogy: The Rhythm Of Change.
A selection of 12 personal songs to an intens and growing album. Artwork by Dooreman. Distribution by Rough Trade. On stage one-man-band Helder plays dobro, 5-string banjo, ukelele, mandolin, accordion, harmonica and drums simultaneously.
Currently Helder is touring with an additional band, consisting of Flanders finest: Sjoerd Bruil (Broken Glass Heroes, Dez Mona) on guitar, Bart Buls (ex-Admiral Freebee) on bass, Arne Leurentop (Liesa Van der Aa) on keys and violin and Stoffel Verlackt (Gabriel Rios, El Tattoo Del Tigre) on drums. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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