Outside Looking In – Video and Radio News

Yes indeed, the latest single/video,,  Outside Looking In just dropped at The Big Takeover.   The closing track from the forthcoming The Day Deserved album, this one is a plaintive tune about a manual scoreboard operator at Wrigley Field, part of the action, but removed, the outsider working for inclusion without losing sense of self.  HopefullyContinue reading “Outside Looking In – Video and Radio News”

Unseen Undetected – European Video Release

Americana-UK presents the European unveiling of “Unseen Undetected,” the second single and video from the forthcoming Doug Hoekstra album “The Day Deserved.” Nice words throughout, summed up thusly: “as gorgeous a slice of low key Go-Betweensy Americana as you’ll hear today”. Enjoy the listen and the view

Unseen Undetected – Video Premiere

Happy to announce “Unseen Undetected,” the second video from the new Doug Hoekstra album “The Day Deserved” premiered this past week, Monday March 22 at Ink 19. “a welcome return to song from one of Nashville’s most lauded songwriters.” Alternating narrative p.o.v. in the verses, genie out of the bottle, intertwining musical lines, visuals byContinue reading “Unseen Undetected – Video Premiere”

Image that Made Me Weep

Some new writing,  part of Pennyblack Music UK’s “Image that Made Me Weep,” feature. Essentially, pick a photo, write 250 words on its personal meaning, in some way relative to music. Tried to do something different than a favorite band or album (though those are also cool) and many thanks to John Clarkson for having me. They’ve also includedContinue reading “Image that Made Me Weep”

Wordstream August 30

Really nice gig at WDVX Wordstream in Knoxville, reading from Unopened and playing some tunes.  Also, really nice press piece from the Daily Times in Maryville Hitting all the right notes: Doug Hoekstra blends poetry, performance and parenthood by Lee Zimmerman Daily Times correspondent Aug 28, 2019 Doug Hoekstra is what some people might referContinue reading “Wordstream August 30”