“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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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.... Continue Reading →

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,... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

New Album by Stretta – A Funneled Stone

Stretta has released a new album called Funneled Stone on iTunes and on Bandcamp. Here is the description from the about page. When I see a photo of a modular synthesizer, I wonder, as I believe many others do, what the thing sounds like. What possibilities lurk within this strange hardware? I want to hear... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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.... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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