Paul Hoek (NL 1979) is a artist, writer and former member of the band We vs. Death (trumpet, guitar, keys, percussion, words), Hollands most important post-rock band. We vs Death has label deals in Berlin, Germany (sinnbus), Holland (beepbeep), Japan (zankyo). We vs. Death played shows in the UK, Canada, Russia, Japan, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Holland.
They recorded several albums on CD and Vinyl. Also they participated in interdisciplinairy art projects. (performance, theater and film)
As an artist he mainly focuses on painting, photography and drawing. (or a combination of different media)
After leaving the band in 2010 he worked on his first solo album: Beginner. All songs were written and played by Paul Hoek. (additional playing by Wouter Kors). Recorded at home in Amsterdam and recorded and mixed by Wouter Kors at New Ground Studio, Utrecht, Holland. Total running time 35 minutes.
Now this solo album is played live by Paul Hoek, (guitar, trumpet, words), Douwe Smit (keys, drums, guitar) and Titus van den Bragt (standing bass)