Welcome to the New Sound Sistim Website ! (p.s. photo header: Frans van Arkel. Thanx!!) NSS is a Dutch reggaeband of singer/rapper Jay Lorou (originally from Ivory Coast), drummer/producer Manolo Honkoop (Dutch/Latino roots) ("best drummer" at the "Grote Prijs van Nederland" in 1998), guitar player Seger Uyterlinde, bass player Marciano Morman, keyboard player Ron Gijselhart, percussionist Bas Lemmers and DJ Drywood who is responsible for the special sound effects of the band. Their first album "This World" has been well received by regional and national (NL) press.
THE BAD NEWS...: NSS takes a break for the time being, so no upcoming shows of the band for the (near) future.
Thanks to everyone for your support!
THE GOOD NEWS...:
The singer of NSS, Jay Lorou a.k.a. Jetlox Lion has started a solo-show. For more info check the websitewww.jetlox.com
SOME OF THE PREVIOUS GIGS OF NSS
5 June - Irie Vibes Festival in Eibergen (other artists a.o. Everton Blender)
30 May - Dunya festival in Rotterdam
Sunday 7 March - Tivoli de Helling in Utrecht
Support act for The Original Wailers
The Songs "Times is Serious" and "Revolution" by NSS, support act for The Original Wailers in Tivoli de Helling Utrecht. (Thanks a lot, Barney!) Bob Marley Tribute at Waerdse Tempel in Heerhugowaard New Sound Sistim and frontman Jay Lorou (photos by www.willemklopper.nl. Thanx!).
19 October 2009 - New Sound Sistim in Paradiso, Amsterdam
The song One Love by NSS, support act for Sizzla in Paradiso, Amsterdam
15/09/09: The show of NSS at Festival Appelpop gets a 9.3 from the audience !!! JUST A QUOTE YOU CAN FIND AT THE FESTIVAL WEBSITE: * ROCKBANDANDTHEDUKE: "Een van de hoogtepunten van appelpop lekkere reggae alles klonkt als een klokkje superband iets voor lowlands daar is te weinig reggae" More quotes you can find on Appelpop website, just click here >> Thanxx for your positive vibes and support !!
NEWS 11-12 SEPTEMBER 2009 FESTIVAL APPELPOP HAS BROKEN IT'S OWN VISITORS' RECORDS THIS YEAR (LAST YEAR THERE WERE ALREADY 160.000 VISITORS IN 2 DAYS)
PART OF THE NSS -THIS WORLD- SUMMER TOUR
On the 17th of October 2009, NSS was support act for Sizzla in Paradiso, Amsterdam For more dates, see the New Sound Sistim Concerts page
THE -THIS WORLD- SUMMER TOUR SO FAR:
Support Sizzla Paradiso Amsterdam - Wereldmuziekfestival Beek - Festival Appelpop, Tiel - Festival Huntenpop in Ulft - Festival De-Affaire, Nijmegen - The Hague African Festival - Future Reggae Ruigoord, Amsterdam - Wereldfeest in Utrecht - Pre-view The Hague African Festival, Grote Markt, Den Haag - Healthy Riddims Festival Nijmegen
3VOOR12 VPRO ARNHEM-NIJMEGEN Healthy Riddims Festival Nijmegen, 18 April 2009
"Van New Sound Sistim krijgt iedereen het warm. Heerlijke sound en zeer vermakelijk om te zien."("Everyone gets warm of New Sound Sistim. Wonderful sound and very entertaining to see.")
REGGAE VIBESABOUT NSS's NEW ALBUM THIS WORLD: "11 SOLID TRACKS" “New Sound Sistim's "This World" is a very entertaining and well produced collection of tunes with an authentic feel and refreshing original sound. [..] Not only musically there's a lot to enjoy, also lyrically this album has enough tunes that keep you involved till the very end.”
"All in all a worthwhile debut set from a much promising band.Check it out!!” For more press quotes, see the New Sound Sistim press page