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My old DX100 comes back to life

I’m glad that the Propellerheads had a wake-up-call and decided to add MIDI Out to Reason. They have implemented it in a great manner in Reason 7. The new External MIDI Instrument device is tightly integrated in the rack design. And because of this your external MIDI equipment can be controlled from Reason and it’s […]

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Twisted

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 …

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filling the gap

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 […]

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My patchlist for Reason4

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 […]

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Flick Radio podcast

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 […]

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Guest at Radio Online (Radio1)

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 […]

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My mastering tips for MusicMaker

(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 […]

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Patching for Reason 4

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 […]

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