Monthly Archives: September 2012

Vocal Recording Masterclass with Robert Owens & Raffertie

In this vocal recording masterclass the singer Robert Owens and producer Raffertie show how to improvise a song. They are using Logic in the Point Blank studios. According to the self-proclaimed autodidact Robert Owens, everyone can sing. He also gives some tips for vocal techniques. Continue reading

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Love Music F*ck Beep

Last Saturday I went to the dance festival Boeiend in Enkhuizen, The Netherlands. Near the port, Dutch DJs simultaneously played both house and techno on two stages. The weather was fantastic and the atmosphere friendly. I had no earplugs, and with me many others. Stupid, of course. Continue reading

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How to produce a party rocker synth line like Afrojack – tutorial by Marc Adamo

How to produce those crazy parter rocker synth lines like Afrojack? Marc Adamo shows how to do it with the synthesizer Massive, see in the video below. Continue reading

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Sidechaining the Auto Filter effect in Ableton Live

AfroDJMac explains how to use the Auto Filter effect creatively in Ableton Live. Did you know you can also sidechain the Auto Filter? Continue reading

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Jameszoo creates exclusive track of your ‘sounds from The Netherlands’

The Dutch musician Jameszoo, the ambassador of the project Geluid van Nederland (Sound of The Netherlands) will create an exclusive track. He will use new sounds which can be uploaded by users of the project, and sound clips from the unique sound archives of the Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid (Dutch Institute for Sound and Vision). Continue reading

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NI Machine MK2: drum pads get colors

(Nederlands) Native Instruments introduceert Machine MK2 en Machine Mikro MK2. De gekleurde drumpads zijn de meest opvallende kenmerken van deze opvolgers van beide Machine drumcontrollers. Continue reading

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