My New Cinematic Electronic Soundscape Marooned Now Available

Marooned is Now Available A Bandcamp exclusive with high-quality download in MP3, FLAC... includes digital booklet PDF containing 16 pages of liner notes, photos, and graphical score. I'm super excited to announce my new album Marooned is now available. This soundscape is in the same universe and is a prequel to my alien invasion concept... Continue Reading →

Are You Ready to Hear a Copper Heart Played with Dry Ice Fed Through to an Octatrack with Theremin Accompaniment?

Are you ready to hear a copper heart played with dry ice fed through to an Octatrack with Theremin accompaniment? Well here you go. Video of live concert footage: Concréte Mixer IV Denver - Co2 Copper Heart vs Octatrack vs Theremin with Thomas Lundy and Victoria Lundy. Recorded live at the Concréte Mixer IV concert... Continue Reading →

Vintage Synths: Reminiscing About Poly 800 + Moog Slayer Filter Mod + Poly-800 Meets Octatrack Improv

My First Synth My very first synth was the Poly-800 which I bought the year it was introduced in 1984. It was the first programmable polyphonic synth for under a thousand bucks (I bought mine for $795 new). It was an incredible value at the time with these features: MIDI  (which had only just been... Continue Reading →

Dataline + Dirty Sandwich Jamming on Elektron Rytm, Octatrack and Analog Four

Watch this cool jam video –  Dataline + Dirty Sandwich Jamming on Elektron Rytm, Octatrack and Analog 4. Met Dirty Sandwich at the amazing venue in Switzerland, Kiste Baden. We plugged in the machines and this is what happened. Venue: http://www.kiste-baden.ch https://www.facebook.com/kisteclub?fr... Dirty Sandwich: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dirty-... Mark Mosher http://www.markmoshermusic.com http://www.aiwinter.net http://bouldersynth.com (meetup)

Elektron Releases Octatrack OS 1.25B

Elektron has released OS 1.25B. Octatrack OS 1.25b introduces small usability tweaks and squashes a few bugs. Read more and download from the Octatrack Downloads page. According to the readme file in the zip file here is what’s new. List of changes from Octatrack DPS-1 OS 1.25 to 1.25B Changes Holding [FUNCTION], snap functionality has... Continue Reading →

How to Run Your Elektron Octatrack (and Other Elektron Gear or Gear that Runs on DC) on Battery Power with the Tekkeon myPower ALL Plus MP3450i

Almost immediately after buying my Octatrack I wanted to go mobile with it. I saw a post on the old Elektron-User forum where a user BIRDSINBRANCHES mentioned the Tekkeon myPower ALL Plus MP3450i Battery. I picked one up at B&H fro $139. Options The unit ships with a little bag of 5 tips (you can... Continue Reading →

Live Streaming SciFi Electronica + Dark Ambient Octatrack Improv – Today (9/23/2013) at 3pm MDT

Post show update: If you missed the show live you can hear a recording using the soundcloud player below. Here is the playlyst: I played some tracks from my albums and offered behind-the-scenes composer and producer's notes. I also performed an ambient improvisation in real-time with my Octatrack called  'Children Of The Gods Find The... Continue Reading →

Updated Elektron Octratrack Video Tutorial Index Mindmap

I've just update my Octatrack Video Tutorial Index Mindmap to add Secrect Music UK videos. Click here to view embedded map. http://www.mindmeister.com/maps/public_map_shell/310663045/elektron-octatrack-video-tutorial-index?width=550&height=400&z=auto&presentation=1  

“I Calculate” – A Soundscape Experiment Using Octatrack to Sequence Absynth 5 Synthesizer

In this experiment I used Octatrack to drive Absynth running in stand-alone mode. I sequenced the piece using only the Octatrack sequencer. I used step sequencing mixed with trig automation to modulate Absynth performance params via MIDI CCs along with some real-time performance param manipulation using data entry knobs on Octatrack. I used the MIDI... Continue Reading →

Octatrack Meets Absynth Ambient Improvisation

I recorded this piece during my summer hiatus - “#01 Octatrack meets Absynth” (watch embedded video). //player.vimeo.com/video/68449293 2013 Summer of Synth Sessions Boulder - #01 Octatrack meets Absynth from Mark Mosher on Vimeo. Real-Time With Octatrack I’m just getting started with the Elektron Octatrack performance sampler but I decided it would a perfect instrument to... Continue Reading →

Elektron Holiday Sale – 15% Off Octatrack, Machinedrum, and Monomachine Till December 23rd

Elektron is offer 15% off of Elektron Holiday Sale – 15% Off Octatrack, Machinedrum, and Monomachine Till December 23rd. More here http://www.elektron.se/online-shop. ------- Mark Mosher Electronic/Experimental Music Artist, Boulder, CO Synthesist | Composer | Keyboardist | Performer Synth Geek Blog: http://modulatethis.com/ Artist Site: http://www.MarkMosherMusic.com

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