News & Updates


And here at VDN Central we are pleased to say that our new friends Audio Technica have been working with us on a couple of awesome new videos. We are pleased to share the first with you here. Filmed at Dr. Shakamotos by Andy Baker, Will Gurrey and mastermind Rodrigo Thomaz we present a live version of the song Don’t Give It Up in association with Audio Technica for the AT sessions.



Some lovely reviews of the debut single Everybody Knows

That Eric Alper -

Ear To The Ground Music -

York Calling -




Here it is! The debut single 'Everybody Knows' from the album 'Quicksilver'. 




Our good friend Paul Sanderson Brown took some photos of us out in the woods. We are using one shot as the cover for our single. You can see the others in his latest blog. Click the image to see more.




Exciting news here at VDN central. The first single 'Everybody Knows' from the debut album 'Quicksilver' is due to be released 17th January 2018. You can have a look at some of the artwork and the teaser trailer for the video song here:




Here is the first song from Van Der Neer's Chapel Sessions. This is a non album track entitled Goodbye. be sure to come and subscribe to our Youtube channel




Simon has released a new EP featuring acoustic versions of Van Der Neer songs from the forthcoming album Quicksilver. Here is one of the tracks featured on the EP



You can buy the EP on Bandcamp here



Simon will be supporting Scott Matthews at the NCEM in York on March 11th 2017. He has recorded an EP of acoustic versions of Van Der Neer songs and the EP will released to coincide with that performance. The good folks at BC Productions and Videographer George Wilson have made an exclusive video of the opening  track Kali Ma which you can watch here.



The Van Der Neer track Don't Give It Up was played on BBC York Introducing on 18/2/17 and was featured as Jericho Keys #recordoftheweek. You can hear the show here. Van Der Neer is on at approximately 1:17:00


van der neer in the studio


Recording Drums and Bass in the studio for Van Der Neer's Bourbon St Rag from the album Quicksilver. Recorded at Dr Shakamotos in Autumn 2015.