L.A.-based musician and visual artist Young & Sick, brainchild of Dutch-born Nick van Hofwegen, is hitting the road as direct support on The Knocks‘ N. American tour, and they are set to play Pittsburgh soon:
Young & Sick (w/The Knocks)Feb 16 @ Stage AE
Since his debut album in 2014, Young & Sick returned last year with a pair of EPs out via B3SCI Records — listen on Spotify here. Recent single “Ojai” was featured in a recent Apple Watch ad here.
He was also featured on Neon Gold’s 10th Anniversary compilation with a cover of Passion Pit’s “Sleepyhead”here.
In addition to his work as a musician, Young & Sick is an accomplished visual artist including making album artwork for other artists (Foster The People, Maroon 5, Mikky Ekko, etc). Some samples:
Young & Sick press“painstaking arrangements and adept uses of space.” – Pitchfork“refined lovelorn disco” – The FADER“Fucking magnificent” – Stereogum“raw and soulful” – Complex“lushly produced” – DETAILS“a double threat” – The Wall Street Journal“an optimist bent on feel-good tunes that will get your feet going.” – NYLON“angelic vocals cascade across a golden vintage haze, soulful and dancey” – EARMILK