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.
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 […]