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(Modulate This) Ableton Live Ableton Push Live 11 MPE

Getting to Know Ableton Live 11 + Push 2 Polyphonic Pressure

[Update Feb 23rd 2021 – I’ve refreshed and reposted this article now that Live 11 has launched.] I’ve been working with it in private beta for a while so I’m excited Live 11 has now been officially released. In this post on Live 11, I want to offer some resources to help your wrap you […]

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Virtual NAMM 2021 Believe in Music Week

Heads up! NAMM has introduced a free all-virtual event. I’ve already popped in and there are product announcements, virtual booths, presentations and more. Swing by NAMM – Believe in Music Week to register and learn more. They are using the SwapCard event platform. While it’s certainly not the same as being at the mega show […]

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Sonic Encounters Podcast SO4-E02: Droid 164 Gets Distracted by a Wildflower

I just published a new Sonic Encounters podcast episode. It’s an original electronic music song called “Droid 164 Gets Distracted by a Wildflower”. Lean more about the podcast here. Listen / Subscribe using a Podcast App This is the 30th podcast episode. Use the links below to check this and the other episodes. There are […]

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(Modulate This) Gary Numan

‘Intruder’ – Title Track to New Gary Numan Album + Official Video

Heads up – Gary Numan has a new album called Intruder which will be released on May 21st, 2021. He just released the title track “Intruder” as a single. Here is the official video. Use this link to stream / buy the single, pre-order the album, and find other links to Gary Numan’s socials and […]

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(Modulate This) Sensel Sensel Morph

Sensel Unveils Haptic Touchpad

My good friend Dino J.A. Deane just give me a heads up on this video from Sensel on their new haptic touchpad they revealed at CES 2021. Here is the press release Sensel Unveils Groundbreaking Haptic Touchpad At CES 2021 (prnewswire.com). Sensel’s Haptic Touchpad combines three different proprietary technologies to create a uniquely satisfying and […]

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(Mark Mosher Music News) (Modulate This) Ableton Live Live 11

Replay of RMSM #100 & Live 11 Presentations on MPE, Comping and More…

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 […]

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(Mark Mosher Music News) (Modulate This) Concert Live Streaming Concerts Synth Patrol

Synth Patrol: FRIENDS ELECTRIC Livestream 001 Concert Replay

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 – […]

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(Mark Mosher Music News) (Modulate This) Podcast

Buckle Up! Sonic Encounters Season 04 Soundscapes Podcast is Underway.

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 […]

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(Modulate This) MPE Sensel Morph

Video Series On MIDI Polyphonic Expression (MPE)

A friend loaned me a Sensel Morph last week. Just as I was settling in to sorting out MPE from the Morph my friends over at Synthtopia blogged about the a KVR video offering an intro to MPE. Perfect timing Synthtopia! It ends up this is a video series on MPE so I’ve embedded the […]

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(Mark Mosher Music News) (Modulate This) Artistic Practice Artistic Process Atificial Intelligence Good Reads

Austin Kleon on Artificial Intelligence in the Arts

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 […]

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New Album Release: Sonic Encounters Volume 03

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 […]

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(Modulate This) Digitakt Elektron Elektron Digitone Elektron Overbridge

Elektron Releases Major OS Updates for Digitakt (1.20) and Digitone and Digitgone Keys (1.30)

Elektron has just released MAJOR updates to the Digitakt and Digitone. Of course they are free 😃. Get yourselves ready for some serious OS upgrade fun for the Digitakt, Digitone, and Digitone Keys. Time to get elbow deep in a host of cracking features that will make each device even more powerful and your music-making […]

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(Mark Mosher Music News) (Modulate This) Synth: Analog Rytm Synth: Elektron Analog Rytm Video Video Log Videos

Video Sketeches: Elektron Analog Rytm MKII Drum Machine

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 […]

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(Modulate This) Microphones Online Streaming Reviews

In Use – The RØDE PodMic and PSA1 Professional Studio Boom Arm for Online Meetings, Podcasts, Online Streaming Concerts, & Voiceovers

In this post I’ll offer some info on my journey to finding a good, budget-friendly, broadcast-style mic and boom solution to up my game for online meetings, online streaming concerts, podcast interviews, and voiceovers. Note: I’m not an affiliate. Just passing on a solution that works well for me 😀 My Use Cases I needed […]

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(Modulate This) Launchkey

I Mind Mapped My Fav Top Features of the Launchkey Mini MK3

I recently picked up a Launchkey Mini MK3. Wow – what an improvement over past generations. The short of it is: the keys are super playable with a light synth touch, the pads feel like smaller versions of the Launchpad Pro MK3 and Launchpad X, and the knobs are small but probably the best feeling […]

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(Modulate This) Elektron Music Industry

Rolling Stone Reports “Sales of Instruments and Music Gear Are Soaring. Will Quarantine Spark a Renaissance? “

Passing along this interesting article from Rolling Stone. Sales of Instruments and Music Gear Are Soaring. Will Quarantine Spark a Renaissance? I’m an Elektron fan so nice to see them get a mention in Rolling Stone. As creative consumers continue to stay home, they’re investing in gear for their home-rigs and studios — mics, speakers, […]