The other day, when I was at an old clothing store in München, I bought an album. The reason for this is that this store has now, for many years, a very good jazz music department – maybe the best one here in München. I came to the department with nothing on my mind than […]Read more "Review: Nels Cline & Julian Lage – Room"
I picked a single note – a G. And a step-sequencer approach thinking in 16th notes. And added synthesizers. This is the result: Following my strategy to use the DAW’s onboard tools when working on a sketch, the synths are virtual ones: the main synth is Retrologue, and the two synths doubling that (rushing and […]Read more "R&D: Acid de uma nota so"
I can’t really call this a good year. But maybe one of transition. Considering my lack of agility, don’t expect any big changes from my side in the short-term, meaning before years’ end, or maybe even not before next years’ end. Let’s hope that until then I’ll still be legally allowed to write a blog. […]Read more "That was 2016"
So I got this Elektron Analog Rytm, on my quest to assemble (possibly) an all-analogue setup for making a synth album. Before I start diving into the feature lineup, and still later into some hands-on experience, I’d like to start with a Prologue: Why I got it Hardware drum machines/groove boxes had been almost removed […]Read more "Review: Elektron Analog Rytm"
A few weeks ago, I asked you what I should do next. Now, I’ve made my decision…(drumroll): #secretalbum: Baßtelstube It’s about stringed bass instruments. Most of which are gonna be bass guitars, of which most are gonna be electric. A set of sixteen compositions for bass solo, duo and trio lineups. And true to the […]Read more "“Baßtelstube” – the new project"
It’s been more than a month since I released my last album, Erlanger Programm. Time to consider what I should do next musically.Read more "What’s Up Next? – What Would You Like?"
“Erlanger Programm” has been in the works for almost a year – now it’s here! Jay!Read more "Erlanger Programm – The Album Is Here!"