The making of A-ha’s – Take On Me remix

Posted by on Jun 19, 2017 in Remixes
The making of A-ha’s – Take On Me remix

Back in the days I found the original version (1985) intriguing, especially due to the revolutionary music video. It took Michael Patterson 3,000 sketches and the total crew 4 months to complete it. I was browsing some a capellas when I found the Take On Me vocals in January 2017. I imported them in my […]

My remix approach

Posted by on Dec 6, 2012 in Remixes
My remix approach

Remixes have been around for a while now and seem to have an increasing impact on the success of a single. With several interpretations and variations of a song being published, the audience can enjoy the version they like most. I’ll explain how I come to my remixes in this article.

Intronaut – Valley of Smoke remix

Posted by on Oct 18, 2011 in Remixes
Intronaut – Valley of Smoke remix

My remix for Intronaut’s “Valley of Smoke” contest on Indaba.com finished 2nd, that was a close call. I think I didn’t win because I only used some of the supplied guitar and drum samples of the original song, made an unrecognizable arrangement compared to the original and last but certainly not least: they were obliged […]

Nick Carter – So Far Away remix

Posted by on Sep 24, 2011 in Remixes
Nick Carter – So Far Away remix

My entry ended 2nd in the Nick Carter remix contest on Indaba.com. Who would’ve thought that, since all I did was fiddling around on the piano for just two nights? This meant I received a cash prize and a signed CD. As a bonus, my remix will be included on the official release of Nick’s […]

Armin van Buuren remix

Posted by on Apr 5, 2001 in Remixes
Armin van Buuren remix

I entered the ‘Armin van Buuren – Touch Me’ remix contest which was held by Interface magazine, but didn’t win. I did however end up as one of the 9 entries which the jury liked, there were 116 participants.