Textures Keyboardist Quits Band

by | Apr 14, 2010

Textures longtime keyboard player Richard Rietdijk has left the band. Rietdijk comments:

“After 10 awesome years playing synths in the band, I’ve decided to leave Textures. There are other projects (music and other) I’ve been wanting to do for a while now and currently the time and effort it takes to be in the band is in the way of me achieving those.”

“I want to thank all you fans for your continued support and making this journey as awesome as it has been. I got the rare opportunity to travel and meet the most awesome people from all over the world and appreciate the sustained contacts online. I hope all of you will continue supporting this hardworking band. They earn every bit of it. Their next album will blow your socks off, believe me!”

“To the guys (including the crew) I’d like to say it’s been an absolute honor and a privilege to have been in this band, seeing and helping it grow from this small local band to the phenomenon it is now. It will take a while to get used to not doing this with you guys anymore, and I’ll cherish the friendship we have forever. I wish you guys well in all your future endeavors. You’re going to be just fine.”

“This decade has been one hell of a ride! THANK YOU!”

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