A Dutch musician San Holo has teamed up with a longtime friend and creative director Thorwald van den Akker for an NFT drop. On April 26th, San and Thorwald are releasing the ‘Endless nostalgic loops’ NFT collection on Nifty Gateway. San Holo together with Thorwald van den Akker are the co-founders of the Bitbird record label. Also, Thorwald has created or contributed to almost every visual artwork that’s been associated with the San Holo project. In a word, their collaboration has been lasting for years, and the NFT collection is its logical continuation.
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A special NFT collection crowning the partnership of San Holo and longtime friend and Creative Director Thorwald van den Akker.
San Holo is a Dutch musician, reputed for his genre-bending sound that includes electronic, indie and his much loved guitar instrumentation. His records have amassed over 1 billion streams, including hit single “Light” which went gold in 8 countries. He’s performed for thousands of people around the world: his most recent “album1” tour included performances at legendary venues such as Red Rocks, The Shrine, Terminal 5 and festivals Coachella, EDC, Lollapalooza, Lowlands and Tomorrowland and more. His forthcoming album “bb u ok?” is out May 21st 2021.
Thorwald van den Akker is the Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of bitbird, the label he co-founded with San Holo, and San’s Creative Director. Longtime childhood friends, their relationship began in school where they played in bands together, evolving into Thorwald playing a critical role in the creative and visual development of San Holo and the bitbird. Thorwald’s creative skillset ranges broadly, from photography, videography, creative direction and post-production. Over the years he’s created or contributed to almost every visual artwork that’s been associated with the San Holo project.
A portion of the proceeds of this release will be used to offset the carbon emissions of minting, as well as San’s estimated emissions over the past 5 years (including flights for touring). Donations will go to the Gold Standard certified Kenya Biogas Programme, which we chose as it has both positive environmental, societal and economic impact.