Friday, 20 July 2018

TekkZoo Instruments BunnyKicker Available now!

This is a great moment as all the hard work so far finally accumulates in the release of the first instrument for TekkZoo.

BunnyKicker is, as most of the readers here will probably know, a KickDrum Synth for the freely available HALion Sonic SE platform from Steinberg.

Check out the video above for more information or visit to learn more 

Friday, 30 March 2018

Feature Creep Alert Warning for TekkZoo Bunny Kicker

Alert! Announcing a last minute feature addition. 
Usually it is not recommended to add last minute features, but due to popular request from testers, sample playback gets the choice between one shots or playback for only for as long as the note is held.

Hope you will like it.

Bunny Kicker is making good progress and the next product is already in the start position.

The shop should be ready to open anytime now, so check back often, follow and subscribe here 

Also check out the playlist with sound examples created purely with the TekkZoo Instruments Bunny Kicker:

Monday, 19 March 2018

First TekkZoo Bunny Kicker Video Leak

Yes! The first video appearance of the upcoming TekkZoo Bunny Kicker!
I hope you like it.
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Friday, 16 March 2018

TekkZoo Bunny Kicker Playlist

Yes! Yes! I created a playlist for the upcoming Bunny Kicker Instrument. It will allow you to create massive and interesting kick drum and percussive sounds in no time. You will even be able to use your existing sample library and beef it up with transients and low end!

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Tuesday, 13 March 2018

First TekkZoo Bunny Kicker testrun now on Soundcloud!

This is an exciting moment as I finally start creating sounds for my new kicksynth instrument called "TekkZoo Bunny Kicker". It is a synth for Steinbergs amazing, free (as in beer) HALion Sonic SE 3 platform. Enjoy the first steps and subscribe to the mailinglist to be first to know once it is available for purchase!

Saturday, 30 December 2017

Anouncing Bunny Kicker

Ok! Things are getting serious. 

In January, I am about to release my first own #VSTSound instrument for #Steinberg free platform #HALionSonicSE

Bunny Kicker is a three layer electronic #kick and #percussion #synth with a focus on character and fast results rather then precision. Keep your eyes open for further news, pricing and introductory offer.

Sunday, 15 October 2017

Thoughts on "The Devaluation of Music: It’s Worse Than You Think"


A friend of mine shared an article by Craig Havighurst on facebook the other day. After reading it I got frustrated how focused on the recent past many articles regarding this topic are and how pessimistic that point of view is. It is a good article, with interesting thoughts, still I felt compelled to write a bigger comment wich you will find below following the link to Craigs original article, which is a highly recommended read.

Most things in that list are society problems at large, the question is how the music industry deals with it. With all the pessimism about music as a main career, there are loads of new things to focus at. First, what I never read anywhere, is that a society determines the place for music. In Ireland, children learn to play their instruments from their parents. It is not a deal if you are a master of your instrument, you just bring it to the pub at night and play. Without expectation of fame or money. Just for the craigh. Same in Africa. Loads of skillful and creative musicians, Just playing for fun and worship. So the question should be: is it just to expect being able to live of recordings at all? This career path is about 150 years old. The career path of a performing musician on the other hand thousands. Recordings are a fad passing by imho. The real value will go back to performance.
Some more thoughts:
Loss of context as a product : Music blogs deliver interviews, thoughts and information along with play list. This is often way more comprehensive than anything ever delivered with sold media. Also, others where arguing that all the context was distracting from the music. One could argue it is purer now.
Commercial Radio has staled : Podcasts have become exciting.
The Media : Depending on the definition of "The Media", is suffering from and profiting from the same transition as the music industry. That is no excuse, but art has always been for the freaks. Real success is measured in money. Always was (going thousands of years back!), always will.
Conflation : Nothing new. Ever been in a Virgin Mega Store in the 90s? iTunes Store mirrors just that. A one stop entertainment supply with movies, games and music. Also MTV was successfully mashing up TV consumption and Music consumption, opening a new marketing channel.
Anti-Intellectualism : Again, this is not a problem of the music industry but society. The music industry does only react to market demand (it is an industry after all.) Also, in western culture, we do not worship anymore. Our churches are temples of consumption (Malls are triggering the same brain regions as churches btw.). My church is the club. This reflects in the music. Classical music was often mainly worship music. The same counts for Gospel. Indian classical music too has religious aspects. It is a culture thing, anti intellectualism. Look at our leaders. 
Movies and Games : Are new career paths. Add sound design to that. After recordings opened new opportunities for musicians and composers approx 100 years ago, social networks allow for direct contact between composers/producers and their clients. Also Audio professionals such as engineers did not exist 150 years ago. I agree with the devaluation as background noise though.
Music in schools : Yeah, meh :/ That was never a particularly pleasant topic. Churches and private tuition where always the paths to mastery. Unfortunately there has been no progress there…
The 40 years between the 60s and the 2000s where an odd anomaly that have been distorting our expectation and perception of music through the recording industry and their marketing. Combine that with a decline in certain cultural values ( or maybe just raised voices of the masses drowning out intellectualism ) and you got the reasons for the current state of music in western society.