Check my entry under my Raapie nick for the monthly MIXIT at EM411.com, MIXIT # 39 ‘My Head Hurts’. Nu.jazz Bossa 😉
Author Archive | Marco Raaphorst
Most of you might think that listening to music in mono is old-fasioned and not interesting at all. Sure, stereo can achieve a better listening experience in most cases, but you won’t believe how many people are still using mono-systems everyday. (more…)
Many Reason-users have asked me how to trigger a Dr.REX device from within the Combinator-device in Reason. Well, the answer is probably easier than you think 😉
Bob Moog passed away Aug 21, 2005 after stuggling with a brain tumor. Bob was one of the true innovators of music and an inspiration for many musicians. Update; I found this Moog-source on the site of the New York Times
Check SomaFM, for some excellent, commercial-free, streaming radio.
Today I found out that the Dutch Nationaal Pop Instituut added my name to their database. They mention only two of the bands I have played in, MAM and Bon.
Kurt Kurasaki a.k.a. Peff is writing an updated version (version 3) of his Power Tools for Reason book (now available at Amazon). For the book I created an updated version of my song Grrrroove using some of the new mastering effects, a cool Rhodes-patch from Electro Mechanical 2 Refill … and I created a Funky […]
Chilled, my track, which was used in February 2005 for ZED-tv in Canada, is used in a Podcast, episode #23, of Spacemusic. For all my music I use Creative Commons licenses and allow anything that’s for non-commercial purposes. So please Podcast the music of Melodiefabriek !
Combi Manifesto 1 is the first in a series of Reason 3 Combinator packages programmed by me. Combi Manifesto 1 is programmed using nothing but Subtractor, Malström, effect and routing devices. The whole package contains 22 unique high quality sounds for Reason 3, including 22 unique skins/backdrops. And yes, it is true; Combi Manifesto 1 […]
Together with the great Polish composer Cezary Ostrowski, I will start an innovative Partnership under the name DiSfish. With DiSfish we will create new ways for musicians to register their Creative Commons licenses with their own songs, get them sold by fans and create interesting licensing possibilities for filmmakers. Simply said: a licensing agency and […]
I am very happy that Bil Bryant of powerFX asked me to become a powerFX producer. This means my patches, samples & loops will be released on the powerFX site as well.
Today Herbie Hancock ordered the ReasonBanks PRO.TON2 Refill. This is a historical moment for me because I love Herbie’s music! That superb stuff he did with Miles in the 60’s, the Headhunters, Rockit… you name it! If you are a Propellerhead Reason 3 user, do check out our patches One Finger Herbie (Combinator) and HeyHerbie! […]