I recreated the famous drumbeat using html5drummachine.com and programming 2 patterns on it. Free, no install need, HTML5, will work on your smartphone as well, super cool.
Tag Archives | Marvin Gaye
I am a fan of Motown: great songs, great arrangements, great band (The Funk Brothers). The king of Motown for me is bass player James Jamerson (RIP). Famous for his playing style and amazing sound.
Yesterday the upcoming 808 documentary was announced. Produced by Arthur Baker featuring contributions by Afrika Bambaataa, Pharell, Questlove, Phil Collins, Rick Rubin, New Order, Fatboy Slim and many more. Because I’ve made a documentary about Marvin Gaye and Sexual Healing in which the TR-808 plays an important role, I was interviewed on Radio 6 about […]
A coldness fell over me when I heard the news on the 6th of september that Dutch musician and producer Okkie Huijsdens had died the night before. I got to know him a bit via Facebook, but I got to know him mostly by listening to his music, his own voice, singing.