GoPro Video of My Set at Rocky Mountain Synthesizer Meetup / Beat Cypher Halloween Collaboration 2019

This video is made up of some GoPro footage from Rocky Mountain Synthesizer Meetup #74 - "Special Event: Beat Cypher Halloween Collaboration + Intro to SP-404". I'm performing two songs from my album I Hear Your Signals https://markmosher.bandcamp.com/album/i-hear-your-signals. First up is "I Can See Them" performed on Percussa AudioCubes and Ableton Live. This is followed... Continue Reading →

Video and Pics of Favorite Moments with Percussa AudioCubes from the First 9 Years

Looking Back I got my first set of Percussa AudioCubes in late 2009. They have informed and inspired so many of my songs and have been an integral element of my live performances throughout the years. With my 10th anniversary approaching this year I thought it would be fun to look back at some of... Continue Reading →

Art + Music + Technology Podcast Interview with Bert Schiettecatte of Percussa AudioCubes

Check out this interview with Bert Schiettecatte of Percussa AudioCubes - http://artmusictech.libsyn.com/podcasat-066-bert-schiettecatte. Your browser does not support the audio element One of the bits of hardware that keep showing up around me are the Percussa Audio Cubes. I would keep on running into Percussa's owner, Bert Schiettecatte, at trade shows, would run into users in... Continue Reading →

Video and Photos from My 9 Box AudioCube Mountain Oasis 2013 Adventure with the Bob Moog Foundation

Wow, the Mountain Oasis 2013 festival was simply epic! As I mentioned in a recent post, I was that there at the invitation of the Bob Moog Foundation. I brought my "9 Box" installation / instrument to be part of Dr. Bob's Interactive Sonic Experience. In this post I’ll offer some photos and videos from... Continue Reading →

“9 Box” AudioCubes Interactive Installation will be at Mountain Oasis Festival 2013 at Dr. Bob’s Interactive Sonic Experience

HUGE news! I’ll be helping out the awesome The Bob Moog Foundation at the Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit. I’ll be flying out to bring my multi-player "9 Box" Percussa AudioCubes casual instrument/interactive installation to be a part of the “expanded Dr. Bob’s Interactive Sonic Experience”. What an honor! I can’t wait. If you'll be... Continue Reading →

Photo: Late Night AudioCube Jam with Tone 2 Rayblaster Syntheiszer

I’m up late doing some prep work before I start production on Album #3 in my alien invasion series. Tonight I’ve started reviewing some original patches I’ve created in various synths over the last year with the goal selecting a small number of synths for the album in the spirit of “limiting my toolset”. I... Continue Reading →

My 2012 Go To Virtual Synthesizers

I own a lot of virtual synths :^)  As part of a voluntary simplification exercise I started in January,  I’ve been limiting myself to a smaller number of instruments over the last year so I could go deeper and create more expressive and unique signature sounds for compositions and live performance. The image above (click... Continue Reading →

Sound Design Experiment with Aalto and AudioCubes

Watch embedded vide in HD I decided to combine the fluid tangible spatial control of Percussa AudioCubes with the some droning patches I made from INIT with Madrona Labs wonderful Aalto synth. Aalto has an awesome gate feature which allows you to create interesting drones leaving your hands free to modulate the hell out of... Continue Reading →

Percussa Updates MIDIBridge App to Support 16 AudioCubes

Percussa continues it's excellent customer support with another free update to MIDIBridge. The big featue in this update is the app now supports up to 16 AudioCubes up from 4 of the original version! Patches from previous versions will load just fine and simply load parameters for the first 4 cubes. They also implemented one of my requests to add... Continue Reading →

Percussa is Working on a New Generative Music App for AudioCubes Called IMPROVISOR

Percussa has announced on their blog that they are working on a new app called Improvisor. The idea of IMPROVISOR is that each cube is linked with a groove and a relative note pattern, which is played back in a loop. You can add and remove loops by adding and removing cubes. By placing the... Continue Reading →

Percussa Updates MIDIBridge for AudioCubes to R31

Percussa just posted an update to MIDIBridge (r31) to their website. MIDIBridge is a FREE app from Percussa that allows you “to generate MIDI notes and control changes, which can be sent to any software or hardware supporting MIDI including external synths, effect boxes, etc.” This is THE app that I use when I perform.... Continue Reading →

Notes and Video: Using Percussa AudioCubes in Sensor Mode to Play Melody for “Alone”

I put in some extra rehearsal time this weekend in preparation for the March 17th show at the Art Institute of California/Sunnyvale . I’ll be performing songs from I HEAR YOUR SIGNALS, and some new songs which I’m considering for my next album. I’m also working on getting some songs from my previous album REBOOT... Continue Reading →

Percussa AudioCube Tip To Prevent Cubes from Sliding

If you’ve seen pictures or videos of my live rig in use you’ll know that I when I use Percussa AudioCubes, I tend to not only use them on a table surface, but I also place them on top of other instruments like the Theremin or other keyboards. When I first started doing this I... Continue Reading →

Using Green Oak Crystal Synthesizer with Percussa AudioCubes

Experiments with Green Oak’s desktop version of Crystal continue. It’s been a while since I’ve used this synth as I’ve been focusing most of my energy on using commercial synths. It’s a pretty amazing synth and competes feature wise against many commercial synths. Here is a cool feature. The MIDI Modulate matrix supports direct mapping... Continue Reading →

Free Music Friday: “Control Zone” Electronica Track and Video by Mark Mosher Performed on Theremin and AudioCube

Watch embedded video One Man, One Theremin, One AudioCube :^) In this video I perform the original instrumental electronic music song "Control Zone" off of my album I HEAR YOUR SIGNALS which you can download name your price (enter $0 for FREE) on http://markmosher.bandcamp.com/album/i-hear-your-signals. You can of course also buy my songs/albums on iTunes, Amazon... Continue Reading →

Modulate This Code for 10% off Percussa Audio Cubes Throughout the Month of October

10% OFF AUDIOCUBES FOR MONTH OF OCTOBER In response to my “Modulate This Turns 5…” post, Bert from Percussa just sent along a nice birthday gift. Throughout the month of October, anyone who enters coupon code MODULATE5 (must all be uppercase!) at checkout will get a 10% discount on a set of AudioCubes. Thanks Bert!... Continue Reading →

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