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WEB DESIGN

A human-readable RSS feed with Jekyll

By Simone Silvestroni

I love RSS. However, by using a third-party plugin to automatically generate the feed, I didn’t pay attention to how it could be improved. An occasional discussion on Mastodon prompted me to a change.


SOCIAL MEDIA

Life after social networks

By Simone Silvestroni

My point of view about the pros of being outside mainstream social networks for the last 19 months.


AUDIO SOFTWARE

Switch DAW: Logic to Pro Tools to REAPER (Pt 1)

By Simone Silvestroni

In the past twelve months I’ve managed to revolutionize my music software workflow, twice. In this series, I describe the 8 major benefits that REAPER brought to my music production workflow, and how they pushed me toward a full switch from Pro Tools.


SOCIAL MEDIA

Escape from social media

By Simone Silvestroni

Like plenty others, I’m finally leaving social media, and by that I mean Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp, Pinterest and Reddit. This post is a personal point of view, it’s not intended as an exhaustive analysis on what is going on with social media, nor am I trying to convince anybody. I’m just redirecting my attention and my time to something more productive.


PERSONAL

A Trip To Freedom: from Berlin to Berlin

By Simone Silvestroni

I went back to Berlin, retracing my grandfather’s steps in Sachsenhausen concentration camp. In the process, I wrote a concept album.


MUSIC PRODUCTION

‘Skinny Kid’ song backstory

By Simone Silvestroni

How an arrangement for another band became the first single from the concept album “After 1989”.