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In his solo project Zea, Arnold de Boer (The Ex) deploys guitar and sampler for an almighty bout of intense and high energy songs. With urgent lyrics, roughshod beats and grimy bass lines, Zea makes fat-free music with no words wasted; joyfully obstinate, wonderfully bonkers. On this tour he is joined by improvisational keyboardist Oscar Jan Hoogland who will accompany him onstage.

Since 1995 Zea has played over 1500 shows in 35 different countries on six different continents, including Ghana, Ethiopia, Lebanon, 4 tours in the USA, 7 in Russia, 2 times Canada, 17 times UK and many in Belgium, France, Spain, Germany, Italy, Slovenia, Balkan, Scandinavia and more. Zea also played festivals like Moers (D) and Printemps de Bourges (F), Lowlands (NL), CMJ, SXSW (USA). 

“The solo project of Arnold de Boer gives us a bunch of avant-garde elements loosely structured - like a child’s play - just to build his sonic world.” AOTY