Back on December 8th I hosted an event celebrating our 100th Rocky Mountain Synth Meet event and the announcement of Live 11. As part of the event I did a presentation on Live 11 MPE and Ableton Brand Manager Serafin Sanchez covered the comping features and more. We covered a lot of ground in this […]
I’ve just released a new single called “Beguiled”. It’s the audio from a live recording I did for the Synth Patrol: FREINDS ELECTRIC Livestream 001. Performed using only an Elektron Digitone the song features some trippy on and off-grid polyrhythms. BTW – Today is Bandcamp Friday which means Bandcamp waives their fees giving artists a […]
I’ve starting a new concert streaming series. On Saturday November 28th at 11am MST (-7 GMT) the Synth Patrol is hosting a livestream with electronic music and interviews. Format 10 minute sets followed by live artist interviews with the following electronic music artists. You can watch the replay at YouTube link. Dino J.A. Deane – […]
Looking for some horror soundscapes for your Halloween? Just a reminder to checkout my album No Ghosts. Just Fear. Happy Halloween. P.S. If you want to dig into a ton of horror and sci-fi check this post I did on Modulate This! Mind Map Celebrating Horror & Sci-Fi Soundtracks with Synths + Halloween Albums by […]
My latest single is available for streaming on most digital music outlets. It’s a #techno track recorded live on Elektron machines. Click here to stream and watch a video of the recording session. If you are a Spotify user please take a moment to “like” the track, follow my artist page and perhaps “Add to […]
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.