Mixing engineers Tchad Blake and Andrew Scheps did a session at winter NAMM 2020 at the Mix with the Masters booth. A super interesting conversation.
On many drummachines, hardware and software, a drumhit at a certain velocity level will result in a predictable sound. So every time you hit that drumsound at the same level exactly the same sound will be produced.
A job for the BBC/RPI was a good reason to jump out of bed.
Yesterday Propellerhead announced Reason 11. It comes with some cool new features and new rack devices.
On 11 July 2019 I will be the keynote speaker of De Podcastshow which will be held at Pakhuis De Zwijger, Amsterdam. I will focus in particular on the changes that the podcast has caused in our media landscape.
The Multiband Dynamics device in Live is a great tool for de-essing a signal. So I made a super simple to use De-esser in Ableton Live 10 and which can be downloaded for free.
Since February 2017, every Friday evening at 8 o’clock, I send out the newsletter Podpraat filled with interesting news about podcasting for podcast fans and makers. This week Podpraat grew into a new Dutch service from Melodiefabriek: Podpraat – help with podcasting.
The Kuassa Amplifikation Matchlock amp simulator tries to mimic Fender amps. How good is it?
Propellerhead has released Reason Compact and Reason 10.4, offering new ways to make music.
I have lowered the prices of 80s, Rockmen, Boutique Amp and Combi Manifesto 1
Song Credits: Unpopular Music (Scott/Gaulke)
When listening to my favourite tracks I notice that they all sound very different from each other. Some are sharp sounding, some sound compressed, some sound very aggressive, some sound very smooth. They are obviously not mixed and mastered by the same people, using the same equipment and the same set of ears.