I was invited to give a Masterclass about Techno production at Dancefair in the Jaarbeurs in Utrecht. It was my first time giving a Masterclass at Dancefair and it was a really nice experience to share my experience of music production with like-minded people. See the full Masterclass here!
I’ve been producing music for quite a long time now and I feel I’m finally producing good sounding music now since the last two or three years. I haven’t had an education in music, I had to figure it all out by myself. I invested a lot of time in learning music production and I’m still eager of learning new things. I’m pretty sure no one is ever done learning. Anyway, in my journey to becoming a producer I’ve experienced some mistakes that I would avoid right now. I’m sharing them with you here.
I am very proud to announce that my Roadblock EP has been released on Distortus Music today! I got some great feedback on the promo with names such as Luigi Madonna, Spartaque, Paco Osuna, Stacey Pullen, Agent Orange and many more supporting the EP! Now I'm very excited to see the feedback of the world!
This years Amsterdam Dance Event was the best ever for me personally. I attended the event already a couple of times the last years, but never really got to the point where I thought I should get the best out of it. This year, I had to make the best out of it and it was absolutely worth it. Here are the things I experienced and absolutely love about the Amsterdam Dance Event.
In this blogpost I'll explain my process about creating a track from scratch. From walking into the studio with (not) an idea, to a finished track ready to hit the clubs. I'll talk about Jamming, Organizing, the Arrangement, Effects, Mixing & Mastering and Feedback.
Every day I listen to music, it has become such a normal thing. Besides, I create my own music as well. It got me thinking about how important music is in my life and in the life of others. That's why I asked myself: Why is music so important in our lives? Photo by: Ruben May
I put together 10 essential tips when producing techno, so you can learn from my experience in making techno. Hopefully you'll learn something from it!
Amsterdam based organization This Is Techno asked me to do an interview and podcast. Read all about it here and enjoy listening to the podcast.