Biography

Together with Wim van den Heuvel (bass) and Raf de Backer (drums), songwriter and singer/guitar player Nico Jacobs makes up the core of Star Club West. Their first EP ‘This is Howie’ was recorded on a low budget with a little help from friends like Elko Blijweert (Dead Man Ray), Tim Coenen (Admiral Freebee) and sound engineer Glenda Langue. This resulted in a tender record with dreamy instrumental passages as well as light-noisy escapades. The Critics loved ( J ) the record and Star Club West played a few times to support My Morning Jacket and Frank Black, and went on a mini-tour in Germany with Wolf Colonel.

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