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’ve been following along you know I’m a HUGE Elektron fan and have been composing and performing with Octatrack MKII, Analog Four, and Digitone for some time. I recently added the Analog Rytm to my rig. In this post I’ll briefly introduce you to the Rytm and offer three 1-minute video sketches that show […]
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 […]
I just released a Bandcamp subscriber preview of a new soundscape called “Replican’ts Dream” obviously inspired by Bladerunner. Music and visuals improvised and recorded in one real-time pass. Music is performed on Elektron Analog Four MKI using 4 tracks with no sequencing. Visual synthesis in Resolume Arena. Video of Live Recording Sessions Here is a […]
Video Here is the video from a session where I improvised a new soundscape called “. This was improvised on Ableton Live 10 with Push 2. Sources Samples While I mostly do my own sound design I’ve been enjoying using libraries from others to introduce pleasant surprises (“chance operations”) into some of my improvisational pieces. […]
A quick post to share a video of a new original preset that’s in progress on the most amazing @Ableton #Wavetable#synth. This one is inspired by Kraftwerk and it called “Numbers” 😀. #SaturdayNightSoundDesign.
Here is a 1 minute video of a new song I’m working on with the Digitone. In this piece, I’m used the Launchpad Pro MK3 hardware sequencer to create a sequences with probability and mutation. I then recorded the MIDI output of the Launchpad Pro MK3 into Digitone via hardware MIDI connection from Launchpad. I […]
Here is video of an improv with Ableton Live and Push2 I streamed to Facebook Live earlier today. The video is a download from my FB live stream so low rez but you’ll get the idea. I improvised it all on-the-fly. Prior to playing I setup a few tracks such as a Simpler containing a […]
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 […]
Happy New Year! I’ll be doing visuals for Shibui #9 at Mutiny Information Cafe in Denver on January 26th. Here is the official Facebook event. This is the 9th edition of Shibui Denver, the last Sunday of the month showcase of underground music curated and hosted by local music historian/commentator Tom Murphy. This show will […]
Saturday Dec 21st, 20191-3pm Little Horse Vintage, Books, Vinyl820 Main St. Louisville, CO Overview I’m happy to announce a special event at Little Horse Books, Vintage & Vinyl in downtown Louisville. I’ve arranged with the owner to do a record store takeover with the Synth Patrol. It’s a perfect chance to do some holiday shopping […]