DoorScope

DoorScope is a software application which can be used in the specification review process. Specifications can be exported from IBM DOORS® and viewed with links, object attributes and change history (including tables, images and richtext). Objects can be annotated and marked with their review status. There is also a fulltext search and scripting facility. DoorScope is a...

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Best of: Audience Selection

We’re being heard! Great, thank you folks for coming back to our music! It’s the greatest reward for musicians if their music is being appreciated. Here’s the one year statistics (July 2011 to May 2012, Webalizer snapshot taken on June 04 2012): According to Webalizer ~151 GB files (about 27’000 songs) were downloaded from more than 70 countries...

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My Musical Focus

I’m interested in musical improvisation; all my musical efforts and passion are geared to spontaneous creation of music; but not simply free improvisation – as it became known e.g. with free jazz, psychedelic rock or contemporary “classic” music – many times chaotic and a pain for the audience; instead my intent is to make improvised music...

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Work in Progress

Here some samples of on-going mastering efforts. Session on November 17 2012 with Beat & Rochus: 00-0015.mp3 Session on Dec. 31 2011 with Urs, Dominik, Beat & Rochus: 039-0810.mp3   Session on November 2011 with Beat & Rochus: 036-2308.mp3 036-4745.mp3 (License: Creative Commons...

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Rochus in Svartå

In the midnight sun of Svartå, Sweden; we were all alone on the lake; the hotel is in the background; it is a beautiful building with a very nice garden; and they have rowing boats. Here it is on the map: Show in Google Maps And here is the uncut version for the sake of completeness (yes, it’s a rowing...

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Where I live

This is the wonderful area around Schwyz. Some know it as the Swiss Knive Valley. You should come and see it! The rainbow is not always there; they made an exception when I took the picture.

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Atmosphere

This is the view to mount Mythen and Kaiserstock right after a thunderstorm. I have many pictures of such spectacular atmospheres. And it’s just around the corner.

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Abendstimmung im Oberaar

This was one of the awsome moments which you can experience in the Grimsel area.  I was walking from Grimsel pass towards Oberaarsee and came accross this silent pond at Bäregg full of these strange white Eriophori. Here’s the map: Show in Google...

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Gewitter am Sustenpass

Also this picture looks like a painting. I took it at Susten pass in the area of Steingletscher straight before a thunderstorm came up. Show in Google...

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Auf dem Weg zur Sidelenhütte

I took this picture in autumn on our return from Sidelenhütte. You can see the mountains around Oberalp pass in the background. See the map: Show in Google...

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Vierwaldstättersee zum Pilatus hin

This picture also looks like a painting. But it is real without any effects. The picture shows Mount Pilatus, as seen from Küssnacht am Rigi. I took the picture in April.

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Beat Föllmi & Rochus Keller in Concert

This was a nice concert in Steinhausen (Switzerland). The music was a real-time composition by Beat and me. Here you can listen to the MP3 files. There is even a video of it, which I will upload some day.

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Herbstparadies

There is a wonderful forest of larch trees in the area of Gletsch, which is located between Furka and Grimsel pass. You find it here: Show in Google Maps And here is the uncut...

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Frühlingsparadies

Cherry trees are a wonderful enrichment of the area where I live (also the kirschwasser is very much appreciated). I found this ailantery near Küssnacht am Rigi, which is part of the “Kirschstrasse“.

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Schafsfreude

Have you ever seen a sheep standing on its hind legs? Here it is. These two nice guys – called “Uhu” and “Bärli” – belong to the species called “Braunköpfiges Fleischschaf (BFS)” (what a terrible name for such a sweet creature) which is not uncommon in Switzerland.

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At the Loisium

This picture was taken at the Loisium, the fameous Wine Museum near Vienna; Beat Föllmi and I could produce the music for the Loisium in 2004; the music is played all-over the museum and also in the special interactive installations.

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In the Laboratory

Here I am with my friend Beat Föllmi in his Percussion Atelier.  He raised a magnificent world full of sounds from all-over the world.

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Lago di Lei im Winter

At times we go snowshoeing. The lake behind me is the “Lago di Lei”. We walked up through Bleikawald. In Winter the area is nearly desertet an absolutely soundless in such a manner you can hear your heartbeat. You find it here: Show in Google...

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Orgel in der Stiftskirche Göttweig

This grand organ is located at the collegiate church of the “Stift Göttweig”. I was there during the Loisium project and enjoyed very much the impressive buildings, fabulous Austrian cooking and the wonderful view down to the Danube valley. Some day I would like to play this organ!

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Donau Richtung Krems

This picture looks to me like a painting. I didn’t use any effects; just stoot on the shore of Donau somewhere between Krems and Dürnstein and pressed the release. Here it is: Show in Google...

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