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Learning Music with Ableton

Nice work by the Ableton folks. A website to experiment with beats, melody, harmony, basslines, and song structure: In these lessons, you’ll learn the basics of music making. No prior experience or equipment is required; you’ll do everything right here … Continue reading

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The Lotus Tree – White Bear

“The Lotus Tree” is a “Rock, Sludge, Metal, Post-Metal, Post-Rock” band from my hometown Deinze. Although I’m no big fan of metal nor screamo-stuff, I am a rather big post-rock fan (Slint!), thus making me like their sound. Whilst listening … Continue reading

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Cassius ft. Cat Power Pharell Williams – Go Up

Really cool video where one half of the video is juxtaposed with the other half:

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Forest Swords – Arms Out

Whilst I’m unfamiliar with their previous work, I’m really looking forward to the next Forest Swords album named “Compassion”. Release is due May 5th on Ninja Tune.

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Romare – Come Close To Me

From his most recent “Love Songs: Pt. Two”:

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Roméo Elvis & Le Motel – Morale

Yesterday, on my way to an Agnes Obel concert, I overheard this one on the radio by Roméo Elvis & Le Motel, taken from their album Morale:

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Kaytranada – Leave Me Alone (ft. Shay Lia)

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a music video. Here’s one by Kaytranada, taken from his album “99.9%”. The album has been on repeat ever since it dropped in May, and has already taken its place in my “Best … Continue reading

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Kanye deconstructed: The human voice as the ultimate instrument

Once again a great video by the folks over at Vox — their videos are always insightful, clear, well narrated, edited nicely, etc. In this video they talk about Kanye West and usage of the human voice throughout his oeuvre: … Continue reading

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BlokDust – Visual web-based music making app

BlokDust is a web-based music making app. By joining blocks together, you can build synthesizers, put effects on your voice, remix & manipulate samples and arrange self-playing musical environments. Wow! BlokDust →BlokDust Guide →BlokDust Source (GitHub) →

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react-music — Make beats with React!

The past few days Ken Wheeler has been tweeting some sneak peeks of what he’s been up to, after having heard that Akai was discontinuing its standalone hardware MPC drum machine offering: I did what any geek that writes React … Continue reading

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