Yes, the Raapie.nl website is over. To make people move from Raapie.nl to Melodiefabriek.nl I wrote a long text, a little history so to speak. Just a few highlights, although there is so much more to write about; it was hard to choose. Raapie.nl was a weblogger website and a very popular and personal one. […]
Now that ReBirth is stored in the museum and considered as being 100% dead, I started thinking. Sure, I have been thinking about it a lot in the past. ‘What?’, you might ask. Well, the new product of Propellerhead of course!
For CCmixter I created a free Game Over sample-package. Fourstones did a fantastic remix using some of the samples.
This track by Click must be one of the craziest remixes based on my Combi Manifesto 1 demo-tracks/samples. Remixing is kinda cool, isn’t it? 🙂 Btw this Fourstones remix is very, very cool too!
Today Propellerhead Software announces that ReBirth is officially discontinued. Dead and put in a museum. Good news: a free Rebirth RB 338 Refill, containing many cool ReBirth mods! Propellerhead gives the 2.1 version away as a free .iso image now! So you can create your own ReBirth disk and install it. Very smart of the […]
I just read an excellent article at kottle.org about the current copyright madness. I mean; the music industry is probably the only industry where everything is protected by someone’s copyright. Fair use for example, does it still exist in the music industry? I don’t think so. Unless you are adopting Creative Commons, that is.
My track Chilled is again podcasted. This time on Passing Notes episode #7, a great show!
Check my entry under my Raapie nick for the monthly MIXIT at EM411.com, MIXIT # 39 ‘My Head Hurts’. Nu.jazz Bossa 😉
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.