A. Johanson

Imagine your everyday life transformed into your favourite arthouse movie, where music alters the mundane into the extraordinary. Enter A. Johanson, a true sonic storyteller. His music has the ability to narrate tales and paint landscapes in the mind's eye. From intimate folk songs to sweeping cinematic soundscapes, A. Johanson crafts the soundtrack of your daily life.

Johanson's own story begins amid the serene beauty of a Dutch countryside farm. With an old keyboard, a toy piano, and his mother's guitar as his initial canvases, he discovered his lifelong passion for crafting melodies and sound. As his horizons expanded, he found inspiration in the likes of Sufjan Stevens, Bon Iver, Ben Howard and Fleet Foxes, as well as composers like Nils Frahm and Ólafur Arnalds. Their music, a blend of emotive storytelling and intricate instrumentals, became the bedrock upon which he built his own distinctive sound. October 2022 marked a pivotal moment in Johanson's career with the release of his debut album, 'Who Are We Fooling.' This concept album delves into the dance between humanity and nature, prompting deep contemplation. Through his soul-stirring compositions, Johanson invites listeners to question the bonds that connect us to the natural world, creating a musical piece that resonates with both heart and mind. In the autumn of 2022, A. Johanson embarked on a tour across the Netherlands as part of the Popronde, earning acclaim as one of the tour's standout acts according to 3voor12. Alongside his powerful stage presence, his music has garnered over 1.5 million streams across platforms, a testament to its universal appeal and ability to captivate the senses. A. Johanson's musical journey is a testament to the profound connection between nature, storytelling, and the human experience. With every song or composition, he weaves a tapestry of sound that becomes an immersive journey, a brushstroke of emotion that paints pictures in the mind. Dive into your own story and let A. Johanson be your musical guide.

A. Johanson’s Rivers Overflow featured in Spotify’s playlist ‘t Koffiehuis


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A. Johanson's single 'Rivers Overflow' was met with cross-platform support, most notably being featured in the major Spotify playlist 't Koffiehuis, which introduces soft and soothing music to roughly 400.000 followers.

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