We’re really going to miss all of you this weekend… Do you still want to experience a little bit of Best Kept Secret, at home or with a beer in a park? Fortunately, there’s a lot to enjoy online and on the radio.
The second episode of podcast De Zendmast!
The second episode of the Best Kept Secret-podcast De Zendmast, in collaboration with 3FM/Vera On Track is online now. Our festival director Maurits Westerik en programme director Roel Coppen look back on the hectic recent events, but they also look forward to the 2021 edition with the recently announced line-up. Listen to De Zendmast here on all platforms. (This podcast is in Dutch)
Best Kept Secret Bingo trough Festileaks
Maurits and Jorinde will present a Best Kept Secret-bingo at 20:00 at Festileaks, with tracks from all seven Best Kept Secret editions so far. In a night full of (hidden) gems they will go through many indie darlings in a livestream, from Bon Iver to Bountyhunter and from Slowdive back to Arctic Monkeys. Rustle up your friends because there are some wonderful prices to win. How about a The National vinyl package, a rare DIIV test pressing and the latest records from The Strokes, Black Lips and The Homesick. More info here. (This bingo is in Dutch)
Beck, Radiohead and more on 3FM
This whole week 3voor12 Radio on 3FM has dedicated their broadcasts to Best Kept Secret. You already heard Damien Rice, alt-J en Arcade Fire on the radio in the evenings from 21:00 – tot 00:00. A must-hear to listen back is the broadcast from Thursday night, with live music from Beck (2016), Radiohead (2017) and others and phoners with Pottery and YĪN YĪN who are on the line-up for 2021. (The radio broadcasts are in Dutch)
Saturdaynight: The National, Squid and more…
We’re not done yet! On Saturday june 13 there is a lot of Best Kept Secret related stuff going on at 3FM. In Vera Siemons’ and Sagid Carter’s programmes (19:00 tot 00:00) you will, for example, hear the recording of The National at Cross-Linx 2011, where the band plays High Violet almost integral. Furthermore, you can see a lot of Best Kept Secret at NPO 2 extra, with a two hour long broadcast from 18:30 until 20:30 including Arctic Monkeys, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Pixies, Damien Rice, Alt-J, Wilco, Superorganism and Christine and the Queens. Following this special, the full show of Kruanghbin at Best Kept Secret 2018 will be shown on NPO 2 extra.
Many Best Kept Secret-shows at 3voor12
At 3voor12 you can find a lot of Best Kept Secret-shows. The full collection is on their website. We’d like to emphasise a few of them for you. Did you know a big part of the Run The Jewels headline show from 2017 is online, the Killer Mike en El-P hiphop group who are everywhere in the news with their fourth album and political criticism. The full show of 2016 headliners Editors can also be seen. On 3voor12’s YouTube you can find the beautiful Deerhunter 2018 show. Not to mention: you can also still watch Radiohead in full, trough their own library.
Have fun this weekand and we hope to see you next year!