Colorado Modular Synth Fest is Today + Giving Talk with Victoria and Tom Lundy on “Theremin, Musique concrète, and Live Sampling, Oh My!”

The Colorado Modular Synth Festival (CMSF) will have live music and interactive hands-on activities for kids and adults interested in synthesizers and electronic music.The event will take place at Belmar Plaza (464 S Teller St, Lakewood, CO 80226) from 2-8pm and then 8-10PM at Crazy Mountain Brewery at Belmar. We have over 18 performers and... Continue Reading →

The Sonic Encounters Soundscapes Podcast is Back!

After a 2 year hiatus - my Sonic Encounters Soundscapes Podcast is back! The 13 past episodes (with over 1 hour and 50 minutes of music) are back online as Season 01. Season 02 is incoming so here is how to listen and subscribe. iTunes/ iOS: Subscribe on iTunes or search for "Sonic Encounters" in your... Continue Reading →

Gig Notes: Denver Synth_Drone Collective November 26th, 2017, Textures Ambient Showcase

I'll be performing as part of the Denver Synth_Drone Collective for the Sunday November 26th Textures Ambient Showcase at Mutiny Cafe in Denver - a perfect way to wrap up your Thanksgiving weekend :^). We'll be the only act and will perform from 7-10pm. Below are my rig notes for this event for which I'll... Continue Reading →

MarkMosherMusic Web Site Redesign – Come Listen to some Full-Length Song Previews and Watch Some Videos

I've been heads-down in the studio working on new music and doing pre-production work for a new multimedia concert show for 2018 which will feature cinematic science fiction themes and updated visual. I also took some time to redesigned MarkMosherMusic.com to support more rich media to help better illustrate where I'm heading in 2018. The... Continue Reading →

New Single and Video: “Space-Time Distortion Near Track Number 8”

Story: I discovered a space-time distortion while visiting Chicago. The location of the anomaly is at track 8 at Union Station. Get The Single Watch the Video I published this new song as a single on Bandcamp. I also made a live studio recording of the session then edited this into a super trippy video... Continue Reading →

New Single & Video: “Space-Time Distortion Near Track Number 8”

Sometimes when gear acquisition syndrome calls, I take a pause in the action and recommit myself to the gear I already own. I was recently kind of lusting after something bleepy and and perhaps an analogish instrument with self-contained sequencing. Then I thought, hey, I can just live sequence the Nord Lead 4 slots from... Continue Reading →

New Soundscape Album Sonic Encounters Volume 01

  Sonic Encounters Volume 01 Now Available The album contains 14 tracks and 2 hours of Cinematic Ambient Soundscapes. You can listen and buy here or from the embedded player below. If you enjoy the album consider a buy and please tell your friends. About This Release Sonic Encounters began as a podcast that ran from June 2015... Continue Reading →

Photo / Video Journaling on Denver & Boulder Synth Scene on Instagram

The Denver & Boulder synthesizer scene is just exploding. In most weeks, there are multiple events happening of all types ranging from meetups to jams to concerts. I've started photo and video journaling the events I attend out on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/markmoshermusic/. I look forward to follows and following you fellow synth geeks back.

Concert Announcement + Show Notes: April 30th Noon-3pm, Synthesizer Sunday Event – A Union of Architecture and Sound Hosted by Doors Open Denver

Synthesizer Sunday, a Union of Architecture and Sound The city of Denver has invited me and four other local electronic music artists to perform Sunday April 30th. This is part of the larger Door Open Denver Event. Like architecture, which starts from basic elements - glass, sand, and stone to create a building - synthesizers... Continue Reading →

Rocky Mountain Synthesizer Meetup Awarded “Best Music Meetup”

I'm honored to be recognized by Denver's Westword Magazine's Best of 2017. When I founded the meetup in 2012, I could never imagine that the meetup would grow 560+ members! Another fun fact is at the time of this writing we've held 55 meetups. [update 10/21/2018] Meetup has over 720 members and we've held 67... Continue Reading →

On Saturday March 18th, 7:30pm – I’ll Be Performing as a Special Guest with the Boulder Laptop Orchestra

Saturday, Mar 18 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm ATLAS Black Box Experimental Studio, Roser ATLAS Center, University of Colorado Boulder Boldly going where no laptop orchestra has gone before, BLOrk integrates technology with performers in an ensemble setting, providing live interaction between the two. Techie performers equipped with laptops, tablets, smartphones and a variety of... Continue Reading →

I’ll be Performing 2 Halloween Shows this Weekend with Thereminist Victoria Lundy + Teaser Video

I'm excited to announce I'll be performing two halloween concerts with Thereminist Victoria Lundy. I'll be doing real-time sound and visual synthesis. Teaser Video What's a theremin? What is real-time sound and visual synthesis? Here is a teaser video from a set Victoria and I performed earlier this month. https://youtu.be/KkNiC42KTQs Friday Oct 28th, 3-5pm: Denver Central... Continue Reading →

Modulate This! Turns 11

Modulate This! turns 11 today - WOOT! In celebration of a decade of blogging and to position the site for the future, I've changed the look and moved to new platform and host. If you want to follow along in email opt-in using the form below and/or use this RSS feed. RSS - Posts Divergence... Continue Reading →

Come hang out over on the musician side of the house

In 2016 I'm looking forward to streamlining and simplifying my time spent on blogging and social media so I can spend even more time on composing and improvising new music. This being the case a majority of my blogging activities will be over on my artist site.  I also look forward to picking up the pace... Continue Reading →

I’m Performing Sunday Dec 27th, 7pm at Mutiny Information Café in Denver

I've been invited to perform as part of a synth drone collective this Sunday with some fantastic artists. Consider coming down for a post-holiday chill out. If you think you might come mark yourself as "going" on Facebook - Facebook invite. More info on the show below. show rules The show will be a free... Continue Reading →

Modulate This! Synth Blog Turns 10

Modulate This! turns 10 today!  Some highlights for the last year include.. Some posts on touring , working with graphical scores, thought experiments, Denver/Boulder events... I  continued to share research through Mindmaps like "What's New in Live 9.2" on my public MindMiester channel https://www.mindmeister.com/users/channel/103187 which has 10s of thousands of views. More videos of sound design experiments... Continue Reading →

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