Utopian film-noir-orchestrals

Composers are often regarded as little more than the sum of their influences.  As an organiser of the Antwerp Live Looping Festival, Overgaauw has been in close touch with the international looping community, which automatically puts his debut album under the Premonition Factory moniker in a long line of tradition. Dirk Serries of Vidna Obmana, Fear Falls Burning and Microphonics has acted as his creative mentor, suggesting links to Ambient

Tokafi interview

It is bemusing in a way that Sjaak Overgaauw was berated for using a picture of himself in the inner sleeve of the digipack to “59 Airplanes waiting for New York” (his debut album under the Premonition Factory moniker) in a recent review. Aren’t we, after all, finally entering a phase in the development of Ambient, Drones and Minimalism, where these genres are evolving beyond their faceless imagery into a