FlowLine2

FlowLine2 is a modelling tool supporting Functional Analysis and Business Process Modelling using Event-driven process chain (EPC) syntax with BPMN extensions (instead of Functional Flow Block Diagrams). It also integrates an outliner with cross-link capabilities, Lua scripting and a full text database with built-in search engine. Here a selection of relevant literature...

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WorkTree

WorkTree is a project planning and analysis tool supporting the Critical Path Method (CPM), the Precedence Diagram Method (PDM) as well as the Integrated Master Plan/Integrated Master Schedule (IMP/IMS) concept. It also integrates an outliner with cross-link capabilities, Lua scripting and a full text database with built-in search engine. Here a selection of relevant...

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CrossLine

CrossLine is an outliner with sophisticated cross-link capabilities in the tradition of the well-respected  Ecco Pro. It implements the concept of “Transclusion” proposed by Ted Nelson and – among others – implemented in the legendary Objectory SE tool by Ivar Jacobson. It is also a full text database with built-in search engine. An outliner (or...

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ClaX – Clari & Sax

Real-time composition (i.e. musical improvisation) on December 30th 2014 at Percussion Atelier. Roli von Flüe: Tenor Sax, Bass & Alto Clarinet Beat Föllmi: Drums, Percussion Rochus Keller:  Keys (Bass, Pianos, Guitars) This is the second session of Roli, Beat and Rochus in 24 years! That’s plug and play indeed 😉 Here’s the music...

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AfrIndIcho

Real-time composition (i.e. musical improvisation) on August 22th 2014 at Percussion Atelier. Beat Föllmi: Percussion, Balaphon, Drums, Organ, Echo Rochus Keller: Piano, Shruti Box, Organ, Mini Marimba, Slonding Chandra Ndugu Family: Voices Here’s the music (License: Creative Commons...

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ElectroFusion

Real-time composition (i.e. musical improvisation) on July 31th 2014 at Rochus’ studio. Gregor Müller: Piano, E-Piano, Synth, Guitar, Bass Rochus Keller: Bass, E-Piano, Big Band, Guitar, Foot Drums   Guaranteed no acoustic instruments, even if you hear some 😉 – no overdups or retakes aswell. Here’s the music (License: Creative Commons...

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Little Big Band

Real-time composition (i.e. musical improvisation) on June 19th 2014 at Rochus’ studio. Christine Kessler: Alto Sax Rochus Keller: Keys (Bass, Brasses, E-Piano, Guitar, Organ, Foot Drums)   This is the second session of Christine and Rochus as a duo (see also the first session). Again we didn’t make use of any compositions, arrangements or agreements but instead...

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Momentum

Real-time composition (i.e. musical improvisation) on February 12th 2014 at Rochus’ studio. Christine Kessler: Soprano & Alto Sax, Flute Rochus Keller:  Keys (Bass, Pianos, Guitar, Foot Drums) This is the first session of Christine and Rochus as a duo. We didn’t make use of any compositions, arrangements or agreements but instead spontaneously played out...

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Best of: Audience Selection 2013

We’re being heard – even more! According to Webalizer, ~312 Gigabytes have been downloaded during the whole year 2013; this is twice as much as in 2012. Here’s the one year Webalizer statistics (January to December 2013): From July to December 2013 ~200 Gigabytes or ~33’000 songs have been downloaded in total; thereof 29’300 downloads are...

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Wasserklang

Real-time composition on November 30th 2013 at Percussion Atelier. Christine Kessler: Glasharfe, Sax, Flöte, Säge, Obertongesang Beat Föllmi: Drums, Percussion, Hang Rochus Keller:  Keys (Bass, Pianos, Guitars, Foot Drums)   Here’s the music (License: Creative Commons by-nc-sa): Track 1 Track 2 Track 3 Track 4 Track 5 Track 6 Track 7 Track 8 Track 9 And...

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Chants

Real-time composition on September 6th 2013 at Percussion Atelier. Simone Baumann: Voice, Piano Beat Föllmi: Drums, Percussion, Voice Rochus Keller:  Keys (Bass, Piano, Guitar, Foot Percussion)   Here’s the music (License: Creative Commons by-nc-sa): Track 1 Track 2 Track 3 Track 4 Track 5 Track 6 And here are some pictures: [Show as...

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Sketches from Brazil

Real-time composition on August 9th 2013 at Percussion Atelier. Luis Paulo Alves Oliveira: Drums, Percussion Simone Baumann: Voice, Piano, Percussion Beat Föllmi: Drums, Percussion Rochus Keller:  Keys (Bass, Guitar, Pianos, Brass, Foot Drums)   Here’s the music (License: Creative Commons by-nc-sa): Track 1 Track 2 Track 3 Track 4 Track 5 Track 6 Track...

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Karibu Kulungu!

Real-time composition on May 31th 2013 at Percussion Atelier. Beat Föllmi: Drums, Percussion Rochus Keller:  Keys (Bass, Guitar, Pianos, Brass, Foot Drums) Bebi Tulu Watoto: Voices   Here’s the music (License: Creative Commons by-nc-sa): Track 1 Track 2 Track 3 Track 4 Track 5 Track 6 Track 7 Here are some other tracks we played on September 9th...

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Voice Live

And yet again for something completely different 😉 I’d like to introduce my new toy: the VoiceLive 2 by TC HELICON. This tool is just amazing. If you start to play around with it the day is over like nothing. Again I play the bass with my left hand, the keyboards with my right hand, which also controls the harmonics of the VoiceLive, and the drums with my feet;...

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Über Berg und Tal

Real-time composition on April 26th 2013 at Percussion Atelier. Simone Baumann: Voice, Piano, Vocoder, Steel Drum Beat Föllmi: Drums, Percussion, Steel Drum Rochus Keller:  Keys (Bass, Guitar, Piano), Alphorn   Here’s the music (License: Creative Commons by-nc-sa): Track 1 Track 2 Track 3 Track 4 Track 5 Track 6 Track 7 And here are two tracks Simone...

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anthems

Real-time composition on April 19th 2013 at Percussion Atelier. Simone Baumann: Voice, Piano, Vocoder, Shruti box Beat Föllmi: Drums, Percussion Rochus Keller:  Keys (Bass, Piano, Guitar), Alphorn   Here’s the music (License: Creative Commons by-nc-sa): Track 1 Track 2 Track 3 Track 4 Track 5 Track 6 And here are some pictures: [Show as...

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Vielhorn

And now for something completely different 😉 This is my first attempt to use the alphorn (which was generously loaned to me by the Gisler family, Mürg, Gersau) in concert with my other instruments; every note you hear is played live and ad lib; no overdups, no rehearsal; I play the bass with my left hand, the piano with my right hand, and the drums with my feet; as...

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Birthday

Real-time composition on March 28th 2013 at Percussion Atelier. Simone Baumann: Voice, Piano, Vocoder Beat Föllmi: Drums, Percussion Rochus Keller:  Keyboards (E-Piano, Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Foot Drums)   Here’s the music (License: Creative Commons by-nc-sa): Track 1 Track 2 Track 3 Track 4 Track 5 Video of Track 1: Video of Track 2: And here are some...

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Best of: Rochus’ Selection

This is my current favorites list (in a somewhat arbitrary order). If you’re in a hurry, have a look at some of these (and keep in mind: it’s all live and improvised, i.e. real-time composition, no compositions or arrangements in advance, no overdubs, no retakes): Spanish Weather:  003-4234  003-6746  005-1537  005-2920   003-0602 Anticipation:...

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Spanish Weather

Real-time composition on September 29th 2012 at Percussion Atelier. Beat Föllmi: Drums, Percussion, Lead Synth, Voice Rochus Keller: Pianos, Xylo, Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Foot Drums     Here’s the music (License: Creative Commons by-nc-sa): 003-0025 (excerpt) 003-2441...

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