Category: Production

Studio sessions #2 Decorating a track using Renoise and Korg Wavestate

Hi peepz. Last week I published my first studio session video on Youtube. Today I have a new one. I’m still working on the same remix. Adding decorating sounds. That’s like coloring the last touches on a drawing. When you play a track you’re working on and listen to the separate sounds and you discover gaps where it’s possible to

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First Studio Sessions video

Hi peepz, Here is the first video in a range of take outs I record on a particular subject that comes by in the studio. I’m still working to get the video setup better. A second cam, better light and screen sharing. In this session I’m working in Renoise on one of the three current remix projects. One thing I

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808 day! Free 808 Kicks sample pack

Happy 808 day! To celebrate this memorable drum machine day I’ve put a free samplepack online with over 120 different 808 kicks original recorded from hardware. And both original and processed through SSL hardware in combination with software clipping and distortions. Download the package on the link below: RAM IO Music 808 Kicks 1 Free sample pack Enjoy!

Article about AI and music production

I have been following developments of AI since the arrival decades ago. Since it also finds applicability in music production, I investigate the possibilities, pros and cons with a very skeptical view. At this moment I am working for Sony Music Entertainment on a research program and I am even more involved in this area in the background. Now there

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Live studio recordings for songwriting

This is a very fine workflow I like to take for writing songs. I record a live performance on a combination of mostly hardware and some software synths controlled by separated outboard controllers. Then clean up the recording as can be seen now in the picture below. From there one taking it to a next stage in the writing proces

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