Author Archives: cadranaline

Hoe bak je een zuurdesembrood? 

Bij gebrek aan een goede biologische bakker die lekker ouderwets zuurdesembrood kan leveren is rakenDra het zelf maar gaan maken.  De foto’s van de eindresultaten bleken een ware hit op Facebook en er bleek behoefte aan wat meer uitleg over… … Continue reading

Posted in 'Wat ons zo bezig houdt' | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

How to make a remix of R.E.M. – “It happened today”

As a follow up blog post we made a Youtube video on our ‘Dutch Phil Spector’s Wall of Sound’ Remix. Enjoy!

Posted in Video Productions | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

How to make a remix of ‘It Happened today’ by R.E.M.

R.E.M. has started an exciting remix project in conjunction with “It Happened Today”, a track on R.E.M.’s upcoming new album Collapse Into Now. We got a tip on twitter, got excited and downloaded the individual tracks of the song.

Posted in Music Production | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

CaDra in Goa, Holiday impression on our track “Nirvana”

  In 2006 to 2008 we were kind of addicted to chilling in Goa and stayed several times in a little village called Arambol. Its a lovely place in the northern part of Goa were hippies and musicians are hanging … Continue reading

Posted in Video Productions | Leave a comment

Crisis, what crisis? Love is Everywhere, you can always dance!

When working on “Love is Everywhere” we wanted to make a song with a positive mood. Some friends recommended to use a stronger beat. As we are generally used to make mellow music, this was quite a challenge to us. … Continue reading

Posted in Music Production | Leave a comment

“Três Palmeiras” in sunny Portugal, a song composed with lots of Caipirinha’s…

Some time ago we were invited by family members Wim and Marijke to spent a holiday with them in their beautiful house “Três Palmeiras” at the Algarve coast in sunny Portugal.

Posted in Music Production | 1 Comment

Nirvana, the place to be…

Last summer after a retreat with Isaac Shapiro in Bavaria in Southern Germany we, still spaced out, drove through the beautiful hilly landscape listening to some mixes of our next release. One song we didn’t had a name for yet… … Continue reading

Posted in Music Production | Leave a comment

Falling in Love is not personal at all…

Falling in Love uhuh, Has nothing to do with you, I have nothing to say, It’s those hormones that play, It’s a chemical state, That makes me feel great, It’s not a personal thing, Just some brainwaves that spin, Love … Continue reading

Posted in Music Production | Leave a comment

New Music Release “Love is Everywhere” by CaDra

We’ve just released an EP containing 5 songs called “Love is Everywhere”. It’s the second album by Dutch music duo and studio project CaDra. Their debut “ Blissful Chess” was a concept album about moving from confusion to clarity in … Continue reading

Posted in Music Production | 1 Comment

The importance of silence in music, part 2

Silence in the studio In the sound studio during the mix often a lot of time is spent with muting certain tracks. We used to call this “shaving the fat cat”. A mix can get a lot better if certain … Continue reading

Posted in Music Production | Leave a comment