MIA

2014

Microtron MIA

2012

GMM trailer

Promotrailer for the Graspop Metal Meeting festival,
broadcasted on Acht and JIM-tv

GMM

april 2012

Blue Power

Promotrailer for New Holland F3 racing team presenting their new racing car

2011

Student @ Work

2011

PiON - Quark

Quark is a lesson in clocking oscillators and sequencers. The one man ambient project PiON used tons of synths and a single floortom making this song. After many months of syncing and tweaking, we recorded this wonderful song.

2011

Binary - Deep Waters

2010

Spacebirds

We were asked to help out Timothy Keymeulen and Fargier Christopher on their animationproject "The spacebirds". We spiced up their soundtrack in only 5 hours …
Their reaction: "..ton aide nous a sauvé"

2009

Echo

director: Dennis Van Den Bergh
foley: Elias Vervecken
music, soundeffects and mix: Stefan Mertes
Awarded with the Silver Méliès at the Short Film Competition of the Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival. The jury was composed by Alain Galand, Christian Bontinckx, Michel Devillers, Guy Triffin and Odile De Scheemaeker.

september 2009

Daytime

Promotrack

2007

The Snatch - Another World

15 years after they split up, three members of "The Snatch" reunite to record a song from their glorious period in the very early nineties. Tom Coeckelbergs, Tom Claes en Stefan Mertes try to record a version of the song "Another World". They end up drinking and laughing all day long and the recording remains unfinished.

2007

BINARY live

sound: Stefan Mertes
video: Stef Paulussen
assistance: Wouter Walgraeve
dance: Lotte Nouwkens & Georgina del Carmen Theunissen
production: Binary & PowerplantStudio
Performed at Nonstop festival Halle-Zoersel on 4 aug 2007

2006

Binary - Dichotomy 0

Composed, recorded, mixed and mastered by Stefan Mertes at PowerplantStudio

 

 

Dichotomy I

3D modeling, animation, CGI and compositing by Stef Paulussen at Mindreal

more info: www.binary-01.com

2006

PiON - π

This dark ambient song started as a study in FM and virtual analogue synthesis. The reason why this song was ever recorded is the sound of a braking train at the end. It's actualy a filter going slowly in self-oscillation.

2005

Binbox FX

Binbox FX is a collection of sounds and loops, a royaltyfree sample library for webdevelopers and sounddesigners. Two Bins were made: web and cinematic.

concept and idea: Stef Paulussen & Stefan Mertes

more info: www.binbox-fx.com


2004

MOTH3R

theme from the movie
director: Jeroen Peys
title track: Stefan Mertes
production: Ratatouy Films & PowerplantStudio
all rights reserved to Ratatouy Films & PowerplantStudio

2003

Sinking Sea

Written in august 2001
Retuning and additional programming at Powerplantstudio oct-nov 2002
recording drums, vocals and soundeffects in Zittaart on 29-30 nov
Recording guitars in Zittaart on 7 dec 2002
Mixing and mastering jan 2003
Special thanks: Geert Opdebeeck, Manuel Verreet & [wallie]

2003

Sunstorm

2002

JETONA: Center of balance

production: Design is dead
Performed at De Nachten in Singel Antwerp on 25-26 jan 2002
Published by Design is dead on DVD and VHS

2001 - 2002

Powerplant 1 & 2

Demos and testrecordings from 2001-2002
for promotional use only

2000 - 2001

Forgotten World

All songs constructed, manipulated and recorded @ Powerplant Brussels from jan 2000 - jan 2001
Additional drum, vocal and sample recording @ Room of Doom in Zittaart from 22-24 jan 2001
Mixing and retuning @ Powerplant Brussels in feb-mar 2001
Album released in 3 CD versions - strictly limited edition (sold out)

2000

Lancinating Mamilla - Recovered Files

Spring 2000 is the moment PowerplantStudio comes to live when Tom Claes en Stefan Mertes lock themselves up for two days and one night, surrounded by their personal equipment, in the center of Brussels. After playing together all their lives, they make their last songs together …