Popping the rasgueado

Rasgueado is the well-known technique of flamenco guitar players. Because it sounds strong and can be impressive, one cannot but be tempted to try it on the bass.

However, the sound will typically lack the precision required for a non-solo bass part, especially if included in a slapping or tapping part accompaniment. But there is a trick...

New site for the band - concerts

After some months of procrastination, I've finally done a small site for the band I'm currently playing with, called Moma Poka.

Not that much content yet ; proper photos and recordings have to be done, but the team that shot the Bondoufle concert is now busy with Rolland-Garros, and I suppose it's probably more useful to them than remixing / remounting our show.

You can still have a look at Moma Poka's site, though.

Most of our creations are available under a Creative Commons license.

Loading a GtkCTree from a XML file using PHP-GTK 1

This is a small code example I've done for Riff News to demonstrate how to load data into a PHP-GTK GtkCTree from an external XML file:

http://www.riff.org/charger_un_gtkctree_depuis_xml_en_php-gtk

The (short) intro text is in french, but you can very well skip it to go directly to the code.

The example may also be useful in that the data being loaded into the tree represent the PHP-GTK 1 GTK class hierarchy (GDK not included).