It is VAN PLETZEN’s mission to spread great vibes and it is exactly what they are doing with the launch of their debut album, 'Kak Lekke Vibe'. This album was released on Friday, 23 March 2018.
This Afrikaans electronic super-duo consists of Peach van Pletzen (Bittereinder, Yesterday's Pupil and previously from Oorlog Frankenstein) and Matthieu Auriacombe a.k.a. NIK NAX (Hello Beautiful and Beach Party).
Photographer: Felicity van Pletzen
Van Pletzen regularly uses satire and humour, but just because they are often funny, doesn’t mean that it is a joke. They deliver world-class production value and their live shows are truly something special.
“In a time when people have become overly serious and often passionately fight and debate issues and non-issues on social media, we rather offer an escape from it instead of participating in these "discussions”," says Peach.
Instead, they choose to make hilarious videos and share good times on social media this way.
Van Pletzen believes that people shouldn’t take themselves too seriously and that people should laugh more and remember to enjoy life. Follow them on social media to see what they are up to next!
The album – 'Kak Lekke Vibe'
'Kak Lekke Vibe' is made up of 10 tracks and each of them is a little world on its own. The rapper, Early B, is the only collaborator on this album and features on four of the songs!
Jy het dit nodig
Boude ft. Early B
Liefde Maak ft. Early B
Kak Lekke Vibe
Riddim ft. Early B
Die Beats Amazing ft. Early B
'Die Beats Amazing with Early B' is the first single. The music video will be released early April 2018!
Early B, Peach en NIK NAX
The album was written and recorded at Peach’s studio in Johannesburg. Peach also mixed the album.
Peach has been active the local music industry since 2005 and has been involved with SA’s top artists and shows.
As drummer Peach performed in front of 35 000 people at Gelredome Stadium in the Netherlands in 2011. Since then he returns every year with either Bittereinder, Yesterday's Pupil or The Queen Experience.
Look out for Van Pletzen
Prepared to be blown away by Van Pletzen at Lust Festival and Lekkerland in Dullstroom soon!