On 16/4/2016 Dirty Hips released their self recorded and produced debutalbum 'Crisis, What Crisis?!?'. This got celebrated with a huge party at The Ballroom of CC Muze in Heusden-Zolder (scroll down for a video compilation). Songs like 'The Day I Met Her In The Park' and 'Your Love' got featured on Belgian national radio.
Dirty Hips is a band formed around Fabio Canini, singer/songwriter/guitarist, and multitalented musicians: Jelle Wouters (Drums, Back Vox), David La Mela (Bass), Daniel 'Machien' Vanderhoydonks (Keys, Guitars, Trumpet, Back Vox) and Dirk Oliestelder (Percussion, Back Vox). The album was recorded in Jelle's studio 'Yellow Tracks' over the period of 1 year. Bandname 'Dirty Hips' is an expression of the idea that these guys can't choose between blues, rock, bossanova, slideguitarcountry, jazz, samba, pop, flamenco, jungle, African influences and … ...Although, 'If you can't blues it, loose it...'
Fabio Canini considers himself a protégé of a melting pot he calls hardbluesbossanova, a hot, swirling mix of all styles above. You'll hear influences of Los Lobos, Ry Cooder, Rolling Stones, A.C. Jobim, Santana, Joao Gilberto, Muddy Waters, ...
So, thanks for visiting this webspace, take a look around and enjoy!
New Single: 'Sing To Heaven'
Buy 'Crisis, What Crisis?!?'
Videoclip 'Junkie Shuffle'
Live compilation release party 'Crisis, What Crisis?!?'
Interview for webzine Rootstime.be
…and an unplugged version of 'Rock 'n Roll Times' for Rootstime.be