Dr. Nikolaus Andre erzählt über Berlin. Bevor die Mauer fiel. Nikolaus and his brother Tommy grew up in Berlin and were teenagers when the wall came down. They recall these days with vibrant emotions, as Berlin was still divided, and the eastern outpost of a free world, then surrounded by a Soviet ruled DDR. If … Continue reading BEVOR DIE MAUER FIEL
Eric (below) practicing and recording some at a pre-production session in Berlin, Kreuzberg, for his Album “Travel Poems”. Eric Pan is back in Berlin! From Brooklyn. And he is not alone. The pianist, whose talent and skills are only matched by his humble and authentic approach to making music, has introduced us to yet another Brooklynite: … Continue reading BROOKLYNITE DYNAMITE!
They are so young. They are so talented. They are so good already. And when you think they will only get better, it makes your head spins! … aja, and they are Berliners. Continue reading RABAJAH !
Great fun, writing music for the audio book GLPL, for Berlin based publisher Trois Petits Points. Continue reading “GLPL”
I don’t. But a few. “Dos Gardenias” is one of them. We had this tremendous session in August, at our favorite facility, in Berlin Kreuzberg. Featuring Nir Sabag on drums, Max Schlegel on bass, and Gil Livni on guitar. We had the great Joel Holmes as a featured guest, on piano. Julius Christus and Patricia … Continue reading KNOW YOUR CLASSICS.
Since I actually do not have a film-scoring background, I don’t use the same exact tools. Or rather, I might be missing some of the more obvious sample libraries. Which in a sense is probably a very good thing, as I try to avoid falling into the old cheap-sample-plastic-sounding libraries. I suppose this little piece … Continue reading That was scoring for Wrangelfilm.
The magic was discreet but immediate, with Nir Sabag on drums and Max Schlegel on bass. This was actually my first session at this studio in Kreuzberg, in February 2015, testing the set-up and enjoying those great microphones. And it was our first session together with Nir. Nir is from Israel, and I … Continue reading TEKILA.