29 September 2007 at 13:26 posted by Bart Van Belle 3 Comments

Tom is talking about Luc Tuymans in De Standaard today. He also says art references are in some of his songs.

28 September 2007 at 07:33 posted by Bart Van Belle 9 Comments

Universal Music has opened a clipzone at Garagetv (a Belgian Youtube) and look what I've found: a video by a band called dEUS for a song called Nothing Really Ends. I haven't seen it before (it's even not on the official site)

26 September 2007 at 09:59 posted by Bart Van Belle 0 Comments

Knack has an interesting article about Belgian bands having succes in other countries. There's a small interview with Christian Pierre about the subject. Most of the story is probably known by all of you, but i'll repeat it anyway.

  • In the early 90's only Bang! was interested in dEUS
  • They arranged a showcase in Londen (dEUS as a support act for Girls Against Boys)
  • At the showcase they were discovered by Island Records
  • They've started touring without loss at the The Ideal Crash-era. The earlier tours cost them between 1000 and 5000 euros for each show.
  • By touring as much as possible at that time, they've built up someting
  • Playing in small towns as Staffordshire wasn't a lot of fun, but they knew it was necessary to get to the point where they would like to be

25 September 2007 at 19:38 posted by Bart Van Belle 0 Comments

dEUS appears 10 times in the Kink FM 1212, a list of the 1212 best songs ever voted by listeners of Dutch alternative radio Kink FM.

  • 52. Hotellounge
  • 105. Suds & Soda
  • 158. Instant Street
  • 201. Roses
  • 333. Nothing Really Ends
  • 465. Little Arithmetics
  • 598. 7 Days 7 Weeks
  • 801. The Ideal Crash
  • 851. Via
  • 1054. Theme From Turnpike

at 11:33 posted by Bart Van Belle 4 Comments

Entertaining story (in Dutch) from two girls on a mission to kiss Tom.

at 07:23 posted by Bart Van Belle 0 Comments

According to an item on the blog of Michael Ilegems, Dave McCracken will be producing the new album. He worked as a producer for Ian Brown, Depeche Mode, Faithless, Paul Oakenfeld and James Lavelle.

24 September 2007 at 16:42 posted by Bart Van Belle 2 Comments

Humo had a small interview with Tom about the first anniversary of 0110.

19 September 2007 at 21:16 posted by Bart Van Belle 0 Comments

Tom will be replaced by DJ Stijn at the opening party of Cultuurcentrum Mechelen next saturday. Christian Pierre told newsagency Belga that Tom will not be deejaying the next few months. The new album will probably be released at the beginning of 2008.

at 10:41 posted by Jean-Yves 2 Comments

Hearing problems forced Tom Barman to cancel several Magnus/DJ dates, including Mechelen, Li├Ęge, Brussels and Roeselare. Hopefully this won't delay the new album's recording sessions, which should be in full swing by now.

[thanks to disappointed Marshall on the ISR]

14 September 2007 at 17:06 posted by Bart Van Belle 6 Comments

MTV will air the Brand New Live Concert again next tuesday (September 18th) at midnight.

5 September 2007 at 23:15 posted by Bart Van Belle 1 Comment

Nice one, Tom has an entry in the Norwegian Wikipedia.

at 22:01 posted by Bart Van Belle 0 Comments

The trailer for the movie Ben X including Include Me Out. The movie won some awards at the Montreal World Film Festival last weekend.

4 September 2007 at 11:30 posted by Bart Van Belle 1 Comment

A new website about Belgian music has been launched yesterday. Muziekarchief.be contains the most complete dEUS-discography ever seen on the web.