A few facts...
- The song " Humdrum Street " is airplayed on most belgian radios (Studio Brussel, Pure Fm...) and its video followed on TV (MCM...).
- First album " Them & I " (released on October 13) is distributed in Belgium & Luxembourg by Universal.
- 4 other singles from this album are airplayed in high rotation on most belgian radios.
- Live tour during more than 18 months: Ancienne Belgique, Cirque Royal and Botanique in Brussels, Forum and Soundstation in Liège, Grand Théâtre in Namur, Gent, Antwerpen, Suikerrock Tienen, Leuven, Eurit’mix, Nandrin festival, den Atelier and Rockhal in Luxembourg... with famous artists as FEEDER, THE DELAYS, THE SERVANT, HOOVERPHONIC, AN PIERLE, SCALA, ZITA SWOON.
- YOKO SOUND's debut album " Not Enemy " (composed, recorded & produced by Arker) is released on GreenLFANT - Pias/Bang!.
- First single " My Sole Wish " is broadcasted on MCM.
- 2nd single " Cigarettes " is airplayed on Radio1, FM Brussel, La Première and on lots of cool local radios!
- YOKO SOUND Live Tour from August 2008 to November 2009 (with Arker on keyboards, guitar & backingvocals): Botanique, Ancienne Belgique, Cirque Royal, Le Réservoir (Paris), Brussels Summer Festival, Handelsbeurs (Gent) + support act for TRICKY, THE DO and NOUVELLE VAGUE.
- Remix from PETER GABRIEL song feat. JOSEPH ARTHUR " Exit Through You ".
- First original soundtrack composed by Arker.
- Arker's remix from CHARLIE WINSTON’s " Like A Hobo " is selected in the HOT PICK section from Realworld!
- EAMONN TOBIN’s debut e.p. " La cage au folk " (produced & recorded by Arker) is released on Bypass records.
- Video teaser for NEWTON's first single " Take Me To Your House " (filmed and directed by Arker).
- Jury member for " REeTROck's Got Talent ".
- THE PILOT LIGHT's first single " Dancing In Ways " (produced by Arker) is airplayed on Radio1.
- Arker is now A&R Manager at Jamuzzi (indie label).
- May: BUDDHA FOR MARY's new single " Run " is released on Jamuzzi. Produced by Arker, mixed in Holland by Guido Aalbers (Coldplay, Muse...) and mastered by Frank Arkwright (Blur, Arcade Fire, Snow Patrol, Joy Division...) at Abbey Road studios in London.
- October: REDSOFA's first single " Under My Hands " is released. R
- March: NEWTON's brand new single " Supersonic " (produced by Arker) is airplayed in high rotation on national radio in Colombia.
- Currently busy producing beautiful music for belgian singer IANA, alternative artist SENNIN, jazz project RUBY, Trip Hop duet LILLY B WOLF and indian singer SHAILESH CHANDRA… More news soon!