Ready for “Take-off”? My new music project is the instrumental jingle featured on Dé High School Podcast, a brand new podcast by Travel Active, a Dutch cultural exchange organisation. Originally, the jingle only consisted of the first 20 seconds of “Take-off”. However, when I started mixing I felt inspired to keep working on the track, … Continue reading New music: “Take-off (from Dé High School Podcast)”
My instrument practice routine
As a beginner music producer, I always intended to become at least a decent guitar and piano player. There’s just something about an authentic recording that can’t be replicated by virtual instruments. So I’ve been practicing on my instruments almost daily for a couple years now, and I recently started sharing some of that on … Continue reading My instrument practice routine
Watch the “In Plain Sight” lyric video!
In celebration of the Crimethinkers debut release “In Plain Sight”, I created a special lyric video! So without further ado, watch the lyric video on your favorite streaming services below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1GMMwvGVfI YouTubeBitChuteRumbleOdyseeMindsInstagram Free download is available on our Bandcamp, including the instrumental and acapella tracks: What’s your favorite lyric? And what do you think of … Continue reading Watch the “In Plain Sight” lyric video!
Crimethinkers, my new music project, launches today! I’ve been waiting for this moment for months, so I’m beyond excited to finally put the word out. Check out the full announcement: “We are Crimethinkers, an international collaboration between conscious hip hop artists Magic Motley, Rick van Meijel, Satori Rewire and Willis the Illest. It’s a time … Continue reading Announcing Crimethinkers
Upgrade time! Recently I've been adjusting my website with some cool new features, which you'll read all about in this post. To celebrate the occasion I put together a playlist with all my best music. So hit play and scroll down to see what’s new! ''Rick van Meijel'' (YouTube) https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLSL7jiergUxObb8N1OmxFXAntC3qU_-TQ ''Rick van Meijel'' (Spotify) https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5lbjgk1hauuhdt4jJrxEp8 … Continue reading Upgrading rickvanmeijel.com
”DEMOS EP” AVAILABLE TODAY
My new ‘’Demos EP’’ is out today! Experience previously unreleased demos from 2017 to 2020, as well as early versions of tracks from ‘’Reliving’’ and ‘’Past Mistakes’’. The full EP is available for free on my Bandcamp, including exclusive personal comments: ‘’Demos EP’’ Also check out the video for ‘’Rebirth (2019 demo)’’. This one is … Continue reading ”DEMOS EP” AVAILABLE TODAY
‘’DEMOS EP’’ AVAILABLE MAY 28
Special release incoming! On May 28 I’m sharing my brand new ‘’Demos EP’’. As I’m currently in the midst of other music projects, I thought it’d be fun to share some unreleased demos in the meantime. With this EP you’ll get to experience early versions of tracks from ‘’Reliving’’ and ‘’Past Mistakes’’, as well as … Continue reading ‘’DEMOS EP’’ AVAILABLE MAY 28
”Reliving” available for streaming
Today I’m taking you back in time to 2018: the year I released ‘’Reliving’’, my debut EP including singles ‘’The Spark’’ and ‘’Fighting the Storms’’. The project, which took almost a year to complete, was inspired by the revisiting of personal and emotional memories and holds a special place in my heart because of that. … Continue reading ”Reliving” available for streaming
Past Mistakes EP (+ ‘’Forgiveness’’) out now
The wait is finally over. Today marks the release of my sophomore solo EP ‘’Past Mistakes’’! Stream closing track ‘’Forgiveness’’ below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7lmQlnRUI4Q&list=PLSL7jiergUxPQW9HVCeYgkWlMzWrHBeFZ&index=3 ‘’Forgiveness’’ is an important track to me, both thematically and musically speaking. It represents the final letting go of all hurt and wrongdoings to make room for new experiences. It’s also my longest … Continue reading Past Mistakes EP (+ ‘’Forgiveness’’) out now