Kraak & Smaak

Interview with Kraak & Smaak: “Our album was inspired by the chill West Coast vibes”

Kraak & Smaak is a band from Leiden, in the Netherlands composed of Oscar de Jong, Mark Kneppers and Wim Plug. Since they started the project in 2003, they released 6 albums and a several EPs on Jalapeno Records and Boogie Angst. Their latest one, “Pleasure Centre“, was on heavy rotation and one of our …

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Welcome back in the wonderful Kraak & Smaak universe with “Pleasure Center”

Three years after their excellent last LP “Juicy Fruit” with amazing featuring like Parcels and Mayer Hawthorne, the electronic trio from Leiden has just revealed their album “Pleasure Center“! A perfect continuity of their precedent works. This shows us that more than after fifteen years the team is still capable to transport us in their …

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Kraak & Smaak – I Don’t Know Why (ft. Mayer Hawthorne)

If you follow regularly the blog, you probably already heard of Kraak & Smaak. This Dutch band never does wrong, so we’re excited to learn that they will release a new album in June. “Juicy Fruit” is the follow up to “Chrome Waves”, released in 2013. The band just revealed the first single, “I Don’t …

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Premiere: Jalapeno Funk Vol. 7 – Mixed By The Allergies

UK label Jalapeno Records is all about funk, home to artists such as Kraak & Smaak, Smoove & Turrell, Skeewiff, Ephemerals, Alexia Coley… Their new compilation called “Jalapeno Funk Vol. 7” features no less than 20 tracks, with exclusives from Jalapeno artists old and new plus some of their friend’s biggest releases. Kraak & Smaak, Ephemerals, …

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