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 […]
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 […]
Lately I’ve been getting back into live vinyl sampling & slicing sessions using Ableton Push 2. The Push 2 workflow lets you slice by beat division, region, transient, and has a rapid flow for manually slicing. I know quite a few people who own the Push but in past conversations I learned some of them […]
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 […]
Heads up. My new album Sonic Encounters Volume 03 is out. Check it out and pass it on… https://markmosher.bandcamp.com/album/sonic-encounters-volume-03 Note today is “Bandcamp Friday” where Bandcamp waives it’s revenue share on all sales to give musicians more money from each purchase. So it’s a great day to buy indy albums on Bandcamp to support your […]
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 […]
The 8th B-Day party concert was really fun and loaded with great performances. Special thanks to Christoph for being our virtual stage manager. My Performance This is recording of my 10 minute set from the Rocky Mountain Synthesizer Meet 8th birthday party concert. Music and visuals are performed in real-time. I start by playing a […]
Heads up. I’m hosting and performing the Rocky Mountain Synthesizer Meet’s 8th Birthday Online Concert. Artists will be performing 10 minute sets on YouTube starting at 8:10 PM MDT. Use this link to set a reminder and watch live https://youtube.com/markmosher/live. [update July 9th – a replay of this concert is now available here.
I’ve just published a new short film called “ENVIRONS 001 – Searching for Creatures That Fly“. I composed the music first. It was an improvisation recorded in one pass. Then I shot the footage over a series of a few days. Then a half-day tranquil video editing session letting music inspire the edits and visual […]
Here is a 1 minute video of my Sunday coffee in bed session with Elektron Digitone new 1.30 OS. I started off this session thinking I was going to learn all the 20+ new features that Elektron added in the recent 1.30 update (see my earlier blog post). I printed out the release notes and […]
Take a trip through a wormhole where captured signals from a 50’s PSA come streaming through your space helmet. You try to tune to some techno, but it doesn’t work. Sample mangling with Elektron Octatrack MKII making heavy use of scenes and Designer LFO’s. Some manually tuning of the Comb Filter with slider as well.
If you missed my live stream a few weeks back here is an unedited YouTube live replay of my solo multimedia concert. The performance is a combination of live arrangement and live playing that features original electronic music with real-time visuals. More live streams are coming, so subscribe to my YouTube channel and click the […]
I’ve schedule a YouTube Live event. Swing by now and click “Set Reminder”. Watch Live / Watch the Replay I’ve embedded the video in this post so if you happen to be here during the event you can watch live. If you are here after the event you can watch the replay. Program I was […]
Presenting on Launchpad Pro MK3 I’ll be doing an online talk tonight (5/18/20) at 7:30 PM MDT on the Launchpad Pro MK3. Subs Up & BAUG present: Using the Launchpad Pro MK3 w/ Ableton Live and Hardware at https://www.meetup.com/SubsUp/events/270647931/ Meet the Launchpad Pro MK3 The Launhpad Pro MK3 is an incredible deep and useful controller […]
Last month I participated in #jamuary and created 7 new songs which I’ve posted as videos to this YouTube playlist. . It was really inspiring and freeing to just go for it and finish these short musical themes. Via @truecuckoo … “The idea with Jamuary is to get going with what you have, and to […]
A few updates. Next Performance First off, reminder that I’ll performing visuals for a show tonight (January 26th, 2020). Here is the official Facebook event. Studio Album Update In case you missed it, I’ve been working for over a year on my first studio album in over 5 years. The songs have been composed and […]