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Still alive

So it's been ages that I logged in here. Lots of things have been going on , good and bad. Lucky some of those things were music as well.

When I joined this forum last year I just started to venture beyond my edm work and tried to get into writing 'music for the media'. In this relative short time I actually managed to even make some progress although I unfortunately couldn't focus on it 100%.

The most interesting thing that happened was getting a shot at doing the music for a…

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Added by Jonas Steur on April 19, 2012 at 7:07pm — No Comments

It's not all that bad :)

My previous blogs all were quite negative, first there was a war with the computer than some complaining about the current state of affairs in the music business.

Today I want to be positive for a change and it's quite easy to do so. I'm currently enjoying a holiday at the aegean sea cost with beautiful weather and being in the company of my lovely girlfriend. The only thing that I miss is making music. Unfortunately I'm not really able to write without some help from my ears so the…

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Added by Jonas Steur on June 24, 2011 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

The star trek utopia of free music in a world of global uncontrolled capitalism

Already a while ago I realised that I actually got used to the idea that even if I become a 'hit' composer ( and within the edm scene I already managed to score some 'hits' ) I will still be earning peanuts compared to even 11 years ago when I started releasing music.

A lot of people are considering music to be 'free' and say that composers, musicians and all other creators should create for the love of creating, l'art pour l'art.

If we would live in some utopian world , let's…

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Added by Jonas Steur on June 15, 2011 at 6:53pm — 2 Comments

At war with the computer

I have a quite capable machine as my main DAW, recent quadcore processor, loads of  RAM, great RME soundcard so for a while I have been living without any real workflow problems like for example having to bounce tracks or working with unacceptable latency.

Of course this made me overconfident because when I was setting up a new orchestral template I was not holding back in any way. One after the other massive multisample got loaded in, spiced with the necessary convolution reverbs and…

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Added by Jonas Steur on June 13, 2011 at 7:05am — 6 Comments

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