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Todd Rundgren & Roger Powell talks about the Fairlight CMI on AES Convention 1984

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 […]

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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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Vanavond om 8 uur bij Radio Online (Radio1)

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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