Posts in IN THE STUDIO
Game of Thrones Piano and Cello cover

Apart from cello meditation, I've just started a new Piano & Cello cover project with Benny Martin (Wedding & Event Pianist). Our first release is Game of Thrones theme by Ramin Djawadi.

Listen, save this track and follow us on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/1q1P9ifOMhgIYCsj9KXxdX?si=23AN_C2PRQGJrFCaj_jUsA

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Composing a track for ADAM Audio Soundtrack Competition 2018

For the 2nd (?) year in the row, ADAM Audio hosted a Soundtrack Competition, this year with exclusive prizes and a new judge, Aisling Brouwer. The task was to compose a soundtrack of maximum 30 seconds to a photo: “The Opening” (by Tobias Zielony, 2005).

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REVIEW: Abbey Road Institute Amsterdam (my personal experience)

Both during and after my one year at Abbey Road Institute Amsterdam studying the Advanced Diploma Music Production & Sound Engineering, I have been asked several times by friends and strangers alike about my experience at the course. So, I have decided to create a comprehensive overview of my experience, so that other prospective students can get to know a bit more about the course first-hand from a graduated student.

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Graduating at Abbey Road Studios

What an experience! Graduating at Abbey Road Studios with my fellow Abbey Road Institute classmates from all over the world: Amsterdam, Paris, London, Melbourne, Frankfurt and Berlin. The most exciting part was being on the stage to collect my Advanced Diploma in Music Production and Sound Engineering in Studio Two, home of The Beatles.

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Producing a track with Liloe Rix for Portugal. The Summer

My friend, singer-songwriter/artist Liloe Rix found a really nice contest: to produce a cover of Portugal. The Man’s hit song Live In The Moment and the prize would be to have your track on an advertisement of Visit Portugal’s summer promotion and also to perform live at a Portuguese festival.

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Recording Full Crate for Red Bull Music uncut

Life is full of such weird coincidences! For my latest recording session at Red Bull Studios, we recorded producer/DJ Full Crate, who coincidentally I had been in contact with in 2011 to collaborate, but eventually never met up. 7 years later, (a social media marketing career behind me and on my way to becoming a music producer) I was to be the assistant recording engineer at his session! 

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Working at Red Bull Studios Amsterdam as Assistant Audio Engineer

Proud to announce that I am now interning as Assistant Audio Engineer at Red Bull Studios in Amsterdam! (Although in this photo pretending to be the Head Engineer... oh how I wish I could brag that it was me who patched that spaghetti mess of patch cables on the SSL analog console in the background of the photo!). 

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