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Videos of Recent Sketches on Push 2

I’ve spending a lot of time with Ableton, Max for Live, and Push 2 to sketch out some new musical ideas. Here a two videos that are less than a minute long from some recent sessions. First up is the video “I Really Miss Jamming Live and F*ck COVID Too”. It wasn’t my intent, but […]

Buckle Up! Sonic Encounters Season 04 is Underway.

Hi everyone. Season 04 of the Sonic Encounters Podcast is underway. In this season I will be incorporating some explorations into the use of classical tonalities like piano and cello phrases and motifs improvised on a Push 2 using it’s isomorphic grid note layout. I’ll also be incorporating MPE performances on a Sensel Morph later […]

Video Series On MIDI Polyphonic Expression (MPE)

A friend loaned me a Sensel Morph last week. Just as I was settling in to sorting out MPE from the Morph my friends over at Synthtopia blogged about the a KVR video offering an intro to MPE. Perfect timing Synthtopia! It ends up this is a video series on MPE so I’ve embedded the […]

Austin Kleon on Artificial Intelligence in the Arts

While drinking my morning coffee I bumped into a blog post on Artificial Intelligence in the arts by writer Austin Kleon. I thought I would it was thought provoking so I I’m passing it along. Enjoy. Artificial Intelligence Blog Post by Austin Kleon This note made me laugh.  “We chose instead to pick the best […]

Sonic Encounters Update: New Look + New Episodes

The Sonic Encounters Podcast Has a New Look I’m super excited to announce a new cover and logo for my Sonic Encounters Podcast. Once again I collaborated with friend, music collaborator, Thereminist, and co-founder of Cuttlefish Arts – Victoria Lundy to refresh the cover and align the look with my other projects. I highly recommend […]

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I’m a Boulder-based synthesist. I compose and perform music with Ableton Live / Push 2 and Elektron gear. I create real-time visuals with Resolume. I’ve been blogging about my art, artistic process, and on synth tech & technique since 2005.

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