Pre order Erasing Mountains now!

February 1th 2017 Ruud Houweling’s new album Erasing Mountains will be in stores. But you can pre order the album now, so it will be sent to you as soon as it is available.
Physical copies in the Netherlands and Belgium: • Plato/Concerto • ECI
Digital:  iTunes

International mail ordering is easy too. Get your cd or vinyl copy by sending an email. You will have it within a few days. Directly through the artist, shipment is safe. Payment via Paypal.
Hope to hear from you!

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Posted on February 2nd, 2017

The future

While Cloudmachine disbanded last January, the heart and soul of the group, singer-songwriter Ruud Houweling is moving on. Currently he is working hard on songs for a new album, to be released somewhere in 2016.
Follow the progress of the recordings here:

Posted on July 16th, 2015

Ruud Houweling with Egon Kracht and Amir Swaab: review

Ruud’s first official solo effort in his hometown Alphen aan den Rijn was just wonderful with many friends and kind hearted people attending. Thank you all for making this evening special.  (picture: Sam Knoop). Here’s a great review.
Please also check out for future posts.


Posted on April 11th, 2015

Semi-finalist in the International Songwriting Competition 2014 (ISC)

The Cloudmachine song Big Love appearing on the album Back On Land was submitted for the 2014 International Songwriting Competition (ISC). Ruud Houweling has been hand picked as one of the semi-finalists from 18,000 entries. Exciting, to say the least! Will keep you posted.

Posted on March 14th, 2015

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