Incompatibility

Both Apple and Microsoft are like little children. They will never produce something that’s compatible with the platform of the competition. So Apple started using AAC with evil DRM. And Microsoft chooses WMA with DRM. WMA is not compatible with iPods and guess what? The new Urge music service Gates unveiled today isn’t either. Urge […]

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Pete Townshend on hearing loss

A friend of mine is having hearing loss; tinnitus. He has played in bands and is doing music on the computer for years and years. Me too, same thing but I am not having any hearing trouble. My friend wondered if it all was caused by listening to loud music in clubs or wearing headphones. […]

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My FabFilter Twin patches

For the great sounding FabFilter Twin plugin (VSTi) I have created 12 patches. These patches, including those of other great sound designers, are all included in the full package. The naming convention used for these patches: <patchname><space>MR.ffp

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Spam, damn!

My ISP contacted me that my mailform could be used for sending large amounts of spam to all sorts of clients. It was a plugin I was using, but it seems it wasn’t spam-safe ;( At the moment I have decided to disable the script on the contact page. If you have recieved e-mail(s) which […]

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Lessig on SA without NC

I just added an update to my post ‘That NC thing again’. And I felt that it is necessary to post it on the homepage as well so more readers will notice that update. “What’s it all about?”, you might ask. Well, Lawrence Lessig comments on some of the issues of the article of Intelligentdesigns […]

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Next version of Reason

Propellerhead Ernst talks about new versions of Reason on his blog. Yes, versions, so a few more updates can be expected for this lovely tool. I still find new sounds using Reason. For years I have been creating many sounds with the Subtractor, but the last 2 years my focus has shifted to the Malström […]

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Curry

I’ve been enjoying Curry’s podcast a lot lately. Today he created another great one. One thing is tricky though. On the show Adam is talking about that any ASCAP artist can release his/her music using a Creative Commons license or add their music to Podsafe Music Network. ‘It is YOUR music’, he says. (more…)

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Power Tools for Reason 3 website

Check out Peff’s Power Tools for Reason 3.0 website. You can listen to my tune Grrrroove and read about ReasonBanks. Just in case you missed this post; Andras and I have created a special SynthFactory Refill for the book. So this book must be great, right? 😉 Available at Amazon!

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Adam goes 100% Podsafe!

I just listened to Adam’s podcast of November 7. This is a very, very interesting podcast. Adam talks about the licensing weirdness which is going on in the music and podcast industry. Check for example my old post about ASCAP’s very strange model. And the stuff I was discussion with the Dutch VPRO. To make […]

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SynthFactory Refill

For Peff’s new book ‘PowerTools for Reason 3’ (available at Amazon) Andras and I created a very special Refill; SynthFactory. It contains 23 NNXT patches created by Andras and 11 Combinator patches created by me. My Combinator patches are created using only Subtractor, Malström, effect and routing devices like Combi Manifesto 1. My song Sea […]

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