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Erik Ankoné

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

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  • 27 Positive References
  • Fluent in Dutch, English; learning French, German
  • 29, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Musician / Copy Writer at animation ...
  • Master Film and Television Studies (...
  • From Alkmaar, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me


loving it all + Touring the USA with my guitar


Easygoing guy, slightly on the musical side. I love adventures.


(Go out and) Experience!

Why I'm on Couchsurfing


I surf, I host, I should go to CS meetings.


Surfed all across the States, and it's the best thing to ever happened to traveling. I've met so many cool, wonderful, amazing and inspiring people I would have otherwise not met.


I love to perform on stage. That's basically the best feeling in the world. I'm a blues and folk musician, playing my own repertoire and some traditionals. I sing, play piano and guitar. Right now I'm traveling the States with a line of gigs set up!
If you like, check out my music at http://www.erikankone.nl

Music, Movies & Books

Movies: Too many too name, here's a few. Metropolis, Apocalypse Now, Das Kabinett des Doktor Caligari, Band of Brothers (serie)
Music: Any blues from Leadbelly to Tom Waits. Also funk and soul (think Curtis Mayfield, Sly & Family Stone) and a lot more
Books: Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy (all the five books of the trilogy), 1984, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Cat's Cradle, Slaughterhouse 5, Been Here and Gone, On the Road. A Short History of Nearly Everything

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Rocked the Apple Barrel on Frenchman St. Dived with sharks. Build houses in Thailand after tsunami. Fell in love.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you some basic guitar/piano/vocals if you like, don't expect to walk out a Hendrix/Domino/Hansard though.

Btw. Tell me what you can teach me in your request! Doesn't have to be anything, or very spectacular, I just like people having read my profile before they send something.

Countries I've Visited

Austria, Belgium, Cambodia, Costa Rica, Croatia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Kenya, Laos, Luxembourg, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State, Viet Nam

Countries I've Lived In


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