Mid/Side processing is a technique many mastering engineers are using because it is so easy and effective. Here’s how to use it in Reason.
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT, has found a new method to record audio using a high-speed videocamera and computer analysis. The videocamera registers the small vibrations of sound on a object’s surface and the computer will analyse these images using additional Signal-To-Noise metrics.
This cassette-tape field recording was made during the 76th annual AES (Audio Engineering Society) Convention, which took place in New York in October of 1984. The first segment captures a short dialogue concerning the capabilities of a curious device called the Monster, which is described as a “Mono Stereo Coherency Evaluator”. The second and third […]
In commission of HUMAN (Dutch Public Broadcast radio, tv & internet). Using Brad Sucks and Cezary Ostrowski samples, John Pazdan on bass and me creating this tune while playing guitar. In search of the pop, rock, music …
When: September 13th, 2009 from 12pm to 6pm Where: SAE Institute Rotterdam Kratonkade 5 3024 ES Rotterdam Workshops from: Simon Grey Marco Raaphorst Coen Molenaar Matthias Zalepa I will do a special Reason 4 live Loop combi workshop around the Reason Thor synthesizer and Reason Dr. Rex for live triggering of loops. This workshop will […]
There it was in front of my face: Record, a new application by Propellerhead Software. When reading the email I was thinking about that old blogpost of mine: Guessing Propellerhead’s Plan. I was fortunate to be able to test Record for a couple of weeks. The news went public just 30 minutes ago. I am […]
How crazy the mind works. Suddenly you are thinking about updating a weblog you’ve stopped updating for over a year or so. And trying to maintain it too. This blog, Melodiefabriek.nl. Melodiefabriek is still going strong as a company. Founded by me, now over 6 years ago. I’ve done some interesting composition work over the […]
Maybe some of you are wondering which of the new patches included in the Factory Soundbank for Reason 4 were created by me. Scroll down for a complete list. Propellerhead has created a special page for the sound designers of Reason 4. I am not on that list as well as all the other sound […]
For a couple of months I have been working on a project for Dutch Public Radio (RVU /// educatieve omroep) called Flick Radio. It was aired on radio last friday at Radio 5. Since the Dutch ‘Publieke Omroep’ is a non-profit organization I always felt they should start using Creative Commons licenses so everyone can […]
Tonight at 8 pm I will be speaking at Radio Online (Radio1, Dutch radio – they also podcast the show the day after). I will be talking about Operator 11 together with Roeland Stekelenburg of the NOS. Since a few weeks I’ve been experimenting with Operator11, a broadcast solution which is web based. (service is […]
(click on image for a larger version, or go to my photo-page) Dutch magazine MusicMaker asked me about some mastering tips. They are available in a 3-page article for the 2007/06 edition. More about this on my Dutch blog. I would not have thought about calling myself a mastering expert, but I feel honored if […]
Today Propellerhead announced Reason 4. Reason 4 includes the new synth Thor, the RPG-8 arpeggiator, the ReGroove mixer and a more matured sequencer. The cool thing is: I am using Reason 4 since October 2006 and it rocks! October 2006? Yes, I was involved in the patching/sound design. I have created 60 Thor patches and […]