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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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Behind-The-Scenes Notes for My 2010-2015 Dark Sci-Fi Techno Show + 2013 Cover of Daft Punk”Derezzed” (Mile High Edit)

What follows is a rather detailed journal of my 2010-2015 Dark Sci-Fi Techno Show. What Motivated Me to Write this Post… While I was working on a playlist for the upcoming Rocky Mountain Synthesizer Meetup 7th Birthday Party at Tilt Arcade I thought about Tron which made me think about a cover I’d done back […]

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The Return of Nine Inch Nails in 2013

Just saw a post on statement from Trent Reznor over on pitchfork. Looks pretty real since the NIN web site had this banner on it. NOTE FROM TRENT: Nine Inch Nails are touring this year. I was working with Adrian Belew on some musical ideas, which led to some discussion on performing, which led to […]

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Music Monday: Take to the Trees Arbor Day Music Collaboration

Artist Jack Hertz has pulled together a fantastic collaboration album Take to the Trees for charity. Donate and download here http://sound4good.bandcamp.com/. In celebration of Arbor Day on April 27th 2012. Sound for Good is giving you a lot of great music for your donation of just $1 USD (or more) to help plant more trees. […]

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Great Interview with Gary Numan on NPR World Cafe

I just finished listening to this awesome interview with Gary Numan on NPR. Lots of back-story and industry insight. You also get to hear his refreshingly optimistic views on being an artist in the internet age. They also discuss Gary’s new album Dead Son Rising which I did a Music Monday post on in September. […]

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Videos from The Chemical Brothers Live Show 2011

I was surfing around and found some of these videos shot by fans at shows for the current Chemical Brothers tour. The lighting and visual effects are pretty fantastic. This first three clips are via thorstendiel. First is “Galvanize” in Esch-sur-Alzette (Luxemburg) 13.01.11. It doesn’t get going till around 2:20. http://www.youtube.com/v/dFEVkkmKvLQ?hl=en&hd=1</embed></object></div>&quot;;” src=”https://modulatethis.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/7373d-6a00d83451cae869e2015434beeb27970c-pi.jpg&#8221; style=”border-style: none” /> […]

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(Modulate This) Artist News Synth: Moog Slim Phatty Synth: Teenage Engineering OP-1

Teenage Engineering OP-1 & Moog Little Phatty Sightings in NPR “Yacht: Tiny Desk Concert” Video

Watch embedded video I actually had not heard about the Tiny Desk Concert series on NPR before I saw a post about it on the Moog Music Facebook page. It's a pretty cool idea. In this video – a fun performance by Yacht and some synth action on withThe Moog Little Phatty is clearly visible. […]

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“Move Like This” – A New Album by The Cars Drops

This year, the founding members of The Cars reunited. Their new album from Move Like This just dropped. Links to the album are here http://thecars.org/movelikethis.html. The band is now out on tour to support the album – http://thecars.org/concerts.html. After a quick preview of some of the tracks I’m happy to report that Greg Hawkes has […]

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New Music Monday: “History of Modern” by Orchestral Maneuvers in the Dark

This album released in September but I missed it so I thought I’d do a post on it in case you missed it as well. History of Modern is Orchestral Maneuvers in the Dark’s (OMD) 11th studio album and their first studio album in 15 years. It features the original “classic 4 piece lineup” of […]

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(Modulate This) Artist News Thomas Dolby

Thomas Dolby Releases New EP ‘Oceana’

Thomas Dolby is releasing his new album in EP segments to members of his fan club the Flat Earth Society. Membership is free and you can join up here. He’s said on his blog that each segment will have different styles. The first EP was Amerkana which released in June and had a bluegrass vibe. […]

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Show Report: Howard Jones & Duncan Sheik at the Boulton Centre for the Performing Arts, NY 10/22/2010

Last Friday I attended Howard Jones concert at the Boulton Center or the Performing Arts in New York. Here are a notes from the show. Duncan Sheik Duncan Sheik was the opening act. He sang and played his own accompaniment on acoustic guitar with some stories in between. Note – Duncan collaborated on Howard’s song, […]

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(Modulate This) Artist News DEVO

DEVO Tour Postponed, Get Well Bob 1, Mark Mothersbaugh and Gerald Casale Will Still Attend Moogfest

Just saw on DEVO’s blog that DEVO has had to postpone the tour due to the fact that Bob Mothersbuagh is injured. From their site: DEVO deeply regret that they have had to postpone all of their upcoming live dates for 2010 due to a serious hand injury sustained by guitarist Bob Mothersbaugh. A glass […]

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Show Report: Two Days in Denver with Robert Henke (aka Monolake)

Photo: DMNS Gates Planetarium Robert Henke of Monolake and one of the creators of Ableton live came through Denver and performed his work “Intersection” on Monday and then delivered a lecture at Denver University on Tuesday. This invitation only event was hosted by The Digital Media Studies program at the University of Denver. This was […]

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(Modulate This) Artist News DEVO

DEVO To Receive MOOG INNOVATION AWARD at Moogfest 2010

Moog Music will present DEVO with a very special synthesizer, details of which will be revealed in the coming weeks. Past recipients of the previously titled Moog Award include Keith Emerson, Herb Deutsch, Gershon Kingsley, Jan Hammer and Bernie Worrell. Update: Here is a photo from Moog's flickr page showing Mark Mothersbaugh recieving the synth. […]

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Percussa AudioCube Production and Performance Notes for “I Hear Your Signals”

<a href="http://www.markmoshermusic.com&quot;   For my original music album “I Hear Your Signals” (download the album free) I use Percussa Audiocubes as performance controllers. In this post I’ll give you all the geeky details about how the controllers were applied in the project. AUDIOCUBES AND MIDIBRIDGE I used 4 AudioCubes plus Percussa’s free MIDIbridge app on […]

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Videos on The Making of Robbie Bronnimann’s Upcoming Album “Rotations”

Robbie Bronnimann dropped me an email recently letting me know about a very cool series of videos he’s posting over at Sonic State. First off, if you're not familiar with Robbie’s work, he’s a London-based composer and producer. He also has released music under the name dba with vocalist Shaz Sparks and acted as a […]