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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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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, […]

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(Modulate This) Lighting Live Performance Online Streaming

Inexpensive Rechargeable Lighting Recommendation for Online Meetings and Dark Performance and Studio Environments

In this post I wanted to share a recommendation on an inexpensive rechargeable light I’ve been using. I’m NOT an Amazon affiliate or anything like that. Just wanted to offer a tip :^) First up let me explain my use cases, then I’ll offer the recommendation. Use Cases Use Case 1 – Playing in Dark […]

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(Modulate This) Theremin

Today’s Google Doodle Celebrates Clara Rockmore with an Interactive Theremin Lesson and Playable Theremin

Heads up. Today’s Google Doodle Celebrates Clara Rockmore with an Interactive Theremin Lesson and Playable Theremin. First up, here is the fun animated google doodle. Bonus points for the cat. Click the doodle leads you here. Then it’s time for your first lesson. Once you learn the basics, you are taken to an Art Deco […]

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(Modulate This) Live Performance Music Video Performance Videos

Brighten Your Tuesday with Some Classic Yellow Magic Orchestra Live Concert Videos

My friend and mastering engineer Steve Turnidge just posted this on his FB page. It’s a video of the “Yellow Magic Orchestra – TECHNOPOLIS [Live] (Jun. 2, 1980) HD”. This is so great on so many levels with a super tight full band performance with some fun vocoding, an old-school modular, and the classic “unlit […]

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Spending More Time on My Music Laptop & Dusting Off Some Original Presets for Synths like U-HE Zebra 2

I find I’ve been spending more time making music and sound with my laptop while in isolation than with hardware. Of course I’m still making music and sound with my Elektron boxes, but I’m just noticing the laptop is getting more use in my day-to-day. Perhaps it’s because I can just take it anywhere in […]

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(Modulate This) Ableton Live ableton live 10 Ableton Live Packs Live Streaming Concerts Sound Design Synth: OSCiLLOT

Pink Floyd is Streaming Full Length Concerts as Part of the @YouTube Film Festival + Making “On The Run” with @MaxForCats OSCiLLOT Modular

Some weekend listening and patching ideas for for you. Pink Floyd is streaming full length concerts as part of the @YouTube Film Festival. Plus down below find a link to how to make “On The Run” with OSCiLLOT by Max for Cats. Head over to the Pink Floyd channel on YouTube now for PULSE which […]

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(Modulate This) Howard Jones Live Performance Sound Design

Video: Howard Jones Transform Tour Live at Leicester’s De Montfort Hall

Some uplifting synth songs for your Thursday. Howard Jones has posted live footage from his Transform Tour at Leicester’s De Montfort Hall. The band features Howard Jones, Robbie Bronnimann, Dan Burton and Robin Boult Recorded and mixed by Stephen W Tayler. Here is Part 1. The First three songs from Howard Jones’s critically acclaimed Transform […]

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Elektron Announces Full Release of Overbridge 2

As a long time beta user of the Overbridge beta, I was excited to learn that Elektron has released the final version which they are calling Overbridge 2. Overbridge makes life easier for musicians. It is a free of charge software suite offering powerful tools and deep control when connecting compatible Elektron instruments to computers. […]

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(Modulate This) iOS iPad Synth: Samplr

Samplr 1.4.4 Update with Panning, Return to IAA Host and More…

My fav iPad app Samplr The Multitouch Sampler just got another update to 1.4.4. https://apps.apple.com/us/app/samplr/id560756420 Updates in 2020 Here are all the updates so far this year. 1.4.4 April 15, 2020 Sample panning Button to return to the IAA hos Play/Pause button latch Improved support for audio interfaces Fixed microphone recording to one channel Fixed […]

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Online Streaming Tip: How to Save Logitech C920 Webcam Settings

If you reading this post you are either 1) a longtime Logitech C920 webcam user 2) managed to have incredible timing and get a camera before they sold out like toilet paper 3) hope to get one real soon 😀. I’m in category #1 and have C920 C922x. Now at this point you have probably […]

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(Modulate This) Online Streaming Online-Streaming-Meetings

Optimizing Zoom Audio Settings for Streaming Music with Your Computer

My good friend and one of my mentors Dino J.A. Deane sent this helpful video “Zoom Settings for music performance” so I wanted to pass it on plus do some screen shots of settings that improve music streaming through Zoom. [update Sep 13, 2020 – Zoom has now added a High Fidelity Music mode. I’ve […]

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Biggi from GusGus Curated a Music for Board Games Playlist

Biggi from GusGus Curated a Music for Board Games Playlist featuring Boards of Canada, Vakula, DjRUM, Burhan Öçal & Pete Namlook, Rival Consoles, Biosphere, Jon Hopkins, Clark, Aphex Twin, Ochre, Squarepusher, Telefon Tel Aviv, Susumo Yokata, Plaid, Pantha Du Princ, Jega The Winged Victory of the Sullen, Brian Eno and more.

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(Modulate This) Live Streaming Concerts

The Sydney Opera House is Streaming a Digital Season Including Contemporary Music Like Sets from Panda Bear #Octatrack

The Sydney Opera House (@SydOperaHouse) is Streaming a Digital Season Including Contemporary Music Like Sets from Panda Bear (@pandabear) #Octatrack