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The Time Machine, EP out now

Friday, February 22nd, 2019

Let us take you back to ‘the Good Old Days’ with the Pondertone Time Machine. You’ll relive the years 1998 – 2003 in twenty minutes. Those were the days of prosper and opportunity. But loneliness and longing as well… Available for streaming and download on all digital platforms. On our bandcamp page you can order a digital or physical replica of the Time Machine Sketchbook.

Album release show, November 7

Monday, October 12th, 2015

PTONE_FNO_releaseTen years after our last album ‘Snake & Apacolips’ we’ll release our new album called ‘From Now On’. Back then Kindamuzik described ‘Snake & Apacolips’ as “a Dutch masterpiece” and the late Live-XS described us as “one of the coolest bands from the Netherlands”. On November 7 we’ll present the new album at Ekko, Utrecht with a special live show. You can order the album now through Lukida. You’ll receive a signed copy (on cd or vinyl) and free tickets for the show.

New song No Worries

Monday, July 21st, 2014

FromNowOn_v1_MRCheck it out, folks! A brand new Pondertone tune. It’s s cheery song that will brighten your day, and we even got the Blue Grass Boogiemen to do a ‘hee-haw’ for us! (Hell yeah!) So what are you waiting for, start listening!

We would love to release this properly, so spread the word! (Share! Deel! Teil!)

Music that inspired Selotape Frankenstein

Friday, June 20th, 2014

If you’re curious to know what (the hell) I was listening to when I was working on Selotape Frankenstein, feel free to follow this playlist on Spotify.

Silence Is Now… on Spotify

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Silence is now album coverOur ‘attempt at hit album’ has become available on Spotify and other services now!

Bonus tracks Selotape Frankenstein unearthed

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Selotape bonusFor the first time since their recording between 1998 and 2001, 12 bonus tracks can be heard. Three years ago I came across a cassette tape with ‘Pondertone live’ written on it. It happened to be a recording of my very first live appearance as such in 2001, presenting my debut album Selotape Frankenstein at O’Leary’s Irish Pub Utrecht. In the following weeks I dug deep into the Pondertone Archives and found loads of unreleased material. It’s with a mixture of melancholy and wonder that I present the magical Time Machine also known as ‘bonus tracks to Selotape Frankenstein’. Enjoy…

Warning: Selotape Frankenstein has come to Spotify

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

1Selotape Frankenstein3 years after it’s release our debut album Selotape Frankenstein has been (re)mastered and uploaded to Spotify.

It sure ain’t funny how time flies. A little over fifteen years ago I moved to Utrecht and started working on a couple of tracks that would eventually lead to the birth of Pondertone in 1998 and the release of Selotape Frankenstein in 2001. The album received exactly three reviews, all of them positive and promising. (Thank you GUN Magazine, LiveXS and another one I can’t remember) Nevertheless it sold no more than 35 handcrafted CD-copies, the other 15 were given away to my friends who helped me along the way and sent to magazines and record companies (only one of them replied, thank you Excelsior Records). As far as I know none of the CD-copies still plays today.

All sounds/words/pictures by Patrick Tersteeg 1998-2001.
Post-production/mix/veggie-food by Roel Jorna 2000-2001.
Mastered by Patrick Delabie 2012.

The Little Folk’s Coloring Book

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

a0500684729_2Over a period of ten years Pondertone recorded a lot of cover versions of songs by artists we admired. From Herman van Veen to Radiohead we demolished, recomposed, reworked and rearranged songs we love. For the first time all tracks have been compiled on The Little Folk’s Coloring Book. Enjoy…