Loden (musician)

Jolan Koks, better known by his stage name Loden, is an electronic music producer based in Brussels, Belgium.[1]

Birth nameJolan Koks
OriginBrussels, Belgium
GenresElectronic, instrumental hip hop
Years active2003–present
LabelsEat This Records
Mush Records
Circle into Square
Associated actsThirsty Fish, Open Mike Eagle, Busdriver, K-the-I???, Sole


Valeen Hope, Loden's first album originally released on Eat This Records,[2] was re-released on Mush Records in 2007.[3] Loden released the second album, Buggy, on Mush Records in 2010.[4] He released the third album, Burning Man Stage Hand, on Circle into Square in 2011.[5] His 2013 fourth album, The Star-Eyed Condition, featured guest appearances from Open Mike Eagle, Ceschi, and Doseone, among others.[6]

Loden produced Busdriver's 2012 album, Beaus$Eros, in its entirety.[7] He has also produced tracks for Thirsty Fish and Sole.[8][9]



  • Valeen Hope (Eat This Records, 2005)
  • Buggy (Mush Records, 2010)
  • Burning Man Stage Hand (Circle into Square, 2011)
  • The Star-Eyed Condition (Circle into Square, 2013)
  • Tsar (Self-released, 2017)
  • Lit For Exits (Extinct) (Self-released, 2018)


  • Nachtvorst EP (Colony Productions, 2005)
  • All That's Left Is Right (Eat This Records, 2005)
  • 't Geruis (Self-released, 2018)


  • "A Better Landing" (Eat This Records, 2003)
  • "Self-Aware Wolf" b/w "Radio" (Mush Records, 2010)



  1. Ranta, Alan (August 2010). "Loden - Buggy - Dance & Electronic Reviews - exclaim.ca". Exclaim!.
  2. Lymangrover, Jason. "Loden - Music Biography, Credits and Discography : AllMusic". Allmusic.
  3. Mackey, Robbie (February 20, 2007). "Valeen Hope - XLR8R". XLR8R.
  4. Cook, Jason (January 13, 2011). "Loden: Buggy - PopMatters". PopMatters.
  5. Frieders, Joel. "Loden - Burning Man Stage Hand - SYFFAL.COM". SYFFAL.
  6. Chi Chi (August 15, 2013). "Loden - The Star-Eyed Condition". Scratched Vinyl.
  7. Almack, Willie (February 20, 2012). "Review: Busdriver - Beaus$Eros (Fake Four) - CMJ.com". CMJ.
  8. Quinlan, Thomas (May 28, 2011). "Thirsty Fish - Watergate - Hip-Hop Reviews - exclaim.ca". Exclaim!.
  9. Ranta, Alan (March 28, 2013). "Sole - "People Piss Me Off" (Prod. by Loden) - Music / Video - exclaim.ca". Exclaim!.
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