Phases: hypnotic songs for the night. AMSTERDAM - Poet, painter, and composer Tom Melsen is set to release his upcoming record “Phases” on February 10th. Following on from the release of his experimental album ‘Dada Files’ back in 2019, Melsen’s new album is a dark journey through the night. “Phases” is an album full of … Continue reading New album “Phases” out Feb 10
Spring 2023 will see the release of a new record composed and recorded by Tom Melsen. You can now listen to a new song "Lock Of The Hour" exclusively here. More info and exact release date as soon as possible. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6gIEZM2o2s
Here is a video of me reading my dutch poem "In de velden vol winter". It's a dutch translation/ remake of a poem I wrote two years earlier, originally titled "Reaching Out". "Reaching Out" is one of my favorites from the Aftermath collection. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W_pRvc8uVic&feature=youtu.be
Last year, September 2021, I published my first collection of poems titled "Aftermath". I received a lot of sweet reactions and the support was heartwarming. The book is available worldwide and has been given a place in The British Library, where it will be preserved for future generations. The British Library has sent me a … Continue reading Ochtendgloren
This summer Tom Melsen will exhibit his painting Morvarc'h at Gallery Louarn in France. Painting is part of the group exhibition titled La Ville d'Ys. This work will also be available to buy at the exhibition. The exhibition will open July 2020.